Twitter chats are an excellent way to catch up with your audience. You can show expertise, as well as develop and expand your community. There’s no pressure to participate. You can sit back and read the chats in real time, and join in when you are ready.
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Newsletters are used for many reasons – to keep your audience informed, showcase expertise, expand reach, increase sales, and generally remind your audience that you exist. However, for even better results, incorporate newsletters into your content plan for social media. Here are 3 things to think about when using social media in tandem with your newsletter.
Earth Day is on April 22. The event, which started in 1970, was created to demonstrate support and awareness of environmental causes. Earth Day and technology are not things people usually associate with one another. However, social media shines light on events, causes, and holidays. Earth Day encompasses all three.
Let’s get personal about our smartphones. We love them for business, and they’re a wonderful tool that makes every part of our lives easier. “Whether [you use your smartphone] as a second screen while viewing advertisements, settling a debate at a bar, looking for a specific address, whatever the place or time, your smartphone is the ultimate link to take immediate action in the digital space,” says Mike DiMarco, Director of Media, FiddleFly Inc. Here are 5 places you should always use your smartphone.
Remember a time when you could not go anywhere without your laptop? You used it for scheduling, taking notes, presentations, etc. These days, with smartphones and tablets, it’s almost as if a weight has been lifted off of you. Actually, it has.
We love our smartphones – so much in fact that we want to take them everywhere. You and your phone may be attached at the hip, or pocket, but there are some places where putting it away is the smart thing to do. “The elevator is off limits – too small a space,” says Steve Rosenbaum, founder and CEO of Magnify.net. “Meals are a no-no. It’s just rude and upsets digestion.” Here are 5 more places you should never use your smartphone.
The Los Angeles Marathon is this Sunday, March 17, 2013. Thanks to social media, there are a variety of apps runners can use to keep their friends and family posted on their progress.
Success in this age of technology means networking in person, as well as online. A combination of both will increase your social reach exponentially. Plus, it’s fun to meet people at events and then continue the conversation online; or make connections with people in different parts of the world while aiming to meet them in real life one day.
New York Times best-selling author Jackie Collins knows a thing or two about being social. The novelist, who recently released her 29th novel, The Power Trip, is known for her glamorous, sexy tales that take readers inside the lives of the rich, famous, and infamous.
To tweet or not to tweet? That is the question. We live in a social world and often times that means it’s not only okay to tweet at events, it’s encouraged. But with all the meetups, conferences, mixers, and more, how do you determine when it’s good to tweet and when you should just enjoy an event … and the company of others in real life?