New Digital Media

Socializing With Organizing Pro Jennifer Furrier: Free Your Space, Free Your Mind

I've known Jennifer Furrier for over four years and she's an impressive businesswoman. She is the owner of Essential Organizing, a professional organizing and productivity consulting business specializing in helping busy professionals get organized and efficient through realistic systems for time, space and information. She...

Seminar to Help Parents Understand Social Media and Keep Kids Safe

Social Media is everywhere these days and your kids are on it. Whether they're on Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare or any other social media utility, chances are your kids are interacting with all kinds of people on the web. And the truth of the matter is...

Thoughts on Social Media (circa 2010)

Recently, Lauren,  a student from Western Kentucky University contacted me about social media. She is doing a research brief for a class on Research in Advertising and Public Relations. Her assignment for this brief was to email bloggers with questions about their particular blog topic....

Design Connection: Marketing Design and Creativity at Its Best

Creativity isn't necessarily my strongest traits. Not at least in the traditional sense. I can be creative looking at analytics and numbers or in problem solving. However, when it comes to art, design and "creation" itself I'm pretty thin. That doesn't mean I can't tell...

Four Reasons Why Google Buzz Is Doomed

"Me too". That pretty much summarizes Google Buzz. It's obvious they're trying to take away market share from Twitter and Facebook and quite frankly its not going to work. Most tech types flock to anything Google does thinking the company has some special power. It's almost a...

Socializing With Mortgage Pro & SEO Expert Justin McHood

Continuing in my series of conversations with social media practitioners, today I share with you an interview I conducted with Justin McHood. I've known Justin for a few years and we've enjoyed a professional relationship due to our shared background in the mortgage industry and...

Reality Show of the Unemployed

I guess being unemployed does have its upside - as long as it's not for too long I guess.  And if you're a social media savvy creative type with a background in PR, Marketing, advertising, writing, web design, graphic design and happen to find yourself...

Irony of the Day

From AdAge: NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Those all-important "digital influencers" actually get their information from magazines, newspapers, TV and radio. That's according to an MS&L survey whose results will be released tomorrow. The study, developed by MS&L's influencer-marketing unit IM, reveals that some 84% of digital influencers...

Brian Williams of NBC News Has a Point

I saw a news story on Ad Age today where Brian Williams of NBC news had made fun of new media. The news report said he was speaking at a recent Ad Council Public Service Awards ceremony. In his opening remarks he lampooned the digital...

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