Category Archive: Twitter

Location: The Last Piece of Twitter’s Success Puzzle

Twitter has been eating Facebook’s lunch recently – and I’m loving it. They’re moving quicker and breaking more things than the Facebook crew… and those things they’re breaking are barriers and ad revenue… Continue reading

America Checks In (and Tweets) at the Polls for Election 2012

By the end of today we’ll (hopefully) know who will be leading our country for the next four years – along with a number of other important races/initiatives. This year is really being… Continue reading

Social Media Awesomeness: UPS

The other day, I did something I rarely do: I stopped to let a pedestrian cross in front of me at a marked crosswalk that didn’t have a light. As much as it… Continue reading

#hashtagging the Grand Daddy of Them All? #NoWay

When you wake up on Jan. 1, Whatever year it is you can expect to see the Rose Bowl (yes, except when the 1st falls on a Sunday). I remember watching the game… Continue reading

Visual.ly Brings Infographics to the Masses

Infographics are everywhere these days, not just in the pages of USA Today. Visual.ly, recently launched publicly as a place to share, view, and post infographics. They even have a Labs section that… Continue reading

Building a Trending Topic

Trending topics are the holy grail of Twitter marketing/outreach. You can buy your way to the top, but how are those topics that aren’t paid for moved to the top of the list?… Continue reading

Does Relevance Translate to Resonance (and More Importantly, Dollars)?

When Polaroid appointed Lady Gaga, the meat-wearing, beat-dropping, gender-bending, pop star their creative director in 2009, I thought it was kind of fun. Sure, take a visible, creative person and give them some… Continue reading

They Get It: Cole Haan

I’ll admit it, I’m not above putting something out on Twitter in hopes that a brand sees it and takes action. This isn’t because I think anything is owed to me (heck, I… Continue reading

Are Businesses Today Learning from the Underpants Gnomes?

I love Southpark. I’ve loved it since the very first episode I saw, which was on VHS. My friend Kyle brought the VHS over and I’m pretty sure we watched “Cartman gets an… Continue reading

I Live My Life 140 Characters at a Time: When Digital and Analog Worlds Collide

Real life doesn’t have friend requests. If it did it would be something like this. What I’m trying to say, really, is there’s some sort of imaginary line between the digital lives we… Continue reading