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4 Reasons to love Facebook ads

May 9, 2012

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**SPOILER ALERT**This post is not going to be about how and why companies should embrace Facebook ads. It’s written from the perspective of the target audience (me). I know that ads are a ‘necessary evil,’ especially on free websites. I hate ads! They are annoying, irrelevant and in my face. That’s why I use Firefox […]

3 Fatal Social Media Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

January 19, 2012

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  We’re all into social media now – even the baby boomers like myself. I must be getting crankier in my old age because social media is really starting to annoy me. Or should I say certain actions in social media are very annoying. My top 3 annoyances in social media: 1. Asking your network […]

Facebook for business, fun or both?

March 23, 2011

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I keep reading about how Facebook is the next big thing for business. It’s true if you’re a big brand like Coke or Nike. But, I still don’t get it. I use Facebook for distraction and fun and don’t want to be reminded about business. No, I don’t spend all day playing Farmville or Bejeweled. […]

My Blog: 2010 in review

January 4, 2011

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how my blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,100 times in 2010. That’s about 7 full 747s. In […]

I just don’t get this Twitter thing

August 25, 2010

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Tweet, tweet. Twitter terms are cute, but so what? I’ve read a lot about how to use Twitter effectively, but I still don’t get it. I just don’t care for hourly updates, even from experts. I mean, no one can be THAT interesting all the time. I try to practice good Twitter etiquette. If someone […]

What I’ve learned from Social Media

August 18, 2010

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Whenever I delve into something different, I always learn something new about myself. Social media is no different. Here’s what I’ve learned about myself from using social media. 1. I’m not really social.  I’m not anti-social, but then again I’m not one for being connnected 24/7. No surprises on this since I needed a lot […]

How to create great Facebook fan pages

August 12, 2010

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  So you’ve decided that a Facebook fan page is the way to go. Now what? Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Set your goals. What do you wish to accomplish with your fan page? To you want to educate? To Entice? To engage? 2. Be consistent across all media. […]