All posts tagged: Social media

My dog is instafamous

Marketing

I’m not sure if you know this but I pretty much owe my career to my dog, Sadie Shih Tzu. Back in 2008 when I first joined Facebook and Twitter, I got the idea that my dog could be an online persona which allowed me to experiment with new platforms without embarrassing myself too much. I hated seeing things I’d written. But becoming my dog somehow made it easier. I already had a real passion for […]

What I’ve been reading this week

Marketing

  Every day I read loads of stuff about blogging, marketing and more. Rather than keep it to myself or share some of it only on Twitter, I figured I’d also start sharing some of those links here on my blog. Happy reading! 1. I updated my entire resources list today getting rid of super old links and dead links. The list includes tips and advice on social media marketing, Twitter, Facebook and blogging 2. The […]

The best times to post stuff to social media sites

Marketing

I’m not one of those folks who likes to be super strategic about stuff I post on social media sites. My general philosophy is: share when you have something valuable to say. I’m not going to automate my posts. Frankly, if the content is good, people will discover it. But there are lots of people who do like to plot and plan and schedule their posts. And there’s been lots of research on the best […]

Social media marketing 101

Marketing

Photo by Jason A. Howie on Flickr via a Creative Commons License I recently did a social media marketing seminar in Winnipeg (Canada) for sector councils. The participants were asked to submit questions ahead of time and I answered them during the session. I figured they’re probably fairly common questions that lots of other folks would like answers to so I’ve created an abridged version of that presentation for this blog post. Who from our association/business should […]

What you’ve been reading on my blog in 2012

Marketing

I don’t think I’ve done one of these posts for a couple of years but I wanted to see what you’d been reading on my blog over the past 12 months. You’re an anxious bunch when it comes to Twitter. You’re not sure what to do and what to post. I’m genuinely glad I’ve been able to help. Here’s that list: 1. Instant eyedropper for Mac 2. Stuck for tweet ideas 3. A newbies guide […]