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…
In a disaster, brands should "sit down and shut up" in social media
Mobile payments have emerged! Details. As a side note - I tweeted Starbucks about their announcement "pay with your phone nationwide". God loves Starbucks social media efforts but I often catch them tweeting like the world lives in America.
There is a new currency in town and its called a Twitter list. [twitter-list-200x150] If you want to win followers and influence tweeters than you’d better understand the impact a twitter list is going have on the twittering ecosystem.
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
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
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