Browsing All posts tagged under »social media«

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 […]

Internet News You Can’t Use

February 26, 2010


Facebook passing the 400 million user mark, Twitter reaching 50 million tweets per day, and YouTube viewers watching 1 billion videos per day are awesome to say the least. Jesse Thomas created a video with data from multiple sources highlighting some remarkable figures and visually depicts the Internet as we know it today. It’s a cool video and perspective […]

Welcome in 2010 with a new reality show starring…you

January 2, 2010


Whether watching television programs in analog or digital, each decade seems to introduce us to a hot new video genre. Genres that come to mind over the past 40 years are: Game shows in the 1960’s, Police/detective shows in the 1970’s, Music videos in the 1980’s, Sit com’s in the 1990’s, and Reality shows in […]

Tale of a Tiger – once a 1984 movie, now a social media hit on a small screen near you

December 15, 2009


Prior to Thanksgiving of 2009, Tale of a Tiger had an uplifting meaning. It was the story of a young boy fascinated by flight having the desire to take a dilapidated plane and rehabilitating it so it could fly again. A young boy’s courage to take to the skies is a heart warming image. Fast […]