social networking

March 26, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Getting the Executive Social Media View

Since launching our internal executive social media mentoring program, it’s been really eye-opening to get a close up view of their perceptions around using this channel, their goals, and overall interests. We read and hear about different statistics all the time, telling us that executive participation is still in an early adoption stage and this […]

March 6, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

How Do You Get Executives Involved in Social Media?

“How do you get executives involved in using social media themselves? How do I make it relevant for them and their business initiatives? And how do I show them value for participating right away? ” Our social media training team is approached regularly with questions like these in hopes that there is a simple formula […]

February 6, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Pinning Down Pinterest Best Practices

Oh the joys of pinning new ideas, trends, videos, and so much more on Pinterest! I’ll admit it…I have a little obsession, racking up thousands of pins between professional and personal Pinterest accounts. Just like Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and other social media channels, Pinterest has its own culture and communication style. After countless hours of […]

January 15, 2013

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

Train Employees And Yield Higher Social Media Results

Here we are…just into the third week of 2013 and questions of how we will use social media in more strategic ways, or measure more effectively, or take our efforts to the next level are already heating up. Goals, aspirations, expectations, responsibilities, commitments…the list goes on. Is your head spinning yet? While it may seem […]

December 18, 2012

EDUCATION

Cisco’s 2012 Education Retrospective

At the beginning of 2012, we saw three major trends emerging in the education space, but we had no idea that they would all be converging: Flipped Learning, BYOD, and Shared Collaborative Platforms. This time last year, I was sitting at an old, high-top biology lab table with my son’s AP Biology teacher, asking him […]

November 19, 2012

DIGITAL AND SOCIAL

8 Qualities for a Good Social Media Training Program

We’re curious… What do you look for when choosing  social media training programs you will participate in? It can be daunting, given the variety of information, organizations, and strategies out in the socialphere. On top of that, learning methods and preferences are different for everyone, making it even more important that we each find the […]