Twitter from a Guy who Tried Not to like the Platform

I was not an immediate fan of Twitter. But my job has a lot to do about social, so I grudgingly started to use the social media tool. I followed the notion of tweeting ten or more times a day to start with. Then I started linking my activities on Twitter to other platforms like…

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Today: Microsoft Dynamics CRM Community Page Updated

Maureen, a super powerful wizard of an editor, has updated the Microsoft Dynamics CRM Dev Center Community page. I’ve suggested that we move the social media stuff from the bottom of the page to the top as we are gaining so many users in that space. For example the CRM on LinkedIn group is over…

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Twiends: How to Twitter

Twiends.com presents this fun Infographic: How to Twitter. They answer beginner questions such as how to set up your Twitter account, how to start tweeting, and how to use hashtags and lists.

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From my Daily Reading List ~ Finding and Nurturing Mentors

I have a number of web sites marked to be read in a week. Besides the blogs they include my Twitter and Facebook streams, and my work news stream. Keeping up with them is near impossible and there are many days when I don’t get through the material presented. I really try to cherry-pick the…

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Demoing Microsoft Dynamics CRM at CloudForce 2011

My good friend and CRM MVP Leon Tribe (an Aussie don’t cha know) shares this snapshot with us: … with the comment: #salesforce were a little short handed on the booths so I thought I would help out #msdyncrm #cloudforce. When asked, “Did they kick you out?” Leon replies, “No, although if I had played…

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Social Media Explorer ~ Strategy In Four Steps

Mike Lewis, Vice President of Marking a Sales at Awareness, Inc pens Social Media Strategy in Four Steps for your consideration. My fav part is the measuring of ROI which can be a hard nut to crack. Once you’ve set the goals for your social channels and established your key audiences and the platforms they…

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JaAG Tweets From Convergence 2011

I have met so many of my friends, MVPs, Microsoft Partners, and new friends who are doing really cool stuff with the Microsoft Dynamics CRM platform. This is the last day of convergence and I thought I’d grab some of my tweets to share with those of you who are not already following me at…

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DigitalSurgeons: Facebook vs Twitter Infographic

Kudos to DigitalSurgeons. Very interesting… the differences are subtle, but important. Facebook = more daily use, more brand following. Twitter = more mobile, more updates, more actual use of the brands they follow.   See more at: http://www.digitalsurgeons.com/facebook-vs-twitter-infographic/

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Twitter #MSDYNCRM

I’m often surprised at the number of friends on Twitter who don’t use hash tags. Users can group posts together by topic or type using hashtags—words or phrases prefixed with a #. In the world of Microsoft Dynamics CRM we use #MSDYNCRM. Here is what you see when you click on that hashtag: This is…

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Top 5 sites to measure your Twitter clout

Alltop’s Holy Kaw talks about measuring your clout on Twitter. With so many people using new social media channels, experimenting with the new paradigm, this is a good read. My team was talking about the changes in communication. I’ve already noted that most people under 30 no longer own a land line opting instead for…

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