I am a social butterfly. I flit, I fly, I flutter. I also use tools. (Is that the definition of metrosexual?) And if there is one thing that my years as a chef, barista, coffee roaster and beer brewer taught me: The right tool is essential. Be it a professional, sharpenable chefs knife, the perfect…… Continue reading The 4 Essential Social Media Tools That Rock
A Collective New Media Genius Staggering to Behold
The brilliant minds leading the latest “new media” revolution successfully displaced the antiquated, stodgy “old media” dystopia. They swooped in riding their midnight blue Tesla S’s straight down Stanford ave. and into your smart phone. [box type=”alert” size=”large” style=”rounded”]TV? Dead![/box] [box type=”alert” size=”large” style=”rounded”]Radio? Dead![/box] [box type=”alert” size=”large” style=”rounded”]Newspapers? Dead![/box] [box type=”alert” size=”large” style=”rounded”]Advertising? Dead![/box]…… Continue reading A Collective New Media Genius Staggering to Behold
Is Your Facebook Page a Photo Dump Truck?
Do you primarily post photos with no content to your brand’s Facebook page? Ditch the Digital Dump Truck! [highlight]If so, you should be using Instagram or Pinterest instead. (or even in conjunction with!)[/highlight] All three platforms have strong and compelling benefits. Facebook pages can be really great congregation points for your fans to crowd around…… Continue reading Is Your Facebook Page a Photo Dump Truck?
Social Media Platforms- Twitter is The Heart & Soul
[quote style=”boxed”]Twitter is where the real conversations take place.[/quote] For me Twitter is the heart and soul of all of my social media activities. It is where most of my connections and information comes from and is sent to. When I post a photo to Instagram I use twitter hashtags and post it to Twitter…… Continue reading Social Media Platforms- Twitter is The Heart & Soul
Social Fresh West Conference Day 1- Social Power Overload
Jello Biafra said: Don’t be afraid of the media, BE the media Day 1 of the Social Fresh West conference was so powerful and badass that we managed to make #socialfresh one of the top trending hashtags in America most of the day. My iPad was filled almost to full with digital notes, photos, new…… Continue reading Social Fresh West Conference Day 1- Social Power Overload