New Research Provides A Social Media Reality Check

New Research Provides A Social Media Reality Check

CNW Group and Leger Marketing today announced the results of new research into social media use in Canada (disclosure: CNW Group...

A Little Shortening Goes A Long Way

A Little Shortening Goes A Long Way

As micro-blogging services like Twitter, Brightkite etc grow, URL services are becoming a central part of every social media junkie’s...

Expectations Can Make Or Break You

Expectations Can Make Or Break You

I mused publicly earlier today about two recent mis-steps by high profile figures, and why the blogosphere came down like...

Walk The Walk

Walk The Walk

After attending Wired Wednesday in Toronto tonight, I had the pleasure of having dinner with Saul Colt and Rayanne Langdon from...

The Lines Are Blurring

The Lines Are Blurring

The lines between public relations, marketing and advertising are blurring. This likely won’t be news to anyone who has followed...

Public Relations Is Not A Right

Public Relations Is Not A Right

Companies or individuals who act illegally or unethically aren't "entitled" to representation, and I personally don't want to be the one providing it to them. I want to put my head down at night feeling good about the work I do, not worrying whether I've helped an unethical organization go about its business.

Six Lessons From The Ghost Twittering Saga

Six Lessons From The Ghost Twittering Saga

Last week, I wrote a post about an a-list blogger (Guy Kawasaki) who used ghost writers on his Twitter account....

What’s In Your Social Media Toolkit?

What’s In Your Social Media Toolkit?

You can think of social media as a set of tools that organizations can use for a variety of purposes –...

Pitching – Like Throwing A Stick For A Dog

Pitching – Like Throwing A Stick For A Dog

Michael O’Connor Clarke mentioned a great analogy for pitching to me when we were chatting at work today. He says...

Don’t Like What You See? Fix It

Don’t Like What You See? Fix It

Over the last little while I’ve seen numerous people complaining about how some social media tools are becoming “too mainstream”...