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.

Twitter And Authority-Based Search – No Thanks

Twitter And Authority-Based Search – No Thanks

Loic Le Meur and Michael Arrington are calling for Twitter to add authority-based filtering to its search function so that people can filter results based on the number of followers a person has. My response: No thanks.

My Top Twelve Posts Of 2008

My Top Twelve Posts Of 2008

Looking back over all 220+ posts I've written this year, you really can see my life reflected my posts. So, here's a quick look back at my 2008 via my favourite posts from each month in the year.

Social Media Isn’t Anti-Social

Social Media Isn’t Anti-Social

Someone suggested to me recently that social media people are, well, anti-social. That they seem to spend all their time...

Bring Twitter Onto Your Blog With Chat Catcher

Bring Twitter Onto Your Blog With Chat Catcher

If you’re anything like me, and you’re sometimes frustrated by trying to track conversations about you all over the web,...

5 Lessons About Self-Promotion In Social Media

5 Lessons About Self-Promotion In Social Media

A little storm-in-a-teacup erupted online today around a press release issued by Matt Bacak. The release was almost comically self-promotional,...

13 Ways Social Media Can Improve Your Career

13 Ways Social Media Can Improve Your Career

I write a lot about how social media can help companies to engage better with their customers. Today, though, I’m...

Practical 101s: Tips For New Twitter Users

Practical 101s: Tips For New Twitter Users

So, you now have a Twitter account and you're raring to go. But what do you do? This post gives my suggestions for how to get the most out of Twitter.

Which Sites Are You Deeply Engaged With?

Which Sites Are You Deeply Engaged With?

Last month, Yahoo and ComScore released the results of a joint research project which showed that our of an average...

Citizen Journalists Break Toronto Explosion Story

Citizen Journalists Break Toronto Explosion Story

I got home from my run today to see a Twitter message from Jeremiah Owyang about an explosion and subsequent...

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