Branding, Hot Topic, Marketing, Media, Public Relations, Social Media, Technology

Don’t like new things? Then prepare to be disappointed.

It's our nature in this day and age to immediately be critical of new forms of communication. Heck, I've been part of that group. I criticized Foursquare; I didn't see the immediate value of Google+; and I'm still not sure about Paper.li. One of the things I'm starting the realize more and more each day… Continue reading Don’t like new things? Then prepare to be disappointed.

Inspiration, Sports

Goodbye, Kid

I normally don't get caught up in hero-worship. But, Thursday afternoon was a sad day when I got the news that my baseball idol, Gary Carter passed away due to cancer. When I was young, Carter was my baseball hero. He was traded to my favorite team, the New York Mets, in late 1984 and… Continue reading Goodbye, Kid

Hot Topic, Marketing, Public Relations, Social Media, Uncategorized

Expand Your (Social) Horizons

I had the honor and pleasure of speaking to the PRSSA chapter at Columbia College in Chicago, Ill. on Monday, via Skype. A big thanks to the whole chapter, including Hilary Jurinak, for inviting me. One of the many topics we touched on was (of course) social networking. Believe it or not, there are some folks… Continue reading Expand Your (Social) Horizons