David Lee at Wetoku Interviews Me

Yesterday BlogWorld Exhibitor and Wetoku VP of sales David Lee asked me a few questions using their new video service.  It was pretty lag free and despite both of us having lousy web cams the quality looks pretty good to me. That is except for both of us having a bad hair day. At least … [Read more]

CEO's Are Actually "Social Media Slackers?"

Looks like the biggest big-wigs of the biggest companies in the world might just have some explaining to do.  The world is shifting every day to a much more “socially networked” world, and everyone from your grandparents to your grandchildren are jumping on board and taking part.  That is, everyone except for CEO’s if reports … [Read more]

CEO’s Are Actually “Social Media Slackers?”

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Looks like the biggest big-wigs of the biggest companies in the world might just have some explaining to do.  The world is shifting every day to a much more “socially networked” world, and everyone from your grandparents to your grandchildren are jumping on board and taking part.  That is, everyone except for CEO’s if reports … [Read more]

Can't Make it to BlogWorld? 5 Ways You Can Still Be There in Spirit

The BlogWorld and New Media Expo is a wonderful celebration of networking and learning, a place where bloggers can talk about their favorite topic and know others will get it. Not all who are feeling the love can attend conferences, however. For many the airfare, lodgings fees, entry and other expenses are out of reach. … [Read more]

Can’t Make it to BlogWorld? 5 Ways You Can Still Be There in Spirit

The BlogWorld and New Media Expo is a wonderful celebration of networking and learning, a place where bloggers can talk about their favorite topic and know others will get it. Not all who are feeling the love can attend conferences, however. For many the airfare, lodgings fees, entry and other expenses are out of reach. … [Read more]

MySpace Cutting Jobs & Downsizing International Work

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Uh oh for MySpace.  Looks like the former King of Social Networking just got knocked back to Prince.  As Facebook has officially passed MySpace by when it comes to popularity and traffic, MySpace looks like it’s being forced to act accordingly and has reportedly made moves to reposition themselves. According to recent reports, MySpace has … [Read more]

Should Brands Monitor the Social Networks?

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Yesterday at dinner with “the girls”, the discussion turned to social networks. Some didn’t quite get the appeal of Facebook and Twitter and an interesting discussion ensued. It took an even more interesting turn when one of my friends, who works for a major national brand, felt businesses really don’t want to monitor the social … [Read more]

Want More Twitter Followers? Pay For Them!

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We’re living in a world where the more people you’re connected to on the internet, the more successful you are most likely going to be when it comes to your business enterprises.  The problem for a lot of people, however, is that they just aren’t connected to that many people, and getting more of those … [Read more]

Do Your Blogs Bring You Business….Or is it Your Business to Blog?

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I read a thought-provoking post yesterday at Men with Pens regarding converting blog readers to clients. The author, James Chartrand, left some interesting food for thought behind. Many bloggers give away all their wisdom for free. Their readers come by to learn, perhaps add a comment or two, and then leave. If we’re lucky they’ll … [Read more]

Social Media: There's No Such Thing as A News Black Out

As I was preparing dinner last night I had one ear tuned to the television in the family room and one ear tuned to the child playing in the back yard. My attention fully focused on the news as I heard the words “Twitter” and “Facebook.” If you’re like me, mention of the social networks … [Read more]