Social Media Autoresponders – Good Marketing or Missing the Point?

People generally prefer to interact with other people rather than machines. And most folks are especially not keen on interacting with machines masquerading as people. Ever get frustrated by an automated phone tree when trying to contact a business and feel like screaming, "I just want to talk to … Read more about Social Media Autoresponders – Good Marketing or Missing the Point?

KnowMoreMedia – Demise of a Blog Network

This has been a sad week for the blogging world. KnowMoreMedia, a major blog network with over 100 blogs focused on the business world, effectively went out of business as of Thursday. Well, they laid off all their employees anyway. I suppose technically that's not exactly the same thing as going … Read more about KnowMoreMedia – Demise of a Blog Network

Sunday Morning Goodness – July 6 2008

This week I'm bringing back our Sunday Morning Goodness feature that's been on hiatus for nearly a year. You see there is so much good stuff being published out there. And some of the things I find in my feed reader are simply worth sharing. So grab yourself a cup of coffee, click through the … Read more about Sunday Morning Goodness – July 6 2008

2008 Age of Conversation Author List Finalized

Drew McLellan and Gavin Heaton have finalized the list of contributing authors for the 2008 edition of the Age of Conversation. Natural attrition pared down the original list of 275 to 237 finalists. And the list reads like a who's who of the blogging, social media and online marketing … Read more about 2008 Age of Conversation Author List Finalized

Presentation – Blogging and Social Media in Your Business

This past week I gave a presentation on Blogging and Social Media in Your Business to a local group of 60+ entrepreneurs. The talk was sponsored by the ATDC and the Creative Coast here in Savannah. The talk was designed as an introductory talk for business people who didn't yet have an … Read more about Presentation – Blogging and Social Media in Your Business

But is Twitter Useful?

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 Shine – Social Media Made for Women?

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?

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