Posts by Dave Fleet

Criticism is Good

Yesterday I published a post (ok, fine, a rant) about people who sling unconstructive criticism at others and the effect...

Armchair Quarterbacks: Don’t Be That Troll

A quick thought (or ten) for anyone who is thinking about armchair-quarterbacking someone else’s PR or social media execution without...

Startups: No, You Don’t Need To Hire A Social Media Expert

My eye was caught this weekend by a post from Francis Tan, asking whether startups need to hire social media...

Five Reasons You Should Go To The Next Third Tuesday Toronto

I just had a conversation with my old boss Joe Thornley about how excited I and a few others on...

Cartoon: Corporate Twitter

This made me chuckle. Recognize this picture? (via the brilliant tomfishburne.com)

Infographic: The Cost and Benefit of Social Media

Check out this infographic – the first thing I’ve seen really trying to put a number on the true cost...

The Little Give

Today I’m veering a little way from my normal topics – while I generally write about communications, social media and...

Compete Responds To Criticism

Last week I voiced some concerns around the traffic numbers that Compete.com reports for websites. My primary concern was that, after...

Is Share of Voice a Useless PR Metric?

This is a guest post by my Edelman colleague Rob Clark Sometimes you say a word too many times in a...

Compete.com Doesn’t Compete

I can’t take it any more. For years I’ve suffered in (relative) silence, while we’ve continued to use a tool...