Posts by Dave Fleet

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How Lean In got me thinking

If you haven’t read Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, you probably should. It’s an entertaining and insightful read that raises...

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Content Calendars Aren’t Evil – They’re Just Abused

My friend Jeremy thinks content calendars are evil. I disagree: I think content calendars are useful tools, but they’re consistently and...

Lick's Burgers in Barrie

Where were you when the power went out?

Ten years ago today, the power went out across the Northeast and Midwest US and across Ontario, Canada. Wikipedia tells...

Bashar Al-Assad

Should “they” be allowed to use social media? Who are “they”?

So Syrian president Bashar Al-Assad is using Instagram to paint a more rosy picture of his presidency than the civil war-torn...

Boston Marathon Bombing

Thoughts on Boston

I don’t know what I’m going to write here today; I just know that I need to write something – to get it out of my head – after the horror of yesterday.

Don't write like a zombie

15 top tips for a successful PR career

Here are 15 top tips for success in a public relations career.

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Choices and Lessons

Chris Brogan‘s latest weekly newsletter was around the subject of choice. You can read it over on his site, too,...

Managing Social Media at Scale

From One to a Million: Managing Social Media at Scale

What if you had to re-examine your assumptions around social media? What if, instead of thinking about conversations in ones...

Burger King Twitter Hacking

Burger King Twitter Hacking: Take A Chill Pill

Burger King’s Twitter account was hacked today, with the hacker turning the company’s Twitter page into an offensive mock-up of...

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Social Media at Scale: Organizing Global Social Media Teams

One of the most fundamental questions in running a social media program at scale is, “how do I organize it”?...

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