@mydeadlyballoon rocking #badmoviepitches A snapshot of the goodness in action. Be sure to check out Chris’ Twitter stream for more. A couple opens a coffee shop to discover it’s easier being married than it is business partners in “Grounds For Divorce” #badmoviepitches — Chris Sewell (@mydeadlyballoon) September 25, 2012 An elderly woman is jailed when […]

Well, well here we are again. Labor Day came and went before we knew it. The air is turning a bit more crisp, the leaves are deciding to alter their appearance, the RNC and DNC have had their spotlight and yet another presidential election lies dead ahead. Four years ago I provided a breakdown on […]

Whether you’re a startup just beginning to build an online community or an established brand with embedded fans and followers, it’s important to remember that vocal customers and potential customers carry an amplified voice online. We all operate in a fluid, fast-paced world where social engagement with customers is now the norm. While this can […]

I’m a big fan of comprehensive guides. People and companies put a lot of time and effort into compiling the information and in the end, they’re often a great one-stop shop to refer back on for your own efforts or to help guide clients. Poke around, give ’em a gander, absorb and apply. Best Practice […]

Advocacy = Time…and more time…and more… Right?? Wrong. The word “advocacy” may seem intimidating to some, signifying a deep commitment and hours upon hours of effort to generate long-term influence. Yes, in many cases this is true; however, the social Web has opened up a world of options that enables each and every one of […]

I found an incredibly interesting new follower in my inbox the other weekend. Meet Domino’s Redmond Fan. This is the first time I have encountered this intense of a brand advocate (brandvocate) on Twitter. We all of course witness social media brandvocates in a variety of shapes and forms in the social space on a […]

Making creative use of profile photo space on blogs, Twitter, Facebook and other social media channels is nothing new. It’s just become a bit more advanced. Human beings thrive on visual association (I assure you that the hot spot on nearly all Match.com profiles is not the “Interests” category). It’s natural. We look at a […]