Category Archives: navy

social media mistakes create preventable crises


We’ve all heard the Twitter horror stories about posting a message you thought was going to your personal account but ended up posted on the corporate account you manage instead. Oopsies. Accounts for a senator & the American Red Cross are infamous for these mistaken tweets. And it seems those […]

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will you be at BlogWell ATL?


BlogWell is one of those events that alumni speak so highly of, you can’t help but know that when one comes to your town that you must attend. And now I can. BlogWell, a case-study rich half-day conference sponsored by the Social Media Business Council, is coming to Atlanta on […]

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connected but not compromised


The U.S. Navy announced a special social network targeted to service members on deployment. Anyone reading this blog would probably agree that social media tools represent some of the best ways to stay connected when away from loved ones, whether it be through a blog post to broadcast to your […]

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rules for contacting bloggers


As someone who has written and integrated several social media plans for government public affairs, this is a topic near & dear to me. Colin McKay over at So Said the Organization just posted about a blogger outreach code for government. He lists some good rules of the road. I […]

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navy & youTube


This article is a few weeks old (from the March 5 issue of Navy Times), but since it isn’t showing up on search¬†engines I imagine most people haven’t seen it. Several months ago, some people at my Navy command in Bahrain sent me a few of the YouTube videos from […]

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