Five-Phase Workflow Management for the Social Strategist

Summer is approaching, and now may be a good time to evaluate your on-going projects and to complete pending tasks left over from the hustle and bustle of the holiday season. Last summer I read a classic book on workflow management, David Allen’s Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. I highly recommend this […]

Social Media and the Organization – An Interview with Kathy Mandelstein

As Social Media matures, its impact on the organization expands to new functions.  This makes the management of the technology, content, platforms and increasingly challenging.  This is made even more complex by the fact that “the organization” is full of real human beings who are also social media users.  Our expectations are rising for our own digital interactions and also […]


What does the mobile market look like for Nonprofits?

This guest blog is by David J. Neff, author of The Future of Nonprofts as part of our themed content hosted the first week of each month, with September focusing on social good and non-profit causes. David J. Neff has been doing things that have been been done in nonprofits for the last 10 years. He is […]

Top 3 Tips to be a Kickass Social Media Speaker

When you’re scheduled to speak at an event like Ignite, WordCamp, BarCamp, or more general audience public speaking events, you need to do your homework. The best speakers make it look conversational and easy and you can do that too if you’re willing to follow some very easy steps.  Take a Deep Breath and Do […]


The Now Revolution from MarketingProf’s Digital Marketing Forum Feb 2011

The MarketingProf’s Digital Forum held in Austin, TX was greeted by a very snowy and icy landscape locally but the content presented was hot! Listen in to one of these sessions, conducted by Amber Naslund, VP of Social Strategy, Radian 6 (@AmberCadabra) and Jay Baer Founder & President, Convince & Convert (@jaybaer). They have co-written […]

SMC Chapter Does Its Bit to “Keep Austin Weird”

“Keep Austin Weird” is the slogan of the Austin Independent Business Alliance, so it is no surprise that the Texas state capital was quick to jump on the social media bandwagon.  Applying some of the early social media platforms to business seemed weird, indeed. The social media paradigm shift was embraced eagerly from the outset […]