10+ Surefire Ways Businesses Fail At Social Media And How To Avoid Them

If your organization is considering getting active in social or if you’re in the process of assessing your current efforts, take a look at the following list and make sure you’re not undermining the success of your activities.

Annual Social Media Budget Planning For Companies And Bloggers

It’s that time again! Time to start thinking about budget allocations for next year, and if your organization has started participating in the social space, you need to confirm that commitment to social media in your budget planning activities.

[ANSWERED] 10 Surefire Ways To Avoid Looking Like A Twitter Noob

Before you jump in to Twitter and start tweeting away, here are 10 tips that can help you avoid looking like a newbie and (hopefully) avoid some common pitfalls.

FACE: 4 Traits To Look For When Hiring Your Social Media Community Manager

If you’re searching for an online community manager, here are few special traits that can ensure you find someone who is the right fit.

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

Are you a hardcore blogger? Are you in need of a blogging intervention? Take the test and see how you score.

12 Ways To Align Your Social Media Strategy With The Agile Methodology

Do you really know what the phrase “Agile” means? Learn how the 12 principles of agile software development can improve your social media engagement.

[BrainDump] 101+ Things You Should Know About Social Media And Blogging

In this post, I do a social media brain dump of tips, best practices, and experiences regarding social media strategy and the various social networking channels.

Shifting Your Focus From The Marketing Funnel To Personalized Social Media Messaging

As social media adoption rises and consumers make purchases based on the recommendations of their friends and family, Marketing professionals are going to have to change the way they think.

10 Tips For Taking A Vacation From Social Media

Are you preparing for an upcoming vacation and want to relax and go off-the-grid? Here are some tips to taking a vacation from social media.

Do You Speak The Language Of Social Media? [Comic]

The other day, I overheard an entire conversation that was full of social media lingo and jargon. While I understood what the terms meant, I asked myself what I would think if I were an executive at a company that just didn’t understand social media.

Blogger’s Block – 10 Tips To Identify And Combat It

Have you ever had bloggers block? Where you have a hard time writing, commenting, reading, etc…? Do know how to overcome it?

Weak Passwords Can Jeopardize Your Personal And Professional Security [Infographic]

Why is it important for you to create strong passwords and rotate them periodically? In this post, we consider some of the reasons hackers love to crack passwords

[ANSWERED] How Do I Spot And Report A Fake Facebook Friend Request?

Have you received a Facebook friend requests from someone that you are already friends with? More than likely, it’s a scammer and here’s how to stop them in their tracks!

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

The Web is filled with great, constructive online dialogs. But sometimes, netizens argue just to argue. Here are a few tips and tricks I have collected over the years to avoid engaging in an argument that could get you banned from a community…or worse.