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Social Media for Small Business – Start With The Basics

Social Media for Small Business – Start With The Basics






Despite the ubiquity of social media, its application in small business is still a subject where there is a hunger for basic understanding. People who understand social media tools, and have been using them for years, can use their knowledge to help small business owners get lift. Getting a small business off the ground is






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8 Random Things About Me






I’ve been tagged with the “8 random things about me” meme by Connie Reece and Goldie Katsu. Strange, but as i sit here, I wonder if I can come up with eight. I love world travel, but I love coming home more. I take pride in the fact that I’m a second generation Washingtonian. I’m






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Honoring Sacrifice This Memorial Day






As celebrations across this nation today memorialize the sacrifices of brave women and men killed in wars present and past, it occurs to me that my job gives me the unique honor of meeting the heroes still with us. I’ve been to Walter Reed and Bethesda Naval Hospital numerous times and have seen the indomitable






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The Live Video Revolution






As the largest collection of live trucks my colleagues and I had ever witnessed beamed images of the horrifying massacre at Virginia Tech, a live TV revolution was quietly happening on the internet. Prompted by “always on” Justin.tv, suddednly everyone’s video had to be live. Tech evangelist Chris Pirillo was live streaming on Ustream, when






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Jamal Albarghouti Spotlights the Role of Citizen Journalists in VA Tech Massacre






On Monday, April 16th, Jamal Albarghouti made a consciously editorial decision that the chaos happening – right there – all around him on the Virginia Tech campus, was something that he should record on his video enabled camera. To fight the wise instinct to protect ones life – to set that aside and decide to






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NAB 2007 And Reflections of New Media






Anonymous Guest Post From a NAB 2007 Attendee While looking out of my airplane window, I am reminded of a crystal ball revealing the landscape beneath me. From my point of view, I see clouds from horizon to horizon, and it is not totally clear. Somehow, this feels appropriate as I have many questions about






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Industry Upstart Blip.TV Plans Bold Move From Video To “Pure Text Experience”






Always ahead of the curve, video hosting mavericks Blip.tv announced today plans to migrate from video hosting to an ASCII art delivery system. From their blog: Blip will accept uploads of legacy video formats such as QuickTime and Flash, and will transcode them into ASCII for display. Within several weeks, other video formats are expected






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BLOG TAG!!! Seven songs I like.






I’ve just been tagged by visionary new media entrepreneur and party facilitator Jeff Pulver, who was tagged by Chris Brogan, who was tagged by 7 year old Aidan! Here’s my list. The Glass Bead Game – Thievery Corporation Porcelain – Moby Lucky – Radiohead Transmission – Joy Division Heroes – David Bowie Folsom Prison Blues






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