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

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

@Portland_State Here You Go.

I recently read an article about how colleges can take their social media presence to the next level. It was an insightful article with good points on how colleges can embrace social media and use it to engage current students and recruit potential ones as well. After reading the article, I sent a tweet to … Continue reading

Kenneth Cole, Groupon, and…iCarly? A Public Backlash

UPDATE [Feb 11, 2011 at 12:35am]: Groupon Founder and CEO Andrew Mason posted on his blog that he “feels terrible that we [Groupon] made you feel bad.” Consequently, he has decided to pull the controversial Groupon ads from the air. Read more on his blog. Kenneth Cole, Groupon, and…iCarly? What do these have in common? … Continue reading

An Award-Winning Oregon State Fair!

Last week, during the International Association of Fairs and Exposition (IAFE) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, the Oregon State Fair was awarded several awards in a number of categories. One of them involves the “Twitter Adventure” promotions event that I spearheaded while I was with Travel Salem and then the Oregon State Fair. The 2010 … Continue reading

Anthony Tham = Award-winner? [Preview]

Award-winner Anthony Tham…sounds nice, but I definitely can’t take all the credit. Last week, during the International Association of Fairs and Exposition (IAFE) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, the Oregon State Fair was awarded several awards in a number of categories. One of them involves the “Twitter Adventure” promotions event that I spearheaded while I … Continue reading