The days when large, multi-location companies had a single Facebook page — or a few pages that could be managed manually — are dwindling. In part, I blame Facebook Places. Why? If a Facebook Places page doesn’t exist for a public location, one is created the first time someone checks in. Companies aren’t in control. Read more about Social media management tools aren’t optional anymore for large companies[…]
We recently had the opportunity to interview Katya Andresen, COO of Network for Good, and a popular speaker, author, and blogger on topics related to non-profit marketing, online outreach, social media, and fundraising. Katya is a Social Pro, so we wanted to share this entire interview with everyone. Enjoy! Let’s start out with a good Read more about Social Pro Files: An Interview with Network for Good’s Katya Andresen[…]
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When an 8.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan in March 250 miles northeast of Tokyo, it triggered a tsunami that caused major destruction in northern Japan. It also triggered assistance a groundswell of concern, conversation, and financial support on social networks. Twitter aided Japanese users by providing a Tsunami support page to help them gain first Read more about Social media powers immediate, grassroots giving[…]
One of the most effective way to engage reluctant fans and friends on Facebook is ______. That’s right. Ask them to fill in the blank. Do you remember Mad Libs? Those books filled with one-page stories filled with blanks that invited you to insert your own keywords? They were invented in 1953 by Leonard Stern Read more about Mad Libs: The power of fill-in-the-blank questions for social media[…]
We recently had the opportunity to interview Jen Martin, the social media voice for AARP’s ‘Create The Good’ initiative. Jen is a Social Pro, so we wanted to share this entire interview with everyone.
Use a few minutes of your day, today, to make someone else’s friday better. Need ideas? Consider utilizing the ‘five-minute friday’ meme on Twitter. Twitter ‘Memes’ are conversations on Twitter, indicated by hashtags. One of my favorites is #5minFriday, created by AARP’s ‘Create The Good’ initiative. The goal of ‘five-minute friday’ is to provide a Read more about #5 Min Friday: 10 quick ways to make someone else’s Friday better[…]