Sounds obvious, right? However, it is a subtle detail that is often overlooked. The number of “Likes” on a Facebook Fan Page are important, but what is more important is how engaged those users are. Think of it like giving a lecture to an audience. Say you have a very large audience but most of … Continue reading Facebook Success is More than “Like” Count
Saw this interesting story on Mashable this morning about how employers feel about social media. This relates more directly to employees rather than how businesses are using social media to reach out to consumers or to other businesses. However, still very good information, especially if you are looking for a job or wondering if that … Continue reading PayScale Tells us How Employers Really Feel about Social Media
News of the day: Recovery Threatened by Student Loan Debt. Wait, I thought that education was supposed to be the answer to the future. Now that it seems like you have to have a bachelors to be considered for a job, everyone is shipping off to college after high school. For many, it is just the obvious next step, for some who feel that college isn't right for them, find themselves explaining away their choice to enter the job market right away.
I was sitting on my couch reading, Why Now is the Time to Crush It! Cash in on your passion, by Gary Vaynerchuk during a particularly snowy day this winter and I thought to myself, "What is my passion?" My passion is creating. The CREATION of something new or the CREATION of something better. At Maggie Brookes Media, … Continue reading The Passion of Maggie Brookes Media
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 9,600 times in 2011. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 4 sold-out performances for that many … Continue reading 2011 in review
Does anyone else have this sneaking suspicion that the holidays are laughing at us? Here we are, busy business people, scrambling to get all of our work done in a short week and get ready for the holiday season. We might look more ridiculous than the turkey running around with its head cut off. I love working, … Continue reading Michael Kors, Gene Juarez, Barneys, The Finerie, Andrea Ward, Thanksgiving?
Coming soon, Andrea Ward, the Voice of Fashion in Seattle, will be posting as a co-author on Maggie Brookes. So, once again, the site will be making a slight transformation. The posts will primarily be by me, Maggie B, with a few highlights from Andrea. I am very excited for her to be sharing her … Continue reading Fantastic Fashion!