Category Archives: Facebook

Social Media Success Story

Today I want to briefly share how far and how fast results can be achieved with Facebook. In Point Pleasant, WV an elderly lady of 92 has been wanting to meet a grandson that had been given up for adoption. She had tried official channels with no luck. Then a family friend suggested that the family post a plea on Facebook for information that will help in her search. 20130326-065927.jpgSo, on the morning of Thursday, March 21st a picture of the grandmother holding sign about her search was posted on Facebook. The post went viral and was viewed as far away as Australia. That Saturday, March 23rd, the grandsons wife was emailing via Facebook with his Aunt.

48 hours is all it took for this family to see results which may an example for why Facebook marketing is trending. You can read and view a news piece on this lady’s search here. Thoughts? Have you any success stories?

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Social Media: Basic Tools

Conversation Prism-Brian Solis

Conversation Prism by Brian Solis & Jess3

When speaking of Social Media (SM) most people think of Facebook and Twitter, however, they barely scratch the SM surface. Businesses and consumers have a plethora of platforms from which to choose based on their need. To visualize how great the number is Brian Solis and Jess3 developed the “Conversation Prism.” As the prism illustrates SM tools are categorized by their functions. Let us take a look at some of the more basic tools and what they are for.

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Tools for Social Networking

When I began social networking I navigated this hemisphere blindly. My thought was to check in at myspace or Facebook occasionally to see what friends and coworkers were up to. I thought that StumbleUpon and Twitterwere fads that would be short lived and not vital to the networking stream. My outlook on the subject has evolved and today I am wiser, so I wanted to share with you what I am using for social networking and how.
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