Social Media Strategy

How to Use Networking 3.0 to Make New Connections

Networking 3.0

The word “networking” has become laden with negative associations. It’s no wonder considering some of the tactics people use, from the time-wasting to the downright obnoxious. Yet we know there is immense value in networking. We just need to redefine it. The world has changed dramatically, and networking needs to catch up. Many people still […]

Social Media Tools

Wake Up – Why It’s Now About the Media not the Social

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The tools and technologies that have aided and abetted the social era have grown up and forsaken us. The big social players have all rolled out features and functions that position them squarely as media platforms that maintain comments functionality, rather than their original roles as social networks. Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter aren’t the new […]

Improving Family Life, One Blog Post at a Time

Michael Stelzner, Social Media Examiner

Michael Stelzner, founder of Social Media Examiner and My Kids’ Adventures, join the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss starting over (but not quite from scratch), paying careful attention to where your followers are sharing your content, and staying top of mind for people every single day. Read on for some of the highlights […]

Get Happy: Putting Yourself into Your Brand’s Personality

Ladies of Happy Bitch Wine

Debbie Gioquindo and Keryl Pesce, co-founders of Happy Bitch Wines, join the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the powerful story behind their brand’s origins, the crowdsourcing approach that helped their business bloom, and some wacky giveaways that have earned them some well-deserved attention. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, […]

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Bryan Srabian

Bryan Srabian, Director of Social Media for the San Francisco Giants, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dedicating a physical space to social, basing an editorial calendar on the baseball game schedule, and how to handle rivalries in the Twittersphere. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen […]

How to Deal with Brand Controversy on Social Media

Janice Person, Monsanto @JPlovesCOTTON

Janice Person, Social Media Director for Monsanto, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dealing with controversy on social media, respecting transparency, and proactive versus reactive social media strategies. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. Please Support Our Sponsors Huge thanks to our […]

Why 4.5 Million TV Lovers Voluntarily Became Zombies

Kenny Miller, KMco

Kenny Miller, CEO of KMco, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss his smash hit app Dead Yourself, the success of content engagement with a platform that customizes photographs, and how to empower consumers with creativity while giving them a safety net so they can’t fail. Read on for some of the highlights […]

How to Take Charge of Your Personal Brand

Dorie Clark

Dorie Clark, Forbes contributor and author of Reinventing You, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss avoiding being pigeonholed in your current job, how to make a career change organically that will make sense, and accurately representing yourself in your personal brand. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to […]

Solving Klout’s “Warren Buffett Problem”

Matt Thomson, Klout

Matt Thomson, VP of Business Development at Klout, joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss the “Warren Buffett problem” his company faces, those fancy analytics at work behind the Klout algorithms, and expanding to offer brands a whole new product. Read on for some of the highlights and tweetable moments, or listen to the full podcast. […]