Twitter Lingo Demystified!

Many of my tweeps (Twitter people) have asked me lately about various acronyms, odd lingo and twords (Twitter words). I’ve compiled below a shortlist of the most popular terms many active Twitterers, including myself, use in everyday tweets. First, what is a tweet? If you’re new to Twitter, I appreciate even the word “tweet” may sound odd! It’s your 140-character “instant message” or “mini/micro-blog post” that you send out into the world… particularly to your

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10 Reasons To Use Facebook for Business

Social networking sites, especially Facebook, have significant implications for business owners, marketers, and entrepreneurs around the world. To keep your business current, you should at least be familiar with the latest social media marketing techniques and viral technologies, including Facebook and its array of powerful features. Facebook recently crossed the 100 MILLION member mark. That’s no small number for sure. Yet, millions more will join this incredible platform in the coming months and years. And

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Top Ten Tips For Promoting An Event On Facebook

The Facebook Events application is one of the most powerful tools on the platform. Whether you’ve yet to use the app, or you’re using it regularly, this post has something for you. I see many Facebook members either not using the Events app to their full advantage, or using it in a way that may not be sending the best message for them. Thing is, there are so many variables and it’s not that clear

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Facebook Note Tagging Guidelines

Is it just me, or have you noticed a surge in the amount of friends tagging friends on Facebook Notes recently? I’m a big fan of using Facebook Notes strategically. However, I believe we need to see more best practices around Note Tagging. Several of my Facebook friends recently contacted me in private inquiring about my take on Note Tag spamming and Note Tag etiquette. This post is an attempt to address those questions. In

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New Facebook Design – Thumbs Up Or Down?

Are you enjoying the new Facebook look, feel, and features? I’m hearing mixed reviews, and am not fully sold on all the changes myself yet. There are a few nifty features and some “whaaaat happened?” changes! (If you are not yet seeing the new Facebook design – you should be able to trigger it with this link: Here’s an overview – tell me in the comments below if you agree/disagree. Thumbs UP  News Feed

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Facebook Email Etiquette

Are you growing weary from the inappropriate use of email on Facebook? I’m referring to the friends who email you their latest blog post, affiliate link, or MLM program and/or insist on sending bulk emails – that is, emails addressed to multiple recipients. (Facebook allows you to email lists of up to twenty friends). Though you’ve mutually agreed to be Facebook friends, these types of emails typically come from people with whom you haven’t yet

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Facebook Event Invitations – Unsubscribe Option?

Are you tired of the incessant irrelevant Event invitations on Facebook? I certainly get my fair share on a daily basis. However, when the tables are turned and I’m hosting my own Event… it sure can get tricky. Facebook’s current features don’t make it all that easy to manage larger networks of friends in terms of who to invite. I run a Facebook Event about once every 3-4 weeks. I do my utmost to keep

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