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Nice Of Gap To Remember John Lennon – Power To The People

October 13, 2010


John Lennon would have celebrated his 70th birthday on October 10, 2010. Unintentionally, the Gap paid the former Beatle tribute. Last week, the company revealed a new logo on its Web site but since has taken it back due to an outcry of customer demand. The famous apparel maker, which has considerable market share in […]

Twitter rolling out new interface – A Whole New World that can be improved

October 7, 2010


As many who use twitter have recently discovered, the social networking site is rolling out a new web interface. The new interface incorporates much of the functionality found in using a twitter client (i.e. tweetdeck or seesmic). One particular advantage of using a twitter client is that the user can determine whether or not to […]

Would you wear a mask to a business meeting? Online profiles: a brilliant disguise vs keeping it real

September 22, 2010


Is it you or a brilliant disguise? ~ Bruce Springsteen Today I attended a virtual conference and, prior to presentations, many attendees gathered in the lounge to meet and network. Following are some observations on what I saw along with suggestions on how to make the experience a more productive use of time. If you […]

Not Your Daddy’s Old Spice – Brand Reinvention

July 28, 2010


Growing up, many of us recall the fragrance Old Spice that our dads wore. For some 71 years, Old Spice has been a staple on the shelves of mass market retailers and drug stores. In order to stay relevant, Old Spice has evolved into the digital age. With an ambitious YouTube media campaign and a […]

David Letterman's top 10 signs you spend too much time on twitter

July 2, 2010


10. You miss son’s soccer game waiting for Lady GaGa to post what she had for lunch 9. You answer the phone: “Twello?” 8. You’ve spent millions developing iPhone waterproofing technology so you can tweet in the shower 7. You haven’t touched your CB radio in months 6. You ask yourself, “What would Jesus tweet?” […]

Looking to find a free Mother’s Day gift – social media might have the answer

May 4, 2010


   With Mother’s Day approaching, there will be many children taking their moms to brunch, giving Hallmark cards, and possibly presenting mom with a gift that she does not really need or want. Well, there is one elusive present for the mom who has everything and it is right under our noses. Friending mom on […]

Worlds colliding – the social media version

March 17, 2010


    My worlds are colliding…sound familiar? Facebook was originally intended to connect class mates. Suddenly it grew. Connections expanded beyond school to friends, family, coworkers, former coworkers, and even acquaintances. As in the case of George on Seinfeld (see video), is it all blowing up? As relationships have moved into social media, I often hear […]