Joost Review #2 and More Screen Captures

Update: I have published a WTF blurb in Technorati. You can read it here. If you have enjoyed this review, I invite you to click here and give it a vote. *** It seems Joost is performing much better this morning. I have been watching the “Off the Fence” channel, and have not experienced any…

Joost Beta Goes Live today!

Update: I have published a WTF blurb in Technorati. You can read it here. If you have enjoyed this review, I invite you to click here and give it a vote. *** I requested to be part of the BETA group for Joost. I got the email today! “What is Joost?” you ask? Joost is…

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…

There is no YouTube Filter; It’s AudibleMagic

This is probably not great news for many YouTube users. There is no YouTube Filter; It’s AudibleMagic After months of intense and very public debate, closely tied to the Google acquisition, YouTube is reported to have licensed copyright filtering technology from AudibleMagic. The San Jose Mercury News cites two unnamed sources as saying that Google…

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

Facebook and Younger Audiences

This is how you connect and get your message out to college students. There are more than 500 Obama groups on Facebook. One of the first,”Students for Barack Obama,” was created on July 7 by Meredith Segal, ajunior at Bowdoin College who first heard of Obama when he gave thekeynote speech at the Democratic National…

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…

Wawasee school chief leads way in blogging

Here is a good example of the effective uses of blogging to improve your standing as a leader. SYRACUSE – Last month, 23 Wawasee Community Schools students were sent to the hospital after a driver crossed the centerline and crashed her car head-on into their school bus. When Superintendent Mark Stock arrived at the hospital,…

Branded Custom Browser?

That’s exactly what MySpace got, but they didn’t even have to pay for it. Tech Crunch reports (New MySpace-Focused Browser Launched) BuddyWave is a new browser that’s completely focused on the tens of millions of MySpace users who generate 20 or so page views per day each on the site. The browser is downloadable on…

Why Use Existing Social Networking Sites

Ruby blogs about a technical benefit from using existing social networking sites as part of an advocacy (in this case a political) campaign on the post titled, Online community responds to candidates. One of the many reasons that it’s so smart for the Edwards campaign to utilize existing social networking web sites is that they…

Virtual Protest in Second Life

This is the new world we live in, and the sooner communications profesionals come to grip with it, the sooner they can benefit and put it to use for their clients. Last Monday I led an anti-war demonstration at Second Life’s virtual Capitol Hill in support of the real-life protests happening in Washington, DC. Capitol…

TechPresident: John Edwards Unofficially Enters Second Life

OK. I know this is my second post from TechPresident, but I just found it, and there is a lot of good stuff in here. Joshua Levy has a post, and screen capture pictures of Edwards’ Second Life unofficial virtual campaign headquarters. John Edwards has become the first presidential candidate to — unofficially — tread…