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Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

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There were comments from people demanding to know if the individual was fired. Equally important is the fact that sentiment of commenters online shifted significantly from a roar of complaints to many thanking Cynthia for her openness and quick apology. Headline from CNN. Bad things can happen to any business or brand. One well-known, household brand had a bad thing happen last night.

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10 Email Sins You Must Stop Committing Right Now

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Please share them in the comments to make the world of email a better place for us all. Email. Whether we like it or not, it is part of our lives. We love it when it’s easy and when others use it in a way that works for us. The rest of the time, we hate it. And when we hate it, we really hate it. This is the reason many people are careful about with whom they share their email address.

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10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile

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Here’s how it works… If you see, for example, an insightful or witty comment I added to one of your friend’s posts and you wanted to find out more about me, you would hover your cursor (see red arrow in image below) over my name. Post the link in the comments below and I’ll add you to my Almost Savvy circle. Profile Photo: Select a photo to upload.

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Your Brand Screwed-Up On Social Media, Now What?

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There were comments from people demanding to know if the individual was fired. Equally important is the fact that sentiment of commenters online shifted significantly from a roar of complaints to many thanking Cynthia for her openness and quick apology. Headline from CNN. Bad things can happen to any business or brand. One well-known, household brand had a bad thing happen. Confused?

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The #1 Reason You’ll Want to Use Google+

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It remains to be seen exactly how Google will incorporate content from Google+ into their SERP, but speculation is that it what we post and how others engage with our content (by commenting, for example) will definitely be a factor. Prior To keep things simple for the moment, let’s focus on the top reason you should care about Google+. What’s that you say? Absolutely not.

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Dear Netflix: While You’re Huddled Under the Table, I’ve Got One More Thing

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“Is it safe to go out yet?&# “I don’t know, you go see if they’re still posting angry comments. I’m not going.&#. Netflix has a bit of a public relations nightmare on their hands at the moment. You may have heard about it. In my mind, this really isn’t about a simple matter of a price increase. Why would we? Neither of these things has happened here.

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11 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Me to Unfollow You on Twitter

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Dear Ex-Facebook Friend… BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead How Not to Use Twitter for Business (FroYo Edition) New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter Shopping Cart Your shopping cart is empty Visit the shop 2 Comments ? This comment was originally posted on FriendFeed Reply « Older Comments Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Seriously.

I Don't Care Where. You. Are. Right. Now. | Almost Savvy

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myriam says: March 31, 2010 at 3:10 pm I just unlocked the badge “mayor of the comments @almostsavy&# Agree with you. So I hope you do not unfollow me anytime soon. =) I just want to pose a question / comment to you in defense to those who do check in… like myself. like to see constructive check-ins where someone adds a comment to the check in post. Right. Stop it.

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LinkedIn Adds 3 Fun Ways to Remember Your Connections

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Let me know what you think and which seems most useful to you in the comments below. LinkedIn doesn’t get much love in the “I can’t wait to go online and have fun with my friends&# category of social networking sites, but make no mistake – for professionals, wannabe professionals, businesses or non-profits, LinkedIn is where the real action is. DropIn. Year In Review.

How To Manage Your Online Reputation By Using Google Alerts

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Add a comment below to let me know. In addition to the wonderful feedback to my post last week about 3 Mistakes You’re Making Online , I also received questions about my third point – using Google Alerts to monitor your reputation online. If you’re part of the second group, I strongly encourage you to consider using Google Alerts. What is Google Alerts? Why should I bother?

Confused About Facebook Changes? (Free Webinar)

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Let me know in the comments and tell me what questions you’re hoping to have answered. While it may seem that David Bowie is referring to Facebook when he sings, “Ch, ch, ch, ch, changes.” ”  I’m pretty sure he had something else in mind. The good new is that you’re not alone. I’ve been inundated with questions like, “How do I…?”

It’s All About.Me (Your Identity Online – Simplified)

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Please share the link in the comments so that we can easily meet you. Have you ever received an email from someone and their signature block seems to run on forever with so many links that the signature is longer than the email itself? Are you guilty of this yourself? It’s okay to admit it, you’re among friends. have several links in my own signature block. It’s easy.

11 Tips To Thrive on Twitter | Almost Savvy

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When you see something of interest, reply with a comment or opinion about their tweet (by clicking the arrow to the right of their tweet). Lots of great tips in the comments, too!). I’m sure I haven’t covered everything, but it is a start. Tell me in the comments here, was this useful? This is important. Your Twitter Profile – Be you, the real you. Take care.

