Category Archives: Social Media

How authors use Facebook

While researching Facebook strategy for authors for a client today, I cam across this fantastic blog post: a Q&A with author Jane Friedman, widely noted for her own social media strategy. Friedman’s tips are not only relevant to authors, but … Continue reading

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Ignoring Social Media Is Whisky Business

Maker’s Mark learns a lesson In a surprise announcement over the weekend, Maker’s Mark, the Loretto, KY-based whisky producer, recanted their recent decision to water down their 90 proof bourbon in order to stretch supplies. It seems their devotees had … Continue reading

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Featured on Marketplace, from American Public Media

Talking mobile accessibility As a professional in the tech industry who happens to be blind, I am passionate about the technical devices that are fully accessible to me, and which therefore allow me to do my job efficiently. Apple was … Continue reading

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Setting the bar for social media bios

An excellent Twitter bio Before I parse this Twitter bio and tell you why it’s so deserving, I want you to read it, as I did, without any further information about the user to whom it belongs. So here it … Continue reading

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Here’s Looking at You, Twitter

Looking back at 2012, socially We’ve reached that time of year when every source of media begins airing their year-in-review montages. Admittedly, I look forward to the year’s news highlights reel, because I am always appalled by how many stories … Continue reading

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See me on CNet!

My review of the Looktel Recognizer app for iPhone, which helps blind and visually impaired users identify cans, ID and other cards and even storefronts, has just been posted on the fantastic “Sreetips” blog on CNet. Ipplex, creators of the … Continue reading

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Must-Read Blog Posts on Google+

Inviting friends to Google+ was just made easier, as you can now share a personalized link with them, rather than sending an invite via email. Have you recently joined the new social network thanks to this update? Welcome! I have … Continue reading

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