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I Really Need a Getaway …

23. December 2008


Our client Homeaway is sponsoring a Getaway contest, a dream vacation worth up to $5,000, to the blogger, videographer or photographer who creates the most compelling answer to this question: Why do you need a getaway, and where would you like to spend it? Oy, I wish I could enter this contest. The whole time Sheila [...]

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Today’s lesson: your private conversations ain’t so private

23. October 2008


I don’t personally agree with his methodology, but I must admit I was morbidly fascinated by the results…. PR guy Peter Shankman was riding the train to some business-related destination when another man sat across from him, pulled out a cell phone and said “Apologies in advance, I talk a lot.” Insert grimace here, right? Immediately don [...]

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Mansion of Terror - Halloween Social Media Style

22. October 2008


In the continued blurring of the lines between content creators serving as “new media”, public relations professionals, mainstream media and the combination of all of the above, I was given press credentials and a media kit for an excellent haunted house here in Austin. In keeping with the interactive nature of social media, I was [...]

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Is your business ready for social media technology?

26. August 2008


When I spoke at the Chicago BlogHer conference in 2007, I vividly remember BlogHer co-founder Lisa Stone making a series of announcements from the stage that included, “You need to make the assumption that everything here is ‘on the record’ unless you indicate otherwise, and everyone here is a journalist.” In a room full of keyboard-pecking [...]

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My ooVoo Day In The Pink (Political Edition)

30. July 2008


I’ve mentioned my favorite political blogger here several times. She’s smart, she’s funny, she’s extremely knowledgable on politics, and I give her much of the credit for getting me interested in social media. Now I get to be on some high powered panels with her as part of My ooVoo Day Political Edition this Sunday [...]

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