People still ask me what is the worth of Twitter. This morning I was reminded of the main value I find in the tool, inspiration. Susan Lewis posted a link a while back to a really good blog on finding Inspiration by Jonathan Mead. If you simply look at the massive amount of tweets being… Read more about It’s where you look: inspiration from Twitter
Today it has been two years since I started using Twitter. As I started to reflect on what it has meant to me, I realized I could not single out simple descriptions.To me it is like asking what does the telephone do for you. So rather than make a long list I’d like to ask… Read more about Two years since: looking back on my Twitter anniversary
When I first heard about www.helpareporterout.com or HARO for short, I thought it might be a good service to check out for the brand communities I work with. What surprised me is what resulted after using it for a week. I found myself sending multiple story leads to friends in my network. I had signed up to find ways to promote my brands, but more than anything, it has turned out to be a valuable tool for my network.
The businesses and connections in my network throughout the country are thrilled if you share their link, take a picture, leave a review (good or bad). They see it as free and sharable promotion. How wold you or your employees react if given the same opportunity?
Yes â€œall callsâ€ are annoying, when we can’t filter them out. We live near a car parts lot, and every day they used to make loud announcements from the classic horn. This became intrusive, if you were anywhere outside your house. I have not noticed it for a long time. It may be that I have just filtered it out.
Over the last few weeks I have seen noticeable drop in conversations on Twitter. At first I thought it was because people were not engaging as much. A few friends began to comment about the same issue. I began to wonder if it was not the result of us not engaging others first. After all, if we go to a party no one will talk back if all we do is listen to dozens of conversations and never engage.
Like many, I have been researching the iPad on it’s rumor filled journey to debut. As a web technology and community professional, I have been looking forward to the iPad to supplement my other productivity tools. I was not prepared for what the iPad would offer.
A few years ago authors never would have dreamed of interacting with readers outside of book tours, signings and readings. Now authors and readers are communicating via many formats.