GE Gets Social Media

GE Gets Social Media

As I was flipping through my feed reader this afternoon looking for something interesting to write about, Rick over at EyeCube caught my interest yet once again. He seems to manage to do that with just about every post he … More »

Twittering in Church

Twittering in Church

This is a first in the social media world of firsts. Yesterday, the Mars Hill Church in Seattle’s Ballard neighborhood not only had the sermon broadcast on large video screens, but the congregation was Tweeting  and broadcasting on iPhones. Not … More »

SMC Social Media Buyers Guide

SMC Social Media Buyers Guide

Social media is becoming an industry in it’s own right, and just like every other rising star industry, the sheer volume of consultants clamouring to be your brand’s next expert can make any choice nearly impossible to make. The complexity … More »

Job Seekers Throng to Social Networks

Job Seekers Throng to Social Networks

The popularity of LinkedIn has soared – the year over year growth is 200%, and the economy is the culprit. I’m seeing people on Twitter talking about their education, and looking for work, asking for leads. Facebook has seen growth … More »

Why Twitter Shouldn't Sell To Anyone

Why Twitter Shouldn’t Sell To Anyone

Twitter recently turned down a $500M offer from Facebook.  Others are suggesting that Google or Yahoo! should buy Twitter, much like Google did with YouTube. Essentially, it’s common knowledge that Google couldn’t afford not to buy YouTube due to the … More »

Skittles - Was it Really a Bad Move?

Skittles – Was it Really a Bad Move?

I awoke early on Monday morning, to see twitter alive with Skittles comments, posts and tweets crowding my screen. I knew something was going on, but didn’t bother to look until the hubbub had died down, at least a little. … More »

Neuroscientist Blames Social Networking

Neuroscientist Blames Social Networking

“Social networking websites are causing alarming changes in the brains of young users.” Stay tuned, this and more deadly news at 11. Once again, parents are being warned that something else in the world will harm/kill or otherwise damage their … More »

Review: Tequila

Review: Tequila

Going beyond the lick of salt, a thrown-back shot, a squeeze of lime,  and a full-body shudder at the flavour of bad tequila, the spirit is rapidly becoming the next high-end drink of choice. Unlike vodka, in which you relly … More »

Attracting Advertisers to your Blog

Attracting Advertisers to your Blog

Almost everyone wants to find a way to make money from their blog, whether they admit it or not. One of the best ways of doing that is to get direct advertisers on your site. What’s the first step to … More »

The Cheese Cupid

The Cheese Cupid

The Wisconsin Cheese Cupid has just made food and wine pairings (and beer, and spirit pairings) a snap. It can be tricky to know exactly which cheese goes with which wine, and now, there’s no reason for you not to … More »