Posts Tagged "Social Media"


I’ve Forgotten Why


Posted By on Sep 4, 2013 in Social Media | 55 comments

I used to love all things social media. But lately I’ve forgotten why. Blogging. Instagram. Twitter. Facebook. Slowly over time they’ve all made me weary. So much so that I can hardly remember what I loved so much about them in the first place… I think I loved how it allowed me to connect with people. But lately it seems like all we are doing is showing others the people we are connected with. What used to feel like...

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My buddy Bryan Allain has created a killer (see how I did that) conference in Nashville, Tennessee, March 31. If you can swing it (I can’t but I sure wish I could), you should go and learn from Bryan and Jeff, Jon, Alli, Brewster, Carlos and the gang. (You want to know how to know if these folks are legit? I’ll tell you. When you search their names in the almighty Google, their blogs are the first thing to pop up.) The...

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Last week I posed a question on here about boys and girls, men and women, friends forever or a recipe for disaster. The comments were fascinating. People told stories and shared opinions. A beautiful dialogue was created. So today I want to pose another series of questions on something that has been nagging at me lately and let you guys impart your wisdom once again. (You obviously know a lot more than I do.) First let me say, I am a...

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Last week I had the pleasure of hearing Paula Berg, Manager of Emerging Media for Southwest Airlines, speak at a Nashville Chamber Small Business Breakfast as part of the Informed and Inspired series. Paula was terrific. She was engaging, honest, and approachable. But most importantly she was informed. I loved learning what she had to say about Southwest’s “wild ride” in the blogosphere. Here are just a few things...

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Last Thursday morning, I had the privilege of hearing Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan), the New York Times bestselling author of Trust Agents, speak at an event was hosted by JTMarCom and Stage Post Productions which benefited Social Media Club Nashville. I soaked up a vast array of knowledge from Chris Brogan (literally I took six pages of typed notes). If you are not familiar with Brogan here’s what I can tell you about him, his...

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I have decided to start a new series on my blog, “Why I Love Social Media.” This series is for all the folks that are resisting blogging, Twitter, Facebook, etc. because they are convinced that the internet is full of creepy strangers. This series is hopefully will give them a taste of what they are missing out on. So without further ado, “Why I Love Social Media, Part 1.” You get random but completely...

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