January 23, 2013

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#FF Done Right (on a Tuesday). @ChrisBrogan’s “People Worth Following”

View as slideshow I’ve blogged and tweeted a number of times about some of my #FollowFriday pet peeves (covered more eloquently in a post by Amanda Rykoff from a while back). In short, I find little use in the #FF tweets featuring a list of names with no context and have a distaste for the practice of […]

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April 29, 2012

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Sitdowns With Startups Episode 6: Vsnap

In an effort to bring a more personalized and humanized approach to their online interactions, more and more people are turning to video as their preferred communication medium. 2011 MassChallenge finalist Vsnap is seeking to provide individuals and businesses alike with a simple platform through which to create and distribute videos. As Co-Founder & CEO Dave […]

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April 12, 2012

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Sitdowns With Startups Episode 5: PostPost

Twitter can be an amazing source for relevant, interesting and timely content (and much more). However, trying to keep up with your stream can feel a bit like drinking from a firehouse at times. With tweets scrolling by at a rapid pace, it can be easy to miss a fair amount even while monitoring the […]

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March 28, 2012

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Sitdowns With Startups Episode 4: Bluetrain Mobile

With the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, it has become essential for businesses to build mobile websites that cater to the people using mobile devices to surf the web. Bluetrain Mobile is helping its customers to create mobile optimized sites that enable fast and seamless navigation with rich functionality for people viewing them on a mobile […]

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March 19, 2012

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Magic Beans is Planting Seeds With Social Media

I have long been a fan of Magic Beans, a children’s store with five Boston-area locations, as both a marketer and consumer that shops in their stores. I have a great deal of admiration for Magic Beans’s use of email and social media marketing (and the integration of the two). I’ve been especially impressed by their […]

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March 4, 2012

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Social Media in the Hiring Process With Aaron Strout

I had a conversation recently with Jim Storer of The Community Roundtable about the media coverage I received for my use of social media on the job hunt. Jim pointed out that Aaron Strout had written a post in 2008 about using social media in the hiring process, which led to Aaron being featured in the Boston […]

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