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How to Find Time to Commit to a Social Media Plan

August 5, 2011

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We all know that many things are easier said than done. This is definitely true for social media. For a lot of us it’s easy to understand that when you tweet or post a lot of content online it is more likely that you will receive a larger following and more feedback along the way. […]

Ten Reasons Why You (And I) Should Get a Smartphone

July 18, 2011

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This post was originally titled “Ten Reasons Why You (And I) Need a Smartphone” but I have come to the realization that a smartphone is not something that anyone truly needs. It is definitely a luxury to have all of these tools at your fingertips, but if you can afford to have a smartphone it […]

Five Social Media Tools That Dance Festivals and Workshops Should Use

July 7, 2011

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Ever since summer rolled around I have been waiting to find out more about what is going on at the many summer dance festivals and workshops going on around the world. I have been slightly disappointed to find out that only a few of the more famous festivals have been updating their online audience about […]

Theatre Bay Area Provides Important Information About Social Media in the Arts

June 22, 2011

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Theatre Bay Area recently came out with a study called The Tangled Web: Social Media in the Arts. The findings of this study are based on the social media presence of 207 diverse non-profit arts organizations around the world. Since the company mostly focuses on art in the Bay Area, the sample used in this […]

Former So You Think You Can Dance Contestants Interact with Fans on Twitter

May 30, 2011

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There is an entirely new breed of super fans emerging in the age of social media. Though I don’t believe that there will ever again be dancers as widely known as Ginger Rogers or Fred Astaire, contestants from TV shows such as So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) and Dancing With the Stars have begun to […]

Dancers Tweeting Among Us

May 18, 2011

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Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce you to my favorite social media campaign conducted by a dance company thus far! Dancers Tweeting Among Us is a series of photographs shot by Jordan Matter of the Dancers Among Us series. The photos aim to encourage viewers to follow Skybetter and Associates, the company in the shots, on Facebook, […]

In The World of Microblogging, Video Adds Context

April 22, 2011

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For me, microblogging sites such as Twitter and Facebook can sometimes feel very text heavy. If an organization that I have “liked” or followed posts a video that looks interesting, I almost always take some time to check it out. For dance companies, dance studios, and dancers alike it is very important to post video […]