Posts Tagged "Social networks"

Are you Prepared for the Shift in the Purchasing Process?

A Guest Post By Valerie Simon 1990:  I want to go to a new restaurant. I open…

#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.

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,”

Announcing PeerRatr: Rate Yourself and Your Peers

I’ve been writing about the subject of influence, looking at it from the perspective that influence increases…

Internal Social Media Education & Collaboration

I’ve been writing about the social media audit process, uncovering what an organization learns when they go through this exercise. My last post “The Social Media Audit: Five Common Missing Pieces” mentioned the fifth missing piece as “Training and Education.”

The Social Media Audit

When you’re in your social media planning phases, an audit is critical to the success of your…

Social Media Policy Development: A Best Practice Approach

The key to building an effective social media policy is to customize the guidelines to meet the needs of your organization. A well developed policy will guide your employees in the many ways that they engage in social communications. The best practice approach requires that your organization invest the time, resources, and effort to plan and build a policy that empowers the organization, allows people to understand the value of social media and helps them to see how they can better participate as internal brand champions.