Guest

Why Your CFO Must Know PR & Social Media

By: Guest | March 28, 2011 | 
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Guest post by Robert Herzog, chief financial officer at Harrison College. You’ve been in this meeting.  I know you have. “We can’t afford that. We’re not going to make our numbers this year, and this will only put us further out of reach.”  Or better yet, “Social media is for the college kids, it has no discernible impact on OUR business.” Yes it came from the [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Facebook Questions Are Here

By: Gini Dietrich | March 28, 2011 | 
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Well, I guess we don’t have to worry about not liking Quora any longer. Because Facebook questions are here! According to the social platform: “Questions is designed so that anyone on Facebook can help you find the answer. For example, when you ask a question and your friends answer or follow, their friends can see and answer it, too. You can get recommendations on restaurants, music, [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Does Twitter Have a New Spam Policy?

By: Gini Dietrich | March 27, 2011 | 
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While I can’t find anything about this on the Twitter blog, rumor around the blogosphere is that they have a new spam policy to prevent you from tweeting a bunch of @ names and a link. We’ve all received those tweets. The ones from an egg like the one below. The ones that are completely out of left field and you know, immediately, they are spam. The [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: The Entrepreneurial Spirit of Social

By: Gini Dietrich | March 25, 2011 | 
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Does anyone else think 27 degrees is too cold for March 25? If it’s going to be this cold, I WANT SNOW! This in between – can’t ski and can’t cycle – weather sucks. Just like spin. While you’re here, check out the “Dear CEO” eBook that was written by 31 of my friends. So far Danny Brown and Laura Scholz have announced their giveaways. So [&hellip... Read More
Guest

The Top 10 Lessons I Have Learned In My First Blogging Year

By: Guest | March 24, 2011 | 
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Tony Hastings is the man behind the Top 10 Blog. I just noticed I have been running The Top 10 Blog for almost 12 months so what a good time to review, and share, the main lessons I’ve learned. I am not, by any stretch of the imagination, a technical expert so, while I know that there are many excellent blog advice articles out there, I [&hellip... Read More
Arment Dietrich

Facebook Is Becoming Walmart

By: Arment Dietrich | March 23, 2011 | 
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One of the things I love about Europe (ok, France in particular) is the food shopping. They still go to the marché in Europe, an open street market, and buy meat from the boucherie, bread at the boulangerie, and cheese from the fromagerie. It’s worth it to go out of your way and make your purchases from people who are passionate about what they are doing. [&hellip... Read More
Guest

Fifteen Ways to Use Twitter to Build an Army of Adoring Journalists

By: Guest | March 22, 2011 | 
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Patrick Garmoe, serves as content and social media strategist for PureDriven, a digital marketing strategy company in Duluth, Minnesota. I spent 10 years as a reporter in the BT (Before Twitter) era. Now as a social media strategist and public relations professional, I’ve found Twitter to be my primary and most successful method of building and maintaining relationships with reporters. It’s brought myself and clients I [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

On Twitter? Change Your Settings

By: Gini Dietrich | March 20, 2011 | 
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Twitter FINALLY has created HTTPS settings. If you’re on Twitter, I recommend (if you haven’t already) getting on there and changing your settings stat. This will encrypt your account information when you’re tweeting on an unsecured. WiFi network. 1. Log on to twitter.com. 2. In the upper right-hand corner, where you see your Twitter handle, click the triangle and scroll to settings. 3. Click settings and [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Gin and Topics: Heroin, Pay Walls, and Mea Culpas

By: Gini Dietrich | March 18, 2011 | 
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Everyone is back from SXSW and I think they’re spending some time recovering. It’s been REALLY quiet! But things are not quiet on the Arment Dietrich and Project Jack Bauer fronts. Our latest newsletter came out this morning and, in it, we give you two big things: An April webinar about building community and our newly released eBook, called “Dear CEO: Letters to the C-Suite from [&hellip... Read More