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social media

I posted this info over at newmediadayton.com, but I’ll share it hear as well:   DIY Tips & Strategies to Leverage The Power of Video January 13, 2017: 12p – 1p Video has been hot on the internet for some time, but what’a next. What do you need to know when selecting equipment, or when you […]

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Ap based search is not new, but it is starting to take share from the big guys like Google.

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During my workout today, I listened to a recent DFJ Entrepreneurial Though Leaders Seminar. This is a podcast that is co-sponsored by BASES (a student entrepreneurship group), Standford Technology Ventures Program, and The Department of Management Science and Engineering (Standford University). The speaker for this session was John Seely Brown.  John has a technical background, […]

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Engage!

by Rick on February 21, 2010

in social media

I have always been a bit of a trekkie. One of my favorite Star Trek phrases is Captain Kirk’s, “Engage”. I prefer it to Captain Piccard’s “Make it so”. Engaging customers is on the mind of most everyone in business. One of the key differentiators between new media, especially social media,  and more traditional ‘paid […]

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What Is Really Going On?

by Rick on February 15, 2010

in social media

Have you been watching the Olympics? I have not watched as much as I would like, but that has not stopped me from keeping up with events. I just follow along on Twitter. Check out some of the stats: It is 7:30 PM EST on February 18, 2010. In the last 10 minutes, there was […]

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I just read an interesting Forbes.com article on how the Symbian Foundation is using crowdsourcing to solicit product ideas from customers. The Internet, and Web 2.0 has given us some great tools for understanding customer needs. I would suggest that it has never been easier to engage customers. In the case of Symbian, they are […]

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I read yet another article on the New York Times plan to charge for content. This one appeared on VentureBeat.com with a very provocative title: “Will The New York Times meter kill traffic from social media?“.  What interested me most was this comment: The New York Times is the leading print newspaper website according to […]

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OK, I am not going to blog about politics. I did find this blog post interesting: Atwitter in Mass.: Brown’s Social Media Strategy Tops Coakley’s. It looks like Scott Brown took a page right out of President Obama’s campaign play book.  Here is the data from the article: Facebook Posts since Jan. 1: Brown (128), […]

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Love or hate Twitter, one thing for sure, users of Twitter are innovative.  As an example, consider the ‘Retweet’, or simply the ‘RT’.  During a recent New Media Dayton Meetup I overhead someone say that they would RT someone. Of course, for those of us that use Twitter, we know what she was talking about. […]

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With all of the excitement and hype about Twitter and Facebook, what about LinkedIn? What is it good for anyway? it seems that LinkedIn is not well understood. For example, Current.tv recently ran this video (this should have a PG13 rating): LinkedIn is so much more than what is portrayed in this video. A couple […]

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