McDonald’s Twitter Strategy is Actually….Good

On occasion, I take a look at what certain large corporations are doing on social media. This time, I was looking at McDonalds on Twitter and I was quite surprised. Sometimes, large corporations are … [Read more...]

Buffalo Wild Wings Gets Creative with Hashtags and Video

I love good, creative marketing ideas and I love football. Buffalo Wild Wings has successfully combined both. For the NFL  playoffs this year, BWW asked it's Twitter followers to tweet about the games … [Read more...]

TNT’s Innovative Use Of Twitter To Promote Mob City

Twitter wants to be at the center of the Social TV movement and it looks like some networks are helping out. TNT network has come up with an innovative idea as they are tweeting the script of the … [Read more...]

Connected World Radio: Managing Social Profiles

The long awaited return of Connected World Radio. We stay with the format of giving you news, a tip and a tool. Today's news is about Google Maps and it's integration of Google Local data, now … [Read more...]

The Current State of Social Networks

A few things have gotten me thinking about the current state of all the social networks I am a member of. Let's take them one at a time. Twitter I have a love/hate relationship with Twitter. … [Read more...]

Oreo, The Super Bowl and Real-Time Twitter Marketing

Sunday was the Super Bowl and the marketing spectacle that goes along with it. But the most exciting thing to happen in marketing on Sunday did not happen on the television screen. Despite the … [Read more...]

Hashtag Tips

Hashtags are an interesting social media phenomenon. They were started by Twitter users as a way to more easily classify posts of a similar topic or idea. Hashtags really took off with Twitter search … [Read more...]

Twitter Launches Vine. Attention Spans Shrink to 6 Seconds

People have been trying to create the "Twitter for video" for years now with little success. Seesmic was the first that I remember. Others like Social Cam and Viddy have tried as well. One of my … [Read more...]

Google+ Communities Show Promise

As far as social networks go, Google+ has been lagging behind Twitter and Facebook ever since it's inception. Because it is from Google and is being more tightly integrated into other Google services, … [Read more...]

Facebook Redux

I am having more fun on Facebook these days than any other social network. There is a deep sense of personal satisfaction I have not found on Twitter or Google+. There has always been a different set … [Read more...]