Many companies have now figured out that the audiences reached by its employees far outstretches that of their company's reach.
Promoting a book on social networks is not as seamless as it sounds, particularly if the book (and relative promotion messages) focuses on sexuality.
This morning I ran into a sad friend. She'd spent the previous evening with a couple of fabulous couples, all strappy sandals and flowery dresses and lively stories about lovely children. Their fabulousness all seemed so effortless, my friend said.
In the midst of my most chaotic days (which is pretty much every day), I want to recall that I did something other than always wear stained workout Target clearance clothing, breakup sibling arguments, and sweep crumb-laden floors.
In a knowledge sharing and hyper-connected economy, where on-demand services are fueling business growth and customer advocacy, companies must differentiate with faster, smarter, proactive and personalized service.
No matter how much you want to protect the privacy of someone receiving a structured settlement, someone else with a fancy computer or data mining program is going to find them and make them an offer to buy their payments.
I have hesitated to tell my story, mostly because he's still out there and I don't know where he is or if he is still peering into my social media. I've tried to block him out of my mind but realize sharing my story has the potential to bring awareness to an important issue of cyber education and safety for youth.
Twitter's new live-streaming application Periscope is quickly gaining popularity, and entrepreneurs are racing to become known as the go-to experts on the platform.
So the next time you find yourself grumping about people sharing a selfie, a cheesy image quote, a picture of their dog, a sunset, their coffee, or any other life event -- consider that maybe it's not about them being too "me" focused, but about how much you really care about hearing about them at that particular moment in time.
With social media being a part of most everyone's day, the attack memes and Repubs vs. Demos and vice versa has started en force. I've already had three or four friends threaten to un-friend or un-follow anyone who posts hate-filled political stuff.
We're a permanently lit, constantly over stimulated, and always connected without any connection culture.
The last time that you visited a spa did the therapist recommend a retail product to you? If your spa's retail area is fairly extensive they probably should have. Even if you had a massage.
Have you heard this advice before: "Follow your passions!" "Do what you love!"? And have you thought, what if my passions are my hobbies? Things that I could never be paid for?
If you have ever climbed a mountain, although the journey is strenuous, you know how exciting it is to realize you are about to get on top of one of the world's roofs; especially for the first time when you do not yet know what to expect or how it is going to be like.
Global Impact began 60 years ago as, "a federation that allowed for international non-profits such as Save, Care, and World Vision to be featured in large scale giving campaigns with the federal government and the private sector." They now raise funds through campaigns and through the workplace.
In honor of Facebook's amazing achievement of one in seven (predictors of its demise pay heed), I hope and pray that we will remember the other, less fortunate one in sevens.