The past five years have been marked with "social" and "viral" buzzwords about how to best do marketing and advertising. We've been hearing everything from "Tipping Point" and"Mavens" to lots of mentions of "influencer" and "A-List Bloggers". Yet, the...
U.S. Senator Obama gives his speech on Race (mentions YouTube) When reading U.S. Senator Barack Obama's speech on race this month, one particular line caught this marketer's eye: And I confess that if all that I knew of Reverend Wright were...
There's been a lot of fear of Social Media and spamming. On Friday, I saw a perfect example of this on Del.icio.us: Among the usual top Delicious articles about twitter and social networks were three adult websites. All seeded by...
Hey All, If you're so inclined, I just wanted to publish my information on where you can reach me: On Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/danielriveong On Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/emergencemedia On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/people/Daniel_Riveong/11700085 By the way, on Facebook, unless I know you personally, I'll add you under "Limited...
Steve Rubel of Micro Persuasion caused a stir in the SEO community last week by declaring that "SEO Shenanigans Pose a Clear and Present Danger to Social Media", writing: "I have recently witnessed a disturbing trend. Some respected experts are...
Being a marketer in the Social Media space, I always tell clients that people do not want to be pitched to but rather have actual conversations...just like in real life. Recently this week, I was reminded exactly what that...
Happy Friday, here's a YouTube video on PPC This is how we'll get down in all future client training meetings. This Paid Search 101 Rap Video was found via Laura Lippay from Facebook. So kudos to her for the find!
During the February 5th US Elections (aka "Super Tuesday"), I noticed on Twitter that people were participating in the New York Times' "Polling Place Photo Project" website, a place to share photos and experiences of voting in the US...
Start-up investor, Esther Dyson, once remarked that "Facebook is the New Google". That was back in 2007. 2008 will be the year the term “Social Network Fatigue” will be thrown about more and more as the buzzword du jour....
Case Study in Crisis Management via Blogging A few weeks ago, ValleyWag and others brought a story about how some blogger found out that certain Adobe software seemed to secretly send data to Omniture via an obscure looking URL. Of...