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Whither Twitter? Save the little blue bird!

Twitter is losing money. Improvements in the platform are rare and rarely make a splash. Somehow the pioneering public messaging service missed the huge private messaging market – and Facebook has the leadership position. Salesforce decided not to buy them. In … Continue reading

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Social Mood and Social Media

Kerry Gorgone and I were recently interviewed by Bethany Teague, a TV reporter from WSLS in Roanoke, about a defendant’s request for funding for a detailed social media study to support a change of venue (child abusers don’t seem to be popular in … Continue reading

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Think twice before sharing unconfirmed information…

A 30-second news clip from an interview with Justin Ward of WDBJ7 after the on air tragedy at the station…. Many people wrote and shared false information about Wednesday’s shooting on Facebook and Twitter… Source: Think twice before sharing unconfirmed … Continue reading

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Are you living on #Facebook?

Yesterday (August 26) at 6:45 Alison Parker, a young newspaper reporter at WDBJ, and Adam Ward, a camera person, for the Virginia TV station were tragically murdered by a former employee of the station. The killer created Facebook and Twitter accounts … Continue reading

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MODERN Business Plan Competitions

At my other blog site I posted about an Innovation Contest that I co-chair. I appreciate any thoughts and feedback!      The Un-Business-Plan Contest

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Student Blogs – From Moneyball to Cotton Seed Oil. Check them out!

Yes there are 200 million active blogs in the blogosphere. Never fear – my Digital Marketing class has created 7 fresh new ones to take a look at! Deb’s Dietary Do’s and Don’ts –  Insight from a concerned consumer about the impact … Continue reading

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You can make a good decision… and lose – Ask Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll will be long remembered as “the coach who blew Superbowl 49.” Everyone KNOWS that he should have had “Beast Mode” run for the winning touchdown. But let’s take a fresh look at: How would a strategic or data-driven manager make the decision to run or pass? Continue reading

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Job Search and Starting Out Tips!

I posted my terse notes about a good talk to college seniors by @LearnEarnRetire on Storify: [View the story “Job search and starting out tips” on Storify] Job search and starting out tips

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#Twitter #Surveys – Are #DMs now worthless? How much #Automation?

I conducted quick surveys on two issues about using Twitter: Are DMs of any use currently? and How much automation is proper? Respondents did not seem to agree with my opinions… Continue reading

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Mysterious #911 Photo….

As I watched events unfold, I counted, recounted and again recounted the floors in the tower below where the plane rammed the building. People I knew were trapped and dying… Continue reading

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