Have you ever volunteered? Do you believe that if you volunteer you can change the world? Or do you think that money can change the world? I am a firm believer in the phrase that BonaResponds, a volunteer organization at St. Bonaventure university, (@BonaResponds) uses: “Volunteer and Change the World.” I have the bumper sticker on my Jeep and plastered on my MacBook Pro. I volunteer because I...
Kiss me, I'm a Bonnie!
At St. Bonaventure University the class of 2014 brought back an old t-shirt fundraiser for St. Patrick’s day. The class officers created a green shirt that said “Kiss me, I’m a Bonnie” and put St. Bonaventure on the front with a clover. My role as vice president of Student Government, and taking a class in social media, I thought I would tweet to St. Bonaventure about the...
Are you part of the eight million plus users of Pinterest? What do you use it for? Do you understand what it is? Personally, I use it to pretend I am going to be crafty and actually do them. It is like my fake world where I think I am going to decorate, make my own art, sew my own headbands, bake cookies, take photographs, travel and switch my preppy style to trendy. Have I done any of these...
Twitter Traffic to Increase over the Super Bowl
Last year over 4,000 tweets were posted during the last minute of the Super Bowl. This year the number of tweets per minute is only expected to increase. Super Bowl superstars are getting more tweets from their fans and are responding more the tweets. Tweets like “What’s up Twitter fam, I have a couple minutes, let’s chat.” Engage the fan and players. Fans hope for a...
What is crowdsourcing? Crowdsourcing is exactly what it sounds like, getting a crowd, or large group of people to get information about a product, brand or company. It is a great way for companies to engage with their consumers. Social media allows companies to crowdsource easily. Companies can utilize their social media presence through crowdsourcing. For an example, Ben & Jerry’s...
Could you go two days without S...?
Social media. I took on the challenge of going two days without social media. Not all social media- just Facebook. A typical with Facebook goes something like this: Wake up 7:30 a.m., put some hot water on for green tea, put FoxNews morning show on, check my emails on my iPhone, respond to emails, check Twitter (on my iPhone), get my MAC, get on Facebook, wish people a Happy Birthday, or...
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If you live this life right, you will never be bored.” Fr. Mychal Judge– http://nymag.com/nymetro/news/sept11/features/5372/