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.

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. Over 20 people attended at the conference center in Manchester.

Practical Social Networking

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jim Carrillo and Ian Griffin take a practical look at Social Networking that will help you understand how to apply the basics to your business. The biggest challenge in Social Networking is knowing where to start. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Social Networking Webinar Which sites should you be on? How do you begin? And once you’re there, what do [.].

Practical Social Networking

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jim Carrillo and Ian Griffin take a practical look at Social Networking that will help you understand how to apply the basics to your business. The biggest challenge in Social Networking is knowing where to start. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Social Networking Webinar Which sites should you be on? How do you begin? And once you’re there, what do [.].

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.

Mastodon Social: your first look

More than PowerPoint...

Do we really need another social network? social media video mastodon socialMastodon? Mastodon? And do we really need to name it Mastodon? That’s hard for people to spell off the top of their heads.

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

Audio: Practical Social Networking - Introduction

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an edited audio track from the first of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. Here's an edited audio track from the first of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. A full set of webinar recordings which include all the information shown onscreen is available from the Practical Social Networking website.

Audio: Practical Social Networking - Introduction

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an edited audio track from the first of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. Here's an edited audio track from the first of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. A full set of webinar recordings which include all the information shown onscreen is available from the Practical Social Networking website.

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. 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. We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? 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. 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. We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? In the [.].

Speaking lessons from a social entrepreneur

Speak Schmeak

Since those early days, her business has boomed, and she has become a titan of the socially responsible business movement and has branched out into writing, speaking and coaching.

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Podcast: Shel Holtz on Social Media and Speechwriting

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

We discussed the ways in which social and digital media — which have given rise to content marketing — offer a host of options to speechwriters to draw attention to the speech before, during, and after its delivery.

Interview: Socially Diverse, James Walker

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

At the resent PRSA Conference in Washington DC I attended a presentation by James Walker on Diversity and Social Media. He’s a Gen-Y Communications professional interested in Public Relations, Diversity, Marketing and Social Media. In 2010, James combined two major interests to launch Socially Diverse , a six month online journey seeking out [.] At the resent PRSA Conference in Washington DC I attended a presentation by James Walker on Diversity and Social Media.

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Social Speech Podcast with Rob Cottingham

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

I was recently interviewed by Vancouver-based social media and organizational strategy expert Rob Cottingham. Rob’s Social Signal blog is a rich source of information on social media and public speaking and speechwriting. He’s added a podcast series and you can click through and hear our conversation on the ways speechwriters can take advantage of social [.]. Podcasts Social Media Speechwriting rob cottingham

Practical Social Networking

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Jim Carrillo and Ian Griffin take a practical look at Social Networking that will help you understand how to apply the basics to your business. The biggest challenge in Social Networking is knowing where to start. Tags: Business Communication Social Media Social Networking Webinar Which sites should you be on? How do you begin? And once you’re there, what do [.].

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.

Social Comparisons: For Class Discussion

The Communication Blog

And so I thought this might make a useful class discussion in the interpersonal or hybrid courses—simply asking: In what other ways do social media encourage/make easy/facilitate our comparing ourselves to others? And, if you want to feel good about yourself, you might compare yourself to those you know are less effective than you (it’s called downward social comparison ), though there are values in comparing yourself to those you think are better than you ( upward social comparison ).

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[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. We’ve all made them.

Video: Practical Social Networking - LinkedIn and Facebook

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While the rest of America celebrated the end of summer with the traditional Labor Day Holiday, Jim Carrillo and I spent a fun morning creating some ‘teaser’ videos on YouTube to showcase our Practical Social Networking webinar series. Tags: Social Media Facebook Linkedin Practical social networking Webinar

Video: Practical Social Networking - LinkedIn and Facebook

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While the rest of America celebrated the end of summer with the traditional Labor Day Holiday, Jim Carrillo and I spent a fun morning creating some ‘teaser’ videos on YouTube to showcase our Practical Social Networking webinar series. Tags: Social Media Facebook Linkedin Practical social networking Webinar

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.

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? Business Strategy Marketing Social Media

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. Categories: divorce and social networking , social networking cautions 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Loading.

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

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. 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. We ask why all the fuss about Twitter? In the [.].

Social Network Wars - Snap Winning

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

It's obvious that Facebook has become the social network for the demographic advertisers aren't interested in: The aging. There are lots more grandkids photos than party-like-an-animal ones. And the text is full of middle-aged platitudes.

Interview: Rory Vaden – Selling with Social Media

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

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. Selling with Social Media Rory's presentation at the 2010 NSA Convention was titled Selling with Social Media ndash; Nine Techniques for Using Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to Get Coaching Clients, Book Deals and Keynotes.

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 [.].

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.

Audio: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an edited audio track from the final one of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. Herersquo;s an edited audio track from the final one of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. A full set of webinar recordings which include all the information shown onscreen is available from the Practical Social Networking website.

Audio: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an edited audio track from the final one of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. Herersquo;s an edited audio track from the final one of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. A full set of webinar recordings which include all the information shown onscreen is available from the Practical Social Networking website.

Audio: Practical Social Networking - Twitter and Integrating Social Networks

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an edited audio track from the final one of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. Herersquo;s an edited audio track from the final one of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. A full set of webinar recordings which include all the information shown onscreen is available from the Practical Social Networking website.

Audio: Practical Social Networking - Introduction

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Here’s an edited audio track from the first of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. Here's an edited audio track from the first of the five webinars on Practical Social Networking that Jim Carrillo and I hosted in September. A full set of webinar recordings which include all the information shown onscreen is available from the Practical Social Networking website.

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.

Video: Practical Social Networking - Podcasting and YouTube

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Social Media Add new tag podcasting Practical social networking Webinar YouTube

Video: Practical Social Networking - Podcasting and YouTube

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Social Media Add new tag podcasting Practical social networking Webinar YouTube

Video: Practical Social Networking - Websites and Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Social Media blogging blogs Practical social networking Webinar

Video: Practical Social Networking - Websites and Blogging

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

Tags: Social Media blogging blogs Practical social networking Webinar

Social Networks - Too Much of a Good Thing

Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter

Social network Twitter has joined Facebook in developing troubles with its user numbers. That has been caused mainly by the social network's need to fight spam, fake accounts, and malicious rhetoric. " What will happen next with social networks is going to be the big story.

Video: Practical Social Networking - LinkedIn and Facebook

Ian Griffin - Professionally Speaking

While the rest of America celebrated the end of summer with the traditional Labor Day Holiday, Jim Carrillo and I spent a fun morning creating some ‘teaser’ videos on YouTube to showcase our Practical Social Networking webinar series. Tags: Social Media Facebook Linkedin Practical social networking Webinar