Social Web Bootcamp – Time to Get in the Game

Does it feel like 1999 all over again? Remember when you didn’t think you needed a web site because you had a brochure? Confused by all the hype surrounding blogs, Twitter, YouTube, and Facebook? Then Social Web Bootcamp is for you. It’s a one day program that takes you from the 30,000’ view of how things work all the way down to…

Twitter, Facebook, Denial of Service Attacks

Twitter and Facebook were down some today due to “Denial of Service” (DoS) attacks. Here’s some information on what they are, how they occur, and what you can do as a netizen to help prevent them! A DoS occurs when a malicious programmer or programmers unleash commands across thousands computers that have been infected with viruses (those computers are referred to as…

Twitter ROI – Is it Too Popular?

This is not Pick on Twitter month – I am just posing some questions to get the attention of those who see things for what they are, not how they should be. I’ve been thinking a lot about the effects of Twitter’s popularity and just did a phone  interview with Janice Magin of the Pacific Business News on how many local businesses…

Twitter’s Supposed Lack of Loyalty: It’s “too” easy

Have you seen the latest Neilson reports that Twitter users fail to come back after a month at a seemingly high rate? I think one reason is because they don’t fully understand the depth and breadth of usefulness Twitter can offer. Like a quick pass through any collectibles shop, you ‘re likely to miss the gold that is co-mingled with all the…

San Diego Tweetup IN the Water

Here’s the press release from Patti Serano who is organizing this gathering. If you are in Southern California, please join us! If you’re not, we will be live streaming here: www.qik.com/rox Patti promises me a wet suit so I plan to get in the water for a few minutes at least (being a cold wimp!) to get some body boarding lessons from…

Tweet-Book with Toby Bloomberg Video Chapter

Does that title look like a foreign language? Somedays it feels like the web truly is its onw country. There certainly is a lot of jargon and even more unique behaviors and business practices that are found only online. I am sharing one of those practices in this post and several tech terms. Follow the links to learn more or see the…