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Don’t Like This Post!

by Alys Drake I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. Personally, I love the interaction with friends, especially those I don’t get to see often. My marketing background likes it too for the interaction businesses can have with their clients, particularly local businesses and non-profits. However, that’s also the area where I hate it. Facebook has rules […]

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Relationships Rule at #SoSlam

On a beautiful Friday in late April, I was fortunate enough to travel to Knoxville with the Howell Marketing team and attend Social Media Club of Knoxville’s Social Slam, also known as SoSlam. It was my second year to attend and it was totally worth the 6-hour drive across the state. There have already been […]

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GET READY MEMPHIS! Great ad campaign or just annoying?

For weeks and what felt like months, Memphis radio listeners have been subjected to a huge radio buy running a commercial about a guy intrigued by billboards up around town saying “It’s About Time” and “Get Ready Memphis.” He prattles on about how he can’t wait to find out what it’s all about and the […]

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Fires and what it takes to make it in social media

I’m on vacation with my family at the beach on the Florida panhandle. Yet today, I benefited from a social media conference held in Pennsylvania, scheduled a client meeting in Memphis for next week and learned about a house fire two doors down from my house. All before lunch! The picture above is our neighbor’s […]

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Churches can join social revolution

Originally published by The Commercial Appeal September 19, 2011 by Alys Drake We live in an amazing time. Information is spread at lightning speed via social networks like Facebook and Twitter in a way I could not have imagined even two years ago. Even corporate marketing has joined in the social networking revolution, using blogs, […]

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Surviving and Thriving with Social Media

Recently, I had the pleasure of meeting Tom Koulopoulos (@TKspeaks) when he spoke to The Lipscomb and Pitts Breakfast Club as a guest of masterIT. He is the founder of Delphi Group, a 20-year-old Boston-based thought leadership firm providing advice on leading edge technologies to global 2000 organizations and government. And he has been praised by […]

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Be TRUE to YOU

So how do you find ways to surround yourself with positive and uplifting people and maybe even enjoy your job and thrive?

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