Tag Archives: Mobile

Social photography and visual storytelling at Hawaii Social Media Summit

I know, tough gig when you have to go to Hawaii to speak, right? Thanks very much to Technology News Bytes for inviting me out to Honolulu for the Hawaii Social Media Summit; there was a diverse and interesting speaker … Continue reading

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Tech trends 2012

Each spring I do a “snapshot in time” webinar for the AWC (Association for Women in Communications – I’m on the AWC National Board of Directors) about technology trends for communicators. It also includes a quick wrap-up of trends I … Continue reading

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Is mobile REALLY such a big doggone deal?

Get a smartphone if you don’t already have one. Like, NOW. Having access – in your purse or pocket – to the web, plus your entire social network, is the biggest game-changer since we decided that personal computers in every … Continue reading

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No ordinary Facebook update: how to help content spread further online

Thanks to a request by Pat Jenkins on my previous post about getting a tweet to spread further, here are some ideas for getting more mileage out of Facebook updates. I’m currently actively managing two Facebook Pages (one for Tourism … Continue reading

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Four ways to teach your boss about mobile

Does your boss have a smartphone but isn’t really too sure what to do with it, or does he or she not have a smartphone at all? Time for a teaching intervention, or you’ll never convince him/her about why mobile … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Woodrow Wilson’s car is the cat’s pajamas

This is¬†Woodrow Wilson’s restored Pierce-Arrow limousine, at his Presidential Library in Staunton, Virginia. ¬†Nice museum, with a small new World War I exhibit, and Staunton is a charming town in the Shenandoah Valley. (The cat’s pajamas is 1920’s slang for … Continue reading

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Mobile goodies for your visitors: wallpaper and ringtones

One of the presentations at SoMeT 2010 (Social Media Tourism Symposium) was from MMG Worldwide and covered a variety of ways that tourism organizations can engage visitors through their mobile devices. As a travel enthusiast who is beginning to really … Continue reading

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The best tools for online publishing

This is a photo of my lap during the South by Southwest (SXSW) Global Tech Summit. Quick photos and some tweets went up on my Android smartphone, plus special check-ins to each session on Gowalla. (Update: Gowalla was bought by … Continue reading

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Sinking in a pile of local search results

Pretend you are a visitor to town XYZ. Go stand in some central area – maybe downtown – where your visitors tend to cluster. Pull out your phone, open up the browser, and type “XYZ restaurants” or “XYZ hotels” into … Continue reading

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