Facebook, social networks, strategy, twitter

My snarky advice to buying likes & followers…

Sometimes my emails make great blog posts. A respected friend of mine was recently asked by his client if they should personally buy likes and follows.  Noise maker that he is, he invited our thoughts on the matter. After a number of emails flew by... I entered the debate.  I decided to add my two… Continue reading My snarky advice to buying likes & followers…

Crowd Wisdom, digital strategy, influence, share, strategy, twitter

3 Lessons: How to Behave in Social Media During a Disaster

In a disaster, brands should "sit down and shut up" in social media

Branding, customer experience, Facebook, social networks, twitter, web 2.0, youtube

Powerful video: Social Media REVOLUTION explained

Sharing a great video from @1zenmom.    I like this video because it articulates what is hard to explain to some - that is that we are presently sitting in a revolution - a shake-up as grand as the industrial revolution, information age, etc.    Sometimes it is hard to explain how social networks / web 2.0… Continue reading Powerful video: Social Media REVOLUTION explained

Blogging, Crowd Wisdom, customer experience, events 2.0, Facebook, fans / loyalty, How to, social networks, twitter

Lessons for live social media coverage; Scotiabank BuskerFest

Toronto's Scotiabank BuskerFest is in full swing today - with three more full days left of the downtown Toronto festival. As part of our social efforts - we are 'live blogging', for a lack of a better term, mostly on Facebook and Twitter with twitpics, tweets, posts, videos and more throughout the festival.   At the… Continue reading Lessons for live social media coverage; Scotiabank BuskerFest

bit.ly, meme, twitter

Bit.ly takes over Digg in identifying hot news

TechCrunch writes about Bit.ly overtaking Digg.  Great reading. Bit.ly is a URL shortener used for twitter.   As you are likely aware, twitter only takes 140 characters so shortening URLs is used quite often in twitter. Digg on the other hand, is a very web 2.0ish news service where by the readers rank the popularity and… Continue reading Bit.ly takes over Digg in identifying hot news