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Archive for March, 2012

How to Embed a Tweet into a Blog or Email (& Use it Creatively)

March 27th, 2012 4 Comments

Just read that Twitter now has the functionality to let you embed a Tweet. Great, no more cutting and pasting while losing functionality. And it looks much better. I tweeted the fabulous blog that gives step by step instructions (by Social Media Examiner) so that I could share it by embedding the Tweet here:   […]

Silicon Valley Social Media Survey: Please Participate (5 min.)

March 21st, 2012

  If you are located in Silicon Valley and are interested in diversity, sustainability, volunteering and innovation, I’d really appreciate if you could take this survey!      Survey 1: Take this survey if you are somebody who likes to stay informed on sustainabililty (e.g. environmental friendly technologies), diversity (e.g. women in technology), and/or innovation in Silicon Valley, […]

Pinterest – Scrap Booking for Adults?

March 20th, 2012

Yesterday, I had the great honor to be invited by Sudha Jamthe into the #partnersocial classroom at University of Santa Clara to talk about social media, jointly with Perrine Crampton. We learned about the goals of the students, saw a presentation on Walgreens & Foursquare, and spoke about our career paths.   Finally, we gave a presentation […]

Slideshare 101: Why would I use Slideshare?

March 13th, 2012

Slideshare says they are “The World’s Largest Community for Sharing Presentations”. While I cannot validate this claim, I have personally used Slideshare heavily to make my decks available to people who attended my sessions or workshops by simply uploading and emailing the link or embedding it into my blogs, e.g. Social Media Day at SAP: The […]

What Makes a Good Tweet?

March 7th, 2012

Have you been wondering what makes a good Tweet?  Why do some people seem to be able to gather a solid following while others just don’t get any traction? Read this blog to get some answers from me and other social media practitioners. Of course, good content is one key ingredient, as is common sense. But, […]