Category: ‘responsibility’

Civic Innovation in San Francisco

From Georgia to California, civic innovation starts with the activist. The person in the group who has a little less fear than the next and willing to step out into the unknown because the grass on the other side needs to be watered, too. I guess I ended up being the activist, or hacktivist, in […] Read more

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Three Signs of a Socially Aware Business

I often find myself looking at other businesses and it turns me into a huge snoop.  I look for markers in the business, some transparent and some hidden, that show the business’s online behaviors   There are a few items I would like to touch on here to bring more insight to running or working with a […] Read more

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Holiday Safety Tips for the Social Media Enthusiast

I sit here looking at a Facebook feed full of family and friends all frolicking around enjoying the days up to the Holidays and I often wonder what they are thinking.  Why are you posting pictures of your tree stacked full of presents?  I’m glad you are going to Vancouver for the next 7 days […] Read more

Reviews: A Close Look at the Recommendation Culture

I know what you are thinking. How can a generation of online tools and closely interconnected communities NOT change culture?  Right?!  🙂 We tend to forget that each of us possess the natural tendency to let everyone know we do not like something.  What’s worse is that a large majority of those people are shy […] Read more

Social Media And The Future

I was recently asked during a presentation about my thoughts on the future of social media.  My answer is still turning over in my head now I was ready to speak my mind.  I had read many chapters on social media and its place in our lives and perhaps this is the most intriguing aspect that drives […] Read more

Help Support @ColumbusState, @Aflac and @MatterOfTrust : Donate Nylons and other materials by July 9th

I received this email today from Columbus State in Columbus, Ga and decided it was important enough to share! July 9th is deadline! For our anyone who can, “Columbus State University is joining Aflac and Matter of Trust to collect clean, used pantyhose to support the clean-up efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.  Using human […] Read more

Sharing: A Facebook Tip For You

If you are like us, you want to give opportunity to every fan to share your posts with their social network. It certainly seems easy enough but I have discovered a simple tip to allow your users to ALWAYS have the ability to ‘share’ your updates.  It’s the idea of a fan page. At the […] Read more

Your Blog Is Your Business: How To Begin

One of the hardest ideas to integrate into your business is a blog.  You may toss the idea around and wonder what it is you may want to talk about. The real reason your business needs a blog is because you are probably not on the front page of your local newspaper.  Your product is […] Read more

Connect, Engage, Convert and Retain: The Path of Social Engagement

If you have visited our site through our main domain then you have noticed we pride ourselves on four simple ‘engagement’ philosophies that are simple yet they capture the nature of social media as a whole.  In the past, we sought company among fellow colleagues, family and friends to provide us with organizational hierarchies that put us […] Read more

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