Note:  This post also appeared on Waggener Edstrom’s Thinkers & Doers blog. Brandjacked. Though brandjacking is certainly not a new concept, it’s one of those words that can quickly ignite panic in the world of social media. Unfortunately, brands, people and products are brandjacked every day. With the lightning pace and ease by which online presence can be […]

Whether it’s one word, a single link, 140-characters or a full paragraph, status updates have come to signify much more than “what’s happening” in one’s life. As social media marketing continues to flourish as a key channel for connecting with target audiences, the pressure to drive home a message with concise messaging mounts. Whether updates […]

Yup, yup, it’s that time of year where we’re all trying to figure out where we’ve ended up and where we’ll be a year from now. It’s anyone’s guess to a degree but I did want to check in with a couple social media colleagues to have them share their insight. Special thanks to Lee […]

T-Day has managed to sneak up on us yet again! Strange how that happens every year. If you’re like me, this week is always a blessing and a burden. Hands down, the anticipation and excitement of a fun visit home to the family always conquers any potentially botched travel plans. But, the reality of living […]

A couple weeks ago, Facebook officially launched a status update reply feature that mirrors @replies on Twitter. Now typing the “@” symbol into your Facebook status box followed by typing a friend, group or page name will prompt a drop down menu that allows you to select who you would like to tag in your […]

As we all continue to barrel down the social media discovery path, more and more case studies and best practices are surfacing to help guide our learning curve. Over the past few months, some excellent comprehensive guides have been created to help us all  along. These guides are emerging at a crucial time especially as […]

Still confused as to why you would ever use Twitter or Twitter Search to track conversations via hashtags, find new followers and keep tabs on breaking news? The fine folks at Common Craft help paint the picture with this excellent new video below. -Scott