Posts by Dave Fleet

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Where were you when the power went out?

Ten years ago today, the power went out across the Northeast and Midwest US and across Ontario, Canada. Wikipedia tells...

Image from SyrianPresidency Instagram account

Should “they” be allowed to use social media? Who are “they”?

So Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad is using Instagram to paint a more rosy picture of his presidency than the civil war-torn...

Police officers reacting to the Boston Marathon bomb attack

Thoughts on Boston

I don’t know what I’m going to write here today; I just know that I need to write something – to get it out of my head – after the horror of yesterday.

15 top tips for a successful PR career

Here are 15 top tips for success in a public relations career.

Choices and Lessons

Chris Brogan‘s latest weekly newsletter was around the subject of choice. You can read it over on his site, too,...

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

What if you had to re-examine your assumptions around social media? What if, instead of thinking about conversations in ones...

Burger King Twitter Hacking: Take A Chill Pill

Burger King’s Twitter account was hacked today, with the hacker turning the company’s Twitter page into an offensive mock-up of...

How do you scale and structure a global social media program?

Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

One of the most fundamental questions in running a social media program at scale is, “how do I organize it”?...

Introducing the Social Media at Scale Series

As social media continues to establish itself as a bona fide communications function and as companies continue to increase the...

Where has Dave been?

Where has Dave been?

Wow, it’s been a long time since I posted here. In fact, I’ve only posted four times in the last...