Social Media Events: New School or Old School?

Even though we have these amazing, 24/7 ubiquitous connections taking place on the social web, IRL (in real life) conferences are still booming. I think that many of us still long for those face to face connections, even more so now that our networks have blown way past the indications of Dunbar’s number. He he. This is an opinion piece about things…

Hawaii Officially Dips Toes in the Waters of Social Media

Many thanks to the Pacific Business News and the Star Bulletin for covering the recent So Much More Hawaii fam tour with mainland bloggers. I started this writing as a comment on PBN, but I have a rule that when my comments exceed two paragraphs, I move the conversation over to my blog for clarity and for support. (Plus, the Star Bulletin…

@Shane Talks Video with @AndyBumatai

Andy Bumatai is a well known comedian from here in Hawaii who has upgraded his personal brand to version 2.0. He has taken his https://theandybumataishow.com/, he uses Twitter to announce each episode and to attract guests, as well as keep the connection alive and well during the show. Bare Feet Studios partner Shane Robinson is a guest today. You can watch the…

Resist the Urge to Be Stingy; Sharing is Good for Business

Yeah, you’ve heard all about sharing on the web, and there is a good chance you have formed an opinion. Rather than talk in platitudes, Shane and I like to give real life examples. It’s the best way we know of to demonstrate web practices that can appear confusing, vague, or even irritating. Within hours of coming home from the launch meeting…

Rox is Named to List of 50 Most Influential Women in Social Media

While lots of people are still figuring out what the heck “social media” even is, our own Roxanne Darling has been busy sharing her knowledge and good energy all across these Interwebs. She share’s this listing with manyother awesome women, including our friend and Hawaii neighbor Deborah Micek. We’re currently at a point in our industry that is very similar to the…

Finding Social Media Professionals

There is a long-standing concept in the digital space know as “signal vs noise.” The social web creates a LOT of noise – it’s one of the things that keeps people from participating in it. Oh, to count the times I have heard, “Why do I care what someone ate for lunch today?” On the contrary, finding the signals within the noise…