Monthly Archives: February 2011

Reliant Energy Enters Social Media Sphere

In the utility and energy industry, Reliant Energy probably is one of the very few early entrants to social media sphere.  The January Chartwell newsletter (http://www.chartwellinc.com) featured its “hub-and-spoke” model.   This newsletter is available only to its service subscribers.  The … Continue reading

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Life in the EGOsystem: The “Me” In Social Media

Are you a Commenter, Complainer, Conversationalist or a Curator?  Or maybe none of the above? Brian Solis recently wrote this article on identifying the behavioral patterns of social media users. Benevolence, unselfish behavior that encourages reciprocity and recognition, is at … Continue reading

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Really “Running” With the Social Media Ball

This guy is quite literally picking up the social media ball and running with it.

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What Does Your “Voice” Sound Like In The Social Media Conversation

Last night in class we talked about the importance of voice and tone and the language you need to speak when you’re having conversations on various social media platforms with your fans, your audience, your customers. The article Finding Your … Continue reading

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Tweeting for Charity

Last week, USA Today launched a “Twitter challenge” for charity, wherein the newspaper (news website?) asked Twitter followers to lay bare their hopes and dreams, along with their favorite charity, for a chance to be featured in an upcoming USA … Continue reading

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Got Klout?

I don’t – yet.  Well I suppose a Klout score of 30 isn’t bad, considering I’m fairly new to the Twitterverse. Just one month ago I wrote this post about increasing your followers on Twitter.  At the time, I had … Continue reading

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Interview with Tumblr founder David Karp

Here’s a terrific interview with David Karp, the founder of tumblr. He explains just what tumblr can do and how it’s not really a “blog” in the same way Blogger or WordPress is. Interesting stuff. Watch the interview here.

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