Posts by Dave Fleet

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...

Social Media Reading For Traditional Communicators

Social Media Reading For Traditional Communicators

Social media is increasingly changing the landscape for professional communicators. Whether you work in internal communications, crisis management, strategic PR,...

Back To Pitching Basics

Back To Pitching Basics

Despite having a set of guidelines on how to pitch me positioned prominently on my site, I continue to receive...

Do You Get Social Tool Fatigue?

Do You Get Social Tool Fatigue?

A few weeks ago, Forrester Research analyst Jeremiah Owyang announced that he was taking a 20 day hiatus from Twitter....

Twitter Follow-Back Fail

Twitter Follow-Back Fail

I’ve just crossed 2,500 followers on Twitter; double the number of people who read this site. I follow roughly 680....

Present.ly – Internal Microblogging Just Got Better

Present.ly – Internal Microblogging Just Got Better

I like Yammer, but it has its limitations. Present.ly solves those limitations, but it does come with a few shortcomings of its own. They're not as deal-breaking as Yammer's issues for me, though, so Present.ly wins with me.