Social Media: A Cautionary Tale

Matt Eventoff

Breaking news… Social media is in fact… Social! Social Media outlets are not diaries, confidants or private/confidential conversations. The reality is that now, more than ever, social media conversations are public , or at the very least semi-public.

A Conversation with Ian Griffin on Speechwriting, Social Media & Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

On Thursday, December 13 the Silicon Valley Speeechwriters Roundtable hosted Ian Griffin in a free conference call. I’m usually the one doing the interviewing. However, Barbara Seymour Giordano suggested she turn the tables and interview me. Barbara had been my guest back in May. Barbara and I discussed my career as a freelance speechwriter, corporate […] On Thursday, December 13 the Silicon Valley Speeechwriters Roundtable hosted Ian Griffin in a free conference call.

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Social media presenting sales

The Presenter's Blog

The fields of social media, sales, and public speaking, can all benefit when they work together. Disciplines for effective social media are disciplines that equally apply to public speaking. A course in social media skills would be valuable learning for many!

Magnifying the Impact of a Speech with Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Business Communication Social Media podcasting Professional Speaking Association Last week I was in the UK visiting family and took the opportunity to present to the Northwest Region of the Professional Speaking Association.

Stories and social media; At the roots of success

The Presenter's Blog

Back To The Roots have designed a web hub that propagates their corporate story and vision across just about every Social Media engine you can think of. Tips From The Top business presenting public speaking sales selling social media storytelling

Cisco Social Media Conference: Teaching elephants to dance

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

The Ragan Communications Social Media Best Practices for Communicators Conference, hosted by Cisco Systems, wrapped up on Friday. The 3-day event promised to share ways to “engage employees, build strong customer relationships and create brand buzz online&# using social media. Workshop and presentation topics included: How video is reshaping employee communications Social media tools for PR. Social [.]. Social Media Ragan Communications

What is Your Social Media Strategy?

Speaker Launcher

I admire people who have a strong content and social media strategy. The post What is Your Social Media Strategy? Most Recent Post Speaker Marketing content marketing Social Media social media marketing social media strategiesThey know exactly who they are talking to and what content to deliver to them on a regular basis.

6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

Last week, at Montecito Bank & Trust's B2B social media event, several speakers reinforced my belief that many of the same principles of effective use of social media apply to public speaking. But whichever social media platforms you use, you have an audience.

Social Media Warnings

The Communication Blog

9.24.2010 Social Media Warnings Here is a particularly useful set of guidelines for avoiding problems with social media messages. The examples are especially revealing and serve as warnings to all social media users but especially to those looking for a job. Categories: social media , warnings 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

Sex Offenders & Social Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Does banning sex offenders from posting on social media such as Facebook violate their right to free speech? Convicted of a sex offense years before, he was barred by the 2008 North Carolina from using social media such as Facebook which children can join.

Podcast: Public Relations & Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the recent PRSA Conference in Washington DC there were over 30 sessions on Social Media. I was intrigued to hear what the PR professionals at the conference thought of the impact of social media on public relations, so I asked a random collection of people I met in the halls what the thought. At the recent PRSA Conference in Washington DC there were over 30 sessions on Social Media. Tags: Podcasts Social Media

Is social media worth your time?

Succeed Speaking

I was talking with two speakers last week about social media strategies and I thought you might find this interesting. I think your social media strategy is up to you, because the same strategy is not appropriate for every speaker. Simply to say that this “to do social media or to not do social media” issue is not so black-and-white. Please share your experience: Is social media worth your time?

Meeting Report: Cisco Social Media Conference

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

For the rest of this week I’ll be attending the Ragan Communications Conference Social Media Best Practices for Communicators hosted by Cisco Systems. Social MediaThe event kicks off on Wednesday when I plan to attend the Pre-Conference Workshop on Corporate Video given by Deanna Govoni and Alex Romano. This workshop will discuss how to think differently [.].

Interview: Rory Vaden – Selling with Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

His insights on overcoming procrastination, creative avoidance and personal setbacks have been shared on shows such as Oprah radio with Dr. Oz and featured in print media such as SUCCESStrade; Magazine. Today in addition to being an author, speaker, and entrepreneur, Rory is leading a rapidly growing international social movement called the Take The Stairs World Tour in which he is raising money for charity by climbing the 10 tallest buildings in the world.

[Podcast] 6 Common Social Media Mistakes and How to Fix Them with Chris Tompkins

Speaker Launcher

Social media mistakes. Agency drops by to highlight how can you go from making common social media mistakes to a social media platform that on-boards people and converts them into enthusiastic evangelists. Social media mistakes.

Podcast: Social Media Monitoring

Communication Steroids

Tim Gordon and Roger Pike take a look at a number of free social media monitoring tools. And check out Steve Farnsworth’s list of Free Social Media Monitoring tools.

Is social media a fad?

Speak Schmeak

I have spent a lot of time educating them about the importance in 2009 of creating a presence not just on stage, but on the social media stage. My clients are starting blogs, joining social networking sites, and getting their names, products and services out there.

7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies

Speak and Deliver

How about Twitter, Linked In, and all the other Social Media platforms that exist today? 7 Public Speaking Social Media Strategies 1. Social media is the most powerful communication tool created in the last decade, and potentially the most destructive.

Social media risks: What you should know

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

What are the liabilities governing blogs and other social media vehicles? With the rise of blogs, Twitter, Facebook and other forms of social media, communications professionals have a wide range of options to connect with audiences. Tags: Business Communication blogging corporate communications risk Social Media Does the risk mean you should prohibit blogging by corporate officers?

