Association Crisis Communication Kudos: Nuclear Energy Institute


Council For Energy Awareness, to be exact…which has since changed its name to the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). I got the job through an employment agency, and knew not one thing about either associations or nuclear energy, but it was a job and I took it.

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How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. The microblogging site now boasts more than 255 million monthly active users , and 53% of Twitter users recommend products in their tweets at some time.

Efficient Blog Commenting: Save Your Time and Energy


I want to add more to it, to make the strategy energy- and time-efficient. Using RSS feeds and organizing them. RSS feeds are not dead! Many people use them—in fact, I prefer to subscribe to a blog via the feed before going for an email subscription. There are two reasons for this: Reading a blog through feeds is less distracting, even if I have email notifiers turned on. Use social media, especially Twitter.

How to Host A Twitter Chat That People Will Tweet About

agora pulse

Have you attended a bunch of Twitter chats and are thinking about hosting a Twitter chat of your own? Why Host a Twitter Chat? When you are a mere participant in a Twitter chat, you can respond, but when you are hosting a chat, you can direct.

Pledge Your Weight Loss, Feed Others | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

For every pound you pledge, General Mills and other partners will donate 14¢ I love this idea – lose weight while helping to feed others; there is a perfect balance in this equation. The Pound for Pound Challenge lets anyone help feed Hawaii’s hungry.

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Why You Should Have a Secondary Twitter Account

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I, too, find that Twitter has been incredibly powerful for me to connect with real life colleagues, readers of Techipedia, family, and everyone in between. I’m also something of a Twitter purist. Enter a second Twitter account. On Twitter, not so much.

Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Powwowing With Pepco on Social Media September 28th, 2010 Tweet I haven’t been the biggest fan of my local energy company, Pepco, recently.

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Facebook Listens. RSS Added Back to Pages. Will Twitter be next?

Stay N' Alive

In perhaps one of my most controversial articles (unintentionally), I wrote a week or two ago about how both Twitter and Facebook both quietly removed RSS from user accounts and Pages. This means that it's worth investing more time and energy into APIs over feeds.

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Twitter, Facebook, Denial of Service Attacks

Bare Feet Studios

The routers that sit in front of the server farm that houses the Twitter WEB and DATABASE servers does that load balancing for the requests that come into Twitter. They notice that servers 1,5,8, and 10 are busy so they send your request for your Twitter page to server 2.

Twitter ROI - Is it Too Popular?

Bare Feet Studios

Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > Social Media , Strategy > Twitter ROI – Is it Too Popular?

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PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

Its functionality lies somewhere between Facebook and Twitter as a microblogging service that also allows permission controls over who can and can’t see your updates. When I ask if they are on Facebook or Twitter, they all say yes.

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Rox is Named to List of 50 Most Influential Women in Social Media.

Bare Feet Studios

In an effort to find some of these people I asked my twitter friends to nominate people who they thought were some of the most powerful and influential women in Social Media. Today on Beach Walks with Rox Testimonials from Twitter aaavious @kierantong Yes it was good!

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How to Grow a Twitter Chat to Reach 1 Million People: Learnings From Two Years of #bufferchat

Buffer Social

At the beginning, we had a lot to learn about how to start a Twitter chat. In the early days of Buffer, our co-founder, Leo , ran a Twitter chat called #toolschat and found it to be a really great way to connect with others on Twitter who loved social media and social media tools.

5 Ways Brands Can Use Emojis on Social Media


While we tend to put most of our energy toward the words in our captions, these little icons can make your post copy pop in the feed when used creatively and sparingly. Uncategorized Community Management Facebook Instagram Snapchat Strategy Twitter

Twitter's Supposed Lack of Loyalty: It's “too” easy

Bare Feet Studios

I think one reason is because they don’t fully understand the depth and breadth of usefulness Twitter can offer. Currently, more than 60 percent of Twitter users fail to return the following month, or in other words, Twitter’s audience retention rate, or the percentage of a given month’s users who come back the following month, is currently about 40 percent. For most of the past 12 months, pre-Oprah, Twitter has languished below 30 percent retention.

