This is exhausting and the list of irrational decisions just keeps growing.
Let's start with the inaccurate assumption that Jason Kenney and the UCP government are making rational decisions - evidence suggests otherwise.
...there are a few simple things you can do – call it personal due diligence – before posting information on your own channels
This Snapchat is brilliant. It's the next big thing right here under our noses. You may have thought it was a passing Millennial-fancy but think again. The social app is gaining popularity with 25-34 year-olds. Marketers are calling the growth to 50 million users this year "startling." And they're wasting no time rolling out their revenue … Continue reading The brilliance of Snapchat
Boomers often resist catering to the needs of Millennials. In their eyes, the Millennials are “shallow twits suffering from attention deficit disorder who are simply wasting time, sharing too much and accomplishing very little.” When explaining this generation to Boomers, the most common reaction I get is disbelief. Read the post here: http://myswingstrategies.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/lost-in-translation-helping-boomers-communicate-with-millennials/
We all know that "stalking" someone is wrong. So why is that some decent political candidates start taking on stalker-like characteristics when an election is near? Time to take a step back and realize how your behaviour appears to everyone who's watching (except perhaps your most loyal supporters, in whose eyes you can do no … Continue reading Stop stalking, start talking
Pinterest is a micro-blogging site with an unusual twist. Whereas Twitter relies on 140 characters, you could say that Pinterest allows you 1000 words in the same amount of space–a photo (proving its worth once again!). Read the post here: http://myswingstrategies.wordpress.com/2012/03/15/pinterest-puzzlement/
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/
Finicky followers, the Mormon factor, YouTubing yourself into oblivion and the sisterhood. I've covered it all in this analysis of what happened in Iowa (thanks to data collected and shared by Sociagility). Read the post here: http://myswingstrategies.wordpress.com/2012/01/05/facebook-gaining-strength-as-a-political-tool/
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/