Tag: Social Networking & Marketing

This weekend a special event takes place in Philadelphia for those who want to learn more about search engine marketing, web site usability and social media. It’s called Search Camp and Social Media Camp. For a small attendance fee of $21 (no catch. That’s all it is!), you get a weekend at Temple University with a small group of like-minded folks and experienced speakers. There are 5 time slots, beginning at 10am, with 4 choices of sessions to pick fromRead more…

I like to keep things simple. I’ve found that when it comes to search engine marketing, usability, accessibility and user experience web design, the fear of doing something wrong can paralyze project momentum. I was asked, What new technologies adversely affect usability today? I replied, Any technique or technology that interferes with a user task is not recommended. Simple, right? Not so fast. In a perfect world (and with any smart business), putting a business online requires thought and planningRead more…

This past weekend I took my family up to NYC to have lunch with Pierre Far of Cli.gs and Chris and Danielle Winfield of 10e20.com. If you’re a fan of this short URL application (and who isn’t?), I’d like you to meet its inventor, Pierre Far. If you haven’t discovered social media experts (it’s true!), Chris and Danielle Winfield, I strongly encourage you to subscribe to their blog and look for Chris at the many conferences he speaks at. They’reRead more…

I’ve known BJ Cook for so long that I can’t remember anymore how or when we met online. You may remember him from SuggestionBox. What keeps me interested in BJ’s projects are his dedication to being not only an entrepreneur, but also a promoter of green marketing. His social media and networking skills, wrapped with his years in marketing and building strong online relationships, make him and his projects stand out, year after year. A happily married, fairly new fatherRead more…

Some days it feels best to yank the plug from the wall.  When I hear about teens killing themselves on web cams, parents murdering their children for using social sites and adults pretending to be kids in an effort to torment young people online, I want to scream. And so today, there is word that fake net personas may become illegal. I work on the Internet and I know its insane. I’ve received hate email and death threats. I’ve hadRead more…