Tag Archives: social media

Two Keys to Doubling Blog Traffic

I’ve been at my Cooking Chat blog for over five years and nearly 500 posts, so when my blog traffic doubled over the past few months, I thought it would be worth a look under the hood to see what … Continue reading

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Twitter Tip of the Day: Engage with the Engagers

Want to get more engagement on Twitter? Make sure you’re connecting with those that already engage with your tweets. It’s easy to get caught up thinking about how to get noticed by some influential user we’d like to have share … Continue reading

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Social Media ROI? Think stories and relationships!

“What’s the ROI?” is a popular, perhaps overused question about the value of social media for one’s business and personal branding. Basically, many wonder if it’s worth their time, and if so, how much. In asking this question, most people … Continue reading

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Focus in an Age of Distraction

There’s no small irony that I lost track of the trail hiking down Mount Watatic as I was pondering the Innovation HUB show “Our Multitasking Romance” on WGBH Radio. I’d been listening to the discussion, hosted by Kara Miller, about … Continue reading

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7 Benefits for #Nonprofits Using Social Media

Wednesday I had a chance to present a “Social Media 101” workshop for nonprofits at Google’s Cambridge offices. The event, coordinated by¬†HandsOn Tech Boston, was well-attended by nonprofit professionals eager to put the relatively new social media tools to use … Continue reading

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7 Ways Social Media Can Deepen Community Connections

I paused to capture the first snowflakes falling on the red wooden footbridge, trying to highlight the contrast with somber grays and browns of the woods on this brisk first day of December. I’d share the photo as part of … Continue reading

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Getting a Boost from Becky’s Twitter Tips

I’ve been tweeting for over three years now, and have sent well over 20,000 tweets from my various accounts. Clearly I like Twitter and have placed a priority on it. When I saw that Becky Robinson had published an ebook … Continue reading

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10 Reasons I Tweet [Twitter Tips Day 1]

I downloaded Becky Robinson’s ebook, 31 Days of Twitter Tips, shortly after it came out this summer. ¬†But summer with vacations and work crammed into the times I was here didn’t seem conducive to starting Becky’s daily tips. Settled into … Continue reading

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Digital Fluency: Building Success in the Digital Age [review]

With just a little time on Twitter or searching online, you can quickly get tips and techniques for social media success. However, much of the writing on the subject does not provide us with the broader framework needed to effectively … Continue reading

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The Importance of Timing and Context: Digital Fluency Exercise

I’m finishing up my read of Digital Fluency: Building Success in the Digital Age. The concluding chapter has a series of 12 exercises designed to enhance one’s digital fluency. I thought I’d blog about my experience with some of the … Continue reading

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