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Books I’m Recommending Tomorrow at My United Way Seminar

Tomorrow I’m conducting a social media seminar and Q&A at the United Way of Greater St. Louis. Attendees from United Way-funded organizations will hear me speak about social media, and then will fire several hours of questions at me. One thing I’ll be recommending off the bat is self-education. When working to understand social media, […]

My 3 Words for 2013

Wow, it’s 2013. Happy New Year to all! Glad we’re together here instead of being mired in some sort of Jerry Bruckheimer-ish Mayan catastrophe. That was certainly a nail-biter, wasn’t it? Now, what are we going to do with this 365-day clean slate? Resolutions are usually in order, except that I don’t normally make them. […]

What I’m Going To Figure Out In 2013

There is a social media engagement continuum on which I must determine where I fall.  On the one side, there's Seth Godin and his blog with no comments and his robotic, broadcast-only Twitter account. On the other side, there's full, head-on engagement and all of the battles and criticisms that go along with that. For […]

What I’m Going to Figure Out in 2013 – The Continuum

It all started with David Siteman Garland’s recent interview of Seth Godin. About eight minutes in, David asks Seth about his blog and why he turned comments off. In a world of social media best practices, not accepting comments on your blog is practically a cardinal sin. Seth gives a very convincing reason why he […]