Social Media Comic: The Social Media Timesink

Do you let the timesink of online channels like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest take you away from your real life? How do you avoid getting “sucked in” to hour of online engagement?

Good Or Bad – You Must Engage With Your Customers Through Social Media

Participating in the social space is becoming a cost of doing business for most companies and requires preparation for engagement with customers who have had both positive and negative experiences. Are you ready to engage?

Social Media Ostriches – The Corporate Hypocrisy Of Blocking Employee Access To Facebook and Twitter

I find it mildly amusing that some companies are becoming social media ostriches and sticking their heads in the sand by denying access to sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In this article, I cover my top five hypocrisies in corporate arguments for blocking employee access to social media.

3 Reasons Why Pinterest May Succeed Where Google+ Has Failed

Pinterest continues to draw traffic, offering significant advantages over Google+. But can they stay out of legal trouble over copyright law?

So What’s The Big Deal About Google + Your World? Will It Kill Facebook And Twitter?

Google continues to tread in the area of social networks with Google + Your World. But is your world really just Google+? Without Facebook and Twitter, this technology is useful.

2011 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

All my social media cartoons and comics linked in a single post. Feel free to use these in your blog posts or presentations with the proper attribution.

Sorry Google+ Even A Really Cute Muppets Commercial Won’t Convert Users

Sorry, Google. It will take actual new feature functionality to draw me back to Google+. Until then, thanks for the cute Muppets commercial, though.

My Top 5 Favorite Organizational Social Media Myths

I have been meaning to write this post for quite some time, but it seems as though every time I make my top 5 list of social media myths, I hear a new one that feels like it should make the list. But rather than keep pushing it off, I have decided to go ahead and publish my top 5 favorite social media myths, but I reserve the right to update the post and expand the list beyond 5 in the future. In fact, if you have an addition to the list, let me know and I’ll consider adding it.

Uncovering The Social Media “Secret Sauce”

Social media doesn’t have to be hard. Just follow a few simple rules. What rule would you add? How would you help those new to social in their initial efforts?