Industry Execs Meet Social Media: Five Reasons Your Firm Needs A Social Media Strategy

Communication Steroids

You’re a lot more concerned with mechanical engineering that social engineering and you don’t care if you ever know the lyrics of a single Justin Beiber tune. And you figure that social media may be useful for companies that market retail but is a time-suck for you.

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company's Social Media Rules.

Communication Steroids

Make Sure Everybody Knows Company’s Social Media Rules by Roger Pike on February 1, 2011 Clients have been lost. Despite the undeniable, and exploding, market presence of social media, US business has been slow to react in at least one very important way.

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Video: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This week Jim and I will be hosting the final webinar in the series on Practical Social Networking at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Wednesday September 30th. We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? Tags: Social Media Practical social networking Twitter Webinar We’ve created a brief video to give you a taste of what we’ll cover in-depth in the full one hour webinar. In the [.].

Video: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This week Jim and I will be hosting the final webinar in the series on Practical Social Networking at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Wednesday September 30th. We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? Tags: Social Media Practical social networking Twitter Webinar We’ve created a brief video to give you a taste of what we’ll cover in-depth in the full one hour webinar. In the [.].

Video: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

This week Jim and I will be hosting the final webinar in the series on Practical Social Networking at 5:00pm Pacific Time on Wednesday September 30th. We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? Tags: Social Media Practical social networking Twitter Webinar We’ve created a brief video to give you a taste of what we’ll cover in-depth in the full one hour webinar. In the [.].

SOCIAL MEDIA: KEY TO YOUR CAREER | Communication Steroids

Communication Steroids

92 percent of businesses use social media to help find prospective employees. 70 percent check social media profiles at some point during the hiring process.* Another study found that 58 percent of business hired through social networks.*

How to Use PowerPoint to Spruce Up Your Content Marketing Campaigns

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In an age where social media greatly influences consumer behavior, that certainly carries a lot of weight. With PowerPoint, you wouldn’t need to immediately contact your favorite design studio or freelance digital artist for everyday content marketing efforts, saving you extra bucks that you can then use for those special media campaigns. Sharing your work on social media isn’t much of a hassle either. Understand how social media works.

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

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She blogs at Speaking about Presenting and has written a free eBook “ How to Present with Twitter and Other Backchannels.&# Follow her on Twitter. Pioneer presenters are using social media to engage their audience and extend the reach of their ideas.

9 Tips for Enriching Your Presentations With Social Media

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She blogs at Speaking about Presenting and has written a free eBook “ How to Present with Twitter and Other Backchannels.&# Follow her on Twitter. Pioneer presenters are using social media to engage their audience and extend the reach of their ideas.

Social Networking Cautions

The Communication Blog

7.06.2010 Social Networking Cautions Heres another reason for being cautious about what you write on your social networking pages. According to Main Street, 81% of the top divorce lawyers (from a survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers) used or faced evidence gathered from social networking pages. Facebook leads the way with 66% saying this was the primary source; MySpace was at 15% and Twitter at 5%.

Social Networking 101

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Webinar and Conference Call, Wednesday, July 29, 5:00- 6:00pm PST - with Ian Griffin and Jim Carrillo Make sense of Social Networking with practical tips you can implement today. Tech wizard Jim Carrillo and I will present a roadmap to the most useful Social Networking tools: Blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and podcasting. Tags: Business Communication Facebook Linkedin Social Media Twitter YouTube

How to Successfully Moderate a Conference Panel, A Comprehensive Guide " Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

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Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home Popular Posts About Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter Ripple 6 says the timing of my report is off [link] Ive observed most vendors are optomistic, brands the opposite. Preparation Get to know the panelists This is often difficult as many panels never meet in advance, but in our social world many folks are online and can be found.

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Social Networking and Getting a Job

The Communication Blog

7.02.2010 Social Networking and Getting a Job Heres an article from CareerBuilder that makes a strong case for being cautious about what goes on your Facebook or MySpace site. Their survey reports that 77% of the recruiters run searches of job candidates social network pages and 35% said they rejected a candidate based on the information on a social network page.

