The dog can’t eat e-homework, and that’s not the only reason we still need print communication.
Recently, I was reading about an organization gaining support using Twitter, Facebook “and other social media.” I’m sure you’ve noticed the array of icons at the bottom of articles and blogs suggesting the multiple ways you can share the content. Do you just skim over them? Are the others worth your time? Millions of users […]
The problem with writing about writing is that readers can so easily judge your writing more harshly. I shudder to think how many times I’ve submitted a résumé touting my attention to “detial”and great proofing skills. I’ve always admired people with the courage to take on the topic of writing, especially when they do it […]
Everyone has influence on both a personal and professional level. The idea of knowing how much influence we have is intriguing. With Klout, perhaps we can get a better idea. Klout is one of the results of founder Joe Fernandez’s jaw surgery. Apparently, when your jaw is wired shut, you have a lot of time […]
It seems like I can’t buy a roll of aluminum foil these days without a sales associate asking for my email address. When this happens, I’ll do one of three things: say “no,” give the hotmail account that I opened in middle school and check once a year or, if it is something I am […]
Recently, Allée had the pleasure of working with the nonprofit organization Social Media Shepherds on a pro bono branding project. Originator Greg Swan, social media champion, who was recently named one of Metromix.com’s “Top Tweeps of the Twin Cities,” started Social Media Shepherds about two years ago. Currently, there are about 100 people in the group, […]
Generation Y (Millennials): We believe in change. My generation is expected to change jobs more often than any generation before us. We’re young; we’re educated; we’re eager; we’re looking for jobs, and you’d be wise to hire us. Here’s a short list of what you need to know to attract and keep us. 1. Challenge us: […]