Imagine Twitter, Google Hangouts, YouTube, webinars, and reality talk television all rolled into one and you have a notion of social media’s newest platform, Blab. Blab launched in beta about three months ago and already geeks, nerds, social media specialists and technophiles have flocked to Blab and are blabbing about –well, everything.
Blab is a live streaming video platform that allows [...]
Blabbing About Blab
Here’s the simple skinny:
All you need is a Twitter account. If you don’t have one, create one. It’s very simple. Click here for instructions. Then:
Go to Blab.im where you can follow me and you will get the directions to sign up for the platform.
Click SUBSCRIBE to join scheduled Blabs. You can join any Blab this way. At showtime, [...]
MISSION: Show up in style to Social Media Camp.
ACTION PLAN: Hire Brianna Carson of What Would Audrey Wear? for a wardrobe analysis and action plan for a mindfully crafted professional wardrobe.
RESULT: More than I bargained for & a lesson in what scares me about shining like a star.
This year I had the lucky fortune of getting acquainted with a personal style coach. That's right, [...]
The selfie , courtesy: Sunny Leonarduzzi
After an amazing weekend at the first annual Canadian Internet Marketing Conference in the raw beauty and majesty of Squamish, B.C., my head is full, my brain muscle stretched and my heart (yes, my heart was involved) full and happy. It was an amazing opportunity to hobnob with many of the people and experts I have connected with in the land of Social [...]
THE TIMES: Feb. 19, 2015 by VICKI MCLEOD
In her book The Joy of Missing Out, Finding Balance in a Wired World, author Christina Crook poses the question: “What are people for?” She poses it in the context of online relationships and whether or not we see other people simply as consumers. Her book is thought-provoking and challenges us to think about whether the arms-length nature of digital[...]
Going with the theory that everything we experience, touch, feel, or interact with has energy, I wanted to focus on how this translates to the world of social media. Have you ever walked into a room and, after a moment, wanted to walk right back out? On the flip side, have you ever met someone for the first time and immediately felt a connection as though you've known each other for years? [...]
Last week I had the opportunity to speak at Women’s AM, a gathering of local business women who meet for breakfast once a month. They asked me, generally, to talk about social media. It's a big topic and I decided to focus on what it means to be successful with social media.
Success in social media depends on effective content. For content to really connect with clients, customers and key [...]
Election time is upon us. Last time around I did an assessment of the candidates’ use of digital and social media tools to reach voters. The pickings were slim in 2011, with few candidates using social media or establishing much of an online presence.
I predicted then, that this time around social media would play a larger role as the tools themselves became more ubiquitous and the common [...]
The silly season is upon us and I’ve noticed recently that I’m getting a number of friend requests on Facebook from people who are planning to run in the local civic elections. You, too? It’s time to take back your newsfeed.
It has become common on Facebook to get friend requests from people you don’t know. Many businesses are using Facebook to market products and services. Strictly [...]
This summer, the Social Chicks and the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows Times hosted the community’s second annual Social Media Day, and more than 60 participants from local businesses and organizations attended to find out how to use social media to grow awareness, connect with customers and stakeholders and build a strong online presence.
Social media experts from across the region offered tips and[...]