Ponder this 2/14/2010

Image by Oversocialized via Flickr Your Sunday morning collection of profound stuff to think about all day long. The big buzz this week WAS Buzz and the ancillary issues it raises... "I’m having a hard time deciding whom to follow on which network with duplicate shares everywhere. The problem is compounded further by folks who … Continue reading Ponder this 2/14/2010

Why. I. Am. Doing. This.

A long time ago during Apple days, I was privileged to work with Nilofer Merchant. She writes here... I believe in the power of stories. Stories are like Maps. They point to directions and paths that we might not have seen if not well marked. I share my stories, and my goal is to enable … Continue reading Why. I. Am. Doing. This.

7 Things That Blogging Does

Image via CrunchBase Blogging = Critical Thinking. If everything else went away (the readers, the comments, the community, the feedback), Blogging was (and still is) an amazing place to think about an issue or news item and work through it. I liken myself as a Media Hacker. A Blog is a great place for anyone … Continue reading 7 Things That Blogging Does

“No, Really, I am the Swiss Army Knife of XYZ”

Image by ttnk via Flickr Because of a twitter exchange, a CEO of a company sent me their website link and asked me to check it out. After a minute of arriving, I left. I couldn't tell who it was for, I couldn't even tell what it was. Rather than ignoring this email, I wrote … Continue reading “No, Really, I am the Swiss Army Knife of XYZ”

The answer is ‘both/and’

Cover via AmazonI'm always fond of saying that the answer is rarely either/or but both/and. Mitch Joel says the same thing here but in a slightly different way..."Digital Marketing is not the silver bullet. Digital Marketing is not the only marketing a brand should be doing. Branding works. Traditional mass media advertising words. Direct Marketing … Continue reading The answer is ‘both/and’