Gary Holt Blog

Attack of the Killer Blog Comments: How to Recognize and Avoid Spam

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Wed, Apr, 06, 2016 @ 10:04 AM

 This is a guest blog post written by Andrea Hewett, Social Media Business Director 
for Holt Marketing and Management Services, Inc.

Lately, we have been enjoying certain successes with our blog posts and we couldn't be more pleased. However, with success comes certain pain points, such as spammers targeting your blog and trying to glom onto your audience to get them to buy their goods or services, or simply click on their affiliate links.

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Topics: social media risk management plan, blog comment, blog comments, blog commenting, blogs, blogging strategy, social media risk management, social media risks, blog, blogging, bloggers

19 Social Media Authorities Reveal the Risk Hidden in Your Profile

Posted by Andrea Hewett on Wed, Oct, 07, 2015 @ 08:10 AM

This is a guest blog post written by Andrea Hewett, Social Media Business Director 
for Holt Marketing and Management Services, Inc.


“No, no, no!” I stared at the screen frozen in disbelief and felt my heart skip a beat. I was refreshing my browser on my Twitter page when my followers and those I’d followed suddenly went from around 1,000 each to 0 and 1. I’d spent the better part of a year interacting, sharing, and posting to grow my connections and in an instant they were gone.

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Topics: Risk Aversion, twitter, risk assessment, risks of social media, social media security risks, risk management, social media risk management plan, social media, facebook marketing strategy, linkedin, facebook, social media risk management, social media risks