This morning, I came across this post on ReadWriteWeb touting an upcoming YouTube project called Life In A Day. By now, you’ve probably heard about similar projects such as Flickr’s Project 365 which plays off the same crowdsourcing model to encourage users to submit a new photo each day throughout the calendar year. The New […]

On the heels of a previous post about government and social media and in light of one of my former jobs as a Naval Officer I thought it would be good to take a look at how the U.S. Navy is currently engaging the social Web. Helena Dobbins from over at Campbell-Ewald (U.S. Navy is […]

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 […]

I came across this post from Mitch Joel about how agencies are adapting to the digital expertise required to compete in today’s world of communications. The list is originally pulled from a release on Business Wire announcing the results of a Sapien-sponsored online survey of 200 Chief Marketing Officers and senior marketing professionals. Some really […]

As an official SMUGle, I thought it would be good to pull together a response to Lee Aase’s call for a post analyzing the Obama campaign’s use of the web and social media. I’m prompted to do this for two main reasons: A) Lee does an amazing job with SMUG and I’m a huge fan […]

Many web users have at least heard of Flickr or used the site at some point to upload personal photos. However, there are also some key ways that Flickr can be used to build community and engage others in conversation around a specific topic just like any other social networking or content sharing tool. Nonprofit […]