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3 Mistakes You’re Making Online

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In addition to finding the professional you on LinkedIn, I may easily find content you shared on Facebook which you thought was only visible to friends, your ranty comments on YouTube videos and blog posts, and all sorts of photos of you (whether posted by you or someone else). 2. Please add them in the comments so that others can learn from your questions and suggestions.

8 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Unfriended on Facebook

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Unless you happen to know one of them or have synergy grown through commenting interaction, don’t assume it is a good idea to send friend requests to everyone connected to me. Let me know in the comments below what would lead you to unfriend someone. Ah, our Facebook friends. Some we can’t live without and, well, then there are those other ones. App requests. Really?

New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter

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RT @irenekoehler New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Ok, so maybe I’m the only one who remembers when that was a big deal. Email is so 1990s, right? Not so fast. Email You bet.

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Back-up Your LinkedIn Information | Almost Savvy

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Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match Shopping Cart Your shopping cart is empty Visit the shop 11 Other Comments ? This comment was originally posted on Mediation Channel Reply John Lassey says: September 9, 2009 at 1:14 am Thank you for the excellent advice, Diane. This comment was originally posted on Mediation Channel Reply Philip J. appreciate your kind comment!

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

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link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply tiddlytwinks says: July 15, 2010 at 5:29 pm RT @irenekoehler Just Because We’re Social Networking “Friends” Doesn’t Mean I’ll Go To 3rd Base W. –> Find out from @IreneKoehler why this is not enough: [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply IreneKoehler says: July 16, 2010 at 3:01 pm Love it! That is all.

13 Signs That You're At a Tech Conference | Almost Savvy

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Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! While I truly love the energy and content at tech conferences, I’m struck (and, at moments, slightly entertained) by the differences in style and etiquette between the entrepreneurial tech events and those with a? more traditional, corporate bent. Everyone here already has one.&# Right. Review ?

Business Cards - So Important or So Over?

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MyDropcard is a great tool but for all the occasions when asked to leave a card, the other comments reinforce maintaining an updated card as you suggest. Reply Ted S says: March 27, 2009 at 1:20 pm Wonderful discussion you have going here and lots of great comments. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! So necessary or so over?

TrueTwit: Managing Spammers on Twitter. Does it Work? | Almost Savvy

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GMail Suffers 2nd Outage in a Month Reply Irene Koehler says: September 25, 2009 at 6:55 pm Thanks for the comment, Ari. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Does it Work? Posted by Irene Koehler in Twitter on July 23, 2009 | 11 responses Note: This was written prior to Twitter’s purge of spam accounts this evening. Jon Bishop?s

Blogging Between Hot Flashes

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What is most interesting – and concerning – are many of the posted comments. Reply Irene Koehler says: November 1, 2008 at 6:35 am @Vincent – So pleased to have your comments. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Different experiences, different perspectives. We’re at different points in our lives.

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Helping Kids Stay Safe Online. Is SocialShield the Answer.

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You read my blog — and you commented on it! link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply IreneKoehler says: June 18, 2010 at 1:33 pm Big thanks to my daughter who let me invade her territory in order to write today’s blog post. link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Is SocialShield the Answer?

How Facebook Hurt My Feelings | Almost Savvy

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She commented on what I was doing; I did likewise on her updates. Reply Irene Koehler says: September 15, 2010 at 4:49 pm I appreciate your comment, Anca. Thanks for the comment. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Strategies for using Facebook run the gamut from closely manage to wide open. Was I wrong? So, yeah.

Moments and The Power of Not Laughing

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Ruth Reply Irene Koehler says: December 10, 2009 at 3:19 am Thanks for the comment, Ruth. comments I?d Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! The guy was a complete stranger, yet here we were having a delightful and very natural conversation. Twitter, at that time (about two years ago), was a much more intimate place. last blog.

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How-to: View and Organize Fan Pages on Facebook | Almost Savvy

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Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! With the most recent redesign of Facebook, some people are finding it much more difficult to keep up with their favorite fan pages as their updates drift by in the stream along with your friends’ status updates. Simply create more than one list. Was this tip helpful? There are several different [.]

LinkedIn-apalooza! Ready to rev-up your profile?

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Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Ready to rev-up your profile? Posted by Irene Koehler in Branding , Business , Career , LinkedIn , Networking , Tips on April 9, 2010 | no responses If you’re a professional or business person, you know you need to be using LinkedIn wisely, right? And, college students, that goes for you, too.

