Tag Archives: Twitter

Balance & the Bird… Big Bird, that is


Every morning I wake up at somewhere between 3:30 and 4am.  The very first thing I do is roll over and check my email on the iPhone.  If there’s an issue -and there often is- that needs attention, then I fire up the laptop & shoot off replies.  But my favorite hour of the day? […]

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“Hashing Out the Hashtag, II:” Communities


The Hashtag as the Community Calling Card for Organizations & Events – con’t from “Twitter 101:  Hashing Out the Hashtag“ Say what?  It’s a calling card?? What does that mean??   Remember earlier when we went over how tweets can be organized by organization, group, event, or company?  Well, over time, as multiple users tweet using […]

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#Twitter 101: Hashing Out the Hashtag


If you’re on #SocialMedia – anywhere- chances are you’ve seen it.  The # sign that used to be most commonly associated with the phone number got a boost back in 2006:  it was reassigned as a “hashtag.”   But for those who haven’t joined or are new to the “Twitter Revolution?” (1)  Those #subjectmatterstrings you […]

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Don’t Stop Believin’ #TNL Chicago


It started out small… just Craig Fisher, a few presenters and a dream… Okay, so that’s a little corny, but Craig did hold the belief that there was a learning gap in the current Conference Lineup for Social Media in the HR/Recruiting space.  And he was right.  Social Media is rapidly evolving in every space; […]

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My #HRSouthwest Conference Recap


Ever see the movie “Mixed Nuts?”  It was this sleepy little remake released in 1994 of a formerly released French film hit, Le Père Noël est une ordure.  It was basically about a crazy night for a group of crisis hotline workers & some of the people they come into contact with – people they […]

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