Tag Archives: New Media

"Eat Your Spinach, Earn Your Dessert." Aloha Kauai, Society for Human Resource Management

By Barbra Pleadwell & Kimberly Miyazawa Frank (in collaboration with Saberfort, LLC) Mahalo SHRM Kaua‘i, for hosting us today and asking us to present “Effective Use of New Media in the Workplace, Avoiding Social Media Fiascos.” When we present on … Continue reading

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Navigating New Media: Blogs, YouTube, SNS and Cyber Security with Windward O‘ahu Rotary

By Barbra Pleadwell Thank you Windward O‘ahu Rotary Club, for hosting me today. Each time we present on this topic, it forces us to update our knowledge about all things emerging online. For talks about new media, our firm tries … Continue reading

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Aloha, Rotary Club of Pearl Harbor… Online Communication

By Barbra Pleadwell Thank you Rotary Club of Pearl Harbor, for hosting me today. Each time we present on this topic, it forces us to update our knowledge. For talks about new media, our firm tries not to use traditional … Continue reading

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Chaminade Rules! "50-Minute University" Tonight

By Barbra Pleadwell (BAP) I love going home… to Chaminade. Twenty-two years ago I left my parents’ home in Guam and transitioned into a new family of wonderful people dedicated to me and my classmates. I lived, learned, worked and … Continue reading

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Always a bridesmaid… Finally, a Pele

The 2010 Pele Awards — the longest awards program ever. My husband and I had to call on a second-shift babysitter. But we had a great time, and were happy to be part of the celebration honoring Barbara Scott, who … Continue reading

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On SNS: advice from a graffiti artist, slam poet, singer, flack

H&P partner, Barbra Pleadwell, spoke on the panel  “Tools for Change: The evolution of mass marketing and social media” at the Envision Hawaii conference at the State Capitol this past weekend.  A grafitti artist, a slam poet, a singer/songwriter and … Continue reading

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FREE coffee, Ed Kenney grinds, networking, advice on new media (for nonprofits)

You’ve got to hand it to Josh Levinson and his cohorts at Community Links Hawaii, self-described non-profit incubator, for a winning combination to engage that community.  Community Links has launched a new series for leaders and volunteers of mission-driven groups: … Continue reading

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Twitter helps KGMB9 deliver the news

Most reporters, newspapers, TV and radio stations have a Twitter account. Why would a media outlet use Twitter you may ask. KGMB9 thought it was time to explain. KGMB9 has used Twitter for the past nine months. According to a … Continue reading

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MySpace celebrates fifth anniversary, draws online ad revenues

The exploding popularity of free social networking sites is drawing online marketing dollars even in a down economy. This year MySpace celebrates its fifth anniversary with 130 million active monthly users worldwide. In the United States, MySpace is the most-viewed site on … Continue reading

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New media opens up new can of words

I recently completed a contract with a major online social networking site.  Let’s call them, “MyFace.”  MyFace, like all major players in Web 2.0, has diversified beyond a mere social networking tool to become a user’s hub for all their … Continue reading

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