Today I had a conversation about QR codes with a realtor. She had heard that QR codes weren’t going to last – that they weren’t worth the effort.If that is your understanding too, read on and I believe you will change your mind.
Will QR codes still be relevant 5 years from now? Nobody knows – and I won’t speculate. Nevertheless, one thing we know with certainty is that we are living in a world where technology changes daily.
So, let’s make the most of what’s right in front of us now – a techno... read more
Contests and promotions through social media outposts like Twitter and Facebook are a great way to generate excitement and engage and involve your fans, friends and followers. It’s a key way to get people interacting with your brand, product, event or organization in a meaningful way while helping you to identify your most enthusiastic advocates.
Through our work with a variety of clients at Tuvel Communications, we’ve created and executed several successful social media contests & promotions. You can see ... read more
You may know KiKi L'Italien as the moderator of Association Chat (#assnchat), or as host of the webcast, The Social Media Sweet Spot, but Joplin Missouri knows her as one of its own.
Like so many families, KiKi's was hit hard by the recent tornado that devastated her hometown. Now she is teaming up with her sister Kylee Coffman and pal Lindsey Rosenthal of Events For Good to create a fundraising event, June 13 from 6-9 pm in Washington DC, to benefit Joplin. She recently shared a little about the upcoming fundraise... read more
Social media has given presenters amazing tools with which to market ourselves. But to use these tools properly, it's important to encourage dialogue and stay away from broadcasting our message.
In fact, I'm not even sure I like the term "marketing" in this instance. I prefer "connecting" because it's more indicative of the kind of activity that really benefits presenters and audiences alike.
Here are a few tips I've used and have come across while scouring the web for presentation advice.
BEFORE read more
The term social media has become fused with Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.
But that’s wrong.
It is so much more than those three social networking tools.
What Is Social Media Anyway?
Web 1.0 was about online delivery of information. It was static information on pages. It was one-way broadcast.
Web 2.0 is bidirectional, dynamic and about engagement. It’s vibrant with streams of information and conversations. Users pull the content they want into their personal aggregators.
Web 2.0 birthed social media, whe... read more
A Summary from the
Engage365 Water Cooler Chat
March 9, 2011
Topic: Authenticity in Social Media: Are we missing the boat?
Social media authenticity… Just like the days of high school where you could choose to dress a certain way, act a certain way, and hang out with certain people all to have... Well, to take on that image that wasn't really you. Now, years later we are asking ourselves… Are professional adults regressing back to their high school days and using s... read more