5 Must-Read Health Communication Posts

With so much good content on the internet, it’s easy to miss a good post. This week as I was looking through past posts on the Buzz Bin, I stumbled upon so many great past posts that I enjoyed reading and learning from all over again. So this Thursday, I’m sharing five  must-read oldie but goodie [...]

2014 Digital Trends: A Conversation with Mom it Forward

It’s no surprise that with the New Year comes even more opportunities for brands to grow in the digital space. To get a better understanding of what’s to be expected this year, I sat down with Mom it Forward, a leading social media community and worldwide network dedicated to enhancing the lives of women, their [...]

If Teens are Bailing on Facebook, Where are They Going?

I have a niece, who’s a college freshman this year. While she was still in high school, I could keep up with her school activities and day-to-day musings through Facebook. But a few months ago, I noticed that she was posting a lot less on Facebook. We were able to catch up in person during [...]

3 Social Media Lessons I Learned from “It’s the Great Pumpkin”

Many people cite Halloween as a favorite holiday. I’m not part of that contingent. Don’t get me wrong: I’m all for adorable costumed children ringing my doorbell, haunted hayrides and paranormal activity. It’s the creative pressure that really stresses me out – from finding the perfect clever-yet-hilarious costume to carving a pumpkin that will wow [...]

7 Inspiring Social Media Applications from Oklahoma

How Social Media Has Forever Altered Natural Disaster Response Tragedy has a way of bringing people together; and amongst the chaos it’s the inspiring stories of courage, hope and faith which motivate us to pick up the pieces. The mainstream use of social media has permanently altered the way we share our daily lives and [...]

4 Free Tools to Measure Your Instagram Success

You read Five Instagram Secrets for Health Brands  and you were inspired to start an Instagram for your brand. It seems to be going well so far; but how can you really measure your Instagram success? Here are four free tools businesses can use to keep track of their Instagram success: 1. SumAll – I just started [...]

Five Instagram Secrets for Health Brands

I don’t need to explain the “awesomeness” that is Instagram, the photo app that essentially blew up overnight and now boasts over 100 million users. The app that first made its journey into the hands of the social media enthusiasts and the artsy photographer wannabes has quickly caught the attention of big brands. In fact, [...]

Top 3 Photo Apps for PR Pros That Weren’t on Your Radar

By Rosalie Morton (@rosaliemo) If content is king, photos are his favorite little prince. Mark my words, 2013 will be the year of the photo. We were just getting primed in 2012. Facebook acquired Instagram. Photo posts on Facebook get more likes than links, text or videos. Your audience isn’t reading your posts anymore… not unless there [...]

Drinking Happens in Real Life

By Caroline Helper Last Thursday was Languedoc Day. Just as the marketing powers-that-be have managed to successfully transform nearly every day of the calendar into a holiday celebrating certain foods and ingredients, these same days are being gobbled up by various wines and regions, too. Many of these wine days are really only celebrated virtually [...]