Community Engagement

What about communities beyond the oft talked about majors – Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Flickr, Delicious, Friendfeed, StumbleUpon, etc.?  How does one engage is a very common question, and there are general principles that apply across all social communities major or not. In some ways, Brian Solis and I tried to provide guidance to that effect [...]

Social Media Communicators Don’t Read Cluetrain

“There’s no market for messages” One thing has become readily apparent to me: Most social media communicators, “personal brands” (snort) and social media experts have neglected to read the Cluetrain Manifesto. Whether you agree with the principles in this book or not, in my mind it should be mandatory reading for anyone who conducts business [...]

The Now Is Gone Bookiversary

Yesterday marked the one year anniversary of Now Is Gone’s release! So much has happened since then, it’s been amazing and humbling at the same time. Thank you to everyone who supported Now Is Gone (image by lunaweb). I know Brian Solis also was humbled by the reception towards the book. For me, it was [...]

Taking New York by Storm

In addition to tomorrow’s Social Media Club DC chat and book signing featuring Brian Solis and I (c’mon out, DC!), Brian and I will be doing another book signing as part of the Tech Set event this Saturday night in New York City. The DC event will be held at the Barnes and Noble in [...]