Tag Archives: Social Media

Paul Levy: A Job Well Done

Paul Levy continues to be a complex individual, and his announced resignation today via his blog is consistent with his “break the mold” behavior. Among his many accomplishments as a CEO: his breakthrough use of social media to reach to allies … Continue reading

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Blogger of the Year!

Fifteen years ago I had a memorable conversation with my more technically-minded brother-in-law and told him confidently that I thought the advent of the Internet Age was vastly exaggerated. Today, I was honored with Blogger of the Year by my … Continue reading

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Online Reputation Hygiene

In the age of social search, you have to take a  proactive role in managing your online presence. A prospective employer or business partner is  more likely than ever to Google your name or business to get a quick background … Continue reading

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LinkedIn and Facebook Expand Platforms

LinkedIn is the latest of the social media/connectivity tools to offer a “share” button, linking articles and news items back to its site. Among those offering the new tool are news sites Bloomberg and Forbes . Users can even sign … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

From a 1926 real estate classified ad in the Chicago Tribune to the venerable Lord Henry Samuel, the golden rule for success in real estate is selling a prime location. The same principle applies to virtual “property” on social networks. … Continue reading

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Danger and Opportunity

The Web 2.0 has become an integral part of globalization and the biggest source of our information anxiety. We have been given the opportunity to create bigger impacts as individuals, but also as individuals, we no longer share a similar set … Continue reading

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Making Strides from “Dude, You’re Gettin a Dell!” to “You Can Tell It’s a Dell”

Dell is making news headlines as of late for the launch of their newest advertising campaign , in addition to drawing praise for their social media and customer integration efforts. The campaign focuses on providing something for everyone, and is … Continue reading

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The FDA and Social Media: A Primer

Several new studies show that social media is growing in importance for the health care industry, for both providers and consumers. The Mayo Clinic has even created a Center for Social Media to help “accelerate adoption of social media for health-related purposes.” … Continue reading

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Media Hot Pot and Idea Pot Luck

I am currently reading the Invisible Gorilla, an experiment turned into a book on selective attention span that shows just how much information we filter out everyday without even realizing. For example, I recently moved to a new apartment and … Continue reading

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RC Tools: The Conversation

We know that social media and new mobile web devices are changing the face of communications. We know that we have to be proactively engaged in these rapidly growing mediums. Technology is here to stay. But we don’t want to … Continue reading

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