Changing the way you look at your social media relationships

In the real world ... not everyone loves you the same amount. Your relationships in the online world are no different. Not everyone is going to comment on your blogs or reply back to you if you mention them on Twitter. That's just the way it is. Just understand that the planets in your online … Continue reading Changing the way you look at your social media relationships

An interactive brand … a case study on Charice.

A couple of days ago I had a saw a rerun of Oprah.  And no this isn't an everyday occurrence.  She had a young singer named Charice performing.  I'd never heard of her but I had heard the song she was singing ... many times.  I liked it. On thing I noticed is that a … Continue reading An interactive brand … a case study on Charice.

The Baby Boomer, Gen Y communications gap and social media … the solution or the problem?

I got up this morning at 4:30am - and as I do every morning, I attacked my "1st thing To Do in the morning task."  Today it was clean out the people I follow on Twitter.  I was getting to the point where I couldn't even delve into the links because there was too much … Continue reading The Baby Boomer, Gen Y communications gap and social media … the solution or the problem?

10,000 hours … or is it 10,000 tweets?

I guess this is Malcolm Gladwell day.  My post this morning was on his 120 Rule.  Now this one references the key point in his book, "The Outliers." For those of you who haven't read "Outliers," which is probably not many of you, a central premise of the book was that to be an expert … Continue reading 10,000 hours … or is it 10,000 tweets?

Gladwell’s 150 rule … how does it apply to social media?

In his 2000 book, "The Tipping Point," renown author, Malcolm Gladwell, cited the example of a manufacturing firm on the East Coast and its adherence to relationship building and numbers.  This firm determined that having more than a certain amount of people in one building or facility would actually prove detrimental to building teamwork and … Continue reading Gladwell’s 150 rule … how does it apply to social media?

Why are we doing it … social media that is?

It wasn't till about five months ago I really stated getting into social media.  Up to that point I had a Facebook account but there was nothing in it, not even a photo of myself.  I had a Twitter account but I really didn't what it was for and I was scared to tweet.  I … Continue reading Why are we doing it … social media that is?

The phone vs. email vs. Facebook vs. Twitter, etc – what would it be?

Imagine if you were only allowed to put one point of contact, one means of getting in touch with you, on your business card (your one card).  What would that be. I'm currently designing a new card for myself that will be my only one - encompassing my "whole being."  I'm into simplicity ... especially … Continue reading The phone vs. email vs. Facebook vs. Twitter, etc – what would it be?