Posts by Dave Fleet

Another Social Media Miracle?

Another Social Media Miracle?

It says a lot about Keith Burtis that when he heard about my Boston Marathon cancer research fundraiser, he leapt to help. Keith is designing and creating a beautiful piece of woodwork that we are auctioning off to the highest bidder.

Changing Nature of Content

Changing Nature of Content

The nature of content online needs to shift to match with the changing nature of the overall Web. Steve Rubel...

Reality Check On Twitter

Reality Check On Twitter

It’s time to stand up and call "bullshit" on people who say Twitter is replacing blogs. Don’t get me wrong...

First Impressions of PRX Builder Social Media Release Plugin

First Impressions of PRX Builder Social Media Release Plugin

There’s lots of interesting stuff going on with social media releases right now. First, we have the news from last...

Twitter… In Plain English

Twitter… In Plain English

Here's a fantastic new video that explains Twitter in plain language. This should help you understand and explain what all the buzz is about.

IABC Takes The Lead With The Social Media Release

IABC Takes The Lead With The Social Media Release

In a move that caused a bit of an online stir this morning, IABC announced that it is taking a lead in the push to develop standards around the social media release.

Enough With Blogger Strategies!

Enough With Blogger Strategies!

I worry about people launching headlong into ill-advised, poorly thought-out initiatives, getting burned and not coming back for more, just because it's the 'in' thing to do.

Edelman’s Trust Barometer 2008 – Social Media Rising; Word of Mouth Still King

Edelman’s Trust Barometer 2008 – Social Media Rising; Word of Mouth Still King

One notable addition to this year's survey was the addition of 25-to-34-year-olds for the first time, alongside the usual 35-to-64-year-old group. This gave them a great opportunity to explore how much younger people trust modern online tools like blogs.

What Is RSS?

What Is RSS?

You can find definitions for "RSS" everywhere. Feedburner has a page on it; What Is RSS? is all about it; Wikipedia has a detailed page about it. The list goes on and on. They're all way too complicated.

Access CNW: A Good Step Forward

Access CNW: A Good Step Forward

I have to give CNW Group credit for trying (if you don’t know, CNW Group is Canada’s largest news wire...