Asking for Permission Still Matters in a Social World!

Been off the grid for a while and it’s good to be back! Today’s topic – why it still matters to ask permission when contacting customers or prospects. With social media and smartphones, we are seldom away from communication, which is great when you want it and annoying when you don’t. Case in point – […]

Stop Trying To Turn Your Web Site Into Twitter

The web does not need to be homogeneous. Usability is important and making sure your site is meeting visitor expectations is critical, but I think we are losing our ability to create sites that are appropriate for OUR audiences. Case in point – the redesign of the Slate web site. Haven’t seen it yet? Here’s a look at the new home page layout…

Getting Seen by Your Fans on Facebook is Tough!

What does it take to really engage with “fans” on Facebook? This has been an open question since Facebook became a part of many of our daily lives. Just how much time do you need to spend in it? How often do you need to post updates? What should be in those updates? What do […]

Are you annoying your customers?

With technology advancing at what often feels like warp speed, it is easy to forget that on the other side of any type of communication is still a human being. We have so many opportunities to instantly express our thoughts and opinions and so many outlets to post to, I think we may have lost […]

Facebook Likes Integrated into Search – Yay or Nay?

So Bing upped the ante this week in its continual bid to gain marketshare from Google by beginning to include information about Facebook, particularly Likes, in their search results. To see this type of search result, a user would, of course, need to be logged in to Facebook when performing a search. And, you will […]