Early Facebook Look at United States Senate election in Maryland, 2016

I have reviewed the Twitter outreach in two of the Maryland Congressional races (CD04 & CD08) and thought I would mix it up for this evaluation and take a look at the candidates and their early Facebook outreach. Like my previous evaluations, it is very early and I feel confident that more candidates will enter this race in the...

Update to Twitter Outlook in Maryland’s 4th Congressional District election, 2016

OK, so I took an early look at this race back in late April. I thought this would be a good opportunity to see how the candidates are growing their Twitter accounts and see what good or bad social media trends I am noticing from the accounts. Keep in mind it is still very early and I have yet...

Early Twitter Look at Maryland’s 8th Congressional District election, 2016

It is still WAAAAY to early to begin the full Technology Outreach Scorecards for the 2016 elections but I thought I would provide some information about the Maryland's 8th Congressional District by looking at the current number of Twitter followers for the various candidates. Now keep in mind the real value of these numbers is the ongoing growth and overall engagement...

HowardOnTap Mobile App Review

HowardOnTap

A new mobile app for Howard County residents has recently hit the Apple iTunes store: HowardOnTap. As soon as I came across this information I went out and downloaded the app to see what was in it and how it worked. There was also a Baltimore Sun article about the app: CLICK HERE Here is information about the app from the...

How Social Media Can Influence Buying Decisions

Social Media Howard County

This infographic has some very important statistics for businesses. If your business is not using social media or even worse, if you are using social media incorrectly, it can have a direct impact on your potential sales. Note the information about bloggers...they do have an impact. A business having a blog and developing good relationships with local bloggers may have...

First two months…

ScottE Software Opportunities

Two months ago I left my "regular" job (that I had for nearly 16 years) in search of a new adventure. I chose to start my new career by expanding ScottE Software Development services and outreach. Those that know me know I have been working on ScottE Software on nights and weekends since 2011. What started as a simple mobile app...

Howard County Hashtags for Sports, Fitness, Health and Wellness

Here is another great listing of local hashtags from HoCoBlogs. As a fan of local sports, I love following many of these hashtags plus some that are not on this listing today. One of my favorites not on the list below is #HoCoSoftball. Maybe Brent Kennedy can recommend some other useful hashtags we should be following for local sports updates? Sports and...

HowGirlsCode – Summer Camp 2015

If you are looking for a great summer camp program for your elementary school daughter make sure to check out the HowGirlsCode Summer Camps in July. From coding to robotics to yoga it seems like a great all around experience for the attendees. UMBC Training Centers Partner with HowGirlsCode, Inc. to Offer Summer Camp at UMBC for Young Girls Mind, Body,...

An event for local bloggers and their readers – June 23rd

Centre Park Grill

The next HoCo Blogger party is scheduled for June 23rd (10 days from now)!!! This one will be held at Centre Park Grill and is being organized by Elizabeth Brunetti (local blogger). These are always wonderful events with opportunities to meet many of the local bloggers and a great networking opportunity for the community. Make sure to register if you...

Business After Business at the Still Point Spa at Haven on the Lake

Join Howard County Chamber of Commerce for their Business After Business networking event at Haven on the Lake today, June 10, from 5-7pm. Learn more: http://www.howardchamber.com/events/eventdetail.aspx?eventid=537 I hope to see many of my HoCo Chamber members or future members at the event today. If you see me, stop by and say hi. Scott E