Embrace Disruption – My Slides from #PLA12

Encyclopedia Britannica Stops Presses - NYT

Perhaps you’ve already heard that the presses have stopped. The once coveted print edition of the Encyclopedia Britannia has become the latest victim of disruptive technology. After 244 years of print, what’s arguably one of the most revered sources of sharable information will no longer go to the presses. Rather, a rebirth is in process, focused on […]

Powerbag Product Review – A Must Have Product for Any Jet Setter


I happened to meet my new friend Ben Bykosky at this year’s South By Southwest Interactive Festival down in Austin, Texas. On day two, after complaining that I was nearly out of battery power on my Droid, he pulls out this blue bag called the Powerbag and offers to plug me in so I can charge up. Super cool. […]

3 Tactics to Employ As An Alternative to Like Gating on Facebook

Facebook App Navigation

Welcome back to my series on the recent update of the Facebook Timeline for business pages! If you haven’t already, make sure to read parts 1 & 2: How to design and implement your Facebook Page Cover Photo Rethinking Community Management in Light of New Features. I’ve also started a board on Pinterest to collect examples of Facebook Page […]

Facebook Timeline: How To Design Your Facebook Cover Photo

Facebook Cover Photo

Hi folks, Facebook Timeline for Pages is here and will be rolling out in March. This is the very first in a series of posts to help you get up to speed on how your business can use the new Facebook Timeline Update for Pages to your advantage. If you’d like to read the entire […]

Folders May Be the Answer to Human Clutter in Google+ Circles


After about six months of playing around, my Google+ Circles have become a terrible mess. And, what you see below only scratches the surface of my disorganization. Starting out, I felt like I had a good framework that let me organize contacts by geographic area, industry, special interests and even periods of time in my life. […]