Michael Martine, AKA Remarkablogger just posted an offer for people with new blogs to add a link and a short description  on his blog, pretty much guaranteeing you some great visibility and introducing you to a host of new blogs at the same time. Michael is a blog coach and consultant whose site is always

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It’s becoming common practice for corporations to ban on-the-clock use of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and a variety of IM clients (OK, that’s also a security issue). But the power of instantaneous communication shouldn’t be discarded out of hand. Allowing a team to network in real time, especially when team members are far

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One of the many things we learned from hurricane Katrina was how important communication is to a crisis like this and how lacking we were in resources. Yes, there were a few really great information sites but communication online has evolved and this year, with hurricane Gustav, we are ready. This time social media is

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Having trouble communicating? Communicating with your customer base online through social media seems like a slam-dunk, but it’s a lot more than just “pushing content at them and hoping they’ll be interested. Without a strategy, you could be missing an opportunity to really engage your audience and create a lasting relationship. Take part in the

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I just love the animators from Common Craft. They make clear tutorials in an engaging animation style. This one is an overview of the popular microblogging tool, Twitter.

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What’s the big deal about Facebook? For some it’s just a playground for hooking up with their friends, for some it’s purely business, but however you use it you need to be aware of how impactful it can be.This show on Canadian TV fills us in on the basics.

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These are in no special order. Some mistakes may have greater impact on one person than the other and we all dance to our own tune right? I’m also sure there are a lot more. Feel free to share yours in the comments section. Oh, and before plagiarism raises it’s ugly mug, yes, I did

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You know, I’ve loved the web and watching the online community grow for over 12 years. I’ve been active in many roles over the years and it’s never been as exciting as it is right now. Social Media may seem like another buzzword to some, but for me it’s been a way of life for

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The proliferation of social networks makes it hard to keep on top of how your brand is being used and where. If you don’t claim your personal and business names, they very well might be used by someone else. A good example is the now-famous Fake Steve Jobs. a spoof blog of the Apple founder

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Grazr can pull streams together into a “reading list” in a widget you can post on your blog, company website and make available to your readers. 1 stream of up to 50 feeds is free and there is a nominal charge for additional streams. Take a look at some example streams here.   *UPDATE! It

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