Category: business

Business Ethics Matter 0

Business Ethics Matter

W e’ve all seen the news about Facebook recently and how they enable businesses willing to spend money with them, including foreign governments and sleaze bag firms like Cambridge Analytica, err, Emerdata, will do...

Old Spice Social Media Buzz Doesn’t Equal Sales 0

Old Spice Social Media Buzz Doesn’t Equal Sales

For the longest time I used to think that PR agencies didn’t get social media. “Give me impressions!” was the public relations mantra because it meant that they could easily transfer their knowledge of...

Inc.com Grasping at Straws on .co Domains 0

Inc.com Grasping at Straws on .co Domains

For those who may’ve missed it, a new top level domain (TLD) was released yesterday called “.co”. Surprisingly Inc.com, a site and magazine I respect, went with a blog post advising readers to “run,...

Fast Company’s Influence Project Is A Complete Sham 0

Fast Company’s Influence Project Is A Complete Sham

For anyone following this meme on Twitter, Fast Company recently launched a site called “Influence Project”, where they’re essentially pitting online “influencers” against one another to vote for their influencer ranking. The Project is...

RIP Social Media Expert, c. 2010 0

RIP Social Media Expert, c. 2010

This post originally appeared on David Binkowski’s blog and was repurposed for Shamable. I’ve been telling clients that 2010 is going to be the year of accountability as it relates to social media. This...

Calling BS on FastMall Hype 0

Calling BS on FastMall Hype

There’s a story on Mashable about a new iPhone app called FastMall that provides maps of malls and even lets people check in, a la Foursquare. As Christina points out, this might be useful...

Why Foursquare Will Trump Twitter 0

Why Foursquare Will Trump Twitter

If you scan blogs and read MSM for news you would think Twitter was used by everyone under the sun and Facebook was a close second. the reality is that Facebook just eclipses the...

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...

Never taking a knee 0

Never taking a knee

By now you’ve probably heard or seen highlights of last night’s incredible Boise State/Oklahoma BCS game in which Boise State, a non-BCS conference school, handed perennial national power Oklahoma its third loss of the...