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3 Rockstar Blogs To Read [May]

This now makes my 3rd Rockstar Blog post. Before I tell you why I picked these 3 blogs and what they have in common I want to first tell you what 3 blogs I picked. The connection will be obvious. apophenia: Bog description: “Making connections where none previously existed.” danah boyd is a researcher at [...]

Geeks Tolerate Apple Hypocrisy Until They Mess with Porn

I’ve posted  several times about Apple’s continued hypocrisy and my love/hate relationship with their products. Like most people, I love their design and I’m glad they’re pushing the industry but I have always hated their closed culture and hyper controlling attitude. Full disclosure I used to work at HP (who is now a client). Microsoft, [...]

Social Media is Just a Big Game

As a proud member of Gen X I have fond memories of my Atari 2600.If you are reading this chances are you had an Atari, Nintendo 64 or Sega Genesis and chances are even greater you have an Xbox, Wii or Sony Play Station in your home right now. In fact to carry this even [...]

Social Meida Complicates the Never Ending Battle of Privacy and Spam

Image by Getty Images via Daylife From the moment that Marketing was created the battle over customer privacy and spam began. It may not have been called privacy or spam when the first salesperson knocked on someone’s door during dinner but the same thinking was in play. Few companies have fought more battles between Privacy [...]

Why it doesn’t matter how big Twitter gets

There’s a lot of chatter about the fire hose data deals Twitter is making and will continue to make. The holy grail of data filtering in our over data flooded world is surfacing the quality content above irrelevant noise. This has proven to be the true value of Twitter. This strength is serious enough to [...]

Being a Social Media Ninja

I’ve blogged here almost every day but not yesterday. But I did post, A LOT not just here. Why? Well because I was putting into practice some of the things I’ve been talking about here and consulting on with my client. I actually got to get my hands dirty, something I don’t do much of [...]

Google Falls For The Hype Cycle with Wave

Image via Wikipedia One of the more interesting things about being a parent is watching your children grow up. Especially as they begin to make more independent decisions, you start to get an idea of what kind of adult they’ll be. As a business junkie the same is true as I watch companies “grow up” [...]

Will Apple Finally Have to Embrace Social Media?

Image via CrunchBase As I was flipping through one of my favorite start pages I couldn’t help but notice something. Let’s see if you notice it to: Palm and Apple Squabble Over iTunes Access on the Pre - NYTimes.com Apple’s Rejection of Google Voice Points to Just One Thing Apple bans App Store’s 3rd-most prolific [...]

Best blog title of the week: Spite Is Not a Business Strategy #feedly

Best blog title of the week. After the hype has settled it’s nice to see some sanity return to the commentary. (Disclosure, Microsoft is a client) Spite Is Not a Business Strategy Count me among the skeptics who see Google’s Chrome OS announcement this week as, first and foremost, an effort to induce pain in [...]

I’m in your Facebook killing your d00ds

Seriously I don’t have the words to explain how freaking cool this is. Go do this now www.prototype-experience.com Yes that’s my face in the game. Once you log in with Facebook Connect the game pulls your photo’s and info and integrates them into the preview. This takes digital marketing up to a whole new level. [...]

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