| Social Media Today
Sign up | Login with →

Posts by Jameson Brown Subscribe

5 New Media Organizational Tips

If you live in the world of community management, new media, digital journalism and/or online advertising & marketing, then you know how much content your social communities can provide for you. It’s a lot. And it’s a lot to keep track of in...

Posted March 1, 2014    

5 Ways To Get Inspired For Writing

Writing is hard. It takes practice, discipline and consistent creativity. And the only way to get better at it is to do it every day. Yes, every day – well, at least according to Stephen King. But sometimes inspiration does not always strike. Some...

Posted December 11, 2013    

Amazon's Drone Deliverers: Realistic? Or Temporary Tech Trend?

Recently, 60 Minutes broke a story that featured Amazon’s new Prime Air system (aka drone delivery). Now, this system is not yet in place and actually won’t be for a few more years. But knowing Jeff Bezos, that process could be sped up pretty...

Posted December 4, 2013    

NASA's Instagram Account Officially Launched

NASA wants to expand their reach of engaging space exploration content with users. Instagram is a platform that offers a more intimate feel that will connect with users on a personal “insider” level. They want users to see the world, and...

Posted September 11, 2013    

4 Reasons Why Marcus Johns is a Master Content Marketer

Content Marketing is a phrase that has been beaten to death, but I will use it here to prove a point. If you have not seen him yet, Marcus Johns has conquered Vine in a way that no one else has . He’s taken great content, which is his concise...

Posted August 24, 2013    

4 Reasons to be a "Breadcrumb" Producer

Creativity can sometimes be hard to put in a bottle, package and present to a client. As digital producers, we have certain content we must capture and we also have content we want to produce that is the “above and beyond” our client never dreams...

Posted August 18, 2013    

5 Reasons Social Media Enables Genuine Education

The days of social media being seen as just social media are over. You’d be surprised at how many people don’t see social media as a genuine communications tool, but as a mere “fun thing to do” that has some marketing “stuff” attached to it. Wrong....

Posted June 29, 2013    

5 Reasons Social Media Enables Genuine Education

The days of social media being seen as just social media are over. You’d be surprised at how many people don’t see social media as a genuine communications tool, but as a mere “fun thing to do” that has some marketing “stuff” attached to it. Wrong....

Posted June 25, 2013    

Why SocialTV Will Rule the Future

by: Jamey BrownWith Microsoft’s new release of the Xbox One, a lot of conversation has been going back and forth about social tv and what it means for the future of television watching. But what is social TV? Why does that term matter? Why is it...

Posted June 9, 2013    

Why Social TV Will Rule the Future

With Microsoft’s new release of the Xbox One, a lot of conversation has been going back and forth about social tv and what it means for the future of television watching. But what is social TV? Why does that term matter? Why is it better (or worse)...

Posted May 28, 2013    

What Google+ is Really Offering

Earlier today I read a great article by Robert Hof that tapped into the struggles Google has conveying to its users “why they should care about Google+.” And to be honest, there isn’t a clean cut answer to this. Google cannot even answer it...

Posted May 20, 2013    

5 Questions to Ask Before Implementing a Social Media Strategy

by Jamey BrownIn my head it goes: goal setting – brainstorm – idea pool – checks and balances – strategy – tactics – finished plan. This has been my process for developing strategy plans thus far. Everyone’s strategy development is different, but...

Posted April 28, 2013    

When User-Generated Content Goes Too Far

 Ok, so a Community Manager walks into a bar… no, just kidding. But a Community Manager really does walk into his or her office, sits down and looks at the calendar. It’s THAT day. You know what day I’m talking about: the day where you click...

Posted March 4, 2013    

Connection vs. Conversation

by: Jamey BrownI wrote a piece yesterday that discussed how Twitter can help spark genuine engagement with potential customers/brand zealots. After reading it over I really thought about what the differences were between connection and...

Posted January 21, 2013    

5 Reasons How Twitter Helps With Engagement

In my opinion, Twitter is the best social network for brand to customer engagement. Why? It’s fast. It’s concise. And it’s the best listening tool around. With that in mind, I will keep this entry concise and to the point. So, below are five quick...

Posted January 20, 2013    

Social Media A-Z: A Glossary for 2013

With the 2012 marketing season soon to wind down, we are all gearing up for 2013. Here are some questions that should be on every good marketer’s mind: What are new strategies? How can we execute? What is our budget? To help you find the answers,...

Posted December 25, 2012    

Why Social Media Customer Service is a GameChanger: A Zappos.com Story

Long title, huh? Well, there’s a reason I included “Social Media Customer Service” as opposed to “Customer Service” standing alone. But I’ll get to that in a bit. The holidays are a time of family, friends, yada yada yada, but what happens when...

Posted December 24, 2012    

 
Logo