Seth Godin’s: The Toxic Antidote To Goodwill

I’ve long admired Seth Godin’s writings and blog posts. Today’s post got me thinking, since it covers situations I’ve needed to respond to, and on many different sides. The toxic antidote to goodwill Seth points out: “Anyone who has done the math will tell you that word of mouth is the most efficient way to Read More …

Food for Thought: Anil Dash’s “The Year I Didn’t Retweet Men”

I’d forgotten about Anil’s post to Medium a “little ways back”, so I was able to look with fresh eyes. “The Year I Didn’t Retweet Men” I really appreciate his efforts to amplify responsibly. And have tried, over the years, to take the same idea to heart. I may not have Anil’s reach, but I Read More …

Thinking about my place in the blogosphere

I’ve been exploring my work as a blogger. Remarkably unfocused, but I’ve had s lot of fun. For several years I was the blogger in residence for a real estate team. Otherwise, it’s been about fun. Lately I’m hearing from folks who’ve managed to make their living blogging or vlogging. And that’s a vision that Read More …

Seattle Big Blog Meetup Reunion And Such

Several years ago Monica Guzman, then with the Seattle PI’s Big Blog, started hosting Big Blog meet ups. I stumbled upon one my posts from one, pinged the folks in the picture, and the discussion shifted to having a re-union. So, we’ve launched the discussion. Part of the purpose for this post is to have Read More …

Fan Engagement: Zoe Keating

I’ve been a fan of Zoe Keating for years. Besides enjoying her music greatly, I’ve also been very interested in the way she interacts with her fans. She’s used today’s social media landscape exceptionally well to build her brand, and a career as a musician within a very unique niche. Her main tools for engagement Read More …

My Social Media Management Philosophy

I managed social media for several companies. My desire had always been organic growth. Most of my efforts are via thoughtful content and local engagement. My strategies do include the use of such tools as Google and Facebook ads, thatsbtgenlimit of paid reach. I never advise the buying of followers.  I’ve known several folks that Read More …

Some thoughts on “Serious academics take the media seriously”

I found this post over at Small Pond Science fascinating. As a fan of science, if not a scientist, and deeply interested in social media’s presence in our society, Terry’s McGlynn’s post is very relevant. Terry calls out an anonymous article over at The Guardian basically dismissing efforts by scientists to engage with their work in Read More …

Bloody Small Screens

If you know anything about me, I LOVE the mobile revolution. However, I’m noticing that posting on the small screens increases the rate of small errors. Little autocorrect word substitutions, mainly. Ones small enough, and having enough of the right letters in a similar sequence as the desired word that they go live wrong. Had Read More …