June 2012

I’m so excited to have Alexis Grant join us this Sunday as #Blogchat co-host!  One of the topics that is constantly suggested by #Blogchat participants is how to get guest posts accepted by other bloggers.  Alexis is perfect to help us with this as one of the many professional hats she wears is that of […]

A few weeks ago, I found a post on Snarketing 2.0 where Ron focused on a post I wrote, and disagreed with several points I raised.  What I really appreciated about Ron’s post (and comments) was that he focused on the IDEAS he disagreed with, and wasn’t disagreeing with ME. Too often in this space, […]

I have three BIG announcements for #Blogchat in July!  The first is that Club Med will be the official sponsor for #Blogchat in July!  Club Med offers vacation resorts in several locations around the world!  Club Med is also considered the original all-inclusive resort, and one of the most recognizable brands in the world! So […]

One of the great things about writing Think Like a Rockstar is that it’s giving me an even deeper understanding and appreciation of how Rockstars cultivate their fans.  And it’s no coincidence that Rockstars have made excellent use of Social Media to better connect with their fans.  Here’s two quick lessons you can learn from […]

Thanks to Natalia for suggesting tonight’s #Blogchat topic, how to create a blogging strategy.  Even though we have covered this topic before, its terribly important to have a strategy guiding your blogging efforts, so it deserves another look.  But, I also know that when you say ‘blogging strategy’ that a lot of people’s eyes glaze […]

I’ve started confirming the first few dates for the Think Like a Rockstar Book Tour and I wanted to give you a heads-up on where I’ll be! The first confirmed stop (for now) is Social Brand Forum in October!  I’m super pumped about this as I’ll be keynoting along with my friends Ann Handley and […]

Amazingly, this story I’m about to tell happens about once a week, and it’s usually coming from a large brand. A week or so ago I got an email from the director of corp comm for a decent-sized company.  She had read a post I wrote on responding to negative feedback from customers, and that’s […]

I was on Twitter earlier and saw a few tweets from CK, asking some very common sense questions.  Basically, she wanted to know why LinkedIn wasn’t making its users more aware of what happened with the recent security breach that resulted in millions of passwords from LinkedIn members being stolen, and also what LinkedIn was […]

Next Sunday we will be discussing Blogging Time Management, as suggested by Patrick Phillips.  Patrick noticed that over the past week or so that several people in #Blogchat were talking about how to find time for blogging, when they preferred to write, etc.  So we’ll go with Patrick’s suggestion, and here’s the link to follow […]