Tag Archives: Social Media

Best of PubCon for PR Pros

This was my first year at PubCon (an internet marketing and social media conference), though several of our team are regular speakers. Matt Siltala is a bit of a PubCon celeb (he’s famous for his beard and seo/social street cred). Here’s the team in Vegas. I went to most of the PR-related sessions, most of […]

Cats Can Teach Us Everything There Is To Know About Social Media

  I had an awesome opportunity to speak at the Local U workshop hosted by SMX Advanced in Seattle this year.  My presentation was infested with cute little Cats and Kittens, but it was also full of social media marketing info.  The presentation was geared towards those who are still trying to figure out how, […]

Growing Your Brand With Pinterest – My SearchFest 2013 Presentation

First of all, SearchFest 2013 was an amazing event.  If you have never been to one, (this was my first) I HIGHLY recommend going.  The venue was fantastic and the content was even better.  I have never been to Portland before, and it what a great town it was!  I even got to try some […]

KitchenAid Whips Up a Good Social Media Crisis Response

Last week, while the Presidential candidates were duking it out on stage in Colorado, another battle was waging behind the scenes on Twitter. During the debate, President Obama attempted to rebut Romney’s healthcare voucher program by analogizing a story from his dear, sweet grandmother’s life. Immediately, amongst the many people exercising their free speech rights […]

Maybe I’m Just Stupid, but What’s Content Marketing?

This is a question I get asked on a pretty regular basis (minus the maybe I’m just stupid part), and I often find myself thinking, “how can this person not know what content marketing is”?  So, I’ve taken it upon myself to write a beginner’s guide to content marketing. So, what is content marketing? I […]

Facebook’s New Layout Changes Ad Space

Facebook’s new timeline layout changes the ad space as follows: Old Facebook Profile Ads New Slimmer Facebook Profile Ads  Compare the Same Facebook Ad Side by Side Differences in Facebook Ads While the ad sizes are not exact, the widths are fairly accurate. The new ad is slimmer, at about 128 pixels. The image sizes […]

Staffers Gone Wild – Protecting Your Business from Damaging Social Media Content

Recently, an episode of “Staffers Gone Wild” played out on the internet with the unbelievable tweets of government staff members being broadcast for all to see. Isn’t it comforting to know that your hard earned tax dollars are being spent to fund the watching of Nirvana videos or support drinking while on the job? I’m […]

Facebook Facial Recognition a Privacy Issue?

Facebook recently announced it’s facial recognition software and so shouts of “Privacy Issues” are screaming across the blogosphere. But how much of a privacy issue is it?  The statement used by Facebook, “We’ve automatically grouped similar pictures”. Background, lighting, and other elements of the image can be used to group similar pictures.  In fact, Techcrunch reported […]

My Restoration Industry Association Webinar on Social Media

I had the opportunity to conduct a training webinar on Social Media this morning to the Restoration Industry Association, and for those who attended and are looking for the slides, here ya go:  It was an awesome group and a fun presentation.  Thanks for the opportunity! Social Media RIA Webinar View more presentations from Dream […]