In this part of the supposedly conservative world is a hidden gem of people, known mostly for leaving families behind to work overseas for menial jobs locals proudly shy away from. But if Youtube and social media are to be used as gauge, then it doesn't take a webbie to realize that Filipinos have much value to offer and that the world can learn a thing or two.
SO you'd probably be inundated with too much about the man who put "i" in technology. [Ok, so it wasn't there in the first place but he added it.] There's few of us who know him real well or ever worked with him, but whether you believe the myth or not, we could all agree that Steve Jobs can SELL!
Social media means transparency and most information made available in public. It also creates a world where almost everyone knows each other. Unfortunately, threats are on the prowl, preparing to take advantage and strike against its foes as well. Do you cower in fear or speak up with light of truth?
It's becoming more apparent that the mobile phone has transformed and must be well-equipped than just making calls and sms. Smartphones are taking over (while getting cheaper)! For the social media practitioner, here are 4 important things to consider to make mobile worth your while.
There is a school of thought that refuses to believe that no person can make a difference in light of horrific tragedies such as the one that happened a decade ago. It might be over-reaching but then social media does make a habit of upending age-old conventions.
Here are 3 reflections on 9/11 and the social media connection:
While the journey towards using social media involves reaching out, true transformation to becoming 'social' requires far more inner resolve.
I honestly think each of us can be more creative by ourselves than when we belong to some group. Even at work, it takes courage to express yourself fully. Unless, of course, the company culture screams "all hail, creative" then social media will follow naturally.
How does one product or campaign go viral?
Going digital and taking your brand online seem all the rage lately but a few seem to go beyond creating a facebook page and posting tweets. Is leveraging social media too much for companies to comprehend?
I attended a seminar-workshop on Building and Sustaining Strong Corporate Brands by TeamAsia last week. It was a fun learning + refreshing experience. With Michael Hamlin, a marketing author and a brand visibility consultant as the speaker, participants were able to gain important insights on the current global and local trends in brand building and learned ways on implementing strategic branding program.