I often get asked by people how I got so successful at social media and have built a following. The process is not simple, nor should it be considered one: social media is not for everyone, but for someone who is willing to go out there and build that presence, the outcomes can be very rewarding.  Over the next 7 posts, I’m going to be sharing my process for social...

I often get asked by people how I got so successful at social media and have built a following. The process is not simple, nor should it be considered...

I often get asked by people how I got so successful at social media and have built a following. The process is not simple, nor should it be considered...

  In the weeks that Facebook has gone public, we’ve witnessed a drop in stock like none other. While Mark Zuckerberg was on honeymoon with his...

The world of accounting is an interesting one. In between all of its nooks and crannies lies the philosophy of substance over form. In short, substance...

Facebook went public a week and a half ago. The IPO, thought by many to be the grandaddy of them all instead was a dud, as the stock barely rose on...

There used to be a time in human society when intellectuality and knowledge were commodities. Back in those ages, knowledge was held by the teachers...

A couple of months ago I walked into a shopping center and saw a pay phone. It seemed awkwardly out of place, like a relic in the wrong era. In a day where...

It was quite a week for Mark Zuckerberg. He had a birthday, got married, and oh - his company went public at a valuation of $104 billion dollars.  The debut of Facebook was rather interesting. Depending on how you think about it, the introduction of Facebook on the NASDAQ was either a dud or perfectly timed. Closing up 23 cents can be viewed either as a perfect valuation...

If there were a business buzzword hall of fame, I have no doubt that the phrase “Return on Investment” (ROI) would be one of the initial inductees.  Social Media ROI was a topic of great discussion last week at the Ragan Conference. As has been the case with social media, ROI has been a huge topic for the past three to five years. The question at the end of...

I had the pleasure of sitting down this week at the Cisco/Ragan Social Media Summit in San Jose. The opportunity afforded me the luxury of sitting in front of luminaries like Mark Ragan and Brian Solis as well as social media strategists from Scottrade, Lawyers.com, IBM, Southern California Edison and Neiman Marcus.  As someone who has geeked out and engaged in the space...