TGIM 2/8/2010

I love Mondays! I get to go back to work at my quiet office with a supercomputer and a fast internet connection! Can't wait... In the meantime, Lifehacker is rating the five best Podcast managers... "Podcasts offer a fantastic way to catch up news, listen to radio shows, and get great media delivered right to … Continue reading TGIM 2/8/2010

Teens break up with blogging…

Image via CrunchBase ...and start flirting with Twitter! "A new study published today by Pew Internet finds that teens and young adults are blogging less and using social networking sites more, with the prominent exception of Twitter. Pew’s Report surveyed 2,253 American adults and 800 U.S. teens to get a reading of how they use … Continue reading Teens break up with blogging…

Small business and social media

Just because you're a small business, doesn't mean you can't leverage social media -- in fact, it's quite the opposite... "Social Media impacts every business, every brand, and in doing so, connects a network of distributed communities of influence, making the world a much smaller place in the process. Small businesses are in fact at … Continue reading Small business and social media

7 tools for the mobile journalist

The e1evation/Envano team has done a great deal of work over the past six months on building the 'near perfect' toolkit for the mobile journalist. It comes from our award-winning work covering trade shows for AGCO. Here's an interesting post on tools for the mobile journalist. Read the author's take and then you can have … Continue reading 7 tools for the mobile journalist

Framing your social media efforts

When Chris Brogan speaks, I listen. This time I take issue..."There are three main areas of practice for social media that your company (or you) should be thinking about: listening, connecting, publishing. From these three areas, you can build out your usage of the tools, thread your information networks to feed and be fed, and … Continue reading Framing your social media efforts

Tactic #9: Leverage the ‘homebases and outposts’ strategy

It has been awhile since I wrote about tactic #8; using branded mail... Today I'm going to talk about the third pillar of the e1evation system; promoting your online brand and reputation through the leveraging of homebases and outposts. Pillars 1 and 2 are 'finding your passion' and 'publishing'. Once you're publishing and you've found … Continue reading Tactic #9: Leverage the ‘homebases and outposts’ strategy

Google Reader and Feedly

John Jantsch is validating what I've been telling you for months... "If you use an RSS reader to subscribe to and read blogs (and you should) then you know what a great tool it can be to keep you up to date, well-read and inspired. I’ve used the free Google Reader tool for a long … Continue reading Google Reader and Feedly