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Managing Social Media for a Government Agency with Joseph Galbo

Just because you’re a government organization doesn’t mean you can’t have a little personality. That’s what my friend Joe Galbo proves day-in and day-out over at the Consumer Products Safety Commission. I’ve wondered for some time how they manage their social media strategy there and Joe’s the brains behind most of the operation. We’ll talk content, memes, data and more, as well as how he can get it all done at the federal level.

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Growing Your Audience on Instagram with Andrea Zoellner

Wondering how to build a following on Instagram? I was! It’s my favorite social platform and I’m trying to be more intentional about the content. So I brought on Andrea Zoellner, who offered fantastic advice around IG strategy, taking great photos, and if those walls of hashtags actually work. Let’s get into all of that and more.

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Quick Tip: Download an Archive of your Facebook Data

There’s a lot going on on the Internet right now. Websites getting hacked (Blizzard being the most recent), companies doing presumably whatever they want with our data, and the cultivation of a group of people who over-share (this includes yours truly). I’ve written a bit on Facebook and other social media and how I think …

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Social Media More Addictive than Cigarettes and Alcohol. Really?

BRG is reporting this morning that a new study suggests Facebook and Twitter are more addictive than cigarettes or alcohol. The way the study was set up is Blackberry users were polled several times a day, asking what they wanted to see in the last 30 minutes; they were also asked to rate their own desire. …

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