OK. I’ll admit it. I have a Tiger Beat crush on Brian Solis. That’s because Solis is one of the smartest people around when it comes to social media and its power to reshape our world. Solis has been in technology public relations since 1991. He began working with message boards, communities and early blogs in
NextDoor is the new kid on the social network block and I’m betting that they’ve intensely studied existing social networks to pick up what works and throw out what doesn’t so they can hit critical mass quickly and gather up the laggards who have been holding back from getting social on the Internet. NextDoor hopes
The social Web challenges me to get out of my way and to think anew about whatever it is that I am doing – whether it is washing dishes or crafting a Tweet. But still it’s easy to get stuck in a mindset that values fast and efficient over fun and meandering. It’s a times like
Craig Newmark, founder of Craig’s List, published an infographic Oct. 13 showing social media use by the 50 largest US nonprofits as ranked by revenue reported to the Nonprofit Times. The survey was done as part of CraigConnects, which is Craig’s initiative to connect the world for the common good. With tools like WordPress, Joomla and
If you find it hard to trust the product information you find through the blogs, Twitter feeds and video of the Web, then the full transparency mission of Cmp.ly will resonate with you. If you are a brand playing wait-and-see on social media marketing because you fear regulation, Cmp.ly might be a solution for you.