LinkedIn Tip - Mom Was Right, Manners Matter

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Those who comment (a “real&# comment) on the LinkedIn tip of the day on this blog will also be entered. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Even though she may have exaggerated a bit when she said we’d ruin our eyes if we held them cross-eyed for too long and that sitting too close to the TV would rot our brains, she was right about a lot. Remembering the value of using good manners and being respectful of others were two of the lessons which have stood the test of time. Long time, no see. Now, please. Funny!

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

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Should I be concerned when someone tags me in a photo or I comment on someone else’s post? Here Comes Google Buzz Dear Ex-Facebook Friend… How Facebook Hurt My Feelings Facebook Tip: How To Choose Who Can See Your Friends Shopping Cart Your shopping cart is empty Visit the shop 1 Comment 28 Tweets ? And then, there are the other parents in the carpool. shameless promotion.

LinkedIn Tip - Got Street Cred?

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If you’ve enjoyed my blog, I’d love to add your comments to my LinkedIn profile. Those who comment (a “real&# comment) on the LinkedIn tip of the day on this blog will also be entered. Reply Todd Smith says: January 2, 2009 at 9:41 am Good points, Irene. I did give my dad a recommendation on LinkedIn, but I said I was his son in the comment. of late.

Yet Another SXSW Post (And, No, I Don't Know If You Should Go Next.

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Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! After being asked by countless people what I thought of it and whether they should attend next year, I gave in. Rather than write a comprehensive overview, I decided to just fill in the gaps with a few points which may be helpful and different than what others have said. Thoughts and Tips for Next Year.

Happy Holidays! Please Enjoy This Spam | Almost Savvy

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Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Please Enjoy This Spam Posted by Irene Koehler in Business , Facebook , LinkedIn , Networking , Social Media on January 12, 2010 | 5 responses Over the last few weeks, I have been inundated with holiday cards and greetings of all types. “Happy holidays. Click here to find out more about me.&#

BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead | Almost Savvy

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RT @IreneKoehler BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead [link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter Reply jaculynn says: September 13, 2010 at 1:50 pm Good advice > RT @IreneKoehler: BREAKING NEWS: It Takes Work To Get Ahead [get a job, more biz, etc.] Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Should I get one?” We all are.

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8 Sure-Fire Ways to Get Unfriended on Facebook

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Unless you happen to know one of them or have synergy grown through commenting interaction, don’t assume it is a good idea to send friend requests to everyone connected to me. Let me know in the comments below what would lead you to unfriend someone. Ah, our Facebook friends. Some we can’t live without and, well, then there are those other ones. App requests. Really?

10 Email Sins You Must Stop Committing Right Now

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Please share them in the comments to make the world of email a better place for us all. Email. Whether we like it or not, it is part of our lives. We love it when it’s easy and when others use it in a way that works for us. The rest of the time, we hate it. And when we hate it, we really hate it. This is the reason many people are careful about with whom they share their email address.

Is Social Media the Brussels Sprouts of the Internet?

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If something seems interesting, it is easy to add a comment and contribute to the conversation. To those of us who live and breathe social media every day, it is easy to forget that not everyone is as comfortable online as we are. In fact, many people have concerns about being too visible online and some don’t want to be online, period. Lola doesn’t use Facebook.

Confused About Facebook Changes? (Free Webinar)

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Let me know in the comments section below and tell me what questions you’re hoping to have answered. While it may seem that David Bowie is referring to Facebook when he sings, “Ch, ch, ch, ch, changes.” ”  I’m pretty sure he had something else in mind. ” and “Where do I find…?” Can’t Beat the Price. What does complimentary mean?

10 Steps To Create An Awesome Google+ Profile

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Here’s how it works… If you see, for example, an insightful or witty comment I added to one of your friend’s posts and you wanted to find out more about me, you would hover your cursor (see red arrow in image below) over my name. Post the link in the comments below and I’ll add you to my Almost Savvy circle. Profile Photo: Select a photo to upload.

Coming Soon: An Interview with YOU!

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You share your thoughts by commenting on blog posts, sending emails and tweets, and participating on my Facebook fan page. Additional comments powered by BackType Click ‘Like’ to join us on Facebook! Through all of my activity online, I’ve met so many fabulous people I never would have met otherwise. We’ve done business together. We’ve become friends.

Blogging for Tickets. Am I Selling Out?

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The feedback ranged from “You made the right decision…and showed integrity&# to “I think it would be OK if you disclosed the fact that you were compensated&# to “No blogger or journalist should ever publish something where the content is pre-determined in exchange for something of value.&# ( I’ve paraphrased, you can view all the original comments here.).