Swing Strategies: New post on hashtags, their use and abuse

Tag. You're it! Well, not really--especially if you don't know what you're doing with your hashtags. Piling them on, abusing them or just not using them could get in the way of effective communication. Read the post here: http://myswingstrategies.wordpress.com/2012/03/06/hashing-it-out-a-metadata-tag-with-attitude/

Swing Strategies: New post on Facebook privacy settings

There are many misunderstandings and downright deceptive posts on Facebook on how to protect your privacy with the roll-out of the new timeline. Let's not forget some of the basics about Facebook. When you receive instructions that don't jive with the basics, proceed with caution. Read the post here: http://myswingstrategies.wordpress.com/2012/01/06/be-careful-out-there-facebook-is-confusing/

Swing Strategies: New post on content curation for causes

You won't find a definition for content curation online. It's too new. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't consider it for your cause. Shel Holtz, a respected blogger and expert on communication and technology recently outlined a process for business. Here's an adaptation for non-profits, politicians or activists. Read the post here: http://myswingstrategies.wordpress.com/2012/01/03/content-curation-for-your-cause-holtz-process-adapted/

Communication/PR latecomers and laggards get a lecture

If you are still resisting new methods of communication (social media), you are about to officially become a laggard. In particular, if you are a communications or public relations professional or even communicating in a volunteer capacity for an organization (political or otherwise), you are probably already way behind the curve. It's astounding how many … Continue reading Communication/PR latecomers and laggards get a lecture