Digital and Social

August 13, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Video Integration in Social Media

Although I have only been working in Cisco Social Media for several months, I have discovered much about its impact and the strategies for leveraging it at both the corporate and personal level. With the growing popularity of video services such as YouTube, Vine, and Instagram, it was only a matter of time before video content became […]

August 6, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Let the Cisco LIVE virtual fun continue

On the heels of the Let’s Chat! #Ciscosmt Series: Social Media for Events USTREAM panel discussion a couple of weeks ago, I wanted to share my recent experience with Cisco LIVE.  I remember the late 90s when I started working in the tech sector.  Customer events and conferences were primarily in-person and we were just […]

August 6, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Engaging Teams in Social Media: Twitter Chat – August 20, 2013 #CiscoSMT

As organizations transform to social business, encouraging employees to use social media on behalf of the brand is a key element in a successful social strategy. Teams can use social media to amplify brand messaging as well as provide key subject matter expertise and customer service where available.  As teams build community engagement, they learn […]

August 5, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

What the British royals are teaching the rest of us about social: What companies can learn to do

Social media is quickly becoming ubiquitous in our lives — not only giving us news on our friends, but news of the day. We found out all about the recent birth of the newest heir to the British throne on social. The royal baby is merely two weeks old and already doing a lot to […]

August 1, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Get your online writing out of the summer doldrums

Even our writing needs a vacation once in a while and to come back more inspired. It’s easy to get stuck in a rut and forget about all the fun things we can try. Here are some tips I’m starting to resurrect: Be timely Try to include references (or even visuals) to things people are […]

August 1, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Cisco and WIRED.com #IoE Tweet Chat Recap

What do you think should be connected to the Internet of Everything? Last week, Cisco and WIRED.com asked that very question as part of an all-day Tweet Chat, stirring up a huge amount of conversation around the connection possibilities of the future! Throughout the day, readers submitted their ideas of what could connect on IoE, […]

July 31, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Creating Meaningful Events with Social Media

The ins and outs of how to use social media effectively for on- and offline events can be overwhelming. What technologies do we use…how do we integrate social media, mobile, physical and virtual environments…and how do we make it a meaningful experience for participants? It’s a lot to think about before moving forward. The good news […]

July 29, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Using Social Media to Create ‘The Event’

As final preparations are underway for the July 31st (9am PT) Let’s Chat! #Ciscosmt Training Series USTREAM broadcast, let’s get the conversation going early! Are there certain social media examples used for on- and offline events that stick out in your mind? What made them great or perhaps ideas to avoid? And what was used […]

July 23, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Cisco IT University Program Innovation: Leveraging Social Media to Attract Top Talent

Are you an ambitious tech-savvy college student looking for an internship or full time career? Do you want to work for a company that has been ranked as one of the happiest places for young professionals? Then, Cisco IT is the place for you! The Cisco IT University Program recruits college students from all over […]