July 6, 2011

What kind of Web 3.0 world should we make?

by Christopher Rollyson

Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and Silicon Valley insider, provides rich insight into technology trends, markets and building companies. Christopher Rollyson attended his presentation at SxSW and provided a substantial rundown. A main snippet? Web 3.0 would “arrive sooner and be stranger than we think.” Continue reading

February 8, 2011

Warning signs that your company will become the next Enron

by David Spark

When a company is sinking, everyone knows, and everyone gets scared. They look to others for support and start agreeing with each other’s concerns. Look at company email behavior and you’ll see the problem. Continue reading

February 16, 2010

Ethical guidelines for talking with your customers

by JD Lasica

2 essential tools: Disclosure Best Practices Toolkit & Social Media Policies roundup Today’s BlogWell event in San Diego offers a good time to post a summary of resources available for businesses and organizations beginning to dabble in social media. This is not the Wild, Wild West where anything goes. By now certain certain customs, ethical standards and unspoken social interactions … Continue reading

February 1, 2010

Is it still pompous to announce, ‘I don’t have a TV’?

by David Spark

We’ve all had this moment. You want to talk to a friend about some great TV program you just saw. Instead of engaging or heeding your recommendation they simply announce, “I don’t have a TV.” We all know where that conversation leads. Either they’re considerate and just let it go. But more often they tell you with a wave of … Continue reading

October 7, 2009

BlogHer, the FTC, ethics and conflicts of interest

by JD Lasica

How BlogHer deals with reviews and conflicts of interest from JD Lasica on Vimeo. I‘ve been struck by the varying reactions to this week’s news that the Federal Trade Commission will now begin to regulate product endorsements not just in advertisements but also on blogs and other forms of social media. (PDF here; the regs don’t start until page 55.) … Continue reading

September 7, 2009

Chris Anderson live in DC at the GrowSmartBiz

by Chris Abraham

It might sound odd but one of the biggest perks of having my own company is that I get to attend all sorts of cool conferences and meet all sorts of cool people. Ever since someone mistook me for Chris Anderson at a Mashable NY mixer, I have been interested in Meeting Chris Anderson. Well, that and WIRED and The Long … Continue reading