Posts Tagged "communities"

#Tumblr vs. #Facebook: Ask a Teen if You Want to Know the Difference

Tumblr is certainly growing in popularity. A recent Mashable article mentioned that according to ComScore, Tumblr scored 13.4 million unique visitors in the U.S. in July, increasing 218% from the same time last year. The “blog-meets-social-network service” is experiencing what most are calling explosive growth. Tumblr has been on my radar for quite sometime having witnessed how our teens use it and rave about it.

What’s the Connection Between Tumblr and Teenagers?

My 16 year-old-daughter first introduced me to Tumblr when she told me that she wanted to start her own blog.

Socializing the Newsroom

I was recently invited to participate in TEKgroup International’s Online Newsroom Summit in September. A great deal has changed over the years with respect to developing or “socializing” your newsroom. Because companies are looking to accommodate social audiences, the newsroom is an area that has experienced a makeover.

The Role of #PR in the Comment Response Chart

In PR we’re used to preparing executives or company spokespeople for media interviews and press conferences. We’ve…

Is Influence a Bad Word?

The more I chat with my peers, the more I receive strong feedback about the word, “influence.” In a few conversations, it’s been pointed out that although we all want to know the secret of gaining influence, no one wants to talk about influence.

Influence is NOT….

It’s Friday, so let’s keep it light and fun, yet meaningful.  Today’s topic is influence. Because influence…

Internal Social Media Collaboration: A Comparison of Platforms

A best practices approach to social media begins on the inside of the organization, with education and training for employees. In a recent blog post, “Internal Social Media Education and Collaboration,”

The PR Influencer Index: Let Your Peers Rate You

Last week I wrote a post, The Characteristics Index: Rate Yourself, which discussed the attributes or characteristics…