Social Media Venn Diagram

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

False Arrow Image Galleries are Black Hat

Deliberating deluding the public through shady advertising practices is one of the reasons advertising is consistently one of the least respected industries. False Arrow Image Galleries are Black Hat One online tactic that I find particularly disturbing is the use of false image gallery arrows. Most meme and viral sites now have image galleries of… Continue reading False Arrow Image Galleries are Black Hat

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… Continue reading Reflecting on 16 Years of Blogging

5 Things You Can Do to Win Over a Tough Client

5 Things You Can Do to Win Over a Tough Client

“What kind of presentation was that? I’m not seeing what I’m looking for. This entire meeting was a waste of my time.” Have a client like that? Relax, you’re not alone. Everyone has a tough client at one point in their career that the entire team dreads meeting with. Although… there is always one person… Continue reading 5 Things You Can Do to Win Over a Tough Client

Five Things Vendors Always Get Wrong

Hi Vendors! I love meeting vendors and startup founders. I really do. But (most of) you haven’t quite mastered the social skills necessary to properly contact an executive, or what to say to us to keep our attention. But there are (at least) five things vendors always get wrong. So here’s some free advice… 1.… Continue reading Five Things Vendors Always Get Wrong