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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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:
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Carrie loves the way how photographs are integrated into our mobile devices now. She said:
Instagram makes it really fun and easy to take pictures of pieces that you are working on or are interested in