Fantastic Marketing Coordinator Opportunity – Northern Virginia

Posting this for a friend who is hiring. Great opportunity in Northern Virginia for a cool company – the Public Interest Registry (pir.org),  with plenty of fun travel opportunities, and flexibility. Must be in Northern Va . *Send emails ONLY if you qualify to: sian.pugh@coventree.com or leave questions/comments on this post. Position Title: Marketing Coordinator…

Fake It ‘Til You Make It?

In the same vein as my post about fake Twitter followers – Fake Followers, I just read an expose on @shirls – someone who faked her way in to the lives of the rich and infamous of Silicon Valley. A social climber, who photoshopped her way in to connecting with some movers and shakers in the Valley, @shirls has…

Fake Followers?

How many of your Twitter followers are fake? I’ve often wondered about that, as I am a firm believer in authenticity, and creating a community of real followers. So I’m kind of liking a new tool released by StatusPeople that allows you to check to see how many followers you have that are fake, inactive and…

Pinterest and Copyright – I Was Wrong

I was presenting to a group of Yacht Brokers today in Houston. My “Brand Yourself” presentation included a section on Pinterest, with the recommendation that they start participating in that marketing medium. I mean boats = great pics = great Pinterest content / boards. One of the brokers posed the question about copyright. There has…

Oreo and the Mars Landing

What does an Oreo cookie have to do with the Mars landing?  It is part of The Daily Twist marketing campaign – an effort launched by Nabisco-owned Oreo launched in late June to mark the cookie’s 100th birthday. An image of an Oreo will be shared every day for the next 100 days on its Facebook…

Oops – I’m back!

Gosh – it has been forever since I’ve posted on my blog. As much as I teach others how to setup, manage and maintain successful blogs, I’m the worst at practicing what I preach! I have an excuse – I’ve been kind of busy. I was offered a new position back in March, to move…

Personal Branding – Your Identity

I’m working on a coaching class to help my colleagues and team build personal brands. Once I’ve completed the class, I’ll share the material here for anyone who wishes to build their own online brand. Here is a teaser: STEP 1: Identify a high-interest topic that YOU are interested in and that you want to…

Being Dumped in Social Media

In real life, we call it ‘being dumped’ or ‘breaking up’. In social media, its ‘defriending’. It is the act of leaving your friends, bf or gf, severing ties, calling it quits. Recently, I’ve been going through my social media lists, and making tough decisions on who to sever, and who to keep. In doing…

$1000 Giveaway!

HELP NEEDED:  My company is giving us a chance of winning $1000, and I want to win it so I can give it away to people who deserve a little help this Holiday Season!   All I need to do is have as many people as possibleclick on my personal link to view the new…

Got Klout?

UPDATE: Klout just released this great infograph that I thought helpful to those who have read this post on Klout. Enjoy! ———————————— Do you have Klout? When I first started noodling through social media land, back in the day (July 10, 2007 according to Facebook), I knew I was an early adopter, but wasn’t really…

It’s the Little Things – Launching a New Product

It’s the little things that give me joy…. Its been a while, and I apologize for that. But I’ve been working like crazy on a new product that my company is launching. I thought it might be interesting to share a bit of inside scoop on how we’re building this thing. I love my job……