Beyond the Blog-In the Media

Tara Coomans, Pacific Business News, Social Media




Execs Who Tweet (7/15/2013)
Practical advice for business owners on Yelp (4/19/2013)
Small Business Owners Active in Social Media Club Hawaii  August 17, 2012

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New Attitudes About Social Media (5/2014)

Hawaii Business Online


Hawaiian Telecom University Brought Imperative Messages to Hawaii Businesses (2/2013)


Hawaii Public Radio, Tara Coomans, Interview



How are relationships impacted by digital technology?
The Conversation – Thursday, February 14, 2013

It’s Valentine’s Day – a day for celebrating the loving relationships in our lives  – especially with that special someone – but the lines are increasingly blurred between the real and the online varieties of relationships . Panelists including Gwen Woltz of Wahine Media and Tara Coomans  look at the difference between real friendship and a Facebook friend or online love…and why Facebook use rises and, these days, mostly falls.

How Does Hawaii SB207 Effect Employers and Employers- 

The Conversation – Monday, February 4, 2013
Employers asking for current or potential employee social media passwords became a hot topic in 2012. Join Beth-Anne Kozlovich and I as we discuss the state of social media passwords in Hawaii. 


ByteMarks Cafe  -April 2012

Talking Tech in a free-flowing, audience-based format with hosts Ryan Ozawa and Burt Lum. A new format for them and lots of fun for the listeners. 

ByteMarks Cafe  – January 2012

Jeremiah Owyang and I talk about how companies large and small benefit from social media including Google+, its new search/social algorithm, Klout and more. Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa host one of Hawaii’s beloved shows..just for geeks. ByteMarks is on KIPO streaming live 5PM HST every Wednesday.



Tomorrow’s Hawaii –  March 2012

I had the opportunity to sit in as show host for Jeff Davis to discuss Hawaii’s tech opportunities with guests Peter Kay, Derek Gabriel and Karl Fooks. (Podcast) Tomorrow’s Hawaii airs Monday-Friday, 5-6PM HST  on 760AM or streaming.



Tomorrow’s Hawaii – February 2012

As a guest with Peter Kay to discuss the grass roots tech initiative Hawaii Innovation Alliance. (PodcastTomorrow’s Hawaii airs Monday-Friday, 5-6PM HST or streaming.


Pacific Edge Magazine Oct. 2011 – Google+ opinion Q & A

Is Google+ here to stay? Three social media users bring their unique perspective to how social media and business will be impacted by the latest player to the social media arena..



Tara Coomans, Hal Wilkerson, Peter Liu, Rob Bertholf, Social Media Summit, Hawaii, 2011


SMSHI 2011 What, Why and How of Social Media

Panel Discussion: Social Media Analysis and ROI – approaches and techniques for proving the value of social media.



Urban Beach Boys Feb 2011

With Hal Wilkerson and Dan Zelikman discussing social media’s role in current events.




Think Tech Hawaii with Jay Fidell December 2010

Founder of Social Media Club of Hawaii, Roxanne Darling and Tara Coomans discuss social media for business.



5 Questions with Tara Coomans by Ryan Adverderada – Oct 2010

A look at social media’s role in public events and elections.