What Is A Hashtag? – 20minute.academy

Love them or hate them #Hashtags are an important part of our online lives. They appear on TV screens, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+ and I probably forgot a few. But How do they work? And what does a #hashtag really do? How do you figure out what they mean? I address all these questions  in […]

What To Say On Social Media – the 20.minute.academy

  In today’s episode of 20minute.academy I make suggestions for what to say on Social Media channels. Almost every Social Media strategy client of mine has one question for me before we begin: ” I have nothing to say. What do I talk about” It is important to answer this question for an effective use of Social […]

Find The Best Time to Post – The 20minute.academy

    Posting at the right time to your Social Media channels is important if you want the right audience to see your posts. But how do you find the best time to post? If you google “when to post on Twitter” or “when to post on Facebook” you will find a lot of really […]

This Is What The Ideal Social Network For Business Looks Like

My initial answer to the question above was: “Hasn’t been invented yet” but of course Mhairi Petrovic from Out-Smarts didn’t let me get away with that and asked what my ideal Social Network would look like.

Before I get into the answer I need to make one point clear: I don’t see how any Social Media tool could be successful for business without appealing to the general public. Any successful tool needs to work in our private life so it can be successful for business.

Let’s cook up our own Social Media tool:

cook up a social media networkMy Ideal Social Network for business would combine the best features of all existing ones and then some:

Social Media Trends in 2014

I usually don’t like to write the same post everybody else is writing but today I want to make an exception and add my voice to the predictions for 2014 Social Media trends. The big Social Media platforms have tried the patience of us users and seem to lose their appeal to some. Are we […]

5 Reasons Social Media is Easier For Small Business

October is Small Business Month – the ideal opportunity to talk about one of my favourite topics: Why Social Media is easier for small business than for larger ones. If you are thinking, “What is he talking about? If it was easy for small business to be successful on Social Media fewer would give up.” then you are […]

The Best Online Articles of The Last Three Weeks

This summer is really hot – not only does the weather lure me to play outside way too often but work has been particularly busy in the last two months. I’m not complaining 🙂 However, I continue to find, read, share and collect a lot of outstanding blog posts every week. Depending on where my […]

How To Add an Official Twitter Widget to a Custom Facebook App

Don’t worry, while the title of this post sounds really technical, adding a custom Facebook app with a Twitter widget is actually quite easy.

On August 29th I had the pleasure to give a little “How to Tweet from Your Event” session to organizers of the Central Okanagan Volunteer Opportunities Fair taking place in Kelowna this weekend.

Week 32 – The Very Best Articles I Found

I read a lot of blog posts every week. Most of them I find on my journey’s through the Social Media streams – often they are recommended by people I follow on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ or LinkedIn. Some are suggested to me by friends and some I seek out in searches. I read most of […]