Tag Archives: social media

Does social media have power? Truck yeah!

We recently met with a prospective client who asked if we could act as his media spokesperson. Sure we can, but we suggested that we train him to be his own well-prepared spokesperson. He said, “You see that guy give … Continue reading

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Social Media. It’s Real Life.

Last week at the Middle of the Map Fest held in the Kansas City Crossroads, I attended a forum panel focused on navigating social connectivity. It was a lively and provocative discussion on the interrelationship between the online and offline … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Happy Hour at Applebee’s: Three things we can learn from the Social Media Food Fight

I’m sure you heard the news. Maybe even followed the story. Applebee’s became another case study in the age of digital streaming news. If you missed it, here’s a quick snippet. Large group at an Applebee’s in St. Louis stiffs … Continue reading

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The Next Big Announcement

It seems every time you turn around, Facebook has unleashed the next big thing to make your life easier, or at least your world smaller. I don’t know about you, but I find that pretty exciting. These announcements keep us … Continue reading

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InstaWhat? InstaWho? Instagram.

So, by now you’ve seen those square photos show up in your Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Flickr and even foursquare news feeds, that not only make your friends look like superb photographers, but also make everyone’s life look incredibly interesting. That … Continue reading

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More Than a Wall, a Destination

It’s been a long time coming, but Facebook’s new “Timeline for Pages” is finally here. Depending on your viewpoint, this is either a welcome progression to the world’s most popular social network, or just another unwanted change forced upon us … Continue reading

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What’s the Pin Deal?

Boards. Pins. Repins. If these phrases are new to you, I suggest you Google Pinterest and check out the latest social media sharing site to sweep the country. Let’s put aside the fact that more than 11.7 million unique visitors … Continue reading

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