Email and Communication: On My Radar for Today

Here are some things that came through my RSS feeds that I’m going to read today. You might find them valuable too. 4 Ways to Pick the Wrong Email Partner As a frequent participant on the receiving end of email agencysearches, I’ve seen many approaches, some that worked well for clientand agency and others that…

The Changing Media Landscape

As a follow up to my previous post, I found a very interesting article today by Republican online strategist, Patrick Ruffini, on the evolving landscape of media consumption. (Full Disclosure: Ruffini is a columnist and contributor for Townhall.com, my employer.) His key point provides some valuable catalyst for corporations needing to re-think how they reach…

Job Searching Wiki?

I have to give this guy points for creativity, but I’m still not sure what purpose this job searching wiki serves. This PBwiki is one aspect of a creative effort in my search for career opportunities and employment. My contract ended Jan31 and the turn in the local economy has made my search for employment…

John Edwards on 24 Social Networking Sites!!

Yikes. That is a lot. It’s yet to be seen how effective that sort of effort will have. Check out the list. technorati tags:John, Edwards, politics, news, social, networking

Online Video: “Experience” is key here

This is the power of video over the web. It gives you the ability to reach directly to your audience, leverage the power of viral marketing, and define how you or your business is perceived. “Experience” is key here, because you won’t get an understanding of his appeal from the print journalism caricature of telegenic…

More Tips for Winning in a Web World

These tips and ideas came from the AdFero Viral marketing workshop I attended in January. I thought it would be worth re-posting. A messaging tools must NOT turn into a spamming tool. Any messaging system has to be careful about not being to aggressive.The key is to find people of like-mind, and work to form…

NSHMBA Board Leadership Training: How to do viral Internet marketing

This coming weekend, I will be presenting before the chapter board leadership of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs. As part of that presentation, I wanted to bring the discussion and Q&A session online, and continue the conversation here. If you attended, and had a question I did not get to, please leave your question…

Verizon Phone Sales: How not to do it.

I normally don’t like to rant and rip at a company for bad service. Because I do customer service work, I can understand how little things can go terribly wrong. But, today’s experience deserves a full blog post. Attention North Virginia Residents: Be warned. Verizon internet service may put you through hell in order to…

MySpace as a Measure of Political Popularity?

What a great idea — why did I not think of it? …probably because I’m way to busy. TechPresident, a blog dedicated to tracking how the candidates are using the web, and how the web is using them, has a page showing a line chart with the amount of MySpace “Friends” each candidate has for…

Internet Marketing Training

I just spent some time writting up a title and description for the training session I will be doing in Texas for the National Society of Hispanic MBAs. Workshop Title: Online Strategies for Advocacy: How to do viral marketing. Workshop Description: Social Networking, Viral Campaigns, and new media. Go ‘under the radar’ and learn the…