Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’

Facebook, Twitter not toys

David Fagiano, COO of Dale Carnegie & Associates Inc., has worked in management training for more than 30 years. He oversees sales and marketing as well as product development and instructor training for the company. He spoke with MBJ by phone from his New York office. Q: What do you think Dale Carnegie would think […] [...]

Experts: Don’t avoid social media due to fear of negative comments

Companies that have not yet waded into the waters of social media often fear negative customer comments. But Jackson area advertising gurus agree that the biggest social media risk is not engaging and monitoring what customers are already saying about you. Beth Kander, who just transitioned from copy writer to social media director at Mad […] [...]

Get on the social media train … or get left behind

by Published: February 27,2011

Tags: Facebook, Joe Stradinger, LeAnne Gault, Quora, Twitter, Viking, YouTube

Following a meeting at the Facebook headquarters in California, Joe Stradinger sat down at his computer and implemented a new feature called Facebook Stories to the Viking Range fan page. Following a meeting at the Facebook headquarters in California, Joe Stradinger sat down at his computer and made a small change to Viking’s use of […] [...]

Reader momentum is gaining for Twitter

by Published: March 7,2010

Tags: editor, Ross Reily, Twitter

The addition of Twitter to our collection of ways to reach readers has been a great success. Despite only having an account for just a few months, we have garnered more than 1,200 followers. It has allowed us to branch out in ways that we might not have been able to do. Twitter, combined with […] [...]

Universities turn to social networking to promote schools

    Social networking websites are fast becoming the new water cooler of the Information Age and universities are latching onto them as a unique and critical part of marketing their institution, interfacing with students and attracting prospects to their classrooms.   When Belhaven College in Jackson announced that it would be changing its name […] [...]

New media in the courtroom

by Published: November 16,2009

Tags: court, social networking, Twitter

Journalists, jurors and justice in 140 characters or less The popular online micro-blog Twitter, social networking, smartphones and other forms of “New media” all are on a collision course with the American courtroom. The outcome of that convergence remains to be seen. Last Wednesday, an Arkansas jury convicted 29-year-old Curtis Lavelle Vance of the 2008 […] [...]

Becoming aware of Twitter factors

by Published: October 5,2009

Tags: social networking, Twitter

I have read lots and lots of stories that describe Twitter as the best things since sliced bread. I read with interest. Can everything these folks say about Twitter be true? In this publication, we ran a column talking about Twitter and how easy it is. It’s easy, the column stated. Create a log in, […] [...]

Keep up with the MBJ on Twitter

You can now get all of the latest state and national business news from the Mississippi Business Journal through Twitter. It’s the same trusted news the MBJ has been known for for 30 years, just through new and improved technologies. Simply search for “mbjournal” and start following us immediately. We appreciate your readership and are […] [...]

FNC using online tools

by Published: July 27,2009

Tags: Facebook, FNC Inc, Oxford, social networking, Twitter

OXFORD — Mortgage technology company FNC Inc. is now utilizing the social networking tools Facebook and Twitter to make information about its real estate collateral management solutions and analytics more easily accessible to potential clients. On FNC’s Facebook page, visitors will find pictures, information about FNC and announcements about the company. Twitter provides FNC followers […] [...]

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