Posts Tagged: love

For Love or Money?

The other day, while I was thinking about what to write for this week’s post, I got to thinking about the rise of reality television. I was pretty young when it started…but it has become a pretty big part of popular culture. One of the more peculiar reality shows I remember was one that was… Read more »

Lead With Love

There are times when you dislike a person on sight and this was one of those times. Thin, tall, beautiful, irritable. Scowled when I asked for a bit more room on the bench, to accommodate family and coats. “What a bitch,” I thought. In quotes because so loudly it seemed out loud. We shuffled and… Read more »

A Requiem for a “Last Angry Man”: A Son’s Eulogy

It’s been a battle, discovering whether I was ready to write and share about my dad’s recent death. I guess this posting is the answer. I hope you find some meaning in the heartfelt words and stories. Thanks for reading. Mark ————- My father died on Father’s Day. I’m not sure his timing was meant… Read more »

Backlink Bartering: How interlinking among government sites can help get our web content found

The following post is expanded from my original post on May 23, 2011, to the Federal Web Content Managers Forum: As a fellow govie from GSA quoted the other day: “We fellow govies should support each other’s work” and no one more so than those of us working in digital content and the Internet. The… Read more »

CB2: Social Alerting With Influence

I’ve been going about alerting all wrong. I consider myself to be somewhat of an expert in the crisis alerting space, having built or deployed SMS, FM and satellite text and video notification systems in the past. I’ve also been fairly vocal on how their inherent limitations of cost, public adoption rate, and lack of… Read more »

Make Sure Your Social Media Evangelists Feel the Love

This post originally appeared on my external blog, “Social Media Strategery.” While writing my last post, I got to thinking about all of the conversations I’ve had with the talented, ambitious, entrepreneurial colleagues I’ve gotten to know over the last few years. Most of these individuals serve, in some fashion, as social media evangelists –… Read more »