Turn it off. That’s right. Just do it. Shut down the iPhone, turn off the Blackberry, sign off of Twitter and power down the Macbook. Nobody cares to see your tweets about how Uncle Bob’s toupee is about to fall off or how Aunt Martha just won’t stop gabbing away about her smelly cat. Thanksgiving […]

Any community manager knows that it can be a big struggle to get a community off the ground and active. Even with a solid focus, the right platform and promotion, providing that key initial engagement spark can be tough. Maintaining and managing a community is a little more of a structured process (I’d highly encourage […]

Matt Dickman, VP Digital Marketing at Fleishman-Hillard and author over at Technomarketer does us all a huge service with his quarterly reports on data pertaining to various social networking sites. Recently, Matt compiled a really interesting post about the comparison between MySpace and Facebook user demographics.  In addition, be sure to check out Matt’s 2009 […]

Here we are, 2009 and an exciting year ahead. Before we jump in on what your social media future holds, let’s take a quick look at where things stand with respect to social networking site traffic. Last week, TechCrunch posted about the Top Social Media Sites of 2008. Not surprisingly, Facebook, MySpace, Flickr and WordPress […]

Ahhh, Sundance. I made my first trek to the acclaimed indie film fest last January and had a blast. Overpriced rented condo, packed restaurants, long lines for films, 50,000 people packed into a town meant for 5,000 and freezing temps to top it all off. THAT aside, it’s seriously an incredible experience for any film […]