Messaging growth portends big SM changes

Increasingly, it looks like the next big thing in social media won’t be a Facebook competitor, like Twitter or Snapchat, or even a high-profile Facebook acquisition, like Instagram or WhatsApp.


Out with the old… 2015 Year of SM Integration

In much of the consulting we enjoyed with Small Businesses and other clients in 2014 the conversation revolved around developing an updated understanding of how internet marketing and essentially — communication — works nowadays. Gone, long gone is the age of Email and the Static Website.  These have their place, however, but only as anchoring […]

Social Collaboration in the Agile Age

Read with interest an article published on how Social Media has affected collaboration among Software Developer communities. It’s being called the “Agile Age.” What’s interesting to me is that it’s been my experience that the methods used by developers and engineers eventually percolate down to the rest of us.  For instance, in the 80’s as an […]

Shared Post Anatomy of a Web Presence — Presentation

This is a soft launch – pushing a series of interesting ideas forward to a circle of thinking acquaintances. First, IWIT has opened a dialogue with CyberlynxOregon — and has volunteered to present some high-level thoughts (abstract below) at a small meeting in late 2Q. But it’s what’s happening in parallel that’s really interesting and […]

Anatomy of a Web Presence — Presentation

Giving a talk in Bandon at the public Library June 25th. Schedule and venue details at “Anatomy of a Web Presence. “ Abstract: A high-level discussion of how services like Email, Websites, Social Media, “Cloud Computing” and our appliances – phones, tablets, notebooks and desktop computers – relate to the ecology that we know […]

Hosting — basic versions of a single truth

Had a recent conversation revolving around “Hosting’ … which designs are appropriate?  Since requirements should drive such decisions it’s important to list them.  But which ones are critical and actually need to influence the “Spend?” Unfortunately opinions are sometimes issued as if they were facts.  An important thing to distinguish is what’s convenient / profitable […]