Hashtags, long common on Twitter, have come to Facebook. If you haven’t spent much time on Twitter or any other social network where hashtags are common, you might be wondering exactly what they are and how to begin using them. For starters, here’s an excellent explanation of hashtags from Beth Kanter: What are the most […]
Now that I’ve had a chance to travel back home and decompress, I thought I’d take a moment to look back at my week at the SXSW Interactive Conference. There were several topics that kept appearing on the schedule in one form or another and I had the fortune to attend sessions that delved into […]
Now that Google+ has released brand pages, it seems a lot of organizations are looking to dive right in and create their own. The video in this post will guide you through the process of creating a brand page.
The Social Media for Nonprofits conference recently kicked off its 7-city tour in San Francisco. The conference is designed to connect nonprofit leaders with leading experts in social media to give them the tools and strategies to use social media for their organizations’ fundraising, advocacy and marketing goals. I could probably write several pages on […]
Let’s face it, many of us fail at failing. We talk a good game about the importance of failure as an opportunity for learning and growth yet we are afraid of taking big risks. We become so burned by failure and the possibility of facing another failure that we become almost paralyzed at the thought […]