Brian & Melissa: Social Media Rows

Perhaps you’ve heard this trending story about Brian Presley (an actor) & Melissa (a model). (if not, here’s a brief summation here) via Huffington Post Just read David Amerland’s piece, When Melissa Met Brian: A Lesson in Social Media Ethics over at Social Media Today. So, my take. Melissa started with the assumption that Brian Read More …

The Death of Advertising?

Earlier this week I read an article lambasting the advertising revenue model. I can’t find it right now, but the basic critique was “it never worked and is even worse no”w. Now, most newspaper revenues, in the recent past at least, came from advertising. Subscriptions didn’t cover a fraction of expenses. Advertising covered the rest Read More …

Gaps With Career Sites

Having spent a goodly amount of time the past few years unemployed, I’ve utilized all the major “career” sites a great deal.  One thing I’ve lamented for years: their focus on job search. Now, that’s a particularly important tool and need, but there’s so much more to managing one’s career. Guidance on ways to maximize Read More …

A Song That Launched A Thousand Memes

The young and effervescent Carly Rae Jepsen’s cute toon, “Call Me Maybe” has been causing great delight within the interwebs. This PR firm in Jersey was featured on HuffPo, and my attention was caught. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tDVg6kJfDqk] But then I found SMU’s Womens’ Crew Team… [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K7ppxF4O130] Which is apparently a reply to Harvard’s Baseball Team’s Read More …