Maven Michelle Leroux’ Top 5 Ways to Slay the Social Media Scene

Choose Your Weapons. Use Instagram. (Sorry, word-nerds, but pictures trump everything.) Hootsuite will save your life. And your sanity. As for rising buzz, think geo. Make friends. Embrace synergies. Privacy doesn’t exist. Give up the myth. Every now and then, get random. Despite all your strategy, sheer randomness often gets the most responses. Go figure….

To Tweet or To Retreat from the Social Frontier… (it’s hardly a question)

Ever since Whistler Blackcomb introduced free wifi to their on-mountain lodges and an app that allows skiers to track runs and share speed, vertical and bragging rights, the connection between real life and the on-mountain escape has gotten stronger. Personally, I go to the mountain to unplug. But, something happened in the fifteen years I’ve…