From Lance Armstrong to Shaquille O’Neal (The Real Shaq), Demi Moore to Yoko Ono, Arnold Schwarzenegger to Barack Obama (and, oh, let’s not forget Oprah), it seems almost everyone who’s anyone is now using Twitter, the micro-blogging service, to reach out and touch someone in 140 characters or less.
Whether it’s delivering an outstanding presentation at an important trade show, winning over a client with an awesome display of creative firepower or simply going above and beyond on everything that’s asked of you, there are many obvious ways to score points with your boss.
Last Thursday, February 12, I had the pleasure of attending my first tweet-up at Boston's Twestival in Cambridge, organized by Justin Whitaker (AKA @justinmwhitaker.) The event took place in 175+ cities around the world and helped raise money for charity:water.
On Friday, January 23, I had the pleasure of sitting in on “Making Sense of Social Media for Your Business,” a webinar presented by Alf Brand and Jenna Jantsch of VerticalResponse.
Given my entrepreneurial, extroverted and -- some might say -- experimental personality, it's only natural that I started blogging in 2004 and have enthusiastically embraced Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, to name just three of the many social media communications channels and tools that are so wildly popular today.