Monthly Archive: January 2010

A Great Debate on Gaming the System: Social Media Shilling 0

A Great Debate on Gaming the System: Social Media Shilling

There’s a good discussion going on Twitter right now about social media shilling, aka “please tweet (blog, lifestream, status update, fan, etc.) this for a client” and the big “what if big agencies did...

Improving the Social Media RFP 0

Improving the Social Media RFP

The idea for this post came from Josh Hallett’s “Sorry We Work In Different Industries” blog post and was cross posted over on Shamable.com. Yesterday an agency posted their RFP criteria for companies looking to...

Improving the Social Media RFP 0

Improving the Social Media RFP

The idea for this post came from Josh Hallett’s “Sorry We Work In Different Industries” blog post and was cross posted over on Shamable.com. Yesterday an agency posted their RFP criteria for companies looking to...

Improving the Social Media RFP 0

Improving the Social Media RFP

The idea for this post came from Josh Hallett’s “Sorry We Work In Different Industries” blog post. Go read it. Yesterday an agency posted their RFP criteria for companies looking to hire a social media...

When Will Google Get Into The Social Media Monitoring Business? 0

When Will Google Get Into The Social Media Monitoring Business?

Google has long been the aggregator of data – from search to Google Analytics to Adwords/Adsense to their DNS project, the company has founded it’s business on knowing all. Given their history of “giving...

Fact: Social Media Can’t Save Your Business 0

Fact: Social Media Can’t Save Your Business

I have been wanting to write this post for a while now after reading someone say that Dell is a case study for how companies should engage in social media. For shits and giggles...

To Shave or Not To Shave, That Is The Question 0

To Shave or Not To Shave, That Is The Question

Editor’s note: This post is not about me, but about a different, married, 6’6″, father of three children named Ryan. And if shaving, waxing and balls offend you now is your chance to bail...

Facebook Bra Color Game Revealed 0

Facebook Bra Color Game Revealed

Men,I want to bring to your attention that there’s a “viral” status update game going on via Facebook where your wife, girlfriend or female friends might change their status to a color. It’s to...

Welcome to Fatherhood! 0

Welcome to Fatherhood!

I remember the day as clear as a bell: I was sitting in an evening college class when my then girlfriend called me with the news. Crying, of course. “I’m pregnant,” she said. Once...

David Meerman Scott Loses It Over Social Media ROI 0

David Meerman Scott Loses It Over Social Media ROI

I was passed along this mp3 interview of David Meerman Scott (h/t @judbranam) being asked what the ROI of Social Media is. He likens social media ROI to measuring billboard or TV advertising and...