The social media puzzle. Created by The Courage Group Ray Gordon

Social Media for Business 2015 Classes

Don't get left out. If you want to attract new customers, your small business or nonprofit on Kauai needs social media marketing tools. The Kauai arm of the University of Hawaii has your back. They have worked hard to offer affordable stand-alone classes on topics you need to now. These are … [Read More...]

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Time to Update Your Passwords Again

Are you using strong passwords? Are you using different passwords for every site you use? It's time to make that happen. The world has just been hit again with another criminal theft of passwords, usernames and emails. This time by a Russian gang. Hold Security has just exposed the security … [Read More...]

The social media puzzle. Created by The Courage Group Ray Gordon

Social Media for Business 2014 Classes

It is the time for New Years Resolutions and self improvement. It's a good time to get KCC-OCET Social Media for Business classes onto your schedule for 2014. These classes are fun, affordable and easy to fit into your schedule. You have no excuse. Our first series in 2014 ran January 29 to March … [Read More...]

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Why You Should Pay Attention to Your Klout Score

All of my social media for business students and clients know about Klout, the measurement index for social media influence. I introduce them to their Klout score at the very beginning of our relationship. Why? Because for all the controversy about the accuracy of Klout, people do look at it. If you … [Read More...]


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A debate both entertaining and valuable took place today between Jon Stewart and Bill O'Reilly. Unfortunately it was accompanied by a monumental tech and social media monitoring and reaction failure related to their paid live streaming internet solution. Earlier this week Kitchen Aid fielded … [Read More...]

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How To Make a Facebook Page First Steps

Setting up a new Facebook Page can be somewhat daunting because Facebook does not allow you to preview what screens you will encounter before you get started. Here is your advance road map. To set up a new Facebook Fan Page, you must have a Facebook profile. Note that Facebook Pages are … [Read More...]

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KCC OCET Social Media for Business Series with Linda Sherman

KCC OCET is a tremendous resource for residents of Kauai. If you haven't taken a course there yet, you certainly should look at doing so. You will find the OCET classrooms comfortable and well-equipped. As many of you know, bringing the voice of Kauai to the internet is a passion of mine. Many … [Read More...]


Why Your Business Should Be on Pinterest

The reasons your business should be on Pinterest include the opportunity to: - Extend your brand personality and story with images - Draw people to particular articles, pages or products on your website - Publicize your participation in a trade show - Engage with your brand advocates - Get … [Read More...]

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Are You Ready For Facebook Brand Page Timeline

Here are some tips to help you with the transition to Timeline for Facebook Brand Pages. All Facebook Brand Pages will go to Timeline March 30th. I address some basic Facebook points and offer a few precautions at the end of this article for those of you who are still a bit fuzzy on Page versus … [Read More...]


BlogWorld Video Interviews and Great Memories

BlogWorld Expo is a conference where bloggers and would be bloggers gather to speak, learn and network. With over 100 sessions providing tips for businesses and organizations for both blogging and social media as well as special tracks for military, health and other special interests, there is … [Read More...]

Linda Sherman with Quincy Solano at Hawaii Social Media Summit

Hawaii Social Media Summit Boasts Statewide Participation

The competitive landscape for marketing in Hawaii has changed. Recognizing this, attendees from a broad spectrum of industries in Hawaii came to the Hawaii Social Media Summit to learn more about social media marketing. The beautiful open-air Hawaii Convention Center made a lovely backdrop to … [Read More...]

Chris Jaeb Common Ground Speaking Sustainability Forums Kauai

Sustainability Forums Kauai Oct 11 Photos and Mahalo

Chris Jaeb, founder of Common Ground Kauai and Diann Hartman, Green Team Leader for the Grand Hyatt Kauai, Recipient for the Kapaa Rotary Club Green Giant Award for 2010 were the featured speakers for Sustainability Forums October 11, 2011. Both of the presentations were specific, inspiring and … [Read More...]