• How Restaurants are Using Social Media

    My smartphone is a constant companion when dining out. I check in on Foursquare or Yelp, sometimes both. I am thrilled when I get a special offer just for checking in – I’ve had free appetizers, drinks and discounts. When my food comes, I take photographs, post them on Instagram and Twitter, sometimes Facebook. (Yeah, I’m one of those.) So you can see how social media is well intertwined with the 21st century dining experience. Now that's a rainbow! Delicious lunch at #hbpitagrill #mediterranean #lunch #kabob #hummus #tabouleh A post shared by Marcie Taylor (@marcietaylor) on Oct 25, 2013 at 11:44am PDT @matthewkenneySM makes me want to be #vegan #makemenu…

  • Lessons from the Pinterest Lunch and Learn

    [View the story “Five Things I learned from the Pinterest Lunch and Learn” on Storify] Five Things I learned from the Pinterest Lunch and Learn Last week I attended my first ever OCPRSA (Orange County Public Relations Society of America) luncheon at Doubletree Hotel in Santa Ana. It was quite the informational lunch hour. Here are five things I learned about Pinterest and PR and then some… Storified by Marcie Taylor · Tue, Jul 24 2012 14:35:12 Do + Measure + Learn + Start Over = an excellent social media process. Great content a today’s #OCPRSA meeting.Kelly Teenor Put social media as part of the strategy from the beginning. Social…