I love new technology and this week I was introduced to some cool new technology startups based in Oakland, Calif., at the #VatorSplashOakland Conference in Oakland’s historic… Read more “Oakland — The New Tech Hub and Rockbot, Rocking the Music Industry”
Unbelievable Behavior by Owners of Amy’s Baking Company – Sought Revenge on Facebook
By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the meltdown by the owners of Amy’s Baking Company in Arizona. The restaurant was featured on Chef Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares last… Read more “Unbelievable Behavior by Owners of Amy’s Baking Company – Sought Revenge on Facebook”
Business or Personal, You Are Your Brand
We can easily get caught up into thinking that our business and personal lives are separate, but really they’re not. Peter Shankman wrote a great piece about… Read more “Business or Personal, You Are Your Brand”
Social Media Overload
Okay, I’ve finally succumbed to social media overload. I’m generally an early adopter with new technology and a leader among friends and colleagues, but I can hardly keep… Read more “Social Media Overload”
Mark Cuban Keeps the Value of PR for Startups Debate Going
Mark Cuban recently discussed the effectiveness of PR for startups in a post, Why Startups Shouldn’t Hire PR Firms. This is a topic that has been discussed for… Read more “Mark Cuban Keeps the Value of PR for Startups Debate Going”
If you don’t have the time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?
This is one of my pet peeves. Have you ever worked with someone who rushes through a project just to meet a deadline, giving no thought to… Read more “If you don’t have the time to do it right, when will you have the time to do it over?”
Have You Set Goals or Resolutions for 2012?
This time of year just about everyone is making resolutions or setting goals. It got me to thinking about the difference between the two. According to Dictionary.com,… Read more “Have You Set Goals or Resolutions for 2012?”
Google+ and Spotify Private Beta Releases – Marketing Ploys?
Google successfully launched its Google+ service via an invitation only “private” beta . Google was able to generate some great buzz around the new product and left… Read more “Google+ and Spotify Private Beta Releases – Marketing Ploys?”
Why Ask Why When it Comes to Social Media?
Just about everyone is weighing in on the subject of social media and experts. I even wrote a post about social media experts, which leads into my… Read more “Why Ask Why When it Comes to Social Media?”
What I Like about Google+
Even though I don’t have a Google Plus account and don’t have first-hand experience using it, it seems pretty cool. Judging by the comments on Facebook and… Read more “What I Like about Google+”