Tag: Twitter

  • What It Means To be in Cision’s Top 50 List

    What It Means To be in Cision’s Top 50 List

    “Where PR and Media Connect,” is Cision’s tagline. Cision is a company that offers PR software and services. As a new media journalist, my name appears on Cision lists and that’s how I get press releases and pitches from various agencies. As a PR professional (working for Acorn Woods Communications, a PR and Marketing Firm…

  • TV Goes Social

    In another life, I’d be a couch potato. Seriously. I do enjoy television. These days, with no time to watch television shows when they are actually aired, the DVR is my best friend. I also like that I can look up a hashtag on Twitter or check a show’s Facebook page to see what I…

  • Connect, Teach and Share at OC Social Media Summit Today

    The 1st Orange County Social Media Summit is taking place today, Friday, May 18th, 2012 at Saddleback Church in Lake Forest. Nearly 600 people are expected to attend the day-long event focused on Social Media. Topics covered feature everything from blogging, to making videos to posting tweets and Facebook updates. I caught up with one…

  • Ritual Cleanse

    Ritual Cleanse

    My first mistake was going to two parties while on the cleanse. While I never had the urge to go to the bathroom every 5 minutes nor did I have this overwhelming hunger, the party food was very tempting. But you see, the #world knew I was on a cleanse so how was I going…

  • Social Media is NOT a FAD

    Here’s an oldie but goodie. Right here, right now. It’s time for YOU to ENGAGE. From the good people of www.socialnomics.net [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8]

  • 19 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed

    Social Media is ever-changing, still evolving as are all the tools and apps that come with it. Here’s a handy guide from the always reliable Mashable crew. Great weekend reading. Enjoy everyone! 19 Essential Social Media Resources You May Have Missed.

  • HOW TO: Organize Your Contacts for Networking Success

    Ah yes, summer is knocking at our doors and I’m not even halfway done with Spring Cleaning in real life! Thankfully, my online world is a little more organized – thanks to articles like this one. Excerpt: “Managing your online network is critical, whether you’re looking for a job, trying to advance in your career,…

  • Advertisers flocking to Facebook quadruple from last year | VentureBeat

    So much for Quitting Facebook.  Geez, I remember when the only reason to be on Facebook was to make friends, communicate with faraway friends/family and reconnect with old school chums. Of course, when I had first heard of social networking -it was Friendster (back in 2002) – and I thought it was some kind of…

  • The Million Follower Fallacy: Audience Size Doesn’t Prove Influence on Twitter

    The Million Follower Fallacy: Audience Size Doesn’t Prove Influence on Twitter.  My take: It’s quality over quantity. For me, personally, Twitter has been a great tool to connect with local businesses, entrepreneurs and other interesting people in my community. What do you think?

  • What is a Mommy Blogger?

    Some weeks ago I attended the massive ConnectOC Networking event where I met all the movers and shakers of Social Media in Orange County, CA. It was great to put faces to names I had seen on LinkedIn and Twitter handles. Neal Schaffer of Windmill Networking interviewed me on being a mommy blogger. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDfGLWubIh4&hl=en_US&fs=1&color1=0x5d1719&color2=0xcd311b]