FIR Interview: Tac Anderson, Social Media Director, Waggener Edstrom


Tac Anderson, in his role of Director of Social Media for the PR agency Waggener Edstrom, led an effort to adopt the lifestreaming tool, Posterous, as a communication channel for the launch of Microsoft’s retail stores.

In this FIR Interview, co-host Shel Holtz explores with Tac the uses to which Microsoft is putting Posterous and how the results are being assessed. Tac also talks about Twendz Pro, the new real-time monitoring service launched recently by Waggener Edstrom.

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About our Conversation Partner

tacanderson Tac Anderson is the Director of Social Media at Waggener Edstrom’s Studio D group. Prior to that he worked at Hewlett-Packard where he managed both internal and external social media initiatives. Some of his work was a featured case study in the Harvard Business Review book Groundswell.

Tac has been actively engaged in social media marketing for the last 5 years. He’s a regular public speaker and blogs at

Tac has a BA in Communications and an MBA from Boise State University. He currently lives in the Seattle area with his wife and 3 children.

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(Cross-posted from For Immediate Release, Shel’s and my podcast blog.)

Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.

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