Category Archives: Observations

Taking My Own Medicine: Everyday Places to Write Inspiring Content

It’s fitting that I’m writing this introduction for my latest MyWebWriters.com post from here: Finding the best place to write has always been a challenge for me. Here are my thoughts on Five Everyday Places to Write Inspiring Content Where … Continue reading

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30 Relationships: Social Media to Face to Face – Simple, Yet Powerful

Over the Christmas holiday, I highlighted  30 of my many twitter relationships that moved to face-to-face relationships in 2011. This is power of social media. Finding common ground through online conversations which lead to people helping people. Ultimately these relationships  define … Continue reading

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Part 3: The Best of Blog Indiana 2011 – Randy Clark on Social Media Relationships

Part Three of a series detailing my impressions of Blog Indiana 2011. There is no B2B or B2C. It’s P2P Randy Clark‘s presentation at Blog Indiana 2011 was described as how his company (TKO Graphix) won a nearly $2M contract … Continue reading

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What’s Missing From Kroger’s Marketplace Grand Opening?

What’s missing? An Email address box! Point 1: Kroger had great crowds during their Grand Opening of Indiana’s 1st Marketplace store. Full parking lots, people visiting from outside the normal shopping area and several contest fishbowls. Point 2: Kroger’s active … Continue reading

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Subway and Sky Diving = Repeat Business

Click for video transcript Three times recently I’ve visited the Subway Restaurant at 10462 Maysville Road in Fort Wayne, IN. Now I make it a point to stop when I’m in in the area. Why?  Because on my second visit, … Continue reading

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Why Crisis Communication Needs to Include Social Media, Now

DC EARTHQUAKE UPDATE  8/24/2011: So, how effective was Washington, DC’s social media crisis communication during yesterday’s earthquake? Chris Battle, a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Public Affairs Director, basically scores the event Crowdsourcing 100, Government 0. In his post “After … Continue reading

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Prejudice is Alive and Well in 2011 – Unfortunately

The guest author is a good friend who has asked to remain anonymous.  I am honored to be asked to post this story. I am also sad that the post is necessary. I was enjoying a pleasant experience at a suburban men’s … Continue reading

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