Posts under Tag: social media
What Does Your Twitter Resume Say?

A while back I saw a tweet from my friend Chris Oggenfuss (@vintuba) that asked this question – @vintuba: Are wineries that use ghost writers for their facebook pages and twitter posts less authentic As a person who just recently started the process of looking for a marketing/social media job in the wine business (feel free to let me know [...]

By Ben Simons with 8 comments
News of Social Media’s Demise Are Greatly Exaggerated

I have some very conflicted opinions on Steve Heimoff's most recent outburst of social media loathing.  On the one hand, I actually agree with him that our reliance on tools like Twitter, Facebook, and the like have damaged real world communications.  I have been to dinners where people who were actually in the SAME ROOM spent the entire evening texting [...]

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Dropping Some Social Media Knowledge

I had been working on getting a post together on social media strategies for wineries, but why do work that someone else has already done?  Josh over at Drink Nectar has put together a kick-ass post on social media that said pretty much everything that I was thinking about saying.  He is dropping some serious knowledge on using SM in [...]

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The future of wine

Whew, glad to hear that Robert Parker thinks that there is a place for us bloggers in the coming wine world.   Leah McNally has a great post up on Palate Press about the Wine Future conference in LogroƱo, Spain.  I have read some accounts of some of the sessions at the conference, and even saw a video of one [...]

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