About Kauai Marketing

Here are my most recent posts

Social Media for Business 2016 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 know. These are running Fridays 1-4pm. There is now ONE class left in the 2016 series. If you have never taken a class … [Read more...]

Stand For Trees

Video by rapper Prince Ea on the importance of trees to our environment. The video is called "Dear Future Generations: Sorry." Prince Ea formed a movement in 2009 called "Make 'SMART' Cool". SMART stands for "Sophisticating Minds And Revolutionizing Thought". The "Make 'SMART' Cool" movement attempts to "promote intelligence to everyone, everywhere and integrate it with hip-hop. To create … [Read more...]

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 breach. 1.2 billion user name and password combinations and more than 500 million email addresses have … [Read more...]

Introduction to Facebook Page Basics

Here are some of the basics that we cover in the Introduction to Facebook class that you should remember. The Difference Between a Facebook Personal Timeline (or Profile) and a Facebook Page Personal Timelines (profiles) have “friends”, Pages have “likes”. Pages are for brands, companies and non-profits. Personal Timelines are for individuals. Facebook now uses the term "Timeline" to … [Read more...]

Rumble2012 Nox Solutions Tech Social Media Fail Case Study

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 a social media disaster very well. Not so for The Daily Show and the O'Reilly Factor. Neither of … [Read more...]

Steve Jobs Words of Inspiration for Entrepreneurs

Although Steve Jobs was known as an extremely creative innovator, he was even more admired as an inspiration to millions of geeks, consumers, and businesspeople around the world. Following is the full transcript of his now-famous 2005 speech to the graduating class at Stanford University. The speech is full of insights regarding how Steve began his career, approached life, coped with hardships … [Read more...]

Linda Sherman Speaking at Hawaii Social Media Summit

Linda Sherman will be speaking at the Hawaii Social Media Summit in Oahu on October 19. Linda's presentation is geared to business owners to help them understand where social media fits in their overall marketing and business plan. Other speakers at the summit include Neenz Faleafine, Mari Smith, Erin Blaskie, Mike Prasad, John Heckathorn, Roxanne Darling, Tara Coomans, Peter Liu, Gwen … [Read more...]

Sustainability Forums Kauai October 11

The mission of Sustainability Forums Kauai is to generate useful discussions to support sustainability on Kauai. We believe that networking and creating relationships in the Sustainable space is important to its success. We launched on July 20th. When Tuesday, October 11, 2011 7:00 - 9:00 PM Sustainability Forums Kauai meetings are quarterly. Where 22North Restaurant at Kilohana … [Read more...]

Kauai Sustainability Forums Launch Sizzles with Discussion

The launch meeting for the quarterly Kauai Sustainability Forums was held July 20th, 2011. Our next meeting is Tuesday October 11. We were pleased to attract a group of people sincerely interested in and involved with sustainability on Kauai. There was ample time to get acquainted with each other as we arrived and then we heard from: Jai Roberts: Sustainable Gardening Felicia Cowden: Akami … [Read more...]

Social Media Day Kauai Huge Success

International Social Media Day was celebrated in ninety countries around the world June 30, 2011. Out of 14,000 meet-ups around the world, Social Media Day Kauai was selected to be featured by the highly respected Christian Science Monitor. Social Media Day is hosted annually by Mashable, a leading source for social media, digital and tech news as well as tutorials. Kauai celebrated … [Read more...]