10 reasons for using Twitter

Recently, I was invited to talk to a retiree group about social media. They were a lovely, inquisitive bunch, seriously pondering whether social media might offer something to them. It was one of those presentations which reaffirmed my appreciation for Twitter in particular. This happens whenever I explain why I like Twitter so much. So I’ll reiterate for you, what I said to them: 10 … Continue reading 10 reasons for using Twitter

The worst things you can do with your Facebook business page

[This is a Social Media 101 post] Does your business have a Facebook page? Are you guilty of any of the following? Not responding to fan’s questions or comments Not filling in all the biography fields available to you: your company overview, email, website address and so on Not removing offensive posts (pornographic images, offensive language) Not removing spam posts (posts from other pages that … Continue reading The worst things you can do with your Facebook business page

Who has the Biggest Voice on social media?

I’ve got a confession to make. I watch The Voice. I like it. I watched the American version featuring Christina Aguilera and enjoyed that; so I looked forward to the Australian version and have had fun watching the blind auditions. The current live shows? I’m not enjoying those so much … But I digress. The point of this blog is to look at the social … Continue reading Who has the Biggest Voice on social media?

The social media time machine

Social media users often move through different phases according to the length of time they’ve spent on social networks. And “time” is a common thread that comes up in conversations around social media. I’ve pulled these two time themes together in the list below. Do you recognise yourself or others in these sayings? “It’s a waste of time” This person isn’t using social media and … Continue reading The social media time machine