Last month in Seattle, I was fortunate enough to attend Gnomedex 10 – supposedly the last of its kind run by tech geek, Chris Pirillo (@chrispirillo). While I thoroughly enjoyed the presenters who gave rousing talks about how technology has affected their lives and their jobs, I took to the hallway to find out what… Continue reading Seven Video Interviews That Showcase The Power of Social Media
Starting on Friday, another great conference takes place. For over nine years, technology evangelist Chris Pirillo has hosted what is known as Gnomedex in the beautiful city of Seattle. This year, I am privileged to be attending along with my friends Shashi Bellamkonda (the Social Media “Swami”) and Steven Fisher, both of Network Solutions. During… Continue reading Meeting The Influencers & Inspirers at Gnomedex.
This is a weekly series that I’m hoping to help add some more relevance to the #FollowFriday (what’s this?) Twitter activity that originally started through Lijit’s own Micah Baldwin to help connect Twitterers with one another. I was recently asked who taught me my leadership skills and that started my thinking about who do I follow that really inspires… Continue reading #FollowFriday – Who Inspires Me?
If you’ve been looking at the future of social media, it’s not about the tools or the tactics on engaging your customers. It’s your customers engaging each other. This was the central theme that was offered by Chris Pirillo in his presentation during WordCamp last Saturday. When you’re trying to build a community, it’s not… Continue reading Artificial Communities Suck. Let Your Community Grow Naturally.