Pinterest. Kool-Aid or cool?

Things are getting Pinteresting in social media -- Pinterest is the hottest, latest trend to rock the social media world. I spent a good chunk of the weekend working alongside local Pinterest goddess Kerry Geocaris of MarketingSavant and had the chance to consume massive quantities of Pinterest Kool-Aid. This morning, however, my jury is still out...

Food for Thought: The Content Strategy Burger

Here’s something all-American content marketers can relate to! What makes up the ‘meat’ of an effective content strategy? Digital Strategist Mark Smicklas decided to illustrate what he believes is crucial with this amazing infographicinspired by the American Classic. Source: Food for Thought: The Content Strategy Burger [INFOGRAPHIC] | The Content Strategist Now I’m hungry!

Content Life Cycle

The words are different, but the concept is the same. Digital C4 days ‘gather, curate, write, publish & share’. I say ‘consume, curate, create, connect and converse’ – I’ll let you decide which one is easier to remember. The bottom line? You need a ‘lather, rinse, repeat’ [easy to use and repeat] content life cycle … Continue reading Content Life Cycle

How Higher Education Uses Social Media

According to Mashable,schools are on a short list of organizations that have been notoriously slow to adopt emerging tech. But within the last few years, as social media becomes more integral to students’ lives, educational institutions are finally catching on, and catching up. When it comes to higher ed, there are not only opportunities for … Continue reading How Higher Education Uses Social Media

Online Privacy Tips

Lately, I have been pondering the price of free. Perhaps it was the revelation @ Mashable that my Google information is worth $5,000 per year to marketers that got me thinking, but for the time being if you decide to use these tools, at least be smart about how you do it… Online Privacy Tips [Infographic] … Continue reading Online Privacy Tips