WordPress 3.0 Released

The long awaited update to WordPress 3.0 was released yesterday. As I’ve said before, version 3.0 makes WordPress a powerful Content Management System (CMS platform). Folks who say that WordPress is only good for blogging are going to have to change their tune. Between the new support for custom post types and the new navigation… Read More »

7 Video Sharing Sites That Are Not YouTube

There are lots of video sharing sites besides YouTube. Some have advantages that are worth taking a look at. Here are 7 of them with example videos from each for comparision

Social Media in Plain English

Do you have trouble wrapping your mind around social media and what it’s all about? If so, you might appreciate this video created by Common Craft. Common Craft This video was produced by a company that is creating instructional videos that they are licensing for others to use. Their about page explains: Common Craft is… Read More »

Free and Easy Social Media Plan

Weaving social media into your business marketing plan doesn’t have to be a complicated affair. The basic principles are simple and straight forward. In fact I’ll lay out the whole explanation for you right here. It’s yours for free to get you started with social media today. Are you ready? Here you go! Basic Truth… Read More »

Add Video to Spice Up Your Business Blog

Most people agree that much of our everyday communication is non-verbal. The common number thrown around is 93% because of some study in California back in the 70’s. Seems high to me because words are important. But hey, I’m not in California. Or in the 70’s. Regardless a whole bunch gets left out when just… Read More »

Launching ChrisCree.TV Today

Most people prefer video over text. The ratio is something like 90%. And that makes me a bit unusual since I’m in that other 10%. Even though I prefer text, I get that most of you probably prefer video. So I thought, why not start making videos to help people get the info better? Launching… Read More »

Loving to Hate Facebook

As long as we’re on a a Facebook roll this week, I thought I’d share this little video I found via Cherly Smith’s blog. Over and above the TOS issue, the video pretty much sums up the things I don’t like about Facebook. Check it out. 25 Things I Hate About Facebook – What do… Read More »

A Little SOBCon Levity

You may not know Susan Reynolds. But I’m guessing you probably should. She bills herself as a new media consultant. And she is very active in Web 2.0 stuff like Twitter and Second Life. But don’t let that fool you. Susan also has a remarkable creative streak. You may recall from my birthday last month,… Read More »

A Glimmer of Hope in Microsoft’s Marketing?

I keep saying that business is about people and relationships with them. Build the relationships and the money will follow. And in greater quantities than if try to reduce people to numbers and statistics. In his Breaking Up With Advertising post, David Armano points out this treasure of a video clip that seems to indicate… Read More »