What is new with Instagram #GetRealChat 5-17-16

Instagram Changes on GetRealChat

  Pam Moore led our community through a discussion on the recent Instagram changes.  We discussed the new logo, the feed change, as well as how to use visual marketing in our branding and digital marketing.  We also discussed how to use Instagram video which has changed from 15 seconds to 1 minute and businesses […]

Easy Website Setup with HostGator #GetRealChat 5-10-16

HostGator Makes website development easy

  Today we had a combined chat and Google Hangout where HostGator demonstrated how easy it is to set up a website.  The community also shared tips in website development and discussed the importance of backups.  HostGator provided tips on how to choose  and change themes and plugins for your website.  The key is to make […]

How Has Social Media Changed Communication #GetRealChat 5-3-16

#GetRealChat How has social media changed communication

  Cat Trestini guided our community through an active discussion on how social media changes communication. We covered topics such as: ● How the lack of body language change affect our online interactions, such as expressing emotion, subtleties, and intonations ● How have C-level executives changed the way they communicate ● Difference between how the […]

Only One You on #GetRealChat 4-26-16

How to narrow your marketing focus. Riches are in the niches.

  Cat Trestini guided our community through an active discussion on  balancing the personal and business you on social.  We covered topics such as: Should you have multiple accounts on the same social platform Should you maintain multiple personas on social media platforms What are the risks of maintaining multiple personas online Should employers monitor […]

Social Customer Service for Brands #GetRealChat 4-19-16

#GetRealChat Brand Customer Service

        Steve Cassady led our Community through a discussion on Customer Service for Brands.  We shared experiences and tips on how to provide amazing customer service through social.  Our framing post is here.  We also discussed statistics from Sprout Social’s First Quarter 2016 Sprout Social Index.  Key insights were that brands on average […]

Mentoring #PayingItForward on #GetRealChat 4-12-16

Mentoring Paying It Forward on GetRealChat

        Steve Cassady guided our community through a discussion on mentoring with a #PayingItForward focus.  We had good discussion between seasoned and new workforce members.  Discussion centered on our mentoring experiences and what one should look for in a mentor. Our chat transcripts and statistics are here followed by our chat recap:

Content Curation #GetRealChat 4-05-16

Content Curation on GetRealChat

  Cat Trestini guided our community through a discussion about content curation. We covered a wide range of topics: Considerations for curation How to use hashtags Resources to find 3rd party content Benefits to organic versus paid content Is content really king? Out chat transcripts and statistics can be found here followed by our recap:

Future of Brand Experience #AdobeSummit #GetRealChat 3-23-16

The future of Brand Experience at Adobe Summit discussed on #GetRealChat

  The future of marketing is the brand experience. Customer experience is your brand. Either you provide a good customer experience or you don’t. Brands are now using experiences to sell to their customers.  This was the topic of our day time #GetRealChat at Adobe Summit in Las Vegas. The framing post for our chat is […]

How to use new media at events #GetRealChat 3-22-16

"special event" ticket stub and popcorn closeup

  Catherine Trestini and Steve Cassady ran tonight’s chat as Pam Moore was participating in the Adobe Summit as a brand ambassador.  Our community shared thoughts on how to use new media at events.  Many great tips were shared. You can find more tips in this Social Zoom Factor Podcast.  Snapchat and Periscope were common […]

How to Zoom Your Personal Brand #GetRealChat 3-15-16

Personal Branding is a requirement not an option as discussed on #GetRealChat

  Pam Moore led our community through a discussion of personal branding.  We rated our personal performance and shared definitions of personal branding.  The community then discussed the importance of content and visual elements.  Top social platforms were shared with a focus on knowing where your audience is and the strengths and weaknesses of each […]