Category Archives: Blogging

Dark Chocolate

Blogging is bittersweet. I find it hard to come up with blog content that is relevant, original, and interesting.  Originally, I wrote nearly three very academic pages on the ethics of ghost blogging by corporations.  Is it an ethical practice…is … Continue reading

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Jimmy pulls a fast one on the news.

Late last week I viewed a viral video which at first glance looked to be real.  After showing some friends, they pointed out a few things that made me second guess the reality of the video.  The video I’m referring … Continue reading

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In Poor Taste?

Today, AT&T tweeted what they thought to be a respectful tribute to those impacted by the events that occurred 12 years ago on this day.  About an hour later, the tweet was removed and replaced with a poorly-crafted apology to … Continue reading

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Social Suicide?

No, this is not another commentary on the desperate publicity stunt exhibited by Miley Cyrus and the ensuing media frenzy over whether her reputation will ever recover. This reflection involves another kind of desperation: the tragic, public suicide of a … Continue reading

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Twerk-it or Sit Down.

    The bears  and foam finger from Miley Cyrus’ performance are still haunting my dreams. On Sunday, August 25, marked the train wreck MTV Video Music Awards.  It is known for radical behavior, outrageous performances, and barely dressed women.  … Continue reading

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Public Relations the Game Changer

It wasn’t long ago that PR was an afterthought in the marketing mix. It was a way to get a little publicity to amplify the brand, launch a product or beat back a crisis. Today, with the rise of social … Continue reading

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How social is “social” and how much is too much?

I recently read an article from Small Business Trends called Are You a Social Media Addict?    Fortunately, according to the 7 signs they outlined, I have yet to become a “Facebookaholic” or wake up during the night to check my … Continue reading

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Internet Marketing & New Media Class

Blogs are funny things. We love them; we hate them. We love to hear what other people think (especially when they are ranting) but we also wonder where does all the time go that we spend online doing random stuff. … Continue reading

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