Social Media Isn’t for Cowards

Social Media Isn’t for Cowards

Sharing on social media Isn’t for cowards. It’s easy to share your about yourself or your opinions when you are hanging out with a close group of friends.  Even if they disagree with you, odds are the conversation will be fairly respectful (maybe a few...

Facebook Wants to know your Real Name

I hate to say “I told you so”… but I TOLD YOU SO. Your Facebook personal profile must use your name.  Not a business name, not your nick name, not a made up name, but your actual name.  While the policy has come under heat lately, there are some...

All Sizzle no Fire

It is freezing in the north east but a good fire will increase the temperature in my house my 10 degrees.  I bought a face cord of cherry wood 2 weeks ago that came in damp, but I figured if it sat in the garage, it would dry out in time. I figured wrong. I tried to...
Authenticity, Egos and Social Media

Authenticity, Egos and Social Media

Sometimes I have a hard time watching the Social Media space.  I see people, business owners, doing “it” wrong, I cringe and want to say something, but don’t (unless I know them REALLY well).  After all, who am I to judge… ? When it feels like...

Timeline for Facebook Business Pages

Today is launch day for Facebook Business pages.  I held off writing this until I had a chance to play with it. I converted and published the NewWard page:  take a peek here:  https://www.facebook.com/newward.  The cover photo replaces your “landing tab”....

Why Use Facebook Groups?

Yesterday Facebook Groups got a little upgrade.  At the top you can now see photos of members, which click through to their personal profile. I played with Group Cover photos to add a little pop to the group, and I personally think it looks much better and it lets you...

Facebook Changes – Fast and Furious

Isn’t it fun to wake up and have everything turned upside down and inside out? Well, let’s see if we can clear up a few things. The New Facebook Newsfeed Page: When you first log in, you see your “top stories”. These are the stories Facebook thinks you are most...

Giving Thanks

Imagine how wonderful it would feel to receive a random thank you just for participating in the community. Here’s your homework starting next week: Make note of status updates throughout the week that resonate with you.  Maybe it’s a cool quote, a new...