November 15, 2010

WordCamp MSP 2010

Had a great time at WordCamp MSP on 13 November and I’m working to summarize what I thought were the most important things I learned.  But I’d like to just thank everyone I met and open up a post for comments.  Any feedback?

It was my first presentation in prezi, and I’ll put that up tomorrow.  Can’t say enough about prezi, but I will try – everyone should use it!

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October 9, 2010

King Content Evolves

Content is King!  That used to be a common refrain in the blog world.  Provide the world with quality content that people come to rely on and success will follow.  Recently, however, old King Content has been challenged by a few rebels who say that content is not enough.

Which side of the battle should you be on?

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June 18, 2010

A Glimpse of the Future

I think it’s fair to say that the world of social media has a tendency to drown most people in the details. Conversations with friend and clients on the topic are often about the latest tools and trends rather than how they are fit together in one coherent strategy. I think this is happening because, for all the chatter, there is still not a coherent vision as to where it all might be going. I’d like to take a stab as to how this might all work out, at least when it comes to selling products in a new kind of economy.

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June 14, 2010

Consultant: What to Expect

Social media is a new frontier for businesses.  Tapping into social networks online is a great way for small businesses to increase their customer base and get noticed, but they take a lot of time to develop.  A good social network consultant, as a coach or teacher, is a great way to get past the learning curve quickly on sites like twitter and facebook and present any entrepreneur in the best light possible right out of the box.  Here are some reasons why.

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June 14, 2010

MediaHare Goals

Welcome to MediaHare!  This is my new site for integrated marketing solutions.  I’m going to be concentrating on a few areas that I think are often neglected in the usual chatter about social media, specifically:

Empowerment: Social media works best when everyone is comfortable with it.  To the extent there is a technology or knowledge divide, we all lose out.

Small Business and Nonprofits: Large organizations can simply hire someone to do this “online stuff”.  But smaller organizations can find the most benefit in small media.

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