Tag Archives: marketing

What is a Social Media Coordinator?

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When I tell my friends and family that I’m a social media coordinator for a digital marketing agency, I usually get one of the following responses: “You make a living doing that?” “Oh, you just play on Facebook and Twitter all day?” “So you’re like Mark Zuckerberg.” Yes, no, and I wish... The position of social media coordinator didn’t really exist when I started college five years ago. I think the best way I can describe my job is to explain many of the other jobs that make up my position... Read More »

Social Media Night with the @Royals

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I’ve had a passion for social media and sports for as long as I can remember. So when I heard the Kansas City Royals were having a Social Media Night on August 1, I knew I had to be there. Read about the night and my suggestions for future social media events in sports. Read More »

[Infographic] An Amusing Look At Facebook’s IPO

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The business world has gone crazy during the last few months due to the hype and speculation surrounding Facebook's impending IPO. Facebook makes its Wall Street debut on Friday, May 18, 2012. Blogger Greg Voakes has contributed to the hype with Facebook MBA, a humorous infographic based on Facebook’s new Timeline profile design. Clearly I'm a fan of designing things to look like Facebook profiles. I particularly enjoyed the faux comments and updates of Mark Zuckerberg and Warren Buffett, and wanted to share. It is worth noting that since this infographic was created, Facebook has updated its filing to increase its IPO price range to $34-$38 per share, not $28-$35 as depicted. Enjoy! Read More »

7 Things I Learned During My First Year on Twitter

A few days ago, I had my very first Twitter birthday—I started using Twitter on January 2, 2011 on a whim. 441 tweets and one year later, I’ve learned a lot from the platform. When I mention Twitter to my friends who aren’t users, they tend to dismiss the social network citing the popular misconception that Twitter is full of random updates about what people ate for breakfast. Believe it or not, Twitter actually has value! Don’t get me wrong, there are people out there who do use Twitter to publish pointless thoughts every minute of every day. That’s why the “unfollow” button exists. These are a few things I learned during my first year on Twitter... Read More »