Category Archives: social-media

Five Tips for Building Your Brand

Make sure that your Brand is easily found using Google search.  Identify what keywords people would use to search for your product. Make sure you have a Google+ account for your Brand, this helps with search engine optimization. Share as … Continue reading

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Reflections from our keynote presentation at the Strategic Capability Network, Toronto, Canada – September 18th, 2014

I had the honour to co-present the keynote address at the Strategic Capability Network Event on September 17th, 2014. I presented with my friend and manager, Colleen Burns, Influencer Engagement Manager at IBM.  We had approximately 130 people attend in person and … Continue reading

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Hashtag Overuse #LOL #Funny #NotGuiltyOfThat

Hashtags in the digital world allow you to connect conversations together.  They are great for searching and categorizing content.  However, when you share social content you need to limit your Hashtags so that the whole conversation is not just many … Continue reading

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Cutting through Organizational Silos. Applying Social Business to how you work, connect, collaborate and lead within the enterprise!

These days “social business” is an expected skill that is part of your job, but what does that really mean? Let’s focus on one aspect: Does it mean to create yet another private community and invite some chosen colleagues to … Continue reading

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I am not looking for a new job, why should I update my LinkedIn profile?

I think that myth that if you update your LinkedIn profile means you are looking for a new job has now passed.  Yes, there are recruiters looking through LinkedIn, but so are customers, colleagues and potential new opportunities.   Before you know … Continue reading

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How Social Business is revolutionizing the way we interact at work!

Here’s a summary table I put together to show how we can work more effectively using social tools for common work tasks.  Thanking Colleagues Common Approach Results Send thank you e-mail Copy everyone on e-mail Forward to team and manager … Continue reading

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Twitter Chat – What’s coming up at IBM InterConnect! Will you join to ask questions and participate in the chat?

I am planning to participate in a Twitter Chat about #IBMInterconnect: September 27th, 9 p.m.- 10 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) IBM InterConnect 2012 is a new and unique event to provide you with opportunities to meet and collaborate with business and … Continue reading

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