Lessons Learned on Social Media

As social media becomes a more common and integrated tactic, we have lots of examples of “What Not To Do.”  A search on Google for “lessons learned in social media” yielded 63,500,000+ results. There are 108,000,000 results for “social media mistakes.”  So why jump into the fray about social media lessons? Because so many of […]

UH Manoa Seeks Participants for Twitter & Politics Research – Hawaii and Mainland Participants Invited.

The University of Hawaii Manoa’s Information and Computer Sciences (ICS) Department Computer-Human Interaction Laboratory has been very busy researching the intersection of social media and politics this year. Throughout the summer, they ran studies on Twitter users during debates and it continues this fall with two debates included in the study:  1. Tuesday, October 16, from 8 […]

#DaBusHNL App Launch and Tweetup Case Study

In the early months of 2012, Code for America fellows swept into Honolulu. For those unfamiliar, Code for America is a nonprofit organization who seeks to technically support cities who are looking to harness the City 2.0 concept: blending community with technology. Suddenly, at all kinds of tech and social media events, you could count on seeing […]

SMC Book Review: Get Bold by Sandy Carter

Social Business “embeds social in all its processes, connecting people to people, people to information and data to insight. It is a company that engages its employees and clienst in a two-way dialogue with social  tools, is transparent in sharing its expertise beyond its four walls and is nimble in its use of insight to […]

Curious about using video for business?

You already know there are lots of ways to create content, but chances are you’ve not tried video. Maybe your afraid of the technical aspects. Maybe you’re shy. Maybe you think its got to be perfectly produced and polished. Steve Garfield has some pretty heavy production chops, but his new book Get Seen (not an […]