Live Under a Rock?

This will be a short rant. In today’s business world, you must understand interactive and social media, and why they are essential (or not) to your business. You don’t have to be an expert, that’s what the interactive and social media experts are for. I’ve met an overwhelming number of people recently who have no…

The Problem With Phoenix

I started North Valley Friday Nights, a social group that meets in the North Valley once per month. This is a spin off of the wildly popular East Valley Friday Nights, Phx Friday Nights, etc (there are a few of them now). One of the people who attended the first two of the NVFN events has continually criticized…

be a great host

I have been doing a lot of speaking lately. I love meeting new people, sharing my passion, giving them something exciting to take away and helping them learn something new. I’ve spent a lot of time observing other speakers and reading advice from experts like Chris Brogan so that I am prepared and ready to do a wonderful job…

when to follow back on twitter

Lately, a lot of clients and people at my presentations have been asking about spammers on Twitter. Yes, there are tons of spammers on Twitter these days as the site gets closer to the number of members that make a site “mainstream”. If we’re all there, so are the spammers. But don’t get discouraged- more…

This Is Only The Beginning

Ok, so I said no posts this week. But you never know where you’ll find inspiration. I had a very engaging lunch meeting with Shailesh Ghimire yesterday. The lively conversation alternated between Social Media and stories about our kids, our past history and the future of our industry. No one seems to know where Social Media…