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.

Is social media a fad?

Speak Schmeak

For many of my coaching clients, Twitter, Facebook, blogs and sometimes even websites are as foreign to them as the moon. 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.

How to: Create an account on Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Are you new to Social Networking? Is everyone at the local coffee shop telling you that you should be on Twitter? Twitter drives people crazy. Twitter is a tool that [.]. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Technology Practical social networking Social Networking Twitter They can’t see what the point is. Think of it as a micro blogging tool - you can post and read brief (140 character) text posts.

How to: Create an account on Twitter

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Are you new to Social Networking? Is everyone at the local coffee shop telling you that you should be on Twitter? Twitter drives people crazy. Twitter is a tool that [.]. Tags: Business Communication Technology Practical social networking Social Media Social Networking Twitter They can’t see what the point is. Think of it as a micro blogging tool - you can post and read brief (140 character) text posts.

Is social media a fad?

Speak Schmeak

For many of my coaching clients, Twitter, Facebook, blogs and sometimes even websites are as foreign to them as the moon. 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.

Personal Branding - So Pre-Social Networks

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Personal branding is totally 20th century, pre-social networks like LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, and Google+. It's through our timing, tone, content, and follow-up on social media that we sell in the era of social networks. When I put on Twitter a provocative headline and a link to a contrarian take via my blog on Buddhism, I get email from those who need a presentation or article done on Eastern philosophy.

How Twitter can used for good - Veterans help turns to social networks

Dahle Communication

A Veterans group is going to start using Twitter, Facebook and other social media outlets to try and reach other Veterans that might be struggling with mental health issues. This is one of the best parts of Social Media. With sites like Twitter and Facebook, you can reach out to people who you might never have met before and be able to have conversations with them. I'm glad to see this Veterans group using social media.

When to use social search to supplement Google search…

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” For such queries, social search might be a better option. You can post a photo on your blog, on Twitter, on Facebook, on YouTube, on Flickr — and ask your friends. Before the popularity of online social search, I used my favorite social network: face-to-face.

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.

Facebook Closes Account Over Fake Name « TJWALKER INTERACTIVE

TJ Walker Interactive

The social network may want to losen its policy in the name free speech. facebook This entry was posted on March 10, 2011, 2:17 pm and is filed under Analysis , Communications , Crisis Communications , Video , blogging , media relations.

How to: Create an account on YouTube

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Are you new to Social Networking? The Pew Internet & American Life Project reports that YouTube is more popular than Facebook and Twitter: “…the share of online adults who watch videos on video-sharing sites has nearly doubled [.]. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Technology Practical social networking Social Networking YouTube Is everyone at the local coffee shop telling you that you should be on YouTube?

How to: Create an account on YouTube

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Are you new to Social Networking? The Pew Internet & American Life Project reports that YouTube is more popular than Facebook and Twitter: “…the share of online adults who watch videos on video-sharing sites has nearly doubled [.]. Tags: Business Communication Technology Practical social networking Social Media Social Networking YouTube Is everyone at the local coffee shop telling you that you should be on YouTube?

Social media doesn’t work

SpeakerSue Says...

According to today’s Research Brief from the Center for Media Research , social media doesn’t work to build brand, extend relationships or to impact buying decisions. However, of those respondents, only 43% reported accessing their social networking accounts at work, and even for those with access, 78% reported spending less than 30 minutes per day on their site(s). Social media provides the village we need today.

Social Media: Of course, it provides insight into moods

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social media updates the old John Donne poem noting "Don't ask for whom the bell tolls. The good news is that, as Maureen O'Connor chronicles in NEW YORK Magazine , social media can tip us off on how the rest of mankind is faring.

