The perfect social media manager

A lot of blogs have been written about the ‘perfect social media manager’ or, as often called these days, ‘community manager’. Social Media Today wrote about “What Makes an Exceptional Social Media Manager” and there are some great traits listed on this blog by Powerhouse USA (an older post, but still valid). As social media…

When Google made me frown

When Google +1  was announced recently, I was a little concerned. I may have momentarily furrowed my brow, before moving onto the next piece of internet news. I wasn’t quite sure why Google +1 worried me, but I continued to gnaw over it for a few months. This is how Google describes this search innovation: “Sometimes…

Top 10, Top 10 Lists 2010!

Okay, it seems that at this time of year, we go crazy for Lists. So who am I to buck the trend? Here’s the Top 10 List of 2010 Lists. Discover the year’s most popular search engine searches, Facebook updates, Twitter trends, web start ups and more: Google’s top searches in Australia 2010 (And if…

Say who you are!

4 ways to improve your social media description: When you’re delving into social media for the first time, there’s a few “MUST DO” items you need to attend to. I’ve blogged about many of these in the past, and you would have read about them on other sites. You need a plan. That’s clear. You…

Your key words into Heaven

Lately I’ve been pondering .. all this hoo-ha about our Twitter and Facebook feeds being indexed by Google and Bing. This means our status updates can be seen on search engine pages. It has the potential for embarassment. (Like the time I Googled myself, only to see my Twitter ranting about ‘earwigs’ was on page…