How To Use Hashtags to Gain Followers
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How To Use Hashtags to Gain Followers

Throughout history, the ‘#’ sign has been used to signify the word “pound” or “number.”  Then, in 2007, a former Google employee named Chris Messina tweeted an idea that would change its meaning forever. how do you feel about using # (pound) for groups. As in #barcamp [msg]? — messina.eth  (@chrismessina) August 23, 2007...

5 Steps to Owning Thought Leadership
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5 Steps to Owning Thought Leadership

Former presidential campaign spokesperson and branding expert Dorie Clark knows a thing or two about how thought leadership is created through exciting and relevant content. here are her five tips for branding yourself as a leader. Step #1: Start a Blog It’s the easiest way to demonstrate clear expertise. Step #2: Start a Video Blog...

Social Media Goals – What are yours and who is responsible?
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Social Media Goals – What are yours and who is responsible?

A recent survey by Ragan/NASDA QMX Corporate Solutions reported that 65% of organizations add social media duties on top of all the other duties an individual already holds. 27% have a social media team and 3% outsource their social media efforts. Other important findings: 69% are dissatisfied or only “somewhat satisfied” with how they measure social media....