Very smart marketing move Walmart. In this week’s Sunday ads, Walmart is showcasing Halloween items. They also display Halloween creations made with the on-sale items. You might be thinking, “Hey, that’s pretty cool. I wonder how’d they make it?” Looking on the ad page, Walmart has included directions for the creations…on Pinterest. Also, each “recipe” […]
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Bold New Camry Hawaii
File this under better late than never… Back in February 2015, Toyota unveiled their updated Camry line hashtagging it #BoldNewCamry. In Hawaii, Servco sponsored a social media tweetup where invited guests could check out the new Camry and even take a test drive around the Ward area. As a bonus, food was catered by Tango […]
Tracking #FlyHappy and #IslandAir
Be sure to track the hashtags of #FlyHappy or #IslandAir on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. A bunch of the Hawaii social media cognoscenti are touring the Four Seasons Lanai, flying from Oahu on Island Air and doing an excellent job showcasing the resort. View this post on Instagram Beautiful yet slightly overcast day on #Lanai […]
Dwellable’s Anti-Selfie Contest
Dwellable is giving away a pair of Google Glass for its summer contest featuring the anti-selfie. Instead of taking and sharing a picture of yourself, Dwellable wants you to #GetYourGlassOutside and share your experiences. Read the Dwellable blog post for more details and how to win. I guess you can enter more than once, but […]
I’m with the BitBand
For real, I am with the Atlassian BitBand. Check out my swag for proof. Yup, thanks to Atlassian’s sense of humor, I won this Git shirt along with a BitBand band as part of an April Fool’s giveaway. Back on April 1st, the software company announced a hardware product, the BitBand. If you followed the […]
Who I Would Nominate for a Navy Embark
I can’t believe it’s been nearly two years since I participated on an embark of the USS Nimitz during RIMPAC 2012. The sights, the sounds, the surprises, and the memories. If I could, who would I nominate for an embark? The Ambassador of VH07V In the footsteps of the original Ambassadors of Aloha, Ed Sugimoto […]
My Largest Social Network Is…
Surprisingly, Pinterest. Yes, Pinterest. That Pinterest, the visual bookmarking site that had its start with crafters. I joined in April of 2011 and not finding pins that strongly piqued my interests, I started pinning stuff that I was attracted to, namely kicks. Of my various Pinterest boards, my Kicks Pinboard is the most active with […]
Although the Huffington Post Hawaii doesn’t officially go live until September 4, they’re ramping up their social media presence on Facebook and Twitter. Just for fun, I happened to be the first public @mention of @huffposthawaii. Fellow Hawaii-focused bloggers, you offering up your services? Post by Gene Park.
Thanks to Pearlridge and the Flutter Flyaway Contest!
With a flit and a flutter (and an Instagramed tweet), I was entered in Pearlridge’s Flutter Flyaway contest. Late this afternoon, I saw several tweets announcing that I had been randomly picked as the week 1 winner. How great is that?! This week's winner of our Flutter & Flyaway contest is @Geewhy! He gets a […]
The Future of Blogging Is a Ghost?
Okay, not a ghost, but Ghost, the Kickstarter project for a new blogging platform. Check out the explanatory video. This project has already surpassed its initial goal and is now 31% of its way to reaching its lofty stretch goals. So if you’re a blogger, understand the shortfalls of blogging tools, and see how Ghost […]
Yay! I Won!
I’m still ecstatic that I actually won Dwellable’s contest of providing the most interesting review of their updated mobile app. While winning an iPad Mini is uber cool, the real winning story is Dwellable itself. It’s okay to be honest and say you’ve never heard of Dwellable before. Dwellable is a recent startup focusing on […]
My Third Tweet
I finally got the option to download all my tweets as an archive and looked through the early days. Here is my third ever tweet. eating char siu bao — Gee Why (@geewhy) June 11, 2007 Yeah, that’s some riveting stuff there I tell you. For all of 2007, I posted 33 tweets, 23 of […]