Category Archives: Social Media

A variety of insights, tips, random thoughts and items I find of some value that relate specifically to the world of social communications.

Emily Post Would Be Horrified

Networking is serious business. It’s also a serious business of etiquette. The kind about which Emily Post, had she lived in the age of LinkedIn, would have written volumes. Sadly, Mrs. Post isn’t here to guide us. In her absence … Continue reading

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Marketing on the 9/11 Anniversary? Don’t

This post originally appeared on Kimball Communications’ blog, Hits and Misses  “When in doubt, leave it out.” This was the sage advice of one of my first journalism professors in college. It served me well in everything from sussing out … Continue reading

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2012 Hiring: What Works, What Doesn’t & What’s To Come

I started 2012 looking to hire at my company. While I’ve spent a significant part of my career either directly hiring or sitting on the hiring committees of my employers, I have to say this year seems to be a … Continue reading

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The ‘POWER’ of Social Media

Mere hours after Hurricane Irene departed my hometown, I found myself relying almost completely on Social Media – not only for weather related developments but for details on a breaking crime story in my area. Where traditional media was unavailable … Continue reading

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Let Me Just Grab My Rolodex …

It’s the most trite expression in the employment search lexicon: “It’s not so much what you know as who you know.” And job seekers hate hearing it. In days gone by, it meant grabbing your old Rolodex or address book … Continue reading

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Social Media: We’ve Been Here Before

Is social media right for my brand? It’s a question that gets asked a lot because the medium seems new and confusing. Business leaders sometimes get bogged down in trying to sort through the broad range of social platforms – … Continue reading

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