Four Hens and a Rooster

Category: social media

Call it a Face-cation or a Face-break… whatever you want to call it, I’m taking it. And unlike a lot of the dramatic Debbie’s out there, I’m not making a grand announcement via a status update on my personal account.  No “I’m deleting my Facebook account”. Nothing. I’m just stepping back and shutting the doors. This post is the biggest proclamation that I’ll make. And it’s not Facebook that I’m sick and tired of, it’s the people of Facebook.

A post entitled, “A Note to Parents: How to be a “cool” parent on Facebook (as written by a kid on Facebook),” was brought to my attention a while ago and I loved it! Go ahead and read it… I’ll wait here for you… Oh good! You’re back. I loved this article because she hits the nail on the head. There are SO many parents/grandparents/aunts/uncles on Facebook today that actually joined AFTER their kids did (there are also plenty who stillmore

I originally posted this back in 2011 (forever ago in the online world) but with the interwebz all aflutter last week from “that” post (you know the one.. the one the mom with the boys wrote to the teen girls.. if you don’t know what I’m talking about, Google it. I refuse to link to it), thought it was worth breaking out again because it’s ALL still relevant but more importantly, it shows that PARENTS need to up THEIR a-game onmore

The number one reason clients work with is because they either don’t have the time to handle social media or they don’t have the knowledge—usually a little bit of both. Quite often they jump into social media and think that devoting five minutes a day to it will net results, which is just not the case… at least not at first. Once you have devoted significant time to learn the basic ins and outs of how the most popular channels workmore

Creating Relevant Content Last week, we discussed the relationship “R” of the 3 R’s of social media: why they’re important and why that, above all else, needs to be the #1 focus in your social media efforts. From focusing on your customer to giving them what they want (not what you want), your customer should always be the focus in your social media marketing message. Once you’ve developed a relationship with your social media audience, how do you keep up that relationshipmore

When I originally wrote this series, I called it the 3 R’s of Social Media but I realized this week that I am writing a LOT of ‘number’ posts so I changed the title. What I didn’t change is the fact that it’s a 3 part series.. it’s a lot of information and I want you to be able to absorb it all! Are you guilty of just checking the box for your social media efforts? You know… you’re doingmore

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