Books are important. Family is important. Buying books for friends and family members this holiday season is important. Particularly, if you’re buying them from Broadway Books at 1714 NE Broadway in Portland. That’s the message coming from Everyday Dude in San Francisco. His mother has owned and operated the independent bookstore for the better part […]
You see this: It’s something Twitter users call a Retweet (RT). In other words, it’s a straight lift and rebroadcast of another user’s update. Retweets have the potential to go viral. Say, someone’s child goes missing…one might be inclined to Retweet such a notice in hope of casting a wider safety net for the worried […]
@brianstelter of The New York Times took note of @onemoreryan’s tweets last week as they related to CNN’s proposal to offer an alternative wire service to newspapers across the country. Apparently, The Spokesman-Review editor was using Twitter to “broadcast” his opinions from inside CNN headquarters, a practice that Stetler (and presumably CNN) questioned. CNN, a […]
There’s a phrase I like: “The more you do, the more you can do.” Apparently, it’s not original thinking… Chris Brogan is a social media guru. Jason Calacanis quit blogging, but he’s still a winner.
Fake Dan Wieden started following me on Twitter today. Wouldn’t it be great if the real Dan Wieden was behind the Fake Dan Wieden?
Twitter’s the micoblogging/messaging service that keeps on giving. New creative uses for the service are being unleashed almost daily. Here’s today’s entry: TweetsGiving.org, a Twitter celebration of gratitude and giving powered by Epic Change. TweetsGiving hopes to demonstrate the power of the social web by raising $10,000 in 48 hours to build a classroom in […]
This thought is the culmination of a phone call I had with Tom Asacker this afternoon. Tom essentially said we’re rich in information but deprived of knowledge. Naturally, I agree. AdPulp exists to process information about marketing and media into dense bits of portable knowledge.
John Byrne, Editor-in-Chief, BusinessWeek.com calls himself a “Digital Journalism Advocate.” One thing that’s clear is his belief in transparency. If you’ve ever tried to explain how Twitter can help build interest in one’s company, you know it can be tricky to convey. Byrne’s example is a good place to send someone. By letting us in […]