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Golden Oldies

Community building

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Don’t fake it, interact!

I am officially over the ever sought-after like, +, star, or what have you.  Facebook, Google +, WordPress, Foursquare, your phony forms of interaction bore me and I vote have no relevance. Twitter, yours is ok. Not great, but an RT, much like a share, does indicate a certain attachment and actual interest in the … Continue reading

Don’t expect us to make it easy

You’ve all heard about this So I can now share with you a really nitpicky observation about the Wall Street Journal’s share of Target’s, well let’s just be nice and say interesting, labeling issue.

Give you my permissions? I don’t think so.

You may have read recently that a new career networking service, Identified.com, is like the old reliable, LinkedIn, but sexier.  Good for it. Sounds cool, doesn’t it or at least sexy? We all know sex sells. Shoot, it even hooked me for a second and a half or at least the claim of a … … Continue reading

6/29/2012 Reading list

Today I spent some time brushing up om my #CMGR reading. Why?  Why not? Social media is nothing if not community (unless it’s a network and yes, in the future, that difference will be more clearly expounded upon in some way, shape, or form) So, what did I read today?

Follower engagement vs plain ol’ engagement

At current count on twitter, I have 570 followers and I follow 525 people. Of those poor, misguided 570 people, chances are, I personally know (let’s be generous) and say 100 of them, which probably includes family, personal friends, professional associates that may or may not be friends, and some pretty amazing people that I … Continue reading