Archive for July, 2009

Lee Odden recently published a great list of 50 Ways to Fail on Twitter… What would you add? While I don’t have a million followers, or even 100,000, I’ve found out that for my purposes, quality is the key and the 13k or so followers I am lucky to be associated with are appreciated a […]


Adam Singer just posted a great article on community building.  I would love to hear your thoughts! Last week we discussed some of the reasons subscribers are vital for an online marketing growth strategy. Those reasons included: The ~11% of web users who know to use RSS include the users savvy enough to be web […]


I just stumbled upon a social media blog post by Lena West, Chief of Social Media Strategy at xynoMedia, and I had to share it on my blog as well.  Enjoy! A while back I joined an organization that I believed in whole-heartedly. I liked their ideals, mission and leadership. When I met people whom […]


Charlene Li just released a study that correlates consumer brand engagement in social media and financial performance and the results tell a unique story. In a nutshell, the more “authentic” participation by a brand in social media, the higher their revenue gain. This is huge news, especially for brands who are struggling to get buy […]


You’ve heard the hype, but do you know what exactly “Web 2.0″ and “social media” are, and more importantly, how they can help your organization? This workshop is designed to help you understand the implications of social media for your organization’s communications strategy and gain confidence in navigating the language and tools of the modern […]


Social Media sites such as Facebook and Twitter are proving to be successful outlets for reporting on events following the presidential election in Iran, where news is being heavily restricted and censored by the government, Poynter Online reported. The microblogging site Twitter has confirmed itself as a particularly valuable resource during recent protests in Iran, […]


Below is a blog post from Richard Ponser, contemplating the future of print newspapers. “Newspaper ad revenues fell by almost 8 percent in 2007, a surprising drop in a non-recession year (the current economic downturn began in the late fall of that year), and by almost 23 percent the following year, and accelerated this year. […]