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508, 2008

Thought Leader Defined

August 5th, 2008|

You will be hearing us use the term Thought Leader from time to time and we just realized that we haven’t defined it on the VHPR blog yet. Below is the definition, but make sure to let us know if there are other social media / web 2.0 definitions we should post to the blog. [...]

2807, 2008

Tag Clouds & Why We Use Them

July 28th, 2008|

VHPR’s new website has a tag cloud! But what is a tag cloud, and why are we using one? A tag cloud visually represents the number of times certain words and phrases appear on a website or blog. The more a word is used in tagging (categorizing) something, the larger that word becomes in the [...]

2107, 2008

Associated Press still packs a wallop – and content (a good story) still matters

July 21st, 2008|

With all the attention given to social media, influential bloggers, thought leaders and online news sites, it’s always nice to be reminded that some rules of “ old”  media still apply, namely – if you offer something of interest, it will probably take off. Patricia Edwards is a portfolio manager and retail specialist with our [...]

1807, 2008

Staying ahead of your competitors

July 18th, 2008|

Staying ahead of your competitors can be tough in the social media / web 2.0 era, just ask the United States Army. United States Army Secretary Pete Geren says the Army is still lagging in social media communications. He said that this explains how "just one man in a cave that's hooked up to the [...]