What You Retweet Might Not Be True

What you see on Twitter might not be true or accurate. Before you retweet something, ask yourself this question: "Am I absolutely sure I am not spreading incorrect information?" Here are a few instances where what was shared on Twitter was incorrect: Joe Paterno's death was incorrectly reported on Twitter. He was not "Dead Yet" [...]

By |2012-01-31T22:00:16-04:00January 31st, 2012|Social Media Training|Comments Off on What You Retweet Might Not Be True

The Quest To Create Blog Content Worth Reading

7 steps to do this; and the top ways to do that. We are being saturated with information from all sides. But where is the content that is really worth reading in our busy lives. There is so much content on the Internet, that we will never read most of it. This content will go [...]

By |2017-03-16T16:07:00-03:00January 30th, 2012|Blogging|Comments Off on The Quest To Create Blog Content Worth Reading

Scott Mills Needs To Be Recognized For His Social Media Service

You can thank Scott Mills @GraffitiBMXCop for his service to the people of Toronto & the online community by voting for him in the Shorty Awards in the Best Life-Saving Hero Category. I have known Scott Mills for a few years now and I have witnessed first hand his dedication to helping others and making [...]

By |2020-08-25T12:53:04-03:00January 19th, 2012|Social Media Training|Comments Off on Scott Mills Needs To Be Recognized For His Social Media Service

Why Do People Share Your Content?

Everyone hopes that their content will get shared. But the reality is that people share when they are motivated to do so. People need a reason to share content. So why do people share? Why is some content shared while other content drifts down the river and is forgotten? Have you ever asked yourself these [...]

By |2017-03-16T16:03:29-03:00January 17th, 2012|Social Media Training|Comments Off on Why Do People Share Your Content?

Never Lose The Awe Of Connecting With New People

You can begin to take your Twitter connections for granted. Please don't. These are new friends that will become dear friends over time. I love connecting with people on social media. I love meeting them face to face even more. But there will be some that I will not get a chance to meet in [...]

By |2018-11-27T18:47:03-04:00January 16th, 2012|Social Media Training|Comments Off on Never Lose The Awe Of Connecting With New People

Not Quite Ready For Prime Time. When Stupidity Ends Up On Social Media.

One of the best pieces of advice I ever hear on social media was simply this: don't do anything stupid on social media! In a post from the CBC.ca website entitled "U.S. marines in urination on corpses video left Afghanistan" we see a picture of US marines urinating on corpses of Taliban fighters. We know [...]

By |2018-02-08T15:37:10-04:00January 12th, 2012|Social Media Training|Comments Off on Not Quite Ready For Prime Time. When Stupidity Ends Up On Social Media.

Social Media For Nonprofits – Making Time For It

Making time for social media in your all ready busy schedule may seem like a daunting task. If you will do it, you will help your nonprofit organization. I have worked with several nonprofits as a volunteer and board member throughout the years. I understand that time is a precious commodity that never seems to be enough [...]

By |2017-03-16T16:01:56-03:00January 11th, 2012|Social Media Training|Comments Off on Social Media For Nonprofits – Making Time For It
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