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Donna Papacosta
Works at Trafalgar Communications
Attended New York University
Lives in Greater Toronto Area, Canada
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A huge #socialmedia #FAIL by the #NYPD in today's edition of Savvy Communicator News. I'm really surprised no one saw this coming! http://paper.li/DonnaPapacosta/1346790437
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Great big list of 61 best #socialmedia #tools for #smallbiz http://bit.ly/1nEkiJV
A complete list of social media tools for small business that are easy, useful, and affordable (or free!).
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Tips for optimizing the new Twitter profile. I'm still waiting for mine! http://blog.bufferapp.com/twitter-new-profile-marketing-tips
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I agree with this. You? Companies have turned killing time into an art form. http://bit.ly/1mwcVGZ
Technologies like email and videoconferencing, designed to save time, end up helping people waste more of it. A new study by Bain & Company published at the Harvard Business Review finds that the way we order our lives and structure our companies, and particularly our meetings, wastes a spectacular amount of time. Organizations account for how money is used....
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The late great Alistair MacLeod and more in today's Savvy Communicator News.
http://paper.li/DonnaPapacosta/1346790437
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Nice mix of informative stories in today's edition. http://paper.li/DonnaPapacosta/1346790437
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I can guarantee it won't be snowing for my Hands-on Social Media Workshop in Oakville May 9. I'm pretty sure, anyway.

Will you be joining us?

http://bit.ly/RIejKd
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Wow, you managed to work snow in there.
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Getting the curated and unique content mix right http://bit.ly/1mrAVbG #curation
An important key to good content curation is publishing the right mix of unique and curated content. Sure, to be a successful curator, you’re going need to assemble a collection of content that is ...
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Speaker, writer, podcaster, social media and content marketing consultant
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Writing, editing, podcasting, speaking, presenting, consulting
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  • Trafalgar Communications
    Speaker, writer, podcaster, social media and communications consultant, present
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Greater Toronto Area, Canada
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New York
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Communications/social media consultant & speaker
Introduction
Storyteller, speaker, podcaster, social media consultant and content marketing specialist joyously self-employed as Trafalgar Communications. Although I spend much of my time working with clients on their marketing materials and employee communications, I've also established a practice in audio podcasting. Member of IABC/Toronto and chair of its Professional Independent Communicators special interest group.
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Started one of Canada's first business podcasts, Trafcom News Podcast, in 2005. Raised two great kids (infinitely more important than a podcast!)
Education
  • New York University
    Masters Public Administration, 1978 - 1980
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How to lose a follower in 7 ways | Social Media Today
socialmediatoday.com

Did you just lose a follower? Oh, we're sorry. We can help you with that.

How to Use Twitter Hashtags as a Prospecting Tool |
www.socialmediaexaminer.com

Discover how to choose relevant Twitter hashtags for your business, then use Twitter search to find conversations that put you in touch with

Now Google+ Shows You How Many Times Your Profile, Content Have Been Viewed
marketingland.com

For those of you following at home, the social media metrics scorecard has another entry. Google Plus has added the number of views you or y

Content marketing is not synonymous with any old content related to mark...
news.trafcom.com

Why content marketing and any old content related to marketing are NOT the same. Find out WHY you should care about content marketing.

Do your press releases & PR pitches stink? I can fix them! | What&#3...
www.whatsnextblog.com

Book a Google Helpout session with me and I'll show you how to get your press releases and pitches read instead of deleted or laughed at in

16 Podcast Hosting Tips I Learned From Marketing Smarts
www.marketingprofs.com

Content - These are the podcasting lessons I've learned after hosting 40 episodes of the Marketing Smarts podcast.

Resources to help you fact-check like a journalist
www.prdaily.com

Not only are reporters pulling information directly from press releases more often, but with content marketing on the rise, PR pros must be

Does Doing a TED Talk Make You Famous?
www.linkedin.com

The MIT professor wrote, “Oh, you’re that Nilofer Merchant. Your talk changed my life!”If I just focus on that snippet alone, you might thin

Marketing tip of the week: Learn how to pitch - Trafcom News Blog
news.trafcom.com

To be more successful at marketing, read these tips about how to pitch. A pitch is not you reading your proposal!

Savvy Communicator News
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Savvy Communicator News, by Donna Papacosta: Links from smart communicators and marketers around the world, curated by Donna Papacosta, Traf

Marketing tip of the week: Stop ignoring Google+ - Trafcom News Blog
news.trafcom.com

We’ve all heard the jokes: “Google+ is a ghost town.” “Only Google employees use Google+.” Ha ha. Well, the joke’s over, my friends. If you

How to Use Presentations for Content Marketing
www.convinceandconvert.com

When you think content marketing, your brain immediately thinks blogs, eBooks, and whitepapers. But, what about presentations? If you neglec

Basic equipment and software for podcasting - Trafcom News Blog
news.trafcom.com

List of basic equipment and software to get you started podcasting. You don't need to spend a lot to be a podcaster.

Are you podcasting? The Podcast Scripting Book is now available - Trafco...
news.trafcom.com

Podcasting? The Podcast Scripting Book shows why you should (and why you should not) write a script. It also shares tips for reading a scrip

Trafcom News Podcast 127: Three tips to attract, convert and keep client...
podcast.trafcom.com

Three marketing tips to help you attract, convert and keep clients. An interview with Robert Clarke and Chris Barnes of Op-Ed Marketing.

How to get hired, plus other tips for speakers - Trafcom News Blog
news.trafcom.com

How to get hired, plus other speaking tips for public speakers and those who want to become speakers.

Secrets of podcasting success: A Silicon Halton meetup - Trafcom News Blog
news.trafcom.com

Have you ever thought of adding audio podcasts to your marketing mix? If you’re curious at all about podcasting, I hope you’ll join us for t

Upcoming Toronto events and workshops - Trafcom News Blog
news.trafcom.com

Upcoming events and workshops in the Toronto area for communicators and marketers. Winter/spring 2014.

How the Founder of Buffer Tweets: The System and 5 types of Tweets to Ke...
blog.bufferapp.com

Our CEO Joel recently changed the way he thinks about sharing on Twitter, and I really like his new approach. And if you just take a brief g

Silicon Halton Daily
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Silicon Halton Daily, by Donna Papacosta: Tweets from members of Silicon Halton, curated by Donna Papacosta