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How to Create a Unique Social Hotel Experience

Since social media is now commonplace, especially when it comes to travel, hotels are burdened with the additional responsibility of standing out among the noise. While having a strong, consistent social media presence is essential,Show More Summary

Flexible Consumption: What Makes Cloud the Ultimate SMB Play

Whether at work or on the couch enjoying your favorite show, it is hard for even a few minutes to go without hearing something about the cloud. It’s here, we get it and by in large we like it; at least what we know about it.However, the average small business owner is still trying to figure out what the cloud means to them. Show More Summary

? Rants: You want to sell me information about mobile phone users?

Received this through LinkedIN today. I don’t know who this person is but maybe they’ll email me explaining how they acquired this information. Solicitation is one thing (it’s annoying) but selling customer data so openly is worse.

American Pumpkin Business Facts And Figures

The pumpkin business in America is pretty solid.  Learn more from this infographic.

Authorities Investigating Blogger for Painting on Rocks in National Parks

12 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West's most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked an investigation by authorities and a furor online. National Park Service agents have found the images at five...Show More Summary

Grassroots Campaign or Celebrity Endorsement: Which Strategy Is Best for Your Brand’s Story?

It’s 11 p.m., and you’re in your local big-box store. You’ve got a package of white sports socks in each hand, and you’re trying to figure out which one to buy. One brand has your childhood sports hero smiling on the package, and the...Show More Summary

Hacking the Brief: A New Service for Brands and Agencies

Hack the Solution Watching the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon in London this past weekend, I was reminded about all of the live collaborative creative sessions that I have been a part of over the last several years. (BTW Infected Flight -...

Why Your Customers Will Make or Break Your Marketing

Is your ad performance tanking and you’re struggling to meet your conversion quota? You’re not alone. In an increasingly mobile and media-oversaturated world, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to gain consumers’ attention.Why is it...Show More Summary

LinkedIn’s Newest Feature Will Make You Actually Want to Use It

There’s a big difference between being somewhere and actually DOING something while you’re there. You can sit in your office all day and not do anything but cruise blogs and watch Netflix. You can go to the gym, do one or two crunches, and spend the next hour chilling at the juice bar. And you... [Read More]

Canada Laments 'Loss of Innocence,' Even After a Decade of War

18 minutes agoTechnology / Social Media : Mashable

TORONTO — The shooting in Ottawa on Wednesday thrust Canada into the spotlight, leaving some wondering how a country that typically assumes a supporting role on the world's stage could be a target of "terrorist" attacks. One Canadian...Show More Summary

Blogging Checklist: Write Awesome Blogs and Get Them Found

You are probably reading this because you know that quality content creation is a fundamental part of your company’s digital presence and overall success. You may also know that a lot of other people know that these days, and the net result is a whole lot of content “noise” (the bad stuff) degrading the “signal” (the good stuff). Show More Summary

15 Reasons Why Google Search Page Has Just 3 Buttons

Google is the most viewed website in the entire world. And while this may not come as a big surprise for those that use Google, it’s quite astonishing when you step back and realize that this site has one of the most simplistic designs on the entire internet. Show More Summary

Brad Pitt Joins Zach Galifianakis On ‘Between To Ferns’

Zach Galifianakis didn’t hold back any punches when he sat down with Brad Pitt to talk about the actor’s charity the Make It Right organization and his new movie Fury.  The comedian hurls insult after insult at Pitt during this episode of Between Two Ferns. He manages to call Pitt a terrible actor, says that the only reason he’s famous […]

How To Use Email Effectively

As you are getting your feet wet in SEO and PPC marketing, you are obviously on the ball with what is working for companies right now.  On the other hand, you may have forgotten completely about email.  Email is NOT […]

‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Trailer Leaks, Immediately Goes Viral

Yesterday, Marvel Studios made the announcement that the much-anticipated first trailer for next April’s Avengers: Age of Ultron would premiere immediately after next week’s episode of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC. However, that was not to be the case, as within hours the trailer had been anonymously leaked to the internet and viewed by millions. The […]

Dot Com Lunch – $20 Minimum Wage Edition

It was a beautiful Saturday in Orange County. The sun was out, the temperature was 80F, and the patio at Pho Ba Co was buzzing from the sounds of the Dot Com Lunch. This is a weekly meetup of the […]

Andy Richter Fires Back At Chelsea Handler [Video]

Andy Richter didn’t pick a fight with Chelsea Handler, but he certainly finished it. The late night comedian was on Conan last night and she decided to make a fat joke at Richter’s response. After telling a story about getting peed on by Jason Biggs, Handler asked Richter if he liked the ocean. When Richter said yes, […]

Social Media Companies Fight Back Against Government Privacy Invasions

Ever since the NSA surveillance programs like PRISM came to light, tech companies have been working hard to try and mitigate the damage, secure their networks and restore trust among users. Now, some networks are taking legal actionShow More Summary

Dear Podcaster

Dear podcaster: I’m really glad that you were kind enough to invite me to be a guest on your show. It means a lot that you think my ideas will be of value to the community you serve. I really want to share a few things with you before we get started. (I’m blogging this […]

First Look At Johnny Depp As The Big Bad Wolf Draws Mixed Reactions

The first photos of Johnny Depp as the Big Bad Wolf for Disney’s Into The Woods has drawn mixed reactions from the internet. The Pirates Of The Caribbean actor will be stepping into the shoes (paws) of the Big Bad Wolf in Disney’s big screen musical adaptation of the classic 1987 fairy tale. The first photos of the character […]

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