This just came across the wire this evening and I know I’ve been linking up a lot of Gary V’s clips, but this video is probably the best example of the power of social networks and communities in solving problems… Period. I’m so impressed to see this whole situation unfold in a matter of hours.…Details
Saw this article today and thought it was both interesting and scary. Sean O’Neil filed a FOIA (Freedom of Information Act Request) to Customs to see what kinds of information they were collecting on travelers coming into and out of the U.S. What he found was that first of all, the reports are boring, but…Details
As a marketer, IT person, you name the job category, think of how kick ass you would be in your field of choice if part of your day (lets say 2 hrs) EVERY DAY had to be spent reading… Not gossip news, but really checking out on a daily basis Tweets and Blogs and Journals…Details
Just had this thought so I figured I’d blast it out there. In terms of social media and branding I think bands specifically have been waaaaay ahead of the curve (especially in terms of ad agencies, etc) in terms of utilizing social media and new technologies to build their brand. For example, they were some…Details
I’ve been waiting for months and months to get my hands on one of the iPhone 3Gs… I just couldn’t justify the monthly cost to myself….until now. With the advent of the app store and all the articles I’ve been reading about the great things people are developing, I finally broke down and got one. …Details
I’ve been a huge fan of Gary Vaynerchuk and WineLibrary TV for quite some time. If you haven’t checked out the ThunderShow, you simply must. Its become an almost daily routine for me and has really gotten me back into appreciating wine and wanting to learn more about it. But, what I also love about…Details
I’m a huge fan of Seth Godin – a Seth Head even – and one of his recent blog posts really highlights for me what’s happening in the social networking landscape. As usual he hits the nail right on the head.
From a user’s perspective, its a throwback to a ‘remember when (insert hip website, bar, band, clothing line here) was cool?’
I do remember when MySpace was the hippest, coolest thing going a few years ago. You found long lost friends, and even connected with some new ones. And the bands…. oh the bands. I found some great music on Myspace and maybe some people even found me. I was just as guilty as others for marketing my music through the network.
But now things are different.Details