Q & A With a Googler Who Tweets and Writes Google’s Official Corporate Blog
When Emily Wood graduated from Stanford in 2005 with a degree in English, she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do. She’s now a member of Google’s Global Communications and Public Affairs team and is happily blogging and tweeting away for the…read more
Are iPad April Fools’ Jokes Rumor Mongering or Just Havin’ Fun?
Hate to get all serious on you on one of my favorite holidays, April Fool’s Day, but ReadWriteWeb poses a good question today: Netflix for the iPad: April Fools Joke or Breaking Story? It’s a riff on “it’s not…read more
Maternal side. Dorothea Eliza is five days old.
The Secret of Becoming a Grandparent
Enraptured. Pure joy. No sleep deprivation. View 60-second series of Dorothea Eliza.
Bill Gates Hires Me For CEO Blog and Twitter Coaching!
P.S. Read to the bottom. This is an April Fool’s joke.
Former Microsoft chairman Bill Gates called to say he wants CEO blog and twitter coaching. w00t! So here’s what happened. I was at a great yoga class…read more
Sweets and Tweets Celebrates 1-Year Anniversary With Sellout Crowd
Puncturing Key Blogging Myths at The Conference Board’s Web 2.0 Conference
re-Set Business with @tom_peters @garyvee @harperstudio and more
Charlene Li’s Top Ten Women in Social Media “Doing It Right”
Here is Charlene Li‘s Top 10 list. I’m delighted to be on it:
Beth Kanter (www.twitter.com/bethkanter)
Laura Fitton (www.twitter.com/pistachio)
Lisa Stone, Elisa Camahort, Jory Desjardin (BlogHer) (www.twitter.com/blogher)
Tara Hunt (www.twitter.com/missrogue)
Sarah Lacy (www.twitter.com/smlacy)
Kami Huyse (www.twitter.com/kamichat)
Danah Boyd (www.twitter.com/zephoria)
Sandy Carter ( read more
My Gossipy Highlights From SXSW 2010
One minute after stepping into the Austin Convention Center last Friday I bumped into Pete Cashmore, the hunky young rockstar CEO of Mashable. I know Pete as we’ve worked on a little project together. He’s a lovely guy – very…read more
Memo to Tom Peters From the Department of Punctuation!!!
I have a confession. I’m having a great time dipping into Tom Peters’ new book, The Little BIG Things: 163 Ways to Pursue Excellence. Neat concept. A book built, more or less, out of Tom’s blog posts (edited and re-organized). But…read more
Sweets and Tweets Celebrates One-Year Anniversary With Anil Dash and Sellout Crowd
Thanks to everyone for the great turnout at the March 10, 2010 Sweets and Tweets and to tech celeb and friend Anil Dash for his terrific presentation on Expert Labs and how the social Web can connect ordinary citizens…read more
Did You Know You Can Read a Kindle E-Book on an iPhone or Blackberry?
Turns out you can read Kindle e-books on your iPhone or iPod touch or Blackberry – or an iPad – no Kindle required. In other words, you don’t need to own a Kindle to read Kindle e-books.
Here’s how to…read more
The Value of Twitter for Real-time Crowdsourcing
Last night I was watching the Academy Awards along with 40 million other people and who knows how many Twitterers. In the midst of critiquing the dresses and hairstyles of the actresses (yes, that is what women do – I couldn’t decide if I liked Sandra Bullock’s…read more
What’s New in the 2010 Updated Edition of The Corporate Blogging Book?
As the publisher of a brand new e-book edition of The Corporate Blogging Book I’ve had a blast commissioning a new cover from 1106Design as well as working with e-book guru Joshua Tallent who formatted the manuscript for Kindle (and for…read more
Social Media 101 Workshop for FOSE
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The Sad Truth About Many Corporate Blogs
For all the hype (yes, some of it from me) about the potential of a corporate blog to connect with and motivate your customers, the fact remains that many corporate or organizational blogs are, er, dull. They talk about… themselves. Us. Our product.…read more
Too Fat to Fly… But Not to Blog, Twitter, Kvetch
So how do you discuss that which cannot be discussed in polite conversation? Namely, obesity. Southwest Air even uses the words “delicate policy” to describe how employees should handle a supersize passenger who requires two seats. The incident this week with director Kevin Smith…read more