The Time is Now for Westchester Food Businesses to Take Their Social Media Efforts to the Next Level

There has never been a better time for a Westchester food business to ramp up its involvement in social media to take advantage of all the free online opportunities that currently exist. If your restaurant, bar or other food-related business is already involved with social media, now is the time

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Yorktown Reporter Brian Howard Named Social Media Editor at LoHud.com

WSM has learned that Brian Howard will take over the newly created position of Social Media Editor for LoHud.com and The Journal News. Howard, who has worked at LoHud for 12 years, has served as Yorktown Reporter since 2006. “We’ve had a social media presence, but (now) a commitment has

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Westchester Restaurants, Food Businesses Ready to Take Social Media to the Next Level

More than two years ago, I wrote a column on TwitterProfessor.com about the seemingly small number of Westchester-area restaurants that were using social media to promote their business objectives. At the time, I was only able to find 10 Westchester restaurants that were using Twitter with any degree of consistency,

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What Are Your Social Media Resolutions for 2012?

You might be surprised to hear that despite my passion for social media, I am also a skeptic. I’m allotted the same 1,440 minutes each day as everyone else, and I don’t like wasting any of them. As we head into a new year, I think about where I should

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Facebook Ads: Think Social’s Harris Decker Provides Tips and Insights For Small & Medium-sized Businesses

Over the past three years or so, I’ve had the benefit of exchanging ideas and collaborating with some of the top social media influencers in Westchester County and across the country. I realized early on that this environment is moving far too fast for anyone to attempt to do it

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Social Media Opens Doors For Those Willing to Listen

Frequently when talking about the subject of social media, people will tell me they choose not to participate because they feel no one will be interested in what they have to say. I find this interesting, because it shows a misunderstanding of social media on two different levels. First, there

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Social Media to be Featured Heavily at BOW11

Westchester Magazine to promote use of new media leading up to & during ‘Best of Westchester’ Event at Glen Island Harbour Club You are most likely aware of the Best of Westchester event being held  tonight, July 20, at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle. I’ve attended this spectacular event on

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Chris S. Cornell Now a Columnist for Examiner Media

Westchester’s Chris S. Cornell — the founder of WestchesterSocialMedia.com and Director of Social Media at Thompson & Bender –  was recently named social media columnist for TheExaminerNews.com. Cornell, who also co-founded Westchester140 (the group that organized the first five Westchester Tweetups), wrote a guest column in early January, and was asked

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Facebook Deals Come to Westchester Businesses

If you thought 2010 was the year of Facebook, just wait until you see what’s in store for 2011. Most of the social media and digital marketing experts I’ve spoken with over the past few weeks seem to feel that the internet giant will continue to grow in popularity over

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$9K+ For Dream Yankees Tix to Benefit Blythedale

19th Annual WPLJ Concert Auction Features Dozens of Dream Items; Hospital Using Social Media to Promote Fund-raiser How much would you pay for six seats to a New York Yankees game next season? Before you answer, consider that the seats are among the best in the stadium — in the

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