Archive for the ‘In Real Life’ Category


How to make sure your virtuoso performance gets completely ignored

A man sat at a metro station in Washington DC and started to play the violin; it was a cold January morning. He played six Bach pieces for about 45 minutes. During that time, since it was rush hour, it was calculated that 1,100 people went through the station, most of them on their way to work. (more…)


How to Protect Yourself From Facebook Tagging Spam

Are you tired of being tagged in pictures of high tops and lap tops on Facebook? Not only is this form of Facebook spam clogging up your timeline, it could be damaging your business and personal reputation.

Often, the photos some of your less scrupulous Facebook friends tag you in are not as harmless as a pair of sneakers. (more…)


Respect is Something You Earn – Thought for the Week

“When Art Rooney Sr. was alive, as the owner of the Pittsburgh Steelers he demonstrated a lifelong caring interest in his neighborhood as well as his organization. He knew the names of the star players as well as the cleaning staff (more…)


What Should Our Company Social Media Policy Include?

It seems difficult at first to nail down strict guidelines for your social media company policy. Technology and social platforms seem to change every day. It is, however, in the best interest of your business (more…)


23 Million Moms are on Facebook

A new report from eMarketer found that more than 20 million American mothers are active Facebook users, checking their accounts to (more…)


5 Tips for Marketing Successfully with Social Media

When it comes to a successful social media campaign, the key is to make sure fans, followers and connections aren’t just reading, but (more…)


Social Search gets old lady in hot water

Search Engines like Google and Bing…do you trust them more than you trust your friends?  When was the last time you felt like the home repair advice you got from Yahoo was more reliable than the advice your Father, the building codes inspector, offered you. (more…)


there’s value IRL- is there in SNL?

In real life… IRL… we know there is value to many aspects.  For instance there’s value to the manufacturer of puzzles.  They sell millions of puzzles to people each year… (more…)


5 surprising social media business stats

All the Forrester reports and eMarketer statistics are generally gathered by a social media-friendly company using social media tools to ask questions of a social media-adept audience… (more…)


names… names… names…

Remember when your school yearbook came out and you finally got to see it.  What was the first thing you did?  You looked for YOURSELF!   (more…)