Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Do you have questions about social media? Ask our Patch Pros by leaving a comment below.
How well do you know your friends? In light of the bizarre hoax involving star Notre Dame football player Manti Te’o and a renewed focus on online friendships, the topic for this week’s Patch Pro is social media. This week’s Patch Pros are: Lisa Genosky Genosky is the owner and co-founder of Queen Bee Media. Queen Bee Media is a Twin Cities social media marketing agency. Cherie DeBrule DeBrule is the co-founder of the St. Paul Marketing Team. She designed the books Rise Above the Race and The Google Places Bible. Ask your questions in the comments section below.
Friday, December 7, 2012
A Time Ideas column explains the loss of the need to send yearly updates to friends and family who have "real-time windows" into our lives through Facebook and Twitter.
As the holidays seem to get busier every year, finding time to write holiday letters or send out cards with family portraits becomes somewhat of a struggle for some families. In addition, knowing friends and family have been updated on you and your family's happenings all year long through social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter may decrease the motivation or desire to send out letters sharing milestones of the year. Do you think this is true in the St. Michael and Albertville area? Take our poll below. A Time Ideas column by author Nina Burleigh titled, "Why I've stopped sending holiday photo cards" explains the dilemma: Today, my 1,500 Facebook friends — 1,300 of whom I have never actually met—have already seen the best of…
Monday, December 3, 2012
What local businesses do you enjoy connecting with on social media?
Looking for some local businesses to connect with on Facebook? Here's a good starting point for St. Michael-Albertville. Food and Dining: No Name Premium Meat and Seafood Space Aliens Distractions St. Michael Corner Bar Millside Tavern Dehmer's Meats Andy's Hometowne Pizza St. Michael Domino's Pizza Ditto's Bar $5 Pizza D Michael B's Pubhouse 19 Liberty Restaurant The Energy Zone Neighbors Eatery and Saloon Sadie's Coffee 152 Club D's Family Pizza Retail: Simpli Soleil Kwik Trip KLN Brands Albertville Premium Outlets Midwest Rubs Knight Armour Sassy Seconds and More Second Time's A Charm DJ's Heating and Air Conditioning Where'd Ya Get That? Services: Best Friends Veterinary Clinic Solutions Counseling ALM Home Improvements Maris Ehlers …
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Minnesota voters young and old used Twitter to talk about their Minnesota Election decisions, particularly on the proposed Marriage Amendment.
We followed a few common topics around the Twin Cities, including both sides of the Minnesota Marriage Amendment vote, and found what people were talking about on social media this Election Day. A reminder, though, that Tweeting a photo of your ballot, filled out, is stongly discouraged by the Minnesota Secretary of State's Office. Take a look.