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Politics and Social Media - Is All Publicity Good Publicity?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  10/15/10 11:55 AM

In all fairness and self-disclosure, I am a registered Independent. I have not made my final decision on who I will vote for governor here in Maine (the man I wanted for the job didn't win the primary- he knows who he is). I am not, nor will I ever claim to be, a political analyst.

I admit, I don't start paying close attention to the banter until about 2 weeks before the election. This way the skeletons are out of the closet, everyone has thrown their mud and I am not tossed with each change of the wind and latest political ad.

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Topics: social media

No Love for LinkedIn? What are you missing out on?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  9/19/10 9:00 PM

Is LinkedIn the red headed step child of the big three?

In preparation for my LinkedIn presentation at Social Media FTW, I came to realize how much LinkedIn is ignored. I actually started realizing this when clients would ask me, "How do I get more followers on Twitter? How do I get more fans on Facebook?" Why do Facebook and Twitter get all the love? Why so much less hoopla over LinkedIn? Are we missing the boat a little?

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Topics: social media, branding, LinkedIn

Facebook Places: A Little Too Much Info?

Posted by Carole Mahoney  9/6/10 10:00 AM

What is Facebook Places?

Facebook has recently launched a new Application called Facebook Places, a location based app that utilizes your cell phone to allow you to let your friends know where you are based on your GPS location. 

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Topics: social media, customer segmentation, mobile marketing

Me, Me, Me... Using LinkedIn for Personal Branding

Posted by Carole Mahoney  9/4/10 11:21 AM

It's okay to be a narcissist, really?

You may have heard a lot of talk in the social media channels warning you to 'not be that guy' and self-promote yourself more than you do others.

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Topics: social media, social media tools, LinkedIn, personal branding

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