Is it easy to tell if you are a scammer or straight-shooter?

The social web has made it so easy for people to connect with each other and have a voice at the table like never before. Last night at a tweetup here in Honolulu, I met Larry Heim, CEO of HonBlue. This was a Tweetup Treat, as Larry and I do not normally travel in the same circles. Later back at home I…

KnowHow Café: Where smart people go to get smarter about the social web

We have the antidote to yesterday’s post on how to learn what you don’t know! We are launching a new business that is all about training. We’ve helped out clients be incredibly successful on the web over the past 14 years, and we want to share this knowledge with others. We also want to do it for a lower price than our…

Hawaii Restaurant Association Links and Resources

The Hawaii Restaurant Association is holding a 90-minute seminar today (at 9 am and repeated at 2 pm) on “Social Networks: What it’s all about” to help its members and other businesses here in Honolulu understand about Twitter, Facebook, and other social networks. I will be speaking, along with Mark Johnson of logicspin and menumill. I’d like to give a shout out…

Managing & Maximizing Your Online Identity

I will be discussing this topic in a free, online webinar November 25, 2008 at 11 am EST/ 6 am HST. I hope you will join me! Mahalo and thank you to BrightTALK for inviting me to present on this topic. Here is the direct link to the Conversational Marketing Summit. Topics Covered: * What is your online identity and how are…

BizNet on Podcamp: How to Do a Skype Interview

I was interviewed at 7 am this morning by Shauna Nicholson of BizNet Internet Solutions. You can watch the interview below to learn more about Podcamp Hawaii. Shauna knows her stuff and this process illustrates a number of great examples (and a few opportunities for improvement) for conducting successful interviews using the social web, and Skype in particular. All of this has…

New Media Expo: Making a Daily Video Show

Please follow along with us as Shane and I present our session here in Las Vegas. We were chosen as one of 50 out of over 900 applications, and we are thrilled! Alas, we realize not everyone can come to the expo. You can see our slides full size here. We will be doing a dual track presentation! Two presenters, one handling…