Chances are fairly good that unless you’ve found a way to live without any form of media in your life for a larger part of the past decade that you know what Twitter is. Chances are even more likely that you yourself own one of the reported 883 million Twitter accounts in existence today. Even… Read More
Tweet At Me: Show Yourself!
Okay Proforma Blog readers, I have another confession for you. You better sit down for this one… I used to hate social media. Keep in mind that I grew up with rotary phones and not smartphones. The Internet wasn’t even around when I was a kid. By the time social media came around I thought… Read More
Tweet At Me: I Have a Confession to Make…
Dear Proforma Blog Readers, I have a confession to make. I’ve been doing something I would never recommend to anyone, and I’ve had this problem for quite some time… I have multiple Facebook accounts. There, I said it. I’ve been hesitant to blur the personal and professional lines when it comes to social media, and… Read More
Tweet At Me: Are You In Local Business Directories?
Local business directories: Is your company submitted to them? At first glance you may not think there’s much value in them, or think that they cost too much to utilize. However, local business directories, in my opinion, are great online tools for marketing. Sites like Yahoo! Local, Google Places or even YellowPages.com have options for… Read More
Tweet at Me: Are Business Cards Necessary?
Business cards. Are they even necessary nowadays? In an era of smartphone users and social media, when you meet someone face-to-face, is a paper exchange even needed? Let’s think about this for a second. Say I meet someone at a business function and we want to swap information. I’m guessing we both have smartphones, social… Read More