TweetDeck and Seesmic Desktop: Racing To The Bottom?

TweetDeck and Seesmic Desktop: Racing To The Bottom?

Twitter was buzzing last night as the latest version of free Twitter client TweetDeck was launched, to fairly universal acclaim....

Is The State Of The Twittersphere Declining?

Is The State Of The Twittersphere Declining?

On June 10 HubSpot released its second State of the Twittersphere report. The report looks at information collected from over...

25 Questions To Make Your Social Media Workflow Work For You

25 Questions To Make Your Social Media Workflow Work For You

You’ve pulled together a social media team, you’ve set your objectives, you’ve developed an integrated communications strategy that combines online...

If It Walks And Quacks Like a Duck…

If It Walks And Quacks Like a Duck…

…then everyone else will think it’s a duck. Sometimes it doesn’t matter what you say. You can throw out your...

Which Podcasts Have Inspired You?

Which Podcasts Have Inspired You?

One of the things I like best about listening to podcasts is the ability to find insightful, thought-provoking content that...

Five Levels Of Social Media Responses

Five Levels Of Social Media Responses

You’ve leapt onto the social media bandwagon. You’ve dived headfirst into the murky waters of Twitter. You’ve used a few...

Emotion doesn’t trump reality

Emotion doesn’t trump reality

In recent months I, along with many other people, have voiced concern about the influx of “social media experts” with...

Vote in the PR “Readers’ Choice” Blog Awards

Vote in the PR “Readers’ Choice” Blog Awards

Over the last few months I’ve enjoyed getting to know Arik Hanson. Arik’s a communicator from Minneapolis (which, I just realized,...

Social Media Is Becoming A Commodity

Social Media Is Becoming A Commodity

Anyone can do media relations. Anyone can pitch a journalist. Some people can even do it well. However, no-one in their...

There’s Nothing Magical About Social Media Principles

There’s Nothing Magical About Social Media Principles

We often hear how social media is “different” – how it changes everything about your communications. How you have to...