Tag: facebook

11 Dec

My Two Biggest Triggers for Anxiety

As of right now, our total confirmed revenue for Q1 of 2015 is already 30% higher than it was in 2014 and will probably go up to 50% in the next two weeks. Across the board, everything looks great as the Swift Kick team heads into 2015. But yet, deep inside of me, I still […]

08 Nov

Passing Away on Facebook

A family friend unexpectedly passed away a couple weekends ago. He was much too young for death so it was extra sad for everyone who knew him. As most news now-a-days, word of his death spread virally to all relevant parties and the grievances started flowing in. Instead of traditional grievance letters to the family, […]

25 Mar

The Odd Feeling of Using Facebook in Public

It’s an odd feeling, and I don’t yet know why or where it comes from. But when I’m out in public and looking at Facebook, I feel like I’m being judged. Whether at work on my laptop or on a plane on my phone, I feel judged. But as Facebook creeps towards 1 billion users, […]

26 Jan

Categorizing My Online World

Between Facebook, multiple Twitter accounts, Google+, Google’s address book, and our internal CRM system for Swift Kick, I have so many different names for groupings of the people I follow, that it was getting extremely confusing to bounce between each network. I know my network is my net worth and it’s paid me back infinity+1, […]

15 Jan

Who inspires me?

Inspiration, Self Insight 2 Comments by Tom Krieglstein

Speaker friend, Jon Vroman, asked me this question on Facebook, and since it’s something I’ve actually thought about a lot, I knew it needed more than just a Facebook response. Going back to the beginning of my college career, I had this idea planted in me that I’d find “the one.” Not in terms of […]

23 Sep

The Emerging Dilemma of Facebook URLs

While hanging out with friends, someone asked the group what our first online screen name was. We all shared and laughed as each one was more obnoxious than the previous. BigBlueEyez22 LookAtMe_LookAtMe Itz*MEEEEEEEEEE TheKooliest sportygirl9 footballdemon i<3puppies CrappyMcCrapper Luckily we’ve all grown up and realized that those names, while fun and cool when we were […]

16 Sep

‘Perspectivizing’ Your Online Engagement Data

Ok I made that word up, but before our etymologist readers split for the hills, hear me out as to what it means. We help run the social media accounts of a couple eduction related companies. Every month we run an analytics report to measure what’s working, what’s not working, and the overall growth of […]

09 Sep

CoolTool: Booshaka – Discover Your Facebook Page SuperFans

NAME: Booshaka URL: http://www.booshaka.com WHAT IT DOES: Attaches a point-scoring system to the activity of your Facebook Fans to help you discover your Top Fans through an engagement dashboard. MY TAKE: Long time readers of the Swift Kick blog will know that I talk about the 90-9-1 rule often when it comes to community engagement, […]

17 Aug

Leveraging Social Media to Increase & Quantity Student Engagement – #140Edu Conference Keynote [VIDEO]

17 Aug

Helping Schools Go From Web 1.0 to Web 2.0 – #140Edu Conference Keynote [VIDEO]