Managing Social Media


Hootsuite posted this to their blog and made it available on December 29. Managing Your Social Media Profiles While On Holiday I suppose that it could, or should, be posted/reposted during any holiday period as a way to remind folks that there is a great deal of power available in the tools that you use.Continue reading “Managing Social Media”

My Tweets Do Not Reflect the Views of My Employer


How many times have you looked at a person’s Twitter profile and read this? They may not, but once thrown on your wall, they can stick. Writing on the internet is like writing with permanent marker. It takes the events of this past week to remind us of this. It’s a heck of a wayContinue reading “My Tweets Do Not Reflect the Views of My Employer”

A List for Learning


Any day now, there are many educators that will be starting Additional Qualification courses over the summer.  There are a couple of things that will be certain to happen during these courses. Some sort of goofy ice-breaking, get-to-know-ya activity.  This activity will definitely take up at least the first hour of any course.  They areContinue reading “A List for Learning”

Successful Blogging


I read a great “help blog post” yesterday titled “10 Maxims of Successful Blogging“.  I really enjoy reading posts of this type and I’ll often use them as inspiration to do a little reflection on my own habits and how I measure up.  So, here goes… 1. We live in an increasingly information-dense world. TheContinue reading “Successful Blogging”

Newsana


My friend @GingerPatti recently sent me a message asking what I thought about Newsana.  My initial response was Huh?  Never heard of it.  But, I did head over to see what it was all about. Is it another place to find and curate news stories? Yes, but with an interesting twist. First of all, you needContinue reading “Newsana”