BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

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.

[INFOGRAPHIC] Peer Pressure Can Be Multiplied Through the Social Media

Can social media increase peer pressure on teens, resulting in an increased likelihood of using alcohol or drugs? Check out the findings of this study.

[COMIC] Who Is Running Your Social Media Channels? Is It Your Intern?

Are you willing to risk your company reputation by putting an intern in charge of your social media channels? Would you be prepared if their activities sparked a social media crisis for your company?

What Do Your Social Media Updates Say About You?

Are your social media status updates turning your friends off? Take a moment to look at your updates from their POV and see why others might be unfriending or unsubscribing from your updates.

Are You A Social Media Channel Changer?

Do you take the time to really learn about the various social media channels or are you just surfing from Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest?

Comic: Social Media Strategy From A Book

A social media strategy isn’t something you can get from an eBook. It’s something that needs to be uniquely tailored to your specific business goals.

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.

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.