Meet the Media with Brittany Earls, Bill Corbett and Christine Lagorio of Inc.

By Monday, April 29, 2013 1 , Permalink

Photo: Christine Lagorio, Executive Editor, Inc.; Brittany Earls, The Genesis Group; Bill Corbett, Corbett PR I was very honored to join the panel for Meet the Media on Thursday, April 25th, presented by the Genesis Group. This is a monthly event hosted by Brittany Earls, Partner at the Genesis Group where attendees are business ...

China-Axlr8r and the Chinese Startup Scene

By Tuesday, April 2, 2013 0 , Permalink

Startup accelerators such as TechStars, Y Combinator, 500 Startups, etc. have been kickstarting entrepreneurs' dreams by creating early-stage accelerator programs, providing workspace and mentorship from industry idols, and at times leading rounds of funding. China-Axlr8r (formerly China Accelerator) does just that, for those across the Pacific. China-Axlr8r is the first mentorship-driven seed-funding program in China. It is ...

Collective Bias Uses Social Influence to Engage Shoppers, Not Banner Ads

By Tuesday, March 26, 2013 2 , Permalink

Image source: http://blog.collectivebias.com As brands explore the plethora of ways to advertise their products using social media, we see an increased market behavior: website banners and sponsor advertising dollars are still spent, however, companies are dialing up their investments in two-way conversations with consumers by hiring community managers, being more personable, and sometimes featuring real customers ...

The Webby Awards 2013 and Winners Gallery Relaunch

By Monday, March 18, 2013 0 , Permalink

The Webby Awards is a leading international award honoring excellence on the internet. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences has presented this award annually since The Webbys establishment in 1996 in over 100 categories such as Online Film & Video, Interactive Advertising & Media, Mobile & Apps, and Social. Last year, the 16th ...

The New Pope and Social Media

By Wednesday, March 13, 2013 0 , Permalink

White smoke came out of the conclave's stove today and the Vatican announces Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the new Pope. He will take the name Pope Francis I, he is the first Jesuit, first South American, and first pope named Francis. Source: NBC News Web Reactions Social media feeds were filled with pope chatter, ...

SXSW Day 3: Rachel Maddow, Cory Booker, Leap Motion, Mashable and Twitter Parties

By Tuesday, March 12, 2013 1 , Permalink

Rachel Maddow The featured session for SXSW Interactive Day 3 was A Conversation with MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. The conversation started on a serious tone, Rachel talked about her new book, Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power. She talked about how the U.S. became a nation that frequently sends its military to war in remote areas ...

Google+ Hangouts as Live Events for Social Media Week 2013

By Wednesday, February 20, 2013 1 , Permalink

Photo Credit: www.cmj.com Hugo Leung One big difference between Social Media Week 2012 and 2013 is the amount of Google+ Hangouts hosted this year. Google+ Hangouts has been a hit with brands and publications when it comes to hosting live discussions with viewer participation. Great example leading this format is HuffPost Live. What's also impressive is ...

Best Vine Videos so far

By Friday, January 25, 2013 3 , Permalink

Finally something else became more popular than Beyonce's Inauguration lip-sync story in social media yesterday:  Vine is now the official Twitter video app where users can take up to 6 seconds of video and share to Twitter and Facebook. The vine videos in my social stream remind me of making macaroni art when we were ...

Best Social Media Moments of Inauguration 2013 (some serious…some not)

By Monday, January 21, 2013 0 , Permalink

The 2013 Inauguration ceremony took place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan 21, 2013. "The timing represented a unique opportunity for Obama, who is still negotiating his role as a "post-racial" black leader, to show African-Americans that he remains focused on issues of inequality." - NBC New York Here are some highlights of the event ...