Thirsty For the Chance to Participate in a Real Product Launch? Redd’s Apple Launcher Says Take a Virtual Seat

What do you find at the (hazardous?) intersection of beer and tech worlds? Redd’s Apple Launcher, of course, the Internet player-steered, live machine that launches apples at targets in a remote warehouse with the chance for users to win prizes from Redd’s Apple Ale.

The game, set in a fictional bar with (at times) zombies, hovercrafts, dunk tanks, and bears, is active and available for play through June 14, 2013 during bar time, which somehow equates to noon – 7 p.m. ET.

As virtual worlds, instruction, and job fairs continue to make advances in connecting people across the …read more

Tinu Abayomi-Paul Shares her Social Media Tips of the Trade

Tinu Abayomi-Paul, website promotion specialist and author, is also the principal consultant of Leveraged Promotion, a website promotion company. Their specialty is bringing companies with an existing offline presence the local, national or international exposure they need to increase profitability by leveraging the cost-effective tools available on the web.

Tinu was recently featured in the second installment of the Age of Conversation 2 and has written over 30 ebooks and multimedia guides to using the web to increase

business profits, currently being updated and moved to the Kindle platform

In September 2012, Tinu was quoted in the CNN …read more

Tips of the Trade: Using Social Media to Get Your Next Job

Career strategist, Nicolette Pizzitola (a former Tips of the Trade featured guest) speed-coached three women on the Today Show this morning, giving them advice to get their career back on track:

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Nicolette also hosted a live chat on the Today Show website after the show to answer viewer questions. She gave some advice on how to apply for a job:

When applying for a job, don’t forget about …read more

From All Things E to the Today Show!

She was our most recent guest for our “Tips of The Trade” feature, sharing her insights and advise on effective ways to use social media. Now Nicollett Pizzitola will be featured on the Today Show! Please set your TV, DVR or Tivo TOMORROW, May 1st, for her live appearance on the Today Show during the 8:00 AM ET hour. She’ll be hosting a segment designed to help women who are stuck in their careers find their way out of a professional rut.

Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Compass Point Associates, Nicolette leads a coaching and consulting firm which helps …read more

Twitter Turns 7 Years Old Today

Happy Birthday @Twitter! Here’s a look back…

 

 

Danielle Ricks

Social Media Specialist

Campaign Consultation, Inc.

Related articles Silicon Alley Insider: 7 Things You Didn’t Know About Twitter Happy Birthday Twitter – already 6 years old, wow! On Its 7th Birthday, Is Twitter Still The ‘Free Speech Party’? …read more

Tips of The Trade – Nicolette Pizzitola Gives Us Expert Insights

 

 

 

A career strategist, coach and speaker, Nicolette Pizzitola is the founder of Compass Point Associates, a coaching and consulting firm providing services ranging from career management for individuals, executives and entrepreneurs, to talent management initiatives and leadership coaching within organizations.

An expert in career and talent management, Nicolette is dedicated to teaching individuals to define their success, shape their professional identities, and manage their career.

In addition to speaking at TEDxAdamsMorganWomen in 2012, Nicolette is a frequent speaker at academic institutions, corporations and associations. She has taught career management strategies at The George Washington University School …read more

Tips of The Trade – Glennettte Clark Shares Her Insights

Glennette Clark is a designer, communicator, and connector with more than 15 years experience in the web design and production. She is the chair of DC Web Women’s Girls Rock On the Web and the producer of UXCamp DC and MobileUXCamp DC. Just what is UX? The Grio recently featured Clark in a roundup of the top African Americans in technology to be on the lookout for in 2013 and explains it this way, “UX is a growing buzz-word in the tech game.” It stands for “User Experience” and highlights the human interaction with computer systems to create meaningful, …read more

Google Wants to Help You Keep You New Year’s Resolutions

It is week two of 2013. Have you already missed the mark on your New Year’s resolutions? Maybe you have already blown your diet or have yet to get to make those travel plans. Google wants to help. The company posted a list of tools designed to assist with some of the most common January 1 promises.

“The new year has arrived, and with it all the resolutions that we hope to tackle in 2013,” Google’s Liz Wessel wrote on the company’s blog. “But resolutions can be hard to keep. And since eating better, taking control of personal finances, traveling …read more

5 Apps To Help You Weather The Storm

As the East Coast starts the slow and painful recovery from Hurricane Sandy and prepares for another wintery mix of rain and snow, there’s a lot of clean up to do and preparations to be made. Homes, cars, personal property and in some cases entire blocks have been destroyed. To help you document property damage to your home or car, MediaBsitro AppNewser put together a list of apps that can come in handy. Below is their list of iOS and Android apps that can help with either documenting damage, filing claims or simply tracking possessions.

 

 

Insurance Claims Recorder: …read more

Who is Tweeting and WHAT are They Tweeting About?

There have been several studies that attempt to pinpoint the demographic makeup of Twitter users. “An Exhaustive Study of Twitter Users Across the World,” a detailed report from social media firm Beevolve looked at more than 36 million Twitter accounts and 28 billion tweets to answer the question: Who’s tweeting? Here’s what a few media outlets had to say about the report:

Fast Company / Fast Feed – So, this is what social marketing media firm Beevolve has to say about the average Twitter user. She’s an American of indeterminate age, uses an iPhone, likes the color purple …read more