As I was prepping to interview someone a while back it dawned on me how powerful social media is as a research tool. With more and more people and companies connecting to social media everyday, it’s creating a whole new level of transparency.
With all the discussions taking place about how social media can help companies drive awareness of their brand, I thought I would revisit some background on branding and why it’s so critical. Not only is social media marketing valuable for awareness, but the fact that you are participating in this medium also says something about [...]
With the whirlwind of stories this week surrounding Facebook Usernames, I figured I would add my 2 cents to the discussions taking place. Of course, I will still login tonight at 11pm Central to reserve my username, if it’s still available. If anything so that I have it. However, after reading @anildash’s post chronicling the the future of Facebook Usernames, I thought [...]
The Measure of a Man is measured by the impact he has had on the people around him. This blog post is dedicated my dear friend Scott Schroeder who lost his battle with cancer 5/22/09. I share his 6 key traits that were so impactful.
Monday night I was fortunate to present on Personal Branding at the DFW Social Media Marketing Meetup. Attached is the presentation.
I recently had the pleasure of seeing Dr. Rick Rigsby speak and I was very moved by his message. I also thought about how this applies to personal branding and how we represent ourselves on social media. Many of us are consumed by the need to impress others as compared to making an impact in [...]