Friend Your Boss, Others on Facebook Without Fear

by Dwayne Kilbourne on October 28, 2012

Lately, people have been asking me what I think about friending your boss and/or co-workers on Facebook. Personally, I do not have a problem with friending [almost] anybody on any social media platform. Sure, I like some privacy where appropriate, but I still have control over what I post and do not post online, so […]


What If Facebook Disappeared Tomorrow…

by Dwayne Kilbourne on August 22, 2012

… Would you be ready? Would you be prepared? Or have you sunk every aspect of your online life into that one basket? While Facebook’s stock is struggling after investors found out that more than 83 million Facebook profiles are either fake profiles or are duplicates, it is unlikely that Facebook would fold up shop […]


Acknowledge and Connect: Expanding the Online Relationship

by Dwayne Kilbourne on August 5, 2012

So, you’ve written something awesome on your blog or made a cool post on your favorite social media site; you are beginning to get responses and feedback from a variety of people! Now what? Getting an increase in traffic to your content is awesome, but you should not just stop there. If you were to stop there […]


Don’t Get Caught Up In The Numbers

by Dwayne Kilbourne on June 12, 2012

Social media this and ROI that… In many cases, the self-driven stress to gain more followers, additional page likes, and a higher Klout score is unnecessary and a severe misappropriation of time, money, and effort. In this highly-competitive business world that we operate in, there is always going to be that drive to outperform the […]


5 More Facebook Tips

by Dwayne Kilbourne on March 17, 2012

As you probably have realized by now, Facebook is the top social media network out there today, and it does not appear that Facebook will be losing that designation anytime soon. So, whether you like Facebook or not, chances are that it will be around for quite some time. As such, it is important to […]

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After first hearing about this from AllFacebook.com last week, I immediately looked at some of the new Facebook Pages I was working on for personal use and for clients, and I decided to see if I was able to create a vanity URL for any of them that had fewer than 25 likes. To my […]


Facebook Mobile Mix-Up

by Dwayne Kilbourne on September 8, 2011

Just like most of you, I have the Facebook app on my smartphone devices, and I am logged into my personal profile most of the time. However, many of my friends and colleagues with whom I connect with on Facebook sometimes get confused when I am online, offline, or merely happen to be logged in […]


SM Birthday Wishes – Part 4: Facebook, Tungle, & Google+

by Dwayne Kilbourne on August 4, 2011

Today is my 30th birthday, and I have spent the last week making a list of things I want from my social media networks. Along the way, I have listed some of my top wishes for foursquare, Twitter, and Empire Avenue. Of course, I am sure that I have forgotten a few things as well, […]


Woodstock Social Media 101 Recap

by Dwayne Kilbourne on July 22, 2011

It was raining and it was pouring, and the power went out on two occasions, but that did not stop an evening of fun, learning, interaction, and social media IP (in person) networking. The great folks at The Cotton Mill Deli stayed open later just for the event, and I truly appreciated that; plus, they […]


Linking on Facebook Needs Improvement

by Dwayne Kilbourne on March 31, 2011

In the past, I have mentioned how Twitter really needs to take a page out of Facebook’s strategy book and not set a cap on the total number of lists a Twitter user can generate – currently, Twitter still has it limited to 20 lists per account. Now, it is time to switch shoes because […]


Initial Thoughts – Facebook Pages Improvements

by Dwayne Kilbourne on February 11, 2011

With all of the new updates that come out every month or two for today’s Facebook users, business and brand users have been crying for some much needed attention too. These fan pages (now commonly referred to as simply “Pages”), by most people’s perspective, have been overlooked and lacking some new features. Many were hoping […]

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Facebook Fan Page Fixes in my Small Business Stocking?

by Dwayne Kilbourne on December 23, 2010

So, it is Christmas time, and I sit here wondering what technology intangibles I wish I had this year, and I came up with a perfect request for Santa, but it is a big request, so I will keep my fingers crossed. We all know about Facebook, and most of us use it quite frequently. […]


Finding Balance…

by Dwayne Kilbourne on March 13, 2010

In an ever-growing world of technology, we find ourselves at new crossroads never seen before. In recent years, for example, we all have seen exponential growth in the popularity of social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, and LinkedIn! As this popularity continued to rise, more and more people entered the world of social media, […]