Category Archives: social media

Follow Friday!

I’m totally stealing this idea from @DannyBrown so all praise goes to him. Follow Friday is a fantastic meme on Twitter. Obviously the central core of Twitter is to communicate with others, so having recommendations of people on your follower list that you believe other Twitter users will enjoy following is a great way to […]

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Follow Friday Recommendations

I’m totally stealing this idea from @DannyBrown so all praise goes to him. Follow Friday is a fantastic meme on Twitter. Obviously the central core of Twitter is to communicate with others, so having recommendations of people on your follower list that you believe other Twitter users will enjoy following is a great way to […]

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Follow Friday Recommendations

I’m totally stealing this idea from @DannyBrown so all praise goes to him. Follow Friday is a fantastic meme on Twitter. Obviously the central core of Twitter is to communicate with others, so having recommendations of people on your follower list that you believe other Twitter users will enjoy following is a great way to […]

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How to Keep Your Blood Pressure Safe on Twitter

I’ve been on Twitter since March of 2007, so two years now. Now that Twitter is becoming a buzz word and the users have more than mulitiplied, I thought it’d be helpful to share some tips to help keep you from blowing a gasket during your Twitter expeirence. 1. Realize Not Everyone Uses Twitter the […]

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Why Do You Follow? Twitter is for Lovers

So my social media friend, Jody Whitesides, asked me how I had 1,600 followers. Honestly, I had a few basic ideas, but I wasn’t sure. So I thought I’d ask my followers ‘why’ they followed me. Not everyone responded, but the people who did respond had some interesting responses: doctorlinguist @Tabz I follow you for […]

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Yes, Virgina, there's people out there who hate social media.

In case you’ve been living in a social media bubble, you probably know that there are individuals and groups out there who are entirely anti-social media. These people don’t see the point or feel that social media is a waste of their time and energy. According to my philosophy of social media (social media is […]

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The Power of Passion

I’ve been a social media junkie since I can remember. Now, social media is normally associated as a ‘new thing’ but it’s been around since the invention of the internet in the form of bulletin, message boards, text based chat rooms where you asked a/s/l? Twitter, Myspace and Facebook have just expanded on those early […]

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Social Media Means "Make it Work"

How many times in social media have you heard these phrases: “10 Twitter rules you MUST follow…” or “Myspace only works if you…” or “NEVER do this on Facebook…” When anyone starts issuing ‘rules’ or tossing around the word ‘only’ I start to worry. I’ve seen verbal fist fights online over how to navigate a […]

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JANE DOE, INC. BENEFIT HOSTED BY ‘Social Media for Social Change’

JANE DOE, INC. BENEFIT HOSTED BY ‘Social Media for Social Change’ Harnessing the Power of Web 2.0, ‘Social Media for Social Change’ (SM4SC) Hosts Event to Support Victims of Domestic Violence WHAT: Social Media has changed the world, Now it can help change real lives, SM4SC Charity Evening Event Supports Jane Doe Charity with sponsors […]

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Being a Micro-Celebrity Means You Walk the Line

Yesterday, there was an interesting conversation that took place on Twitter. While I’m still waiting to hear the full story (Twitter is still rather limited in understanding scope, depth and breadth of conversations), I figured it had inspired me enough to write about my recent experiences with knowing and being a micro-celebrity*. First, what’s a […]

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