Today, the Lakers posted a photo of team executive Jim Buss on its official Facebook page. The smiling photo of Jim (wearing Celtic-green, by the way) was accompanied by this caption: “Jim Buss chatting live with fans from Lakers HQ. Check it out here…” I only skimmed the comments (examples above), but almost every response within the first 30 minutes has been negative. My response… duh! Fans are royally pissed about trades and an inconsistent season right
Today, Pinterest revealed a new look for user profiles. Just weeks after Facebook’s Timeline debut for company pages, Pinterest has updated its look adopting both the sleekness of Facebook and the simplicity of Twitter. The change requires little effort from the user. Users simply add a brief bio to the top of the page. As usual, users can change their profile photo and add a URL. Also, a horizontal bar across the top of the
A great client, Brookfield Homes San Diego, is just days away from the grand opening of its newest community, Sago at The Foothills. The grand opening event will include tours of Sago’s three models, a tour of the resort-like Swim Club at The Foothills, light hors d’oeuvres and an opportunity drawing for a $500 gift card. If you’re in the market for a new home or just love touring models, stop by! The event starts
Yesterday, during the debut of Facebook Timeline for company pages, the San Diego Press Club hosted a panel of local Facebook experts. In case you missed it, here are three quick tips from the event: 1) Provide more than just text in a Facebook post. Adding a photo or link (or both) is much more likely to get prioritized by Facebook and noticed by readers. 2) Use free tools like youropenbook.org and socialmention.com to gather information
The new Facebook Timeline is predicted to be available to brands as early as this Wednesday (Feb. 29). According to Ad Age, Timeline may be released to “a handful” of brands during an initial beta testing period. Once Timeline is released to all brands, it’s predicted that brands will have until March 30 to make the switch. I advise that you make the switch as soon as it’s available to you. In my opinion, brands
WordPop seeks a public relations intern! The intern will be responsible for: • Generally assisting the President of the company • Distributing/posting press releases online • Some writing– blog posts, press releases and social media content • Uploading and editing photos • Occasionally visiting project sites Hours: • 10-15 hours per week • You will have the luxury of working from home, while attending twice monthly meetings. Compensation: • Unpaid internship, must receive university credit • Stipend
I assist homebuilders/master-planned communities with PR and social media, and have been thinking about Pinterest as an option for them. The best way to look at Pinterest (or any form of social media) is to think about your audience (who is following you). For example… 1) Showcase cool design elements/interesting features within a home or community to the non-shopper As a twentysomething living in an apartment, I find myself tagging dream kitchens/master bedrooms/home storage solutions, etc.