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Reap What You Sow: Five Ways to be a Social Media Star

No Comments 11 November 2015

Do you want to know the real reason people keep following you on social media? It’s because of alluring and entertaining content.  So if you want to gain and retain followers, keep it compelling and captivating. 1. It’s worth it, so make the time. Does social media feel like a chore? Do you think of social […]

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Five Steps to Safe Employee Advocacy on Social Media

Social Media

Five Steps to Safe Employee Advocacy on Social Media

No Comments 05 November 2015

Employee advocacy programs may be challenging to implement. But the challenge may be rewarding—if leaders embolden employee advocacy, it could lead to the company or brand standing out on social media. The power in your employee’s brand advocacy is in your joint force.  There is strength in numbers. Why should companies tap into their pool […]

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Keeping Your Head Above Water in Social Media

Social Media

Keeping Your Head Above Water in Social Media

No Comments 28 October 2015

The pace of social media sometimes feels like a treadmill. How do successful people stay calm with the pressure of the social media equivalent of “Groundhog Day”? I recommend that you first step back and make sure your goals are aligned with the direction of your ideal career path. You need to keep it fun, […]

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Tweet to Win: Planning a Successful Twitter Chat

Social Media, Twitter

Tweet to Win: Planning a Successful Twitter Chat

No Comments 28 August 2015

What goes into preparing for a Twitter chat? Firstly, partner with co-hosts who understand social media and a team that compliments each other. Synergy is key. It is good to have a team so someone can be in charge of catching all the tweets flying out in the Twitter stream. On my first two Twitter […]

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It’s Live, But Is It Legal? Video Streaming Apps Have Evolved

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It’s Live, But Is It Legal? Video Streaming Apps Have Evolved

No Comments 16 June 2015

Technology moves so fast, it can make your head spin trying to keep up with all the platforms. I recently signed up on Periscope and started to follow some people to watch and see what the new platform had to offer. I admit, a still picture cannot capture the essence of the moment on many […]

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Social Media

Five Ways to Find Out If Your Instagram Account is Boring

No Comments 14 February 2015

Is there an art to Instagraming? I recently did some housecleaning on my Instagram accounts, and I unfollowed half of my followers. Why? Well, as much as I try to be a positive person, sometimes common sense seems to be rather uncommon on social media. Here’s why I unfollowed so many IG accounts: Quotes are […]

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Social Media

5 Quick Steps To Grow Your Twitter Following

2 Comments 18 January 2015

People love keeping score, and it’s always an endorphin rush to see our Twitter followers “count” hit big round numbers.  Sort of like watching our car’s odometer turn over 100,000!  Let me share how quickly you can grow your social media count. I probably average about one to two hours a day checking in on my Twitter […]

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Social Media

Share Random Acts of Holiday Kindness to Win

No Comments 19 November 2014

Tis the season for celebration and cheers, and in the spirit of the holidays, I am contributing to #100ThoughtfulActs for @ASUSUSA  as a brand ambassador. My hope is that we can instill these acts into our lives throughout the year, and not just around Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons. Hope that you will join me in […]

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Social Media

How should I spend my precious time on social media?

3 Comments 09 September 2014

When I speak to clients who are new to the social media world, the one word I keep hearing is that they are overwhelmed.  They also say they don’t “get” Twitter, they don’t want to friend people on Facebook, why would people on Instagram care what food they eat?  And why Google+?  And most of […]

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Blogging, Social Media

When to use #Ad in your tweets

No Comments 10 April 2014

How do you stay transparent while bringing marketing value to the brand?  There is an art to it, so you aren’t spamming your stream.  It’s a fine balance.  Be selective.   As Mark Schaefer recently wrote about “The Slippery Slope of Influence Marketing,” “emerging Citizen Influencers have to be very judicious in their relationships with […]

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