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Roxanne Darling

Roxanne Darling, photo by Tracy Wright Corvo

Writer, coach, social media strategist, project manager, student of consciousness

Social Media from Maui to Mars at MWEPsm

Jill Carl and Erik Blair

We started here on Maui, and I gave a beyond the 30,000′ view – we got far out and a little wacky to create a social media experience – not just talk about it without interaction! And yes, Mars did come up. Like most successful social media events, it took a village! Mahalo to these folks in particular who came early and…

Can Social Media Save Hawaii’s Beaches and Land?

HILT buy back the beach banner

Saving Hawaii’s beaches and open space is a widely shared commitment – not just among those of us who live here but even more so perhaps for the millions of visitors to Hawaii! Everyone is invited, as even those of you who may never visit have likely experienced calm and inspiration from looking a Maui sunset or listening to the rhythm of…

Social Media Is Growing Up: You Can Stop Copying the Cool Kids Now

My partner @Shane sent me a link today “Why They Stopped Using Foursquare” by David Berkowitz. It summarizes a number of my social media friends and peers who have weaned themselves off this geo-location social network also known as a check-in service. As Shane reminded me, he stopped using them almost a year ago: yet again he changes his behavior in advance…

Cam Conversation: Business Travel to Hawaii, NextLevelHI, Facebook Privacy

Here is the next installment in my web cam conversations with you. I am experimenting with the new uStream Producer “desktop application.” It allows me to record and live stream at the same time, while mixing in graphics, etc. You’ll see a small attempt at that at the end. Over time you will see many different forms and iterations of these web…

Beware of Social Media: It Does Create Change, Like It or Not

The social media flap du jour is about the Nestlé fan page on Facebook being slammed with comments about their use of unsustainable farming in Indonesia for palm oil. It’s perfect timing as I held a webinar training this morning with a new client who shared concerns about the possibility of negative comments and inappropriate photos as a reason her brand is…