Case Study: Twitter + Two Weeks = $7000 Raised

Bare Feet Studios

It is a pretty straightforward formula: Someone gets an idea, creates a tag, and starts promoting it on Twitter and blogs. Now is a good time to sign up to receive new articles by email as soon as they are published or subscribe to our RSS feed.

Social Media Isn’t About The Numbers! Or Is It?

SocMed Sean

Is he one of those annoying Twitter Noobs who simply tweets what he’s eating, where he checked-in on Foursquare, and quotes from popular authors/politicians? For instance: On Twitter – I focus on retweets and lists. I’ve said it once, I’ll say it again.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

I get a lot of questions via Facebook , Twitter and my email contact form and many of the items listed below come straight from those questions, my experience in social media strategy, years of researching platforms and best practices and…well…tinkering with social media.

Twitter Joins Us on Verio | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

I use Twitter but have been too busy this past week to even notice their recent round of outages. Obviously we don’t require the resources that Twitter does. And there’s a lot of technical discussions and general agreement that Ruby On Rails (RoR) , on which Twitter is built, has a very difficult time scaling for applications the size of Twitter. I tend to agree and would love to see Twitter re-tooled on a more stable platform such as PHP.


Myrland Marketing

Home About Services Social Media Speaking-Training LMA Contact Subscribe Myrland Marketing Minutes Strategic Social Media: Making Social Media Make Sense TWITTER BASICS – DON’T EVER FEEL DUMB! In that group, someone started a discussion by asking a very basic Twitter question, and even stating he felt dumb to ask such a question. Don’t ever feel like you’re dumb, or uninformed, about Twitter.

Ed Morita's Twitter Case Study at Social Media Club Hawaii

Bare Feet Studios

He tells us how he is using Twitter to build his personal brand, drive traffic into the restaurant, save his job, and spread the Aloha! Now is a good time to sign up to receive new articles by email as soon as they are published or subscribe to our RSS feed. at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N?

Social Media Listening for B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is managing the flow of information about their brands, products, and services that occurs in social media channels, including microblogs (such as Twitter), social networking sites (such as Facebook), blogs, and online forums.

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What I Learned from My TestMasters (And TheGreensheet) #SocialMadness Experience

Waxing UnLyrical

SocialMadness assesses social media performance using a proprietary algorithm based on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn engagement, as well as direct votes in the name of specific companies at the #SocialMadness website. Can you have a competition that measures how “good” your social media is?

How B2B Brands Can Drive More Leads This Year

Webbiquity SMM

You can use paid ads that appear in the LinkedIn news feed or send personalized messages to relevant professionals with the help of the Sponsored Inmail feature. Connect with Twitter. Connect with Grin on Facebook or Twitter. Guest post by Brandon Brown.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

also gathering intelligence via their rankings on top social sites and by stumbling upon new items in my feed reader. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations. Twitter.

Social Media Roundup: Best In Class Brand Social Voice

Ignite Social Media

Looking through your social feed (pick any) we all pause when we get to our favorite brand. In particular, I love their Twitter account, @Xbox. They also take a point to try and respond to their community, as you can see if you look at their tweets and replies tab on Twitter.”

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What If Instagram Got Rid of Likes? Plus Even More Social Media What Ifs

Buffer Social

We learned that Instagram might be getting rid of likes and that Facebook might be rethinking the News Feed. As I’m sure you’ve seen on the platform, you can find shoppable posts in your feed, in Stories, and in videos. What if the News Feed went away entirely? Dave on Twitter.

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Is There Magic Behind Your Bulk Uploading Scheduler?

agora pulse

It’s such a simple way to ensure that your feeds keep ticking over even when you don’t have time to post. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Google+ all support bulk scheduling. Saving up your social energy. Do you get those mad social energy bursts?

