Using Social Media to Encourage Entrepreneurship in the Asian American Community

Over the summer, I worked with two of my peers at¬†Willamette University on the National Asian MBA’s (NAAMBA)¬†Global Case Competition. It was a great opportunity to discuss and analyze issues relating to marginalized communities. Amid our summer internships, we found time to get together to research and write an executive summary that hopefully would advance … Continue reading

Battle of the Sexes

Who’s the better [insert category here]. The battle between men and women has lasted for centuries (I think). Now the battle has extended to online activities. Who’s uses social media better? Men or women? Looking at the entertaining inforgraphic below, I would rephrase that and say, “Who uses social media more?” Looks like the men … Continue reading

Do Employers “Like” Social Media?

Social media has been a success for many companies. At the same time, it has caused many disruptions due to employee use. I came across this infographic that talks about how employers feel about social media. Check it out!

Social Media as a Social Science

I came across a Fast Company article that talked about how social media is more of a social science, and not technology. What really caught my attention was the following sentence: The value of social media comes down to people, relationships, and the meaningful actions between them. This brings up the argument of whether the … Continue reading

Make an Infographic of Your Twitter Profile

Infographics are all the rage these days. When I came across an article about creating your own infographic of a Twitter profile, I knew I must do so STAT! According to visual.ly and my Twitter profile, I’m a techie, obsessed with coffee, and talk about topics such as cars, sports, and “didnapost.” Okay, so this … Continue reading

More Changes Coming to Facebook

Social media has dramatically changed the way we communicate. It has also added a new dimension in business marketing. But how exactly does social sites such as Twitter and Facebook make money? Simple answer: advertising. Twitter has long promoted their “sponsored tweets.” Sponsored tweets is an advertising platform that “connect advertisers with tweeters.” Many major … Continue reading

I Love Infographics, but…

I love infographics. I think it’s because of the visual appeal that brings “boring” numbers, stats, facts, etc. to life. I haven’t came along an infographic that I didn’t like…until now. The following infographic was posted on Mashable. The “info” portion of the infographic was great. It was the “graphic” that I did not enjoy…specifically, … Continue reading