Tools and tips to help you manage your social media smarter

By P.O. Arnäs from Åsa, Sweden (The future is finally here) [CC-BY-2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Running a business is challenging in itself. The thought alone of using Social Media for your business can be extremely stressful. Having to come up with a strategy is pretty scary too. Then executing your Social strategy can be (usually is) more than a full-time job. Fear not, there are some neat tools I’m about […]

A case study in crowdfunding content

By William Ely Hill (1887–1962) („Puck“, 6. Nov 1915) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Video Game High School (VGHS) is the most successful webseries of all time boasting more than 36 million views on YouTube in its first season, crowdfunding more than a quarter of a million dollars for production. Its success led to a deal with Netflix to make the webisode content exclusively available for their 33 Million […]

Why does society treat privacy as a disposable commodity?

Photo: Privacy Credit: Jason Antony

Imagine an epic battle between Batman and Ironman… It won’t happen because one is a superhero from DC Comics and the second one belongs to the Marvel Universe. In the world of comic rights, to be one or the other is worse than becoming villainous archenemies. Fortunately, we are not looking to create the ultimate […]

Be thankful for social blessings

Photo: Wild Turkey Credit: Yousif Waleed

In the spirit of the coming holiday, I want to give thanks for social media. Like you’re wish for the Thanksgiving prayer, over a heaping plate of food, this post is short and sweet.  Here’s the top three things that make me thankful for social media in 2012:

How to Get Started on Google Plus

How to get started on Google Plus

Many people who’ve used social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook with success still don’t understand how to get started on Google Plus. Perhaps they’ve become so familiar with the mechanics of using their old standby platforms, the fresh look and feel of Google Plus intimidates them. They just don’t know how to get started. If you’re one of […]

How Social Media is Like Doing Math

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When I talk to people about social media, I notice similarities to talking to people about math. Here’s a handful of the things I’ve seen. Those who do it, think it’s fun and intuitive! As any engineer, math major or computer geek and they’ll tell you that math is no problem – it’s even fun. […]

How to Cheat on Twitter with your Real Life

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Everyone hates a cheater, but sometimes it feels so good……. wait, let me explain. I love you Twitter, but there’s someone else. I’m absolutely head over heels in love with Twitter, I’m not really a Facebook kind of girl. I mean, I dabble from time to time but my first love is Twitter. I have […]