Every Monday, I recap 9 social media news items from the previous week that struck me as important, insightfull or surprising. They are articles I believe we should all have noticed on our radar so this post is my way of sharing these.
1- 3 Changes that Must Be Present In Order to Affect a More Social Culture
The vast majority of Americans are actively using social media. Has your business acted on this fact?
Are you looking for a way to keep pace with the quickly evolving field of social media marketing?
If so, Social Media Examiner has some exciting news…
No question, Pinterest is the new hotness in social media. No news there for readers of this blog. Jason Falls chose what I think was an especially apt analogy to describe what’s going on in a recent tweet: “If you’re selling Pinterest/FB/TW instead of communications, its like cutting somone’s grass vs. landscaping their yard.”
Then he went on to tweet in reply to someone who said that there’s a place for grass cutting: “Yes, there is. But they don’t sell a grass cutting strategy.”
This is a great analogy, something that just about everyone can relate to, and one I use quite often when I talk to people about social media in general.
7- Six Risks of Not Having Community Management
We experience life visually and the role of photos, images and videos in our life is evidenced by the sheer quantity (250 million a day) of photos of friends, family and cute dogs that are uploaded to Facebook every day .
I remember returning from the annual summer holidays and my father would invite all our friends over to view the photos and videos that he had taken on the yearly trip.