Posts by Dave Fleet

Blogging vs. Twitter: A Different Kind of Commitment

Blogging vs. Twitter: A Different Kind of Commitment

Talking with Michael O’Connor Clarke the other day, we both commented on a trend we’ve both observed recently: Corporations seem...

YOUR 40 Top People To Follow on Twitter

YOUR 40 Top People To Follow on Twitter

My "40 PR-Related People To Follow On Twitter" post yesterday got quite the reaction – both in terms of traffic...

40 PR-Related People To Follow On Twitter

40 PR-Related People To Follow On Twitter

Over the course of today I saw (and partook in) several conversations on Twitter around people giving up on Twitter...

Don’t “Message” Me

Don’t “Message” Me

Remember the time when the standard response to any media question was to repeat essentially the same line over and...

The Cost Of “Free” Tools

The Cost Of “Free” Tools

At the risk of flogging a dead horse here, I want to address something that I keep hearing from people...

When Can We Start To Say “Expert?”

When Can We Start To Say “Expert?”

Since getting involved social media a few years ago, I've consistently shied away from describing myself with one word: Expert. I've also avoided using the word to describe others. Not only have I shied away from using the word, I've been pretty harsh on the people who have used it.

ReviewMyWeb: Free SEO Competitiveness Tool

ReviewMyWeb: Free SEO Competitiveness Tool

Almost a year ago, I took a spin through HubSpot’s Website Grader – a free online tool that rates your...

Live-Blogging Breaking News – A Good Idea?

Live-Blogging Breaking News – A Good Idea?

Yesterday morning, at roughly 10:45am, a gunman opened fire in a subway station in downtown Toronto. That incident alone was...

Blogs Aren’t Inherently Trustworthy

Blogs Aren’t Inherently Trustworthy

Back in December, Forrester set off a bit of a blog storm when Josh Bernoff reported that consumers trust company...

Flight 1549 On Wikipedia: 90 Minutes; 176 Edits

Flight 1549 On Wikipedia: 90 Minutes; 176 Edits

On January 15, 2009, US Airways flight 1549 made a crash landing in the Hudson River in New York after...