Rick and Erica Jones
Rick and Erica Jones
Rick and Erica Jones

After almost three years of waiting to adopt a baby, a Michigan couple has turned to Twitter to get their profile across. Rick and Erica Jones have been on a small local adoption agency’s waiting list for more than two years. Unlike larger adoption agencies, their Berkeley-based organization doesn’t have the financial means to extensively market their clients. Nor do Rick and Erika have the money to go through a larger adoption agency. Before turning to Twitter, Rick says they followed the agency’s suggestions to use fliers, newspaper ads, business cards and Facebook. None of those “traditional methods” got their case any traction. Read the full story at Mashable.

About Shelly Palmer

Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit shellypalmer.com.



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