Social Media Budgeting (Cars, Not Trophies)

Social Media People always want to know how to make money with social media. The problem is that social media doesn’t make money FOR you. Social media ENABLES YOU to make money…. maybe. Everybody wants to know how their sales are going to increase once they hire you to create a website or set them […]

Thoughts about the “Fast Company Influence Project”

I can’t tell you anything about the actual Fast Company Influence Project because I never clicked on it. I never came close to clicking on it, which is where I feel we will discover some of the myriad lessons to be learned from this situation. First Impression The first time I heard of the project, […]

You Get What You Pay For

So I’m watching Kirstin Butler‘s videoblog, YouDigest, and she brings up the latest fad.. CrowdSourcing or UGC (User Generated Content): society and the individual: how much for that idea in the window? from Kirstin Butler on Vimeo. This is an intelligent and useful concept. I just did it to Kirstin…….. meaning [I just did it] […]

Why Social Media?

So I had mentioned to a friend of mine a few months back that I was going to start doing Reputation Management / Online Presence Management for people other than myself. I’ve pretty much peaked, heading through year #2 of being a top-10 Google result for “Bill” as well as a top-10 Google result for […]

Budgeting For Internet Video (You Get What You Pay For)

Reader Adam H. had a couple of questions about what I thought about the Fast Company / Robert Scoble / Shel Israel thing that’s been going on now for about a month. The first GlobalNeighbourhoods.TV video was dropped on March 19th… Actually, the first FOUR episodes were released on that date and since then, post-production […]