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3 Reasons LinkedIn Endorsements Suck

Last summer I was lucky enough to be in San Francisco with my family celebrating my brother-in-law Michael’s wedding. It was perfect. We spent the weekend on the Russian River with friends and family. Lovely. When the wedding was over, my family...

Posted April 13, 2014    

3 Reasons I'm Bullish on the Twitter IPO

I'm bullish on Twitter, but I'm by no means a financial analyst. I just see the manner in which the platform has transformed the way the world communicates.  Two days ago I was asked to speak about my feelings regarding Twitter's IPO on Fox...

Posted November 7, 2013    

A Confession: I Bought 50,000 Twitter Followers

A Confession: Last year, on a whim and a prayer I purchased 50,000 Twitter followers. Three months later they were all gone, along with my self respect as a so called “social media expert.” I knew I was cheating, but I did it anyway. As I...

Posted October 22, 2013    

College Students: Four Easy Steps to Clean Up Your Facebook Page Before the Big Interview

I'm usually pretty liberal with the conent that I allow on Facebook - this is mostly because I'm a 37 year old married father of two, not a 21 year old about to graduate from College. The most scandelous photos that I'm tagged in usually involved...

Posted December 22, 2012    

President Barack Obama will win the Election, Here’s why:

Lately my direct messages have been reserved for messages from my Twitter followers who have incorrectly clicked on a link proclaiming things like “LMAO can’t believe ur in this facebook vid”…I know enough to never click on these links....

Posted October 31, 2012    

Social Media is Dead.

The past two weeks have been unique. Last week I was in Syracuse, New York training a brilliant sales team at BlueRock Energy. The week before was spent hopping from borough to borough with the talented team at Vanguarde Consulting...

Posted October 31, 2012    

5 Steps to Super Charge Your Facebook Fan Engagement

I'm blessed, really I am.  I'm infinitely passionate about what I do for a living. I also love helping people. Despite some isolated incidents when I've felt that prospective clients have taken advantage of my good nature (which I've blogged...

Posted October 5, 2012    

Warning: Facebook's Promoted Posts Fall Flat

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to appear on Inside Edition to discuss social media.  Well - more specifically I was there to discuss the scandal associated with the newly revealed fact that Boo the Dog's owner  is a...

Posted October 3, 2012    

The Future of Social Media is You

Last week I was honored to lecture to a group of MBA students at my Alma Mater Loyola University Maryland.    I'm always thrilled when I have the chance to get back to Baltimore to help my fellow Greyhounds - but I get particular...

Posted September 27, 2012    

I’m a Social Media Expert. No, You Can’t Pick My Brain

This morning I had an interesting conversation with a producer of a local public television show in the tri-state area. I'd been chatting with her for months about"Social media" and how the proper execution of social media would certainly positively...

Posted September 5, 2012    

Naked Prince Harry, Rich Kids of Instagram ... Are We the Real Big Brother?

A few months ago while appearing on Good Day New York - the anchor, Greg Kelly turned to me and said (I'm paraphrasing) "Big Brother isn't what we thought it would be, it's YOU."Rich Kids of InstagramGreg made this comment...

Posted August 23, 2012    

Mark Zuckerberg Must Step Down as CEO of Facebook

Last Friday I appeared on Fox Business, Varney & Co. to discuss why social media stocks are tanking.  During the segment which lasted just over four minutes we focused mainly on Facebook. Chris Dessi on Fox Business Varney...

Posted August 20, 2012    

Why Hootsuite's New AutoSchedule is a Game Changer

Firstly, I'd like to state that I have no affiliation with Hootsuite whatsoever. If you're like me, and you consult or manage clients social media endeavors, chances are that you've encountered Hootsuite's super simple, super powerful platform. I'm...

Posted August 6, 2012    

How the Social Media Tidal Wave Has Crashed.

While I know it's only the end of July, I happened to catch a special on the History Channel about Nostradamus last night which got me thinking about the new year.  So I thought I'd  make some Nostradamus like predictions for...

Posted July 26, 2012    

In Response: Cathryn Sloane’s Social Media Article

This afternoon I was perusing my Twitter feed when I came across Noah Malin's  Paper-li The Social Media Thinkers Daily.  This is also where I discovered Cathryn Sloane's post titled: Why Every Social Media Manager...

Posted July 22, 2012    

Social Media is Appropriate for Every Business ...Period.

About 6 months ago my Father hesitantly asked me a favor.  He’d scheduled an appointment with his friends and long-time financial advisors from Morgan Stanley Smith Barney: Richard L. Schneider and Ira Bauman.  Dad is living...

Posted June 1, 2012    

Three Reasons Why Happy Brands Win in Social Media

In social media, there is a distinct advantage for brands that are happy vs. those that are not.  Social media, it has been said can be the ultimate BS meter. You can “fake” happiness for a short period of time, but it is highly difficult...

Posted May 15, 2012    

Three Reasons Why Happy Brands Win in Social Media

In social media, there is a distinct advantage for brands that are happy vs. those that are not.   Social media, it has been said can be the ultimate BS meter. You can "fake" happiness for a short period of time, but it is highly difficult...

Posted May 10, 2012    

The Secret to Customer Service in Social Media

Last night – or more accurately, this morning at about 1 a.m. I was having a slight panic attack. I’m in the midst of compiling content for a speaking engagement on May 3rd.  I’m also launching a new company and I don’t have business cards...

Posted April 28, 2012    

The Power of Reputation: The Brian Solis Effect

My mind has just been blown. First let me start by saying this - I think Brian Solis is brilliant.  Not that obtuse, out of reach brilliance reserved for the Einsteins of the world, but real, everyday, brilliance. Brian has the uncanny ability...

Posted April 6, 2012    

 
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