Category Archives: Social Media

We Really Remember Social Network Posts

Several years ago I had weekly conversations with an older gentleman. He talked about how his life was out of control, both professionally and personally. I’d encourage him to pick one thing to do that week to find his way … Continue reading

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Should You Use The New Subscribe Feature On Facebook?

Recently a friend running for public office confided that people were friending her on Facebook rather than liking her campaign page. “Not to worry”, I told her, “You are still reaching them from your personal page. Make sure to provide … Continue reading

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Everything I Know About Social Media I Learned From My Dads Business

With Father’s Day on Sunday, I couldn’t stop thinking about my dad who died 23 years ago. In particular, I found myself thinking about his business, Community Service Station. His father had named the business “Community” and for decades it … Continue reading

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So You Want To Be A Publisher – Blogging 101

Many people ask me about blogging. Recently I gathered my thoughts for a panel discussion on Communication in the 21st Century for professional women. My presentation was meant to encourage people to write a blog by thinking through the basic … Continue reading

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It’s Not Fan or Follow: Success Is In The Search

Lately I can’t help but think about all the marketers and salespeople who have rushed into the social networking sites to further their businesses and clients. People who wanted nothing to do with Twitter or Facebook for friendship jumped on … Continue reading

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Can Yahoo Be the Better Facebook?

According to Alexei Oreskovic in his Rueter’s article, Yahoo’s Plan: create community from isolated sites, Yahoo Inc co-founder, David Filo, and new CEO, Carol Bartz, are planning all kinds of social networking features for Yahoo.com. Yahoo is turning up the … Continue reading

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The Facebook Un-Friend

Friends keep asking social etiquette questions about Facebook. For the most part, the interactions are unchartered. Although I advise the same good common sense as in real life, I’m now struggling with my own situation and how it will spill … Continue reading

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