Hashtags: You’re Doing it Wrong

Posted by on Apr 15, 2013 in Social Media

You just wrote a solid 115-character quip on your deeper analysis of a common observation that you’re sure will get at least five retweets and a handful of favorites from your followers. But you have 140 characters worth of space. You can’t just waste 25 characters, but the current draft already reflects perfect wording. What do you […]

Four PR Trends

Posted by on Apr 5, 2013 in Public Relations

Looking at past trends in an evolving industry can be a poor predictor of future trends—whether you’re talking about the stock market or the PR field. Witness Facebook (a 9-year-old), Twitter (a 7-year-old), Instagram and Tout (both 2 year olds). These are among only a few of the game changers that disrupted the publishing industry. Each is a relative toddler by traditional business […]

Rise Thee Virtual Web, Rise!

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Social Media

Did you receive some sort of electronic device over the holidays? A smartphone like an iPhone or Android? A video game, camera, iPod, tablet, or laptop or maybe a new PC or Mac?  If you didn’t chances are you know someone who did. A year ago I wrote that for the first time smartphones sales […]