Five Creative Ways Real-Time Opinion from Twitter is Being Shared

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People love to rant and rave on Twitter. Brands and organizations love to engage with current and potential influencers. The combination is perfect. It allows Twitter to be used in increasingly creative ways and tweets to be shared in the most unexpected places. The following are five creative ways real-time opinion from Twitter is being […]

Thoughts on “Social Pollination”

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Social Pollination by Monica O’Brien is an easy to read book that can help small businesses effectively utilize social media. This 224 page book focuses on small businesses, but O’Brien’s book can also be applied to your own personal brand.
A few of the chapters that really stood out to me as a reader were “The […]

Companies pay you to talk and tweet about them

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Attention companies: Kim Kardashian will tweet about your product for a mere $10,000 (per tweet).
Attention companies: If you provide excellent customer service and I enjoy using your product, I’ll do it for free!
I’ve never used Web sites such as PayPerTweet.com or PayPerPost.com, but it’s more and more evident that others do. I think it’s great […]

Social media for your special occasion

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Photographer – Check
DJ – Check
Videographer- Check
Social Media Consultant – ????
It’s no secret that if companies don’t have social media presence already, they have severely fallen behind. It’s also not a secret that individuals use the social media site Twitter to express their thoughts on everything, from everywhere (such as the bathroom, the park and work).
I […]

Guest Post on Twinked.In

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I recently wrote a guest post on Twinked.In “Twitter & LinkedIn Link Up Benefits PR Pros.”
TwinkedIn.com aims to be a resource for professionals who are ready to take their social networking to the next level. The site features guest posts and how-to’s, as well as a community forum.

Is your boss on Twitter?

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I’m not a comic strip fan, but I thought this was funny. This goes to show how mainstream Twitter has become – it’s in Dilbert.

*comic strip courtesy of Dilbert.com

13 must-do tricks for network newbies

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This week’s Social Sunday column in the OC Register features 13 must-do tricks for networking newbies based on tweets from #journchat. My tweet was featured as one of the 13 “tricks.”
Check it out and read the rest of the great advice:
13 must-do tricks for network newbies.

Guest Post: Three Baby Steps for an In-House PR Startup

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Matt Simpson, aka ScribeDevil, is a Fortune 1000 marketer by day and freelance copywriter and journalist by night. Visit ScribeDevil.com to read his blog, browse his writing samples and connect via social media. (Or cut to the chase at twitter.com/scribedevil.)

A reorganization late last year left my manager and me – both copywriters by trade – […]

The I want it right now generation

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This generation will forever be known as the I want it right now generation. Want to read a book? There’s no need to go to the library, purchase a Kindle.  Need to connect with someone? Some people prefer Facebook chat or Tweeting as opposed to the traditional phone call. Want to find out more info […]

A year of blogging about PR and Social Media

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Today is my one year anniversary of blogging about public relations and social media trends.
I want to take this opportunity to repost some of my favorite blog posts that I have written as well as post your favorites. I’d also like to thank my guest bloggers from this past year (Kay Ross, Daryl James, and […]