Local Businesses: Forget promoting through social media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

  And the word of mouth we increasingly depend on for that is through social networking sites, right?    But only 3% then take the next step to go to social media sites like Facebook or Twitter

Social Media for Speakers

Speaking Pro Central Posts

The presentation was on the use of Social Media - especially Blogging, Twitter and LinkedIn as a means of building reputation and reaching prospects. I don’t think I got much traction as my followers did not go up on Twitter — I got only a handful of new Facebook friends, nothing happened on LinkedIn and had only 5 tweets and 3 comments (I responded to all of them) on the Huff Post to date. Follow you on twitter.

Walter Cronkite Era Ends - Just-In-Time Interviews, Social Media Melodrama Replace Respected Anchor As National Father

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Also, social networks such as Twitter and social media such as blogs recreate the artificial melodrama of the evening news. "Brian Williams' departure from 'NBC Nightly News' draws a curtain on an era of almighty evening news anchors."

Two News Stories Highlight Social Media's Growing Power

Communication Steroids

Skip to content Follow: RSS Twitter Home About Contact Us Current Programs Inner Circle Newsletter Products 20 Presentation Skills That Kill: Audio CDSeminar Social Media and Public Relations: Audio Task Oriented Teams: Audio CDSeminar What We Do Tags media , relartionship bulding , relationships , Social Media , social networking , Web 2.0 Now, social media can add another job to the long list of things it can do: crimebuster.

Twitter - Investors Should Hope It Will Be Acquired

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Wildly popular Twitter hasn't got the hang of being a company on a growth trajectory. Again, the sad business saga of Twitter hammers that there is no necessary correlation between being a known brandname (thanks more and more to Donald Trump) and profitability.

WPP's Martin Sorrell Bullish on PR, PA, Not Social Media: Jack O'Dwyer comments

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

The pull power, along with the mainstream media attention they're getting, of the GOP live debates leaves no ambiguity.    One early adopter in social media is deciding to make it less of a field of specialization. 

Twitter vs Facebook - Why Simplicity Matters

Dahle Communication

This sentiment seems to be growing among those of us who are social media savvy. Both of us are spending a lot more time on Twitter. In fact, Twitter's growth in the past year was 1,382 percent! I have essentially stopped going to facebook on a regular basis.

Twitter - Gabriel Stricker, Head Of Communications, No Longer There

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Despite the glam and money, the world of social networks and social media can be difficult environments to work in. " During his career at Twitter, Stricker had also headed marketing, simultaneously with communications.

Chuck DeVore - First Conservative Pol Casting Spells through Social Media

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Chuck DeVore's position on the issues: Those you can get from his news-sites ,  YouTubes and the exploding media coverage of his "common-sense conservatism."  "  What grabbed me by the throat tonight during the one-hour exclusive interview with him was that he is the GOP pioneer in social media.    Here in Connecticut, that blew into a 1000 pieces as GOP got nailed for setting up 33 Twitter accounts impersonating Democrats. 

Online Politeness

The Communication Blog

of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 1(2), 65-84, April-June 2009), a topic we address in our textbooks but never fully enough. Follow me on Twitter Twitter Updates follow me on Twitter WELCOME This blog is designed as a forum for instructors and students who are using one of my books or, more generally, to anyone with an interest in communication and especially in the teaching of interpersonal communication, human communication, or public speaking.

9 things to do with the video of your TED, TEDMED or TEDx talk

The Eloquent Woman

Connect it to your social network profiles: You can add slides and video to your LinkedIn profile --and as a bonus, once you post your TED talk there, your network will be able to see it as an update.

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Speakers, What #Hashtags Do You Use?

Great Public Speaking

Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, and Google+ all use hashtags. It is very important you know how to implement hashtags into your social media marketing strategy. Hashtags are everywhere!

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Twitter: Simplicity positioned as competitive edge

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Summit last week, Twitter chief executive officer Dick Costolo, reports COMPUTER WORLD , said his goal was to keep Twitter simple.      Unlike his competitors which keep adding on features, Costolo promises he intends to edit down what already is, simplifying the way folks use Twitter. If Twitter does implement a simplification plan, it could be a game-changer in social networks.  At the Web 2.0