Well, after giving it some more thought I've decided to implement the formal Comment Policy that we talked about last week. Basically we're going to use it as is for now. If we see a need to adjust down the road we'll adapt it as required. We've got a Comment Policy Page in place. And I've … Read more about Comment Policy Formalized
Hillary Clinton’s Approach to Social Media Killed Her Campaign
Hillary Clinton campaigned for president using a traditional approach to media. I call it the Push & Spin Approach. At this point that outdated approach to media, along with the rest of her campaign, seems to have failed miserably. Push & Spin The traditional approach to media is all about … Read more about Hillary Clinton’s Approach to Social Media Killed Her Campaign
Knowledgeable Expert or Shameless Profiteer?
I've know blogging associate Mike DeWitt for quite a while now. We first met at Open Comment Night over on Successful-Blog way back when. So far Mike has commented on every single one of my Bed Head posts. (We're on Day 12 of 40 right now. I went back through and checked. He hasn't missed one … Read more about Knowledgeable Expert or Shameless Profiteer?
NPR – Not So Social Media
Fast Company may have jumped aboard the Social Media bandwagon but National Public Radio (NPR) is still very much an old media company. My Dad forwarded me a link to a funny song about blogging that he thought I'd enjoy. Dad's a wise man. He trained me as a kid to appreciate Mark Russell and … Read more about NPR – Not So Social Media
Fast Company Embraces Social Media
In a big way. All I can say is Holy Smokes! The traditional business publication Fast Company has totally embraced the social media model. They've completely redesigned their web site so that the home page is centered around social media content and are allowing readers to create their own … Read more about Fast Company Embraces Social Media
Social Media Influencing Traditional Advertising
Social media is now influencing one of the biggest advertising frenzies of the year. Superbowl ads. With an estimated 93 million pairs of eyeballs on the screen, including my own, FOX was able to demand an average of $2.7 million for each 30 seconds of advertising air time during the game. We're … Read more about Social Media Influencing Traditional Advertising
Old Media Powerhouse Learns New Media Lesson
There has long been friction between the traditional old media providers which include print and television, and new media information sources which are overwhelmingly Internet based. If you look deep enough you can find some basic philosophical differences between the ways old media and new … Read more about Old Media Powerhouse Learns New Media Lesson
See Which Pages Others are Viewing with Who’s Among Us.
I've been test driving a little blog widget from a service called Who's Among Us. So far I've got to say so far I like it. It is elegantly simple in what it does. It shows which pages other folks are currently viewing on your site. What it does When you install their widget on your site … Read more about See Which Pages Others are Viewing with Who’s Among Us.
Open Wikis – Great Idea that Doesn’t Really Work
43 Best Blogs is Dead. At least it is for me. For now. It was a great idea: Set up an open wiki to showcase the best blogs on the web. With it open, anyone can edit the list at anytime, adding in the blogs they think best, deleting those that they don't feel measure up. In theory by … Read more about Open Wikis – Great Idea that Doesn’t Really Work