March Tweetup – Thursday 3/27/14

Don’t forget this Thursday we’ll be co-hosting this month’s Tweetup at Commonwealth On Queen. We had a small group at the February Tweetup, but it was a good start and great conversation. If you didn’t make last time, come out and join us for some coffee and networking. Hope to see you there! And don’t […]

We’re Co-hosting the Lancaster Tweetup This Thursday 7:30 AM

Tweetups are back! We’re bringing Tweetup back to Lancaster. This Thursday morning at 7:30 at Commonewealth On Queen, 301 North Queen St. Lancaster. Special thanks to Mark Reinmiller for offering his cafe. For more info and to RSVP: Lancaster Tweetups February Tweetup Join us for breakfast, coffee and good conversation from 7:30 until as long […]

HootSuite Users Can Now Use HootSuite to Manage Their Google+ Pages

After asking and asking and well… asking again, HootSuite users can now use HootSuiite to manage their Google+ pages! HootSuite is an online dashboard that allows people manage multiple social media accounts as well as work with teams. When working with a team you can do such things as assign tweets to your team members, […]

Employers: You Might Not Be Able to Demand Access to Employee’s Social Media Accounts

On June 18, 2012 the PA House of Representatives introduced Bill 2332, also known as – PA’s Social Media Privacy Protection Act. The bill is meant deter employers from requesting social media passwords and access to personal social media accounts of employees and prospective employees. Employers are still able to view and use what is found […]

The Internet in 60 Seconds

60 seconds may not seem like much time at all, but look at what happens online every 60 seconds.

I’d Like to Add You to My Professional Network — Um Why?

LinkedIn is a great tool for networking. It’s also a great tool for meeting new people that you would like to connect with. You can connect to people through your current connections,  groups, as well as many other ways. I’m also a big advocate of using the network to help promote yourself and your business. […]

How to Increase Your Likability and Network Like a Pro (Infographic)

Does Your Company Need a Social Networking Policy?

Social Media in the Workplace Do You Need a Social Networking Policy by Jeannine Hohman, HR Strategist, TriStarr Staffing Today’s employers are faced with many challenges, including managing a multi-generational workforce. Employees come from many backgrounds, cultures and the generations may span between World War II (born before 1940) and Baby Boomer (born 1941 – […]

10 Things Organizations Need to Be Comfortable With When They Start Using Social Media

How comfortable is your organization? Releasing control to allow the community to grow organically. Being open with communication about organization and products. Encouraging community members to discuss products and services. People saying bad things about the company and being able to respond objectively and openly. Others writing content for the community. Asking for honest feedback, […]

Wondering About the Cost of Social Media? Think: “Time is Money”

Their is a misconception among a lot of businesses and business owners that Social Media is free. When I come across people that believe this, I try to explain to them that even though many of the tools and platforms are free, using the free tools correctly is not. The old adage always comes to […]