On Friday, I attended CreativeMornings, a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! It was the second event in Singapore (I couldn't attend the first one) and it was really great. Kudos to the organizers for the event - I can't wait for next month! Here is the summary.
Today was so inspiring, I felt that I was being at TEDx all over again. A great panel of young entrepreneurial women. Here are the take aways.
I just finished reading "From Social Media to Social CRM" report by IBM. Here is a summary and some thoughts.
Back in December, Facebook made a minor change to its Events feature, replacing “Attending,” “Maybe Attending,” and “Not Attending” with “Join,” “Maybe” and “Decline". Since then, it has become impossible to remove yourself from an event. But today, I found the solution, so follow the guide!
You did it again Facebook. Everyone hates Facebook changes - every time, people spend days discussing about the potential benefits and the many disadvantages of the new design. This time, the change is radical.
Today, Facebook Chief Operating Officer, Sheryl Sandberg, came to give a lecture at the LSE, entitled "It's all about people". Here is a summary of the most important points she mentioned.
You can't have a Facebook page, put yourself out there in the world of social media, and only expect positive comments. Negative comments will come at some point. And when they do, this is your chance to turn the situation around. Let's have a look at my recent experience with A La Carte Maps.
I don't know about you, but I live in the wrong timezone.
Not everyone will like you. And even if some leave negative comments, whether it is on your Facebook page, your blog, or a forum, there are ways to deal with criticism. And there are things you should NEVER do, no matter what. Here is an example.
RenRen is the China’s equivalent to Facebook. Ranked number 16 in the Alexa top 100 Chinese websites, it’s a key platform for any social media branding in China. There are 4 key points to consider before registering a brand page with RenRen.
Whether you are a marketer dealing with social media for brands or doing social media for your own business, it is important that you understand a few things before starting any campaign.
This week, I had a conversation with a friend, about how people use Twitter for very different reasons: as a source of information, as a networking tool, or to meet new friends. How do YOU use Twitter?
Since Friday, the Internet community has been trying to help Japanese victims in any way they can after the tragedy. Let’s have a look at how YOU can be the next person to help.
Can you really flip your Facebook page pic to video? Yes! It has been almost a month since Flip partnered with DDB Singapore and Text 100 Singapore to launch their plugin Flip Video. With the ambition to revolutionize profile pictures by replacing static pictures by videos, Flip managed to create a lot of buzz in Asia.
As announced this week, the Japanese advertising giant Dentsu Inc will become Facebook’s official sales and marketing support representative to companies in Japan.
Unless you are using a VPN, you will not be able to access Facebook in China. With over 160 million users (Analysys International, Beijing), meet RenRen, the first social network in China.
Unless you have been avoiding your RSS or Twitter feed in the past week, by now you must have heard of Quora, a website where people ask and answer questions in real time about anything and everything. It aims to “grow and grow until almost everything that anyone wants to know is available in the system”. Now, what can another Q&A website do for your marketing strategy? A lot.