Spotlight on the Target Store's Social Media

Raise your hand if you like the store Target?Ok, I thought so! That’s alot of hands and I may have seen a leg or two.I am putting a spotlight on Target’s social media efforts. Target has truly made a splash in the social media space. From what it appears, it’s not all about shopping, it’s about being interactive with fans/customers with games and widgets, stimulating conversation online and putting US (you and me) first!...more

The Consequences of a Teacher’s Facebook Comments

We should all know by now that nothing you post on Facebook is private. You may have gone through all the privacy settings to thoroughly lock down your profile, but even so, you can never be sure that your posts will remain hidden. Facebook alters their privacy settings so frequently, you never know when or how the defaults will change....more

How to Generate Charisma for Your Brand through Social Media

Charisma is defined by Merriam-Webster as “a special magnetic charm or appeal.” Entertainers have it. Politicians have it. But did you know your brand can exude that same type of charisma through social media?Get the Look...more

The Trouble With Twitter and Facebook Is Everyone Laughs At Your Cries For Help

What coded sentence could a normally funny person type into Twitter or Facebook to let people know to call the police as they REALLY are being mugged or murdered in their beds? Humour continues to save me. How else to stay out of the loony bin for trying to luggage tag recent life events, sticking them on an airplane, and with the express instruction to not return to sender?...more

Using Keywords to Achieve Social Media SEO Success

Web Success Team contributors Bob Speyer and Justin Delos Reyes discuss the importance of using keywords for Social SEO success. ...more

Hiding in Our Virtual Worlds

In light of the recent so-called “news”, there have been many high-profile celebs, politicians, etc. who have been the focus of social networking scandals. I’m sure there have been millions of regular, non-celeb types who have been caught up in social networking entanglements as well.  Why are these virtual worlds so contagious, so tempting, so dangerous! People are literally ruining their lives and the lives of their families, giving in to these quasi worlds....more

While watching 20/20, they profiled a story of this young guy, who met a woman on FB. They spent ...more

Celebrating w/Ben and Jerry (Learning About Facebook Ads4My Book)

Celebrating Facebook w/Ben and Jerry(by Susan James)Much of the fun of writing, at least for me, is also writing and playingwith the marketing of my writing. It’s all writing, in some form orother.For my newest release, ‘The Done Deal,’ I wanted to do some newthings, some things I hadn’t tried yet. And my hope was that it wouldbe user friendly.A few weeks ago, I was able to design a Facebook Author page for TheDone Deal, but hadn’t quite figured out how or when to try my hand at...more

9 People You Should Unfriend on Facebook

Before I joined Facebook, I wasn't sure what to expect, but it sounded like a fun way for people to connect with their friends. Instead of being a place where people can work on their virtual farms in peace, surrounded by their friends, it has become a source of stress for a lot of people. A recent article on CNN said 85% of women are annoyed by their Facebook friends. Why do we do this to ourselves? ...more
you forgot "the narcissistic Facebook friend", the one who posts tons of their own stuff and ...more

“Facebook – Two clicks away from the end of innocence”

  WARNING:This post is extremely explicit and contains adult language and is written for 18+.If you are under 18 or feel you may be offended then DO NOT read it....more

373 Friends: The Book I'd Like To Write

At the last count, I had 373 Facebook friends.There is more than sixty years difference between my youngest and oldest friends. A dozen of them are related to me. There are seven Sarahs, and three Tims, but only one Wendy....more