Why I Stopped Speaking at Social Media Conferences

WARNING: This post will offend a lot of business professionals—and most of them deserve to be offended. You’ve been warned. The title sounds like professional suicide. I gave up attending conferences few years ago, except in very rare instances. I’ve also stopped speaking (except in my role as lecturer at College for Creative Studies). I’ve […]

When hashtags go bad

Oh dear.

When hashtags go bad

When hashtags go bad #susanalbumparty

Social Media Venn Diagram

Social Media Venn Diagram. Had to be done. Inspired by Evgeny Morozov’s Internet Experts Venn Diagram.

Reflecting on 16 Years of Blogging

After reading Charlene Li’s wonderful post Reflecting on 10 Years of Blogging this morning, I was inspired to write my version. I started blogging in 1998. That’s 16 years of blogging. Think about that. That’s longer than I’ve been married. Longer than I’ve stayed at any career. The only thing I’ve had in my life last […]

Calling yourself a social media guru doesn’t make you one

DISCLAIMER: I read a great quote recently and forgot to bookmark it. I really wanted to use it in this post but I cannot find it, so I will paraphrase it. If you know the source, please let me know so I can credit it. It is not my quote, I just want to make […]

Dave Linabury Joins Ann Arbor Digital Marketing Agency as Chief Digital Officer

Dave Linabury joins Ann Arbor-based agency Ingenex Digital Marketing as its Chief Digital Officer. Ann Arbor-based Ingenex Digital Marketing is pleased to welcome Dave Linabury, an industry leader in software development, social media marketing and digital strategy, to their award-winning team of digital marketing and content marketing professionals. Linabury joins the Ingenex team as the […]

The Dementor Game

So I came up with a silly game. It goes like this: Get quotes from Harry Potterbooks/movies about the Dementors Replace Dementors with Clients/Lawyers/Marketers/Telemarketers Replace Azkaban with the client’s office, if needed Hilarity ensues Examples: “Clients are among the foulest creatures that walk this earth. They infest the darkest, filthiest places, they glory in decay […]