With the wealth of social media sites that are coming available to us these days, services that help us organize all that information are going to become more and more valuable. SecondBrain is striving to become the premier service in that department. Easy Sign Up Getting started with SecondBrain … Read more about Organize Your Internet with SecondBrain
In addition to preparing to give a social media talk last week I had to get my chapter in this year's Age Of Conversation by the Thursday deadline. As I posted a while back, the overarching topic this year is "Why don't people get it?" I'm still going to leave it as a surprise as to which of the … Read more about Sneek Peek Inside the Age Of Conversation
I'm putting the finishing touches on a presentation I'm giving tomorrow to a group of local entrepreneurs. The subject is Blogging and Social Media in Your Business. As I was putting it together I discovered that there still isn't a definition of social media that really hits the mark out there … Read more about Definition of Social Media
One of the people that Gorgeous and I connected with in Chicago this past weekend was Christine Kane. It probably didn't hurt that the three of us were all seated in close proximity to a very wild and obnoxious three year old on the same flight into Chicago. That got diverted to Columbus for more … Read more about But is Twitter Useful?
Yahoo! recently launched a new social media portal called Shine aimed squarely at women. It's a potentially brilliant move if it's executed well. Women tend to be naturally more into the whole "social" aspect of social media than men on average. Even so, with a few notable exceptions, blogging and … Read more about Yahoo Shine – Social Media Made for Women?
About a year ago Drew McLellan and 100 other bloggers collaborated on a groundbreaking book called The Age of Conversation. With such a distinguished contributer list and all the proceeds of the book benefiting Variety - the Children's Charity it was a fabulous project. If you'd like to get an … Read more about Contributing to The Age of Conversation: Why Don’t People Get It?
Got tagged by Director Tom with the Page 123 meme. He tagged me via Twitter, which is a new twist. The point of this meme is to take whatever book you are reading right now and share sentences 6-8 on page 123. Here it goes. Right now I'm reading Who Are You Really, and What Do You Want? by … Read more about Your Reading Stack Meme
Gorgeous and I are taking a much needed break this weekend. Tomorrow is our 10th anniversary! So we decided to make it special. We're heading to Colorado to spend some time in the mountains. That will be a big change for us living here in Savannah. They call the area around here the Low Country … Read more about Going for a Soak
I've been using Twitter for just over a year now. My first Twitter day started on March 9th 2007. I quickly found that Twitter is addictive but I have stuck with it just the same. Over the past year I've tweeted a little over 4100 times and accumulated 500+ followers. These aren't overly … Read more about Top 9 Reasons I’m Not Following You on Twitter
When Johannes Gutenberg developed his movable type printing press in the early 1400's it revolutionized the publishing industry in many of the same ways that the recent development of blogging is. Prior to Gutenberg publishing was accomplished using two primary means. The most common way was for … Read more about Blogging as Revolutionary as Gutenberg Press
Wired posted an article pointing out that the US Air Force has started blocking access to domain names with the word "blog" in the URL as a matter of general policy. Out of Touch? The thrust of the article is that the primary reason for the new policy is because blogs are seen by the Air Force … Read more about Is the Air Force Out of Touch or Out of Context on Blogs?
I've been a fan of MyBlogLog since before they were purchased by Yahoo! But they are steadily going downhill. I have proof. The Salad Days There was a time when I considered MyBlogLog a wonderful thing. Back say nearly a year and a half ago I posted about a problem with the MyBlogLog … Read more about MyBlogLog Going Steadily Downhill