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25 tips on how to win hearts on Periscope

Absolute PA

You know, the live video streaming app you can link up with you Twitter peeps? This is a great little tip I got from Hilary Rushford and the reason is that it takes up more room in the Periscope feed. No one wants to watch a dull ‘scope so in a word – ENERGY!

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3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)


Do you hate it when you invest your time and energy falling in love with what seems like the perfect marketing tool, only to have it bought out by a larger company and ruined or otherwise retired? Feedly only measures shares through their reader, Facebook, and Google +1′s.

Is Crossposting on Social Media a Bad Practice?

agora pulse

Crossposting on social media can be a great time and energy saver, but if done incorrectly could cause more trouble for your social channels. Let’s go back to the Instagram to Twitter linking example.

How Social Media Is Making Politics More Divisive

While he’d in favour of harnessing technology to encourage “multiplicity of voices, and diversity of views,” to find common ground, he warns against content that actively feeds into the current biases most users have.

A Social Media Tutorial with LinkedIn

Bare Feet Studios

I’ll go in to the details below, however this email combined with this post and a little more convo on Twitter neatly illustrate my three SocMed points above. So I posted this accomplishment of mine and LinkedIn’s to my Twitter feed. howto thankyou training twitter

Words and Pictures – the Batman and Robin of Content Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

Robin – Youthful, exuberant, he adds energy and imagination to Batman’s somewhat dry, verbal approach. But does he force-feed them to our hero? Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Words and Pictures – the Batman and Robin of Content Marketing.

What You Don't Know About David Carr

Twist Image

My Twitter feed is full of individuals who talk about journalism, media and the future of technology. We should all hope to bring such an energy and uniqueness to the work that we do. twitter. David Carr was one of my secret weapons.

The Biggest Social Media Scandals, Fails, and Blunders of 2013


The music chain HMV forgot who had access to their Twitter feed. An unpaid intern originally created the Twitter account, which left access open to other employees. Here’s a bowl of breakfast energy we could all use to start the day.” Guest post by Yazmin Gray.

7 Ways to Be More Effective on Social Media

Small Business Mavericks

It’s not that there are right and wrong ways of marketing through social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, but you can be more effective with a few simple tweaks to your strategy. Spend more time listening – You don’t have to sit and watch your Twitter feed, but do pay attention to what other people are saying. Any time you can make someone else’s light shine, you add a little bit more energy to your own bulb.

How Social Was The Red Bull Stratos #LiveJump Publicity Stunt?

The Realtime Report

Unless you live under a rock, you’ve already heard about Felix Baumgartner’s record-setting jump from the edge of space, a publicity stunt sponsored by energy drink Red Bull. Half the worldwide trending topics on Twitter had something to do with the jump.

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5 Social Media Tips for Social Good Companies That Will Get Your Message Heard (In Less Than 10 Minutes Per Day)


There are SO many social media platforms out there to drive awareness to your organization: Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Vine, YouTube… heck, as social media marketers, there are some even we don’t know about! “I don’t have time for social media.”. “I

How to Get Repeat Visitors to Your Website

After spending all that time and energy getting those new visitors, what you really want is to keep them coming back, making purchases and telling their friends about you. Getting traffic to your website can be pretty tricky, especially when your site is new and the word is still getting out.

4 Ways to Improve Your Visual Content For Social Media Right Away


While many brands have their fingers dipped into the content marketing honey jar, the energy drink company has gone all-in, head-first. Its feed continues to be dominated by incredible and death-defying stunts captured in photos or on film, which its fans adore: Go for the low-hanging fruit.

(Almost) No One Is Seeing Your Content

Twist Image

We need Twitter and we need Facebook. Twitter and Facebook (and there are many others) are no-longer "like to haves" for brands. Still, Twitter and Facebook are both faced with a similar business predicament that has yet to be resolved. On the one hand, they must protect the sanctity of their consumers by ensuring that their respective feeds don''t become overly polluted with marketing and advertising messages. twitter.

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

Almost Savvy

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? If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed !