When I started Lehigh Valley with Love it was mostly to meet girls.
The Lehigh Valley chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) is hosting a sweet talk entitled “So You Think You Want to Do a Podcast?” on March 15, 2018 at 1 p.m. at the PBS 39 studios in Bethlehem.
You’ll never keep up with all of the social media trends. No one will. It’s not something anyone should be tasked with or expected to do, to be honest. Besides, once a solid social media trend can be identified, it’s already old and worn out by the time it gets around to mainstream media outlets (See: List Articles.)
So, now that you feel at least a little bit better knowing that you’re not the only person, including social media professionals, who aren’t up on the latest social media trends, let’s give ou a new one: Finstagrams.
The popular Bethlehem Christmas Toss for Charity will be held on December 16 at 11 a.m. at More Miles Automotive, 1458 Stefko Blvd., Bethlehem, PA.
The original event was first held in 2002 when then Meineke Car Care owner Peter Kearns challenged Mike DeCrosta, currently of More Miles Automotive, to a contest. The resulting yearly tradition became something of a bizarre, but wildly popular, way to celebrate the holiday season. Peter Kearns passed away in 2016.
Simply put, Google Drive is a free, easy to use, comprehensive cloud file service. It allows users to create, organize, store, and share files in the “cloud,” which allows access across your desktop, phone, and other supported devices.
The Lehigh Valley is home to anywhere between 700,000 and 850,000 depending on your interpretation of where the valley begins and ends. Trust us, that’s not an argument you actually care to take up on social media. So, let’s just agree that it’s more than 700,000 and less than 900,000.
Regardless, it’s a lot of people. The Lehigh Valley is the largest growing area in the state and one of the largest on the East Coast. We’re totally popular and cool and it’s time to start acting like it.
This article isn’t about sentiments, but it’s time to start getting over the whole “The Lehigh Valley is boring” and “There aren’t any jobs” and “We need to go to NYC or Philly to find true innovation” examples.
Simply put, and with examples you can easily find yourself, the Lehigh Valley is an area that has every right to be on the cutting edge of social media innovation. So, that being said, here are a few ways you can expect social media in the area to change as we go through 2016 and beyond.
Learn a bit about emerging social media platforms, including Periscope, Snapchat, and Instagram video.
Whenever Facebook launches a new newsfeed feature, brands with Facebook pages generally clump into two camps:
- They complain that it’s going to limit how many of their followers see their updates or
- They start smothering their users with how to implement said feature so that their pages’ posts reach more of their followers.
Did you know that Twitter has limits on how many accounts you can follow until you start hitting some speed bumps?