Monthly Archives: May 2012

Adding social to the capital

As someone who likes words and puns (and especially puns), the Social Capital ConferenceĀ is a name that resonates for me on so many levels. But it isn’t the name that makes a conference. It’s the programming and people behind it. … Continue reading

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Degrees of MESH: the conference as education

MESH conference in Toronto is all about ideas. Big ideas about social networks –  where we are and where we're heading. Questions too. The organizers present some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators who, over two days, share insights … Continue reading

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Arment Dietrich and Thornley Fallis – a social story

And it all began with a 50 watt podcast…  When Gini Dietrich, Joe Thornley and I took over the reins of Inside PR, who knew it would be the start of a new vision for PR, communications and social media … Continue reading

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But I wanna tell you…a plea for segues

If I can borrow Rodney Dangerfield's signature line, 'segues don't get no respect'. For anyone unfamiliar with them, segues are those bridges-between-thoughts that get us from one idea to another. And carry us across and through different parts of a … Continue reading

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Inside PR: 2.97: Jazzing it up NOLA style with Counselors Academy

This post was originally published on Inside PR 2.97. Live from New Orleans… well live to tape – Gini, Joe and I are together at PRSA Counselors Academy’s annual conference for agency owners/leaders (and we all had our parts to play…). The … Continue reading

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We’re all in showbiz

I've been thinking about this for a while…In social media, we're all in showbiz.   We have our stage, whether blogs, video or other networks. Our shtick, that is who we are, how we present ourselves and what we choose … Continue reading

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Sharypic: a real time online photo carousel at Counselors Academy

I first learned about Sharypic at the PRSA Digital Impact Conference, when Matthias Lufkens mentioned he used it a photo sharing platform at the World Economic Forum in Davos. It's a new site and few people in the room had … Continue reading

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Irrelevance could be just around the corner

A friend of mine recently commented that he still doesn't get Twitter.   I understand how he feels because I was there…many of us were when we started. And from trial and error and all the hours spent, we start … Continue reading

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