Tag Archives: twitter


You Must Be Present to Win

To borrow a phrase from raffles across the world…you must be present to win. This is the rule for winning competing in the social media sphere. The old Ron Popeil tagline of “Set it and forget it” doesn’t suffice in the new social space. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, tools such […]


Solutions vs. Strategies vs. Tools

Not too long ago I was talking with a colleague who had just returned from an industry convention. I am not part of nor in any way related to this particular industry, but to put it politely, I would say that the majority of the members in this industry do not exactly fit into the […]

Insufficient Funds

The other day I had a problem. I was having trouble getting something to function properly on a website and I needed help. I tried searching for a solution but search had failed me. Google, Yahoo, Bing…none of the big three engines could produce an answer to help me. I could not find a solution […]

My Harajuku Moment

It was December 8th, 2010. I remember the date because December 8 was the day that John Lennon was killed and that story, a remembrance of his life and legacy, was the top story on most major newscasts that evening (more on that later). December 8th was the date of my Harajuku Moment about Twitter. […]

Should I Be Using Twitter?

You could substitute the last word in that question with any new social media application. Should I be using LinkedIn? Should I be using Facebook? Should I be using (insert the next shiny new object here)? While the service may change, the essence of the question remains the same. Companies, small businesses and individuals alike […]