bit.ly – Me and Derek are in the same category for most inspiring social media user, but he is much more inspiring than I.
I talk about the hardships of getting people on Social Networking Site that really no how to use them.
I feel good about my personal brand. Yes, that is what I call my online presence, cause that is what it is. It is the KyleWith brand.
I think I’m getting into the groove of things with it again. I hope to soon, start blogging a couple of times a week from my WithMedia.ca blog, which is more to do with Social Media, Marketing, etc and possibly get into more podcast.
When I first started working for Motion Media, I was alway stumped by the issue of separating what I write and say from the company perspective and what I can say, when really they are very similar. Now though, I have come to the conclusion that I can say a good majority of it from my own account, cause I know at the end of the day I still work at Motion Media and that is where I work with people (you). I feel as though by me building a stronger brand, I am actually in the long run helping build the brand of Motion Media, in the Social Media area anyways.
Then what do I say from the company account? Well that is where retweeting and talking about what is happening inside the company comes in. I have this idea that we should humanize business, so that is what I want to do. Show, nay, prove that Motion Media is a well put together company, with an amazing team, that does amazing work.
I would love to humanize a company to the point where if someone has a problem with them, they say it to the company and then the company goes forward to fix the issue.
Lots going on, with lots of ideas, but why not check out WithMedia.ca cause I need your help finding some things over there.
This morning I had the pleasure of being on CBC’s Daybreak North out of Prince George. I had connected with one of the hosts, Will Fundal, on Twitter about a month earlier. Then through a series of emails and Twitter messages he thought I should come on the show. Our topic was Social Media, specifically Twitter, in the Peace Region but more so in Fort St John. Have a listen:
This is not my first time on the Radio. I remember being on CBC North talking about the iPhone when it first came to Yellowknife, or CJCD during Folk on the Rocks. I don’t get nervous per say, but unsure about whether or not I’m going to screw something up. Radio and Podcasting are very different, with Podcasting it all seems so easy going that if I mess up no matter, but with radio I often feat I stumble.
The one thing I don’t do is re-listen to recording afterward. I don’t want to know how I sound or what I actually said. I know there was lots that I missed and wanted to cover but there is only so much time. When I look back though, we have come a long way here in Fort St John, and the only way is up. Eventually I get around to talking more about how with Facebook and Twitter, Prince George, Dawson Creek, Grande Prairie and Fort St John will seem more connected. Or how businesses can jump in and be the talk of the town.
All this will come. Let me know what your thoughts are on Twitter, Facebook, Fort St John or the interview.
Well folk I suppose I owe you some explanation as to when I have been up too, well here it is.
First I will explain the new name and its reason. The reason I chose I attempt to take a new name was because 1. I wanted something that was the same over almost all sites. Which looks like this one is, except for YouTube. In that case I will use the name kylewithDOTcom. 2. I wanted something that will be with me forever. You see The Bushman is/was a nick name (one which I gave to myself) and like most nick names you grow out of them eventually. So I wanted something that is me, therefore Kyle WiTh was born. See the Wi Th are the first 2 initials of my middle and last name. I thought it was neat it spelt a word so I ran with it. For example when telling someone my website I can say just go to Kyle with dot com and there would be no confusion. I also am using the word With as a business name, which is With Media. Apparently I specialize in Web Development, Design and Marketing, who knew. That is the story behind KyleWiTh.
So with that I had to created several new account, register a new domain name (only $9.95), create another new e-mail address (up to 7 now) and transfer my WordPress blog/files from The Bushman directory to this one. That was a scary process as I didn’t know if I was doing it right but know I do.
I apologize for the absence in both this blog and YkOnline and will be getting posts out semi regularly again tomorrow. I also have a couple idea for YkOnline which may benefit Yellowknife Online as a community so stay tuned.
If there are any spelling or grammar mistakes with in this post, just bite your tongue. It is late and I’m trying to get this out before I fall asleep.