Are you interested in reputation management, or knowing what people find when they search for you? If so, knowing what your Google profile is, how to locate and preserve it, is valuable knowledge. Your Google profile First, let’s explain what a “Google profile” is. It’s the search results when searching online for your name, business [...]
I value information from others and try each day to consume content from media outlets and people I respect. However, I have simply fallen behind in keeping up with hundreds of emails I receive each day. The email newsletters I receive are crowding out important messages from clients, prospects and others. So, I have determined [...]
After spending three days at the Ragan Communications Social Media Summit hosted by Cisco in San Jose, California June 9-11, 2010, I left with a renewed realization that discussing social media strategy and tools are co-dependent. And just so you know, I was fortunate enough to work on the conference programming with Ragan and Cisco. [...]
It’s been a couple years now since our family started renting movies almost exclusively from Redbox. It’s just more convenient and less expensive than Blockbuster or Hollywood (are they still in business?), and we don’t mind driving to a Redbox location to pick-up and drop-off the movie (something we didn’t have to do when we [...]
Here’s another informational and motivational video from Socialnomics author, Erik Qualman. This YouTube video (updated May 5, 2010) makes the case for the quick proliferation and adoption of new media.
Here’s what happens when someone at the office decides to play an April Fools joke.
For several years I have talked about the new role of communicating with family and friends as a form of entertainment. This concept has been dubbed ‘communitainment.’ I recently heard a story on NPR about the U.S. military’s video game that simulates fighting a battle. The video game has single-handedly resulted in more military recruits [...]
I was both honored and happy to see a recent conversation on Twitter in which my name was mentioned with the likes of Seth Godin and Shel Holtz. The question, asked by @TiffanyWI: “If you could see any SM presenter… Who would it be?” One response, by @marthamuzychka: “@TiffanyWI Pete Codella @codella @ShelHoltz or Seth [...]
A while back when my business revenues began a downward cycle — along with thousands of other businesses I might add — I received a letter from American Express informing me they had lowered my corporate card’s credit limit. They lowered it all right. They lowered it substantially below the balance that was due. And [...]
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported that the employment of public relations practitioners is expected to grow by approximately 18 percent through the decade ranging from 2006 to 2016, faster than average for all occupations. CareerCast.com’s 2010 Jobs Rated report ranks the practice of public relations 79th and provides this career summary: If [...]