Use Social Media to Get Hired!

In mid-summer of this year, I became unexpectedly unemployed. The first things I ended up doing did was turn to social media to get hired again. In my previous post, I shared exactly what caused my termination and that I was actively seeking employment. Now, two months later, I have accepted a new job offer with the…read more

A Career Risk Worth Taking

Ever wonder what it would be like to leave a secure job and go work at a startup? I did, and in March of this year, I took a risk in my career by leaving my job at Salesforce to work for a small Vancouver, BC based startup called Sales Prodigy. Even though my time…read more

Signed up on Twitter? Good, now what?

If you’re looking to get more social for yourself or your brand and have signed up on Twitter, congratulations! You’ve taken the first step to doing just that, and may I say, a pretty necessary one. But what do you do after you have signed up. Twitter can look like a big and scary playground…read more

Being on Social Media vs Being a Social Brand

There is a pretty big difference between being on social media and being a social brand. Think of social media as a party. Simply being on social media is like being at a party where you don’t speak to anyone. Instead, you just let people know you’re there and then sit quietly, waiting for someone to…read more

My Go-To Tools for Twitter

On average, there are over 300,000 tweets generated every minute. Now there is a good chance that you’re not seeing that many tweets on your Twitter stream, but I would bet there are still a large number of tweets on there. Between trying to catch up on posts and trying to get my own tweets out there, things can…read more

Five Twitter Mistakes Brands Make!

With the growing numbers of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social site users, businesses can’t afford to not have a presence on these networks as well. A large number of brands have taken social media to their advantage and are really great at it! Twitter accounts such as @XboxSupport and @JetBlue are perfect examples here….read more

Use Social Media to Get Hired!

In mid-summer of this year, I became unexpectedly unemployed. The first things I ended up doing did was turn to social media to get hired again. In my previous post, I shared exactly what caused my termination and that I was actively seeking employment. Now, two months later, I have accepted a new job offer with the…read more

A Career Risk Worth Taking

Ever wonder what it would be like to leave a secure job and go work at a startup? I did, and in March of this year, I took a risk in my career by leaving my job at Salesforce to work for a small Vancouver, BC based startup called Sales Prodigy. Even though my time…read more

Signed up on Twitter? Good, now what?

If you’re looking to get more social for yourself or your brand and have signed up on Twitter, congratulations! You’ve taken the first step to doing just that, and may I say, a pretty necessary one. But what do you do after you have signed up. Twitter can look like a big and scary playground…read more

Being on Social Media vs Being a Social Brand

There is a pretty big difference between being on social media and being a social brand. Think of social media as a party. Simply being on social media is like being at a party where you don’t speak to anyone. Instead, you just let people know you’re there and then sit quietly, waiting for someone to…read more

My Go-To Tools for Twitter

On average, there are over 300,000 tweets generated every minute. Now there is a good chance that you’re not seeing that many tweets on your Twitter stream, but I would bet there are still a large number of tweets on there. Between trying to catch up on posts and trying to get my own tweets out there, things can…read more

Five Twitter Mistakes Brands Make!

With the growing numbers of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social site users, businesses can’t afford to not have a presence on these networks as well. A large number of brands have taken social media to their advantage and are really great at it! Twitter accounts such as @XboxSupport and @JetBlue are perfect examples here….read more