Still not convinced on the topic of curation? Read on... Curation is now a necessity. The web is full of content. More than a person could consume in several lifetimes if all they did was sleep a couple hours per day and surf the web, life after life. Google can’t help us with our internet … Continue reading 11 Reasons Curation Is The New Killer Opportunity
Facebook page vs. websites; Guy vs. Todd
Image via Wikipedia I've been following industry oracle Guy Kawasaki for over 25 years and I agree with him almost all of the time. He was right about the Mac, he's right about Posterous and he's right about Alltop. He's right about so many things. When he speaks, I take notes. This time, however, I … Continue reading Facebook page vs. websites; Guy vs. Todd
Guy Kawasaki’s thoughts on online life
"Guy Kawasaki visited Ireland to deliver his Art Of The Start talk at the Irish Software Association’s annual conference. His ‘Irished-up’ version of the talk was warmly received by a packed house. Despite his busy work and tourist schedule (this was his first visit to Ireland) Guy found time to sit down and discuss his … Continue reading Guy Kawasaki’s thoughts on online life
Have you tried Alltop?
via techcrunch.com It's an online magazine rack with many of the world's top sources gathered together by category. It's an excellent place to shop for great content for Google Reader, too! Related articles by Zemanta How to add more sources to your social newspaper (holykaw.alltop.com)
The Ultimate Info Smorgasbord!
Image via CrunchBase Are you still getting email newsletters? I'm doing everything I can to eliminate them and keep my inbox for 'just in time' information only. Wait! Where do I get the information which was contained in those newsletters? Through newsfeeds. Here's a post that might help you get started... "Do you have a … Continue reading The Ultimate Info Smorgasbord!
4 Great Ways to Find Content for Google Reader…
Image via CrunchBase Here are 4 great ways to find rss feeds for Google Reader... Use the 'add a subscription' button in Google Reader to search for great content... Search for great content using Alltop and add their feeds to your Google Reader account... Click the rss feed icon on any page and add it … Continue reading 4 Great Ways to Find Content for Google Reader…
Why should companies blog?
Isn't blogging for 40 year old political malcontents living in their parent's basement? Not at all. Smart companies are using blogging as the glue to bring their internet content together and drive their social media outposts. Late last year, I wrote..."Here’s the real payback, however, and the real reason why these corporations do it: HubSpot … Continue reading Why should companies blog?
I’m just sayin’…
Image via CrunchBase As a father of 6, parental analogies are always close at hand for me. It's why I sometimes say that clients are like children in that when you see them take the things you teach them and they make it their own and excel, you can't help but burst with pride. Recently, … Continue reading I’m just sayin’…
On being fascinating
Image via CrunchBase Are you fascinating? I sure am and Google Reader is the reason why -- well, one of them anyway! "The primary goal of your social media activities—whether for your personal brand or your organization’s brand—is to establish yourself as a fascinating subject-matter expert. The only exception to this is if you are … Continue reading On being fascinating
What Companies Want in a Social Media Intern
As well as looking good on your resume and netting you college credit, interning in social media can offer you incredibly valuable experience in the world of work, where social media experience is becoming ever-more important. However, competition for good placements can be fierce, so it’s good to know what companies look for in a … Continue reading What Companies Want in a Social Media Intern