This Week in Restaurant Technologies: Social News and Online Ordering

Restaurant Technologies: Facebook Paper App

This week, Brandon and I are back with episode 004 of This Week in Restaurant Technologies. How do you get the news these days?  Do you read the morning paper? Email newsletters?  What about Twitter or other social media sites? This Week in Restaurant Technologies: Social News and Online Ordering In this week’s video, Brandon and […]

Why You Should Join the SlideShare Community Today

slideshare community

In a previous post, we discussed the major benefits of creating community-driven “living lists” with Listly. Today we explore the same concept of collaborative content as it relates to the SlideShare community and presentations. SlideShare is the world’s largest community for sharing presentations and other professional content, like PDFs, infographics, documents, videos, and webinars. Its […]

#006: Exploring the Rise of Social Media Executives

Social Restaurant Podcast

In this week’s episode of The Social Restaurant Podcast, we’re going to explore the rise of social media executives. During the show, I share research, insights and examples of on how executives in all sizes of companies, are using content and social media to foster brand advocacy, both inside and outside of the company walls. […]

4 Compelling Reasons for Approaching Twitter as a Social Executive

Social Executive

I first published a version of this post over at the Zemanta blog. I think it’s an important example, so I wanted to share it with you here too. Why?  There’s a chance that a potential social executive could be hidden in your company.  All you have to do is teach them the value they could bring to the […]

Pinterest: 5 Reasons the Valuation of the Darling Discovery Network is Bogus

Pinterest Adoption - December 2011

By now, you’ve probably see the articles flying around the web that are citing the $100 Million investment into Pinterest by Japan’s top online shopping site Rakuten Inc, which has then valued America’s darling visual discovery platform at between $1 billion and $1.5 billion dollars. Personally, I think those numbers reflect our absolute infatuation with heightened traffic as the […]