Give your customers an experience

October 16, 2010

For the fourth of July this year I found myself “volunteering” to help my wife sell drinks at a vendor booth for her event class. In between carrying pallets of RC Cola and convincing people to spend $2 a bottle I noticed something really interesting. Dozens of people had long sticks with a spiral cut […]

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I’m excited to be attending Phoenix Design Week (PHXDW)

September 21, 2010

I’m going to Phoenix Design week and I think you should too, so we can meet up and talk design. This will be my first time attending PHXDW and I’m excited to meet the people that attend and learn from the presenters.  Now design is outside of my normal expertise, but it affects me on […]

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Local Search, Social Search

August 4, 2010

I found my exterminator through my social channels.  I didn’t use Google or any other search engine, I just asked my social networks for recommendations for an exterminator in my area.  Within an hour I had 5 recommendations and within a day there was a clear pattern that emerged.  Bulwark was mentioned multiple times from […]

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Bye Bye Vonage

August 1, 2010

We have been using Vonage for our home phone service for years now, and pay for the service on a yearly basis.  To our surprise they decided to increase our yearly cost by quite a bit and failed to notify us that they were going to do so.  Well other than the notice that they […]

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I write like Cory Doctorow

July 27, 2010

Jay Baer posted this site on Facebook that analyzes your writing style.  So I took the copy from the blog post I recently wrote for AgencySide on Online Reputation Management and analyzed it.  Apparently I write like Cory Doctorow, which is flattering since I really enjoy Cory’s work.  Give the site a try and let me […]

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Google Fiber for Communities Website

July 13, 2010

Back in March I helped my friends at the City of Tempe pull together a video for the Google Fiber Project.  Well today Google announced a new website FiberForCommunities.com where you can learn more about the project and keep up to date on developments.  Now Google won’t be announcing the winner until the end of […]

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Social Media Jobs (PR, Marketing and Tech too)

July 9, 2010

Are you looking for a job in the Digital Marketing space?  Or maybe you’re looking for that intern, contractor or full time ninja to take your digital marketing / social media to the next lever.  Well there’s a place where you can post positions (for free) as an employer and connect with employers as someone that’s […]

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Get Twitter @EarlyBird Offers

July 7, 2010

So you may be asking yourself what exactly is EarlyBird anyway?  Well it’s a service that Twitter is providing people by offering exclusive offers, special time-bound deals, sneak-peeks, and events that are promoted by the official Twitter @earlybird account.  Basically it’s an opportunity for companies to work with Twitter to promote their products and services […]

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Google Voice for Everyone!

July 5, 2010

Google is opening up Google Voice and you should get an account now.  I’ve been using Google Voice since before it was Google Voice, back in the Grand Central days and have loved it!  I currently use a couple Google Voice accounts for business and highly recommend them. Now from a business perspective, especially a […]

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It’s OK to say No to a Friend!

July 2, 2010

Someday I should learn not to help some friends out!  I was volunteering my time to a friends pet project and now he’s freaking out because his unrealistic and non-communicated expectations are not being met.  I offered to either give my time toward his project and it would be completed in a few weeks or […]

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