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Social Media Detox Diet

By: Lori Gama Thursday January 24, 2013 0 comments Tags: Facebook, online visibility, Social media, social media detox, Social Networking, Social Web, Twitter

Social Media Detox Diet

If you're overwhelmed and even a bit sick of Social Media then you need my Social Media Detox Diet to help you detoxify yourself and get back to having fun with it, plus: grow more business. It's extremely important to include social marketing in your marketing strategy, when it's done right. Just don't over-do it. If you find yourself getting obsessed with checking Facebook in line at the bank, and Tweeting while driving (stopped at a red light, hopefully), then it's time admit you have a problem and detox from your addiction. Otherwise,... Read More


Social Media Infographic: The Growth

By: Lori Gama Wednesday February 8, 2012 0 comments Tags: Social media

Social Media Infographic: The Growth

My favorite stats from the stellar infographic, below, are these: 80% of companies use social media for recruitment and 95% of them use LinkedIn. If Facebook were a country, it would be the world's 3rd largest country, behind China and India. Users accessing Facebook through their mobile phones grew by 200% from 2011-2012 53% of employers use research potential job candidates in social networks 3500 images are uploaded to Flickr per minute What are some of your favorite stats from this infographic? Comments are... Read More


Social Media Has Become the Air We Breathe

By: Lori Gama Saturday December 31, 2011 0 comments Tags: Digital Lives, Digital Marketing, Facebook, google, Lori Gama, Marketing, online visibility, Social media, Social Networking, social signals, Social Web, Twitter, video entrepreneurs, we are all cyborgs, YouTube

Unless you've been living off the grid, in the woods, under a rock, you know that social media has become part of our lives.   We'll look back on 2011 as the year that social media became like the air we breathe - so much a part of us that we wonder about those people who have managed to NOT have a Facebook account or at the very least, have a LinkedIn account (what ARE they hiding?).  Look at these examples of how social media and social search have become ingrained into our daily activities around the planet: You can no longer... Read More


Customize Your Twitter Background

By: Lori Gama Monday October 3, 2011 0 comments Tags: Social media, Twitter, Twitter Background

Customize Your Twitter Background

Did you know you can control the background image in your Twitter profile? Be sure you take advantage of this because you can use that area to add more information about yourself, such as your logo; your social network icons; your phone number and website address or use it like I did recently: I added some hot tips for brand new beginners. Here's how you change it: first, have a professional graphic artist design your background and be sure they use this psd file created by  FuelYourCreativity.com because your... Read More


Did You Know You're Naked? Your Online Reputation is Showing

By: Lori Gama Saturday October 16, 2010 0 comments Tags: Facebook, online reputation, SEO, Social media, Social Networking, Twitter

Did You Know You're Naked? Your Online Reputation is Showing

People can check out your Online Reputation (your O.R.) by reviewing your Social Media profiles in Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and other places on the Web. They'll also check your Web site, your blog and they'll "Google" your name to see what information shows up. I call this process "downloading" Social Media. Doing the "down lo" on you means that I quickly "know" or have a perception of your character by the digital footprint you're tracking around the Web. I do one one more thing: I check my "gut" (my inner sense or intuition) about you... Read More