Fire your SEO guy. Here’s 9 reasons why social search is the new SEO.
By creating your own “news” in press releases and social media posts, you are boosting your website traffic and page rank. You still want to get “real news” too — articles in credible blogs, newspapers, magazines, radio and TV coverage. Continue reading
Jumping into video editing with Animoto
I took the plunge into video shooting and editing with Animoto and a Canon DSLR camera. Here’s my experience and how you can get professional caliber video for your business on a shoestring. Continue reading
Is your Facebook fan page a cocktail party, a barbecue, a conference or a drum circle?
The funny thing about social networking is…we often forget that it’s just a virtual party. It’s not about amassing tons of “fans” so you can have the biggest party — it’s about inviting the right people and serving tasty snacks and drinks. It’s about playful banter, music and laughter. You know what happens when you… Continue reading
Six addictive free apps for shooting and editing social video on an iPhone or mobile phone
We all want more traffic and engagement on our social media pages. Video is the way. But how can an amateur videographer create engaging content? Yesterday I spent a Sunday afternoon producing my first ever video shot, edited and distributed entirely from free apps on an iPad. Once I had the photos, it took about… Continue reading
Latest excuse for sightings of dead birds and fish? Over reporting in social media!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably read about the mysterious sightings of dead birds dropping out of the sky, and millions of dead fish and sea mammals washing ashore, all over the world. The news started with a report on New Year’s Eve of redwing blackbirds falling out of the sky in… Continue reading
Executive social media jobs exploding. (It’s not just for ninjas, gurus and interns anymore.)
2010 was the year of the uber-embarrassing social media blunder: Southwest Airlines threw celebrity Kevin Smith off a plane for being too fat to fly in one seat. Smith’s Tweets about the incident were not only widely read and hilarious, but a PR nightmare for the airline. The Gap changed their logo and the blogosphere errupted… Continue reading
“Double Rainbow Guy” proves that just being yourself is the key to viral success.
Maybe the Double Rainbow Guy is telling us that the secret to being popular is to be real. Continue reading
A writer, content marketer, publicist and event promoter, I have been helping visionary entrepreneurs and event producers get the attention they deserve for over 30 years.
What can I do to help you shift your visibility to the next level?
- Stop telling me you’re going to fail! It’s time for the “consciousness” community to shift to an abundance mindset.
- Is your event affected by the non-committal “California Syndrome”?
- How to get 3,000 “likes” on your Facebook post.
- 10 Tips for Spring Cleaning Your Social Media
- 22 steps to double your website traffic and lead generation.