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Social Media Archives - The Smoky Poet
30 10, 2018

Is Twitter Removing The Like Button?

2018-11-01T09:05:06-05:00October 30th, 2018|Last Post, Social Media|

With Twitter Removing The Like Button How Will You Save Tweets? I heard the news today, oh boy. Is Twitter removing the like button? As reported by The Telegraph, Twitter's Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey is contemplating this very radical move by removing the "like" function in a an "ability to improve the quality [...]

8 09, 2017

Instagram’s Branded Content Tool is Cool

2017-09-15T09:12:38-05:00September 8th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Reviews, Social Media|

Regardless of the number of social media connections, each of us is an influencer in many ways. By simply sharing photos of the products or brands we love and adore, we can influence one person, 1,000 people or many many more. I’m sure you’ve heard or read a fair amount amount the influencer market, [...]

28 08, 2017

I Am An (Anti) Social Media Expert

2018-05-14T09:31:39-05:00August 28th, 2017|Last Post, Musings, Short Stories, Social Media|

In real life I have 14 Facebook friends and 56 people who now follow me on Twitter, yet I am a social media expert. Most of the connections I have are acquaintances I have met over the years due to my investment banking career, or my Chief Executive Officer or Chief Operating Officer roles. [...]

8 07, 2016

Poetry Prompt: I Wrote This With You

2016-07-08T16:53:11-05:00July 8th, 2016|Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry, Poetry Prompts, Social Media, Twitter|

I Wrote This With You I fear my memory with be forgotten by the sunlight. I remain curious even thought we are at a stalemate. Excuse my brevity as with fun comes a soothing new thirst. Yet I fear your silence, as a fresh mind can yield faith in love. I'm not a curmudgeon [...]

29 06, 2016

Is KDWB’s War Of The Roses Fake?

2018-05-09T16:07:55-05:00June 29th, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Products, Reviews, Social Media|

I love the Dave Ryan in the Morning Show on KDWB, so if War of The Roses is fake, I don’t care. If you follow me on Twitter (subtle hint to follow me here), you know that I interact with Dave Ryan, Falen Bonsett and occasionally Steve LeTart. One of the segments I love [...]

28 06, 2016

Twitter Stickers Roll Out

2018-05-14T09:37:00-05:00June 28th, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Products, Social Media, Twitter|

Twitter Stickers Give Your Photos Bling Glitter This morning during my walk with my puppy Charlie, I was about to tweet a picture when I noticed a smiley face next to the edit button. I said to myself, “Self, Twitter stickers are sweet and neat.” When you click on the smiley face, a variety [...]

23 06, 2016

Monetize Twitter Videos Coming Soon

2018-02-20T12:22:39-05:00June 23rd, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Reviews, Social Media, Twitter|

With Twitter Engage, You May Be Able to Monetize Twitter Videos I love reading the blogs of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. You can often find some really great nuggets of information. I recently read the most recent Twitter blog that discussed how influencers, creators and publishers will be able to perhaps monetize videos on [...]

1 06, 2016

Copying Instagram Followers Just Became Harder

2018-06-27T14:07:17-05:00June 1st, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Products, Reviews, Social Media, Twitter|

Although copying Instagram followers just became harder, you can still build a great group of followers. Growing a follower base across various social media sites is always a challenge. Unless you are engaging with your followers and writing great content that is interesting to your followers, get retweets, likes, pins and follows is difficult. There [...]

25 05, 2016

Will Customer Service on Twitter Be Changing?

2017-09-15T08:42:29-05:00May 25th, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Products, Reviews, Social Media, Twitter|

This Subtle Change May Impact Brand Customer Service on Twitter Customer service on Twitter is difficult. There are brands doing an excellent job, brands doing a mediocre job and brands that are just darn right terrible at customer service. You see, as a poet that writes about products, I’ve spent a fair amount of [...]

5 03, 2016

RIP Meerkat App

2018-02-20T13:15:32-05:00March 5th, 2016|Last Post, Products, Reviews, Social Media|

The Meerkat App Is Ditching Live Streaming One of my favorite songs is “A Day in the Life” by The Beatles. There is a line in the song, “I heard the news today, oh boy.” As I heard the news the other day about Meerkat App ditching live-streaming, I oddly began to sing this [...]

5 03, 2016

RIP Meerkat App: Ditching Live-Streaming

2018-02-20T12:22:40-05:00March 5th, 2016|Last Post, Musings, Reviews, Social Media|

One of my favorite songs is “A Day in the Life” by The Beatles. There is a line in the song, “I heard the news today, oh boy.” As I heard the news the other day about Meerkat App ditching live-streaming, I oddly began to sing this song. You see, about a year ago [...]

18 01, 2016

Join Me For Atomic Reach’s Atomic Chat Tonight: 9pm ET

2016-01-18T16:27:03-05:00January 18th, 2016|Featured Post, Last Post, Social Media, Twitter|

I am very excited be the special guest tonight for Atomic Reach’s, Atomic Chat. Starting at 9pm ET, 8pm CT, 6pm PT, I will be answering questions about utilizing social media to grow a brand and engage an audience. For those of you that are not familiar with Atomic Reach, Atomic Reach is the [...]

13 09, 2015

Torchy’s Tacos: A Texas Treat to Eat

2015-09-13T13:54:29-05:00September 13th, 2015|Featured Post, Food and Drink, Last Post, Reviews, Social Media|

This past week took my travels to Austin, Texas. As I had never been to Austin before, I turned to two trusted resources to seek out things to do and places to eat, Foursquare and Twitter. Overwhelmingly, the once common element between the two sources was Torchy’s Tacos. In fact, I even wrote an [...]

9 09, 2015

10 Places You Shouldn’t Miss in Austin, Texas

2018-01-09T16:10:24-05:00September 9th, 2015|Featured Post, Last Post, Reviews, Social Media, Travel|

As I sit here and write this article, I am traveling across the sky on a Delta plane using Gogo Wireless WiFi. As I am I heading to Austin, Texas today, I thought it was only proper to ask the Twittersphere for some dinner and sightseeing recommendations from local Austin, Texans. Once of my [...]

3 09, 2015

Cinnabon Sweet Talk Twitter Chat: 1pm ET

2015-09-03T11:31:09-05:00September 3rd, 2015|Featured Post, Last Post, Social Media, Twitter|

Besides today being Thursday, September 2nd, today is also a special day for me as I will be the guest host for Cinnabon’s Sweet Talk Twitter Chat. For so many years I have been eating Cinnabon’s, whether at the Mall of America or in an airport, I can’t get enough of their ooey, gooey buns. [...]