Monthly Archives: April 2011

Is Social Media becoming an oxymoron?

I subscribe to a ton of blogs on Social Media. It takes me several visits and loads of time to clear my Google reader every day. As a result, I’m a headline scanner. Grab me or lose me. This one … Continue reading

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Brevity is the soul of wit

Facebook is nice enough to give us 420 characters we can use to engage, enlighten and entertain. That’s a pretty concise messaging platform. Unfortunately, I too often see posts from brands and non-profits alike that require me to click on … Continue reading

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Social Media and the pet rock

I’m a sucker for a good headline. When I saw this in my Google reader from Social Media Examiner  I simply could not resist: WHAT MAKES VIDEOS GO VIRAL. This piqued my curiosity not because I thought they had unlocked … Continue reading

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Social Media – May the road rise up to meet you.

Andy Warhol once posited that in the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. I think we need to update that to – in the future everyone and everything will have a Facebook page. Case in point – E-470. … Continue reading

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Social Media: Why They Are Not That Into You

2011 will be the year more small businesses, non-profits and brands in general will make the leap into social media. They will sample the stylings of the gurus and ninjas and dive into every platform they can find. They will … Continue reading

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Social media and control

I have taken a technological stroll into the past. My DVR stopped working. Its a hardware glitch and needs to be replaced. So, I have been forced to watch The Amazing Race and Bizarre Foods in – horrors – real … Continue reading

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