Podcast: Social Media Myths

Communication Steroids

Tim Gordon and Roger Pike explore various so-called myths of social media. Tim Gordon and Roger Pike explore various so-called myths of social media. Podcast Social Media

Interview: Michelle Cullison – Event Sponsorship with Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Michelle Cullison is a social media speaker and an expert in web technology. Together with her colleagues Myra Corrello, PhD and Jennifer Ledet she presented at the 2010 National Speakers Association Convention on How Social Media Can Help You Successfully Co-Produce a Major Public Event. Michelle successfully uses social media and technology tools to organize [.] Michelle Cullison is a social media speaker and an expert in web technology.

Is social media a fad?

Speak Schmeak

I have spent a lot of time educating them about the importance in 2009 of creating a presence not just on stage, but on the social media stage. My clients are starting blogs, joining social networking sites, and getting their names, products and services out there.

6 lessons for speakers from social media

Speak Schmeak

Last week, at Montecito Bank & Trust's B2B social media event, several speakers reinforced my belief that many of the same principles of effective use of social media apply to public speaking. But whichever social media platforms you use, you have an audience.

Guest Posting: Lessons from Social Media Plus, by Erica V.

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Last week I curated a list of 230 tweets from the Social Media Plus Summit held May 25 in Philadelphia. who was at the event, to explain what role social media plays in her life and some of the takeaways from the day. Tags: Blog Reviews Social Media #SMPlus I asked Erica V., Manners, Content and Audience: getting Back to [.].

Social Media Presence - Liability or Asset

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Forget all the free speech issues embedded in developing a social media presence. That is, the reality of the possible correlation between a social media profile and being hired for a job and/or being admitted to the state bar.

Social Media Trumps Establishment Media (pun intended)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If we decide we want to ponder some analysis of a Twitter Storm, we can roam without charges or gatekeepers to other social media sites such as, well, this blog. Way back in 2006, Dan Gilmor predicted this in his breakthrough book "We the Media."

How Gretchen Rubin Uses Social Media to Lead The Happiness Project Movement

Succeed Speaking

Marketing Social Media Time Management Website StrategyWhen speakers ask me how to get more exposure for their speaking business, I often advise that they think of themselves as the leader of a movement.

Podcast: Hot Social Media Tips

Communication Steroids

Discussion of a recent Social Media Examiner article highlighting hot social media tips. Discussion of a recent Social Media Examiner article highlighting hot social media tips. Social Media

Book Review - SocialCorp: Social Media Goes Corporate

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

SocialCorp: Social Media Goes Corporate Postman tells it like it is when it comes to the bind in which social media has placed many corporate communications managers. He addresses the challenge that “Inside companies, people are clearly confused about social media&# (p. Tags: Business Communication Technology blogging blogs Joel Postman Social Media

Storytelling through Social Media

Duarte Blog

With the explosion of social media and mobile devices, the impact of these presentations has the potential to be felt far beyond the board rooms and conference halls for which they were originally designed. Come join Nancy Duarte at ad:tech SF on April 21st, as she speaks about transforming ideas into action through storytelling and amplification via social media.

Millennials Souring on Social Media - Big Implications for Marketers

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The stereotype is of the Millennial addicted to social media.  A poll by research group Origin found that more than half of those between 18 and 24 are "seeking relief from social media." " About 34% have eliminated their social media accounts.

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Thinking/Talking Like a Lawyer 0 - Leveraging Social Media 1

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Then I repurposed the blog content on social media, ranging from Twitter to LinkedIn Updates.   And, no, I didn't delete the original blog content or the postings on social media. Twice it happened. 

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Is social media making people lazy? | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training Social Media

Is Social Media Making Traditional Media Irrelevant? | Media Training

TJ Walker Interactive

Uncategorized Media Training Social Media

Social Media ROI?

Communication Steroids

What is your Return on Investment in Social Media ? When it comes to social media, what is your actual INVESTMENT in making social media happen? And how (and what) do you measure your RETURN on social media? Customer service dollars saved by having less people in your CS department thanks to your awesome social media engagement? There’s a lot of value in the ROI of social media.

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Interview: Krim Stephenson - The Branding Implications of Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I met with Krim Stephenson who presented at the December lunch of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the IABC on the topic of social media - beyond the hype. I met with Krim Stephenson who presented at the December lunch of the Silicon Valley Chapter of the IABC on the topic of social media - beyond the hype. I asked Krim about how social media has affected branding by large companies.

Social Media Investigator, Westminister, CO (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Strategic Marketing: Making Social Media WORK

Communication Steroids

If there is any advice I can give a business leader regarding their social media effort, that’s it. After all, strategic marketing, brand building, should be the primary focus of your social media effort. Be useful.

Social Media & Intimacy: It's possible

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Much of the interaction on social media is as stylized as the old corporate rhetoric of the 1970s.  But with this latest episode I found out that social media can conjure up the same kind of healing which having a cup of coffee with a friend used to.

Social Media = Strategy + Mobile

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

If we had to brief someone fast on social media, we would need only two points to hit: Strategic thinking + mobile.  Here  is an exclusive interview I conducted with social media go-to pro Sherrie Madia. 

Social Media Investigator, Torrance, CA (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Social Media Investigator, Sacramento, CA (help-wanted)

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Here are details and how to apply. careers

Social Media And JOBS

Communication Steroids

If so, then chances are you’re going to be involved in social media. For the job seeker, Social Media is where it’s happening. The importance of the social media in today’s job market extends well beyond the job board / application process.