Every once in awhile I like to search for new podcasts to listen to . . . I still have my favourites but it’s important to check out what new stuff is out there in case I might be missing something. Here’s what we are listening to now: Favourites (long-time & regular listening): No Agenda […]Read more "Podcasts we’re listening to"
On March 13, 1989 Tim Berners-Lee invented what we currently call the web. I was a college student at the time studying such geeky things as data communications where we learned about the ARPAnet which was the precursor of the internet but the ‘web’ was yet to come. Access to the web as we know […]Read more "Deja Vu – all over again…the web turns 20 years old"
Thanks to Sean Joyner (aka http://www.twitter.com/seanjay) for the great article in VUE magazine. Sean is an Alberta podcaster and new media guy who interviewed me to gather some insight into the BusinessLink seminar on Blogs, Podcasting and Online Syndication. It turns out that Sean and I met at a PODCalgary meetup last year. I remember […]Read more "Interviewed by Sean Joyner – VUE magazine"
If you were finally getting around to setting up a profile on Facebook so you can be part of the latest new web crew, forget it. All the cool kids have moved to Twitter! Of course I’m being a little sarcastic . Facebook and blogs and podcasts are still going strong. It’s just that Twitter is growing in leaps […]Read more "All the twitters go tweet, tweet, tweet!"
Walter Schwabe, a social media strategist in Edmonton has put out a challenge to the global online web community through a Facebook group to promote donations to local food-banks. The goal is to post one million photos of one million food-bank donations before the end of 2009. Go to http://www.facebook.com/ and search for “fusedlogic Food […]Read more "Facebook Foodbank challenge"
Cable or satellite TV? On your computer via the internet? Both? According to a poll conducted by newteevee.com, the internet was the top choice of respondents who took part in this event. I was able to catch a little bit of both, mostly web via the CNN & Facebook feed which reported millions of connections or […]Read more "How did you watch Obama’s inauguration?"
If you’re a small company thinking about adopting a social media campaign but dismiss it (or your executive dismiss it) as being something for just the big multinationals . . . think about it this way: social media adoption has nothing to do with the ‘advertiser’ and everything to do with the ‘marketplace’. Your customers […]Read more "Audience drives social media programs"