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Digital Lessons & Trends

Digital Lessons & Trends

Those following this blog know that I reduced blogging frequency for a career as TV Commentator (just kidding! tho commenting on tech firms eg Blackberry got me almost too much attention of the nonpaying kind (TV interviews etc). The real reasons I cut back were to be a volunteer coach for some Seneca students, and [...]

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Subjective SoMe Journey Recap

Subjective SoMe Journey Recap

This summer, the person steering Spitfire Global’s B2B communications shifted into more of the many new streams of Social Media (SoMe) for an updated POV on the potential, and limitations, of B2C / B2B SoMe tools available right now. Spitfire’s chief interest is Long Term strategy incl R&D partnerships, Consumer Research, New Product Development, Channel Expansion. But we [...]

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BB Finally Gets Game- in Last Minutes of Play

BB Finally Gets Game- in Last Minutes of Play

At Jam Asia, Hong Kong, a fairly full plate of BB10 leisure apps announced by BB. Some new, some available elsewhere/previously. All in all, for Blackberry a ‘critical mass’ of such content. Better late than never? Angry Birds (available on previous BB platforms) does give a not-so-serious twist to a very dry brand. Having lots of [...]

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Social Media: A Primer

Social Media: A Primer

Just created & posted a  slideshare deck on Basics of Social Media. Hope it helps students (and Boomers!). Two cautions: Social Media (SoMe) is changing fast, so parts of this content will age quickly; All errors & omissions are mine   Included at the end of the deck is my subjective assessment of 2 very different [...]

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Rethinking What’s an “Ad” In New Media

Rethinking What’s an “Ad” In New Media

Today I was cruising nerdgraph, and found a cool infographic. Infographics depict neat trivia & facts on 1 theme in a poster-style pinnable format. Or printable, if you still do that. Often with humour, always with cool stats, facts & some surprises. Nerdgraph.com is a ‘community center’ where nerds hang out; a table of trivia knobs [...]

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