Spoiler alert! (not really)

Do you watch "The Walking Dead" on AMC?

Sometimes I think I might be the only person not to watch it – but I definitely know what it's like to have a major plot twist in a TV show or movie spoiled. It's awful, right?

That's why this social media fail is so terrible. Last night, a major character died on The Walking Dead (I don't feel like that's a major spoiler; deaths on a show about zombies don't seem too out of the ordinary). 

Facebook@Work

Today, news broke of a new product being tested by Facebook called "Facebook@Work."

Here's what it would do:

Digital Strategy Lush - Your daily Dirty routine

Today’s consumer is much more conscious of ingredients and processes that go into making of products. This is why the concept of natural cosmetic is gaining popularity these recent years. Lush is a global cosmetics retailer, aiming to provide ethical, animal-friendly all-natural products; offering products today’s environmentally aware consumer is looking for. 

Finding jobs via social media

Have you ever used social media to get a job?

Large retailers are finding it difficult to hire employees for the holiday shopping season, and so many have turned to social media to recruit seasonal employees.

The Wall Street Journal recently covered this topic in a great article, full of examples of how companies use social media to recruit employees:

Time to learn something

OK - we are in the middle of the semester adn I hope you are all learning something good. I'd like to call your attention to my company blog which has some really interesting posts that can teach you something.

Please visit the Ingenex Inbound Thinking blog and give some posts a read. Then comment on this blog about what you learned or thought was interesting. Keep up the great work. Go Green!

 

Ello - The "Anti" Social Network?

Have social networking sites become so popular, so blasé, so... painfully normal that we actually need an "anti" social network? I think we can all agree, when your parents and grandparents are using the same technology you are, it's time to look for something better. Sure there is snapchat, but how many nudie pics can you send before it gets old?

Social media and the governor's race

I recently talked with Paul Egan at the Detroit Free Press about how candidates are using social media in the race for governor this year.

Read the piece here – it also has some good commentary from other social media professionals and folks at other area PR firms.

Online reputation management basics

You are judged by what people read and find about you online, so why not make sure it’s how you want to be seen?

Here are six quick tips for anyone looking to preserve, rebuild or maintain his or her online reputation: 

Social Media and Your Professional Career

Although I signed up for a Klout account over a year ago, I never considered it anything more than a way for the web-addicted to boost their egos. I coincidentally read an article about Klout a couple weeks ago but shirked it off—what could it really matter? After entering this course, however, I realize that it actually means a lot more than that.

Professional social media development by using Klout

Klout Score

Klout is something that was very new to me before taking this course. I understand the Klout is used to measure your social media usage with a Klout score. The Klout score helps you gage how you can improve in areas of social media based on which sites you use. When I first logged into Klout I had a Score of 10. After a few days and increased activity on my social media accounts my Klout score has raised to 51.

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