Archive of Tag 'social media engagement'


The Need for Local Businesses to Tackle Social Media

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on August 12, 2015 in Social Media


As a local business person, you have a lot of demands on your time and resources. You’ve heard about using social media to help market your products and services, but you’re skeptical…

What's your social media strategy?

Yes, Use LinkedIn to Reach Out… But Stop Oversharing

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on May 29, 2014 in Digital Marketing


When it comes to LinkedIn, many of us have a love/hate relationship. We love it as a way to keep up with colleagues and make new professional connections, but we hate some…

Using LinkedIn to Your Best Advantage

Is Twitter the ‘New CNN’?

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on January 29, 2014 in Social Media


Still a News Junkie I’ll admit it — I’m a bit of a news junkie. Local, national, international, business, technology, money — it doesn’t matter. If it’s news, I’m reading it. My…

Is Twitter the New CNN - Media Trends Change Over Time

A Brief History of Nearly Everything (Digitally) Important

Posted by Jeff Hayes on July 15, 2013 in Technology


Evolution of the World Wide Web The World Wide Web (or just Web) was conceived by Tim Berners-Lee, a (then) CERN consultant/engineer who was looking for a way to facilitate the exchange…

Hokosai's Wave - Digital Marketing - AlignTech

Do you need digital detox?

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on May 31, 2012 in Health and Wellness


Are You Device Dependent?  Here are six sure signs that you need to do digital detox: You use your mobile device in the restroom. You use the word ‘hashtag’ in common conversations….

Do you need to unplug for a little while?

Mobile Apps and Your Business

Posted by Jeff Hayes on February 29, 2012 in Technology


This is a reprint of an article I wrote on mobile apps for Insight on Business, an excellent business publication dedicated to the 100,000 or so businesses in The New North region of…

Mobile Apps and Your Business. Image Copyright Tom Richmond.

Are You a Social Media Addict?

Posted by Tim Holdsworth on January 29, 2011 in Technology


What’s your relationship with social media? Are you just a casual user who can take it or leave it or are you an addict who has to check Twitter, Facebook or your…

Are you becoming a social media addict?

The Social Media of Gaming: Part III – Farmville Saves the World?

Posted by Greg Kellerman and Jeff Hayes on September 10, 2010 in Health and Wellness


In Parts I & II of this series, The Social Media of Gaming: Part I – Grabbing a Slice and The Social Media of Gaming: Part II – Games Within Social Media,…

Gaming as a vehicle for getting things done.

The Social Media of Gaming: Part II – Games Within Social Media

Posted by Greg Kellerman on July 29, 2010 in Social Media


Everyone knows somebody who plays one.  From Farmville to Family Feud, moms, dads, and kids are playing these simple games to pass time, sometimes to relax after work and sometimes even at…

Games within social media

The Social Media of Gaming: Part I – Grabbing a Slice

Posted by Greg Kellerman on June 28, 2010 in Social Media


E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) is upon us once again and fans of video games worldwide are sneaking a peak in their offices at the countless presentations and articles popping up across the…

At the start of the EA conference in 2010.