Good Old Days of Twitter 2008 2009

Don Lemon has recently been in the news, inspiring me to look back at the interview I did with him in October 2009 on my Twitter Shared Experience theme. He was hot back then but these days, Don Lemon is in the news for the ratings he brings to CNN. I realize he takes some heat for … [Read more...]

TweetUp NYC Friday Dec 2 at Roger Smith Hotel

The fabulous Cathleen Rittereiser @CathleenRitt kindly launched this tweetup to gather some friends for my NYC visit. Beginning with a great core of participants, the group has been expanding through our networks. We are very pleased to be holding this gathering at the Roger Smith Hotel, known … [Read more...]

Twitter Community Shared Experience

You are never alone when you are on Twitter. We share experiences and that are Right Now. In certain moments, Twitter is like gathering around a warm campfire where we exchange stories about the same topic, as we do on the anniversary of 9/11. Sometimes we hold virtual hands during a small or large … [Read more...]

Twitter Tips from Twitter Pros

Learn how to Twitter from pros who use Twitter and other social media tools successfully in their business and their personal lives. This video collection of insights from smart people who have been using Twitter for years will help you get started in the right direction. Their concise, key Twitter … [Read more...]

Building a Local Social Media Network for LA

There are no borders to social media but sometimes it's important to build a database of key influencers in your city. In the vibrant Los Angeles scene, it may be difficult to decide who the "coolest kids" are but one thing is for sure, we have many of them. This article gives hints on finding them … [Read more...]

Twitter Fashion Opportunity

Intriguing Twitter fashion caused a notable comment spike on LaLaWag Feb 19 accompanied by the display of @LauriePercival's adorable derriere. There is a business opportunity to produce items that display one's Twitter address in a cool fashion. Where would you want to wear your @? … [Read more...]

Courageous Women I Met at BlogHer

There were many brave, generous and kind women at BlogHer. The 22 women reading at the Friday night Keynote were amazing. Several of them had us in tears. Stephanie Quilao who spoke on the "Coming Out" panel had this to say: The big theme that came out of the session was that having the … [Read more...]

Powerful Voices at BlogHer in San Francisco

I loved BlogHer. That may make me entirely uncool but I don't care. From the Thursday night parties to the end of the Unconference on Sunday, I found it exhilarating being surrounded by women who write. Having 1,000 women in one hotel entirely changes the experience for all the guests. I think … [Read more...]

Hugging Off-Line at Blogger Socials

In the world of blogging, comments and links are virtual hugs. When bloggers meet socially, it's a chance for real hugs. I'd like to thank the attendees of Blogger Social who welcomed me so graciously into their midst. We had two great days together of first meetings, conversation and … [Read more...]