Monthly Archives: February 2011

5 Steps to Get Your Organization LinkedIn

Social networking is about building your personal brand. That’s why many people are on LinkedIn, the social networking site known as the world’s largest professional network. On Facebook you’re likely connected with friends, classmates, and family — and likely some coworkers … Continue reading

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Meebo Chat

Testing out a chat function that may or may not be helpful for some organizations using Meebo’s free feature and linking it here.

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Start By Listening

When I talk about social media strategy, I always start by asking organizations to begin listening first. Listening is a great way to understand the conversations that you are entering. You wouldn’t walk into an event and start rambling. That … Continue reading

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Tips To Get Connected With Your Fans On Foursquare

Get on the map. Location-based services are rapidly growing. If you’ve not already joined foursquare, I suggest you get started. Foursquare plays nicely with your social media portfolio. Here’s an overview of the foursquare platform so you can be educated … Continue reading

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Continue The Conversation With FollowBlast

Sometimes it is good to get tactical. Here’s a tactical Twitter tip I think you’ll like. Have you ever been to an event that encouraged participants to use a hashtag? Have you participated in a tweetchat with a group of … Continue reading

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Slideshare Is Great For Social Sharing

I’m a big fan of Slideshare. When you have something important to say that is valuable to your organization, they need to hear it. Did someone miss a meeting? So what! Knowledge is power and we must continue to empower … Continue reading

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Time to Get Social

Social media is about being social. So what does that mean, anyway? That means relationships. It’s one thing to “like” someone and another to “follow” them. But that in and of itself does not create a relationship. Those are simply … Continue reading

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Your Facebook Page Just Got More Social

Facebook is known for its regular updates. This one is long overdue! As an administrator of several Facebook Pages, I have wanted to comment on behalf of the organization on other pages. There was no formal way you could do … Continue reading

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Strategy: Where Associations Should Start With Social Media

These aren’t just fun, shiny new toys. They are powerful business tools, if used properly toward accomplishing goals. My former boss used to say “there’s always blood on the cutting edge”. This saying holds many organizations back; fearful and hesitant … Continue reading

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