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Florida Police Officer Live Tweets His Shift

Florida Police Officer Live Tweets His Shift

Have you ever wanted to go on a police ride along like Kevin Hart and Ice Cube? Now you can by following @BBPD and the hashtag #ridewithBBPD on Twitter. Officer Ron Ryan with the Boynton Beach Police Department will live tweet his shifts periodically starting 2/18. Jay Leno, may his legend live forever, included police blotter […]

By February 18, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
1-800-Flowers and Their Twitter Customer Service

1-800-Flowers and Their Twitter Customer Service

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day, the day that men are forced into buying flowers for their loved ones for fear of persecution. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy buying flowers because I know how much my fiancée enjoys them. What I don’t enjoy, is the expensive delivery fee and service charges that are implemented on Valentine’s Day. I […]

By February 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Mutt Bombing: A Pawsome Use of Instagram

Mutt Bombing: A Pawsome Use of Instagram

My new favorite Instagram account has to be DallasPetsAlive and their Mutt Bombing Project. This is by far one of the best marketing/Instagram campaigns I have seen from a shelter, let alone any organization. Mutt Bombing is similar to photo bombing. It happens when someone (in the case a dog) gets into your photo without you […]

By February 12, 2014 4 Comments Read More →
What Do You Love and Hate About Email Marketing?

What Do You Love and Hate About Email Marketing?

Today I got a poorly designed email from a non-profit organization (I won’t say who it is from, but it inspired me to write this post). Do they really expect me to read that whole thing? I’ll admit, I’m not the best email marketer, but I figure we could crowd source what you like and […]

By February 11, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
10,000 Likes Gets URJ Camp Kalsman a Baby Goat

10,000 Likes Gets URJ Camp Kalsman a Baby Goat

You have to give credit where credit is due, and the credit goes to URJ Camp Kalsman Assistant Director, Sarah Mood. Sarah is on a mission that may seem impossible. Her mission is to get 10,000 likes on her photo so her summer camp can get a baby goat for their farm. Why is this […]

By February 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
More Ways to Recruit for Taglit-Birthright Using Social Media

More Ways to Recruit for Taglit-Birthright Using Social Media

Last year I wrote an article about how to effectively use social media to recruit for Taglit-Birthright, the free 10-day trip to Israel for Jews between 18-26. Today, I hosted a 1-hour training for the University of Texas Hillel and came up with even more ways.     Flappy Bird Parody Ad Flappy Bird, the […]

By February 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Social Media Quick Tip: Ask and You Shall Receive

Social Media Quick Tip: Ask and You Shall Receive

There is a game that I like to play when I host an online social media training and it involves asking for likes. I encourage attendees to mention that they are at a social media training and they are looking for x amount of likes on their status. Not everyone does it, but the ones that […]

By February 9, 2014 Read More →
1000 High School Students Sing the National Anthem in Viral Video

1000 High School Students Sing the National Anthem in Viral Video

Michelle Johnson was staying at a hotel in KY and saw this happen. She initially thought it was for the opening of the Olympics, but posted an update the next day saying it wasn’t. At the time of this post, Michelle’s video has 398,095 shares.   Post by SociallyGold.    

By February 8, 2014 Read More →
How Can I See Which Facebook Admin Posted Something

How Can I See Which Facebook Admin Posted Something

I have good news for Facebook pages with multiple admins. After February 20, 2014 you’ll be able to see who posted underneath each post and who commented. This feature will allow you to see which one of your page admins posted that particular post. Keep in mind, this information will only be seen by admins […]

By February 8, 2014 Read More →
Humans of New York Social Media Lessons

Humans of New York Social Media Lessons

I’m really upset that I haven’t heard of Humans of New York (HONY) until today. A friend of mine mentioned they wanted to start a social media campaign inspired by what HONY is doing. I Googled it and found the above video. In honor of the Facebook 10 Year Anniversary, Facebook featured 10 stories and […]

By February 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Faceook Looks Back at the last 10 Years

Faceook Looks Back at the last 10 Years

Facebook is 10 today. It’s crazy that something so young has changed the world. To celebrate its birthday, Facebook is giving users a look back at their history on the social network. I don’t think you can share the video for others to see, so you’ll have to enjoy it for yourself. Update:the mobile version allows […]

By February 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Facebook Introduces New Paper iOS App

Facebook Introduces New Paper iOS App

It’s been 10 years since Facebook started in a Harvard dorm room.  I can hardly believe it. Today, closing in on 1.25  billion users, Facebook released a new iOS app, Paper, which totally flips how you view your Facebook content. I was a little surprised at how quiet this launch was compared to other Facebook announcements. […]

By February 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Mark Zuckerberg Interview on the Today Show

Mark Zuckerberg Interview on the Today Show

Photo Courtesy: NBC Facebook was invented 10 years ago?!? Hard to believe right? I was still a senior in high school when I first heard of the social network from a friend of mine. The Today Show gave us a tease of their full interview with Zuck airing tomorrow. My DVR is already set. This […]

By February 3, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Why Everyone is Tweeting #EsuranceSave30

Why Everyone is Tweeting #EsuranceSave30

The first commercial following the Super Bowl sure was a doosie! Esurance is holding a contest giving away $1.5 million. All you have to do is tweet with the hashtag #EsuranceSave30. The chances of winning depend on the number of entries received. Scroll down to watch the commercial. My Favorite Twitter Reactions to #EsuranceSave30 My […]

By February 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
JCPenney and Hamburger Helper Rock The Super Bowl

JCPenney and Hamburger Helper Rock The Super Bowl

At first the internet thought whoever manages the JCPenney Twitter account was drunk, but no, they planned the whole thing! Who kkmew theis was ghiong tob e a baweball ghamle. #lowsscorinh 5_0 — JCPenney (@jcpenney) February 2, 2014   Toughdown Seadawks!! Is sSeattle going toa runaway wit h this??? — JCPenney (@jcpenney) February 3, 2014 […]

By February 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How to Use Goo.gl to Shorten URLs and Create QR Codes

How to Use Goo.gl to Shorten URLs and Create QR Codes

Goo.gl is a service from Google that let’s you shorten URLs, track them and create QR codes. In this post, I’ll show you how to use the service and give you ideas of what you can use it for. You may be familiar with shortened URLs from their popularity on Twitter and Facebook. I’ll cover […]

By February 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Tip of the hat to Arby’s Social Media Team

Tip of the hat to Arby’s Social Media Team

If you watched the Grammy’s on Sunday, you saw a lot of action. One of the biggest headlines was singer/songwriter Pharell’s hat. If his goal was to make a fashion statement, he definitely did that…and more! He wore a top hat that looked similar to what a forest ranger would wear. It also looked similar […]

By January 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →