Pew Survey indicates that blogging has lost its lustre, but do you agree?

Earlier this week I received an e-mail from a fellow host on the Blog Talk Radio Network in which the link to a February 21st article in the Music Industry News Network titled “Social Media and Young Adults” was included. The article made reference to “Two Pew Internet Project surveys,” that revealed a noticeable “decline … Continue reading

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Onions can protect you from swine flu (An Ecademy Blog Discussion)

The wonder of social media is that it creates the ideal environment for meaningful exchanges on timely and often thought-provoking subjects. What makes these kinds of exchanges work (re useful and collectively beneficial) is the “recognition that the key therefore is not in the conclusion but in the dialogue and honest exchange of information.” Against … Continue reading

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The Perfect Networker and the Southwest Effect

Like you, I receive many invitations to join what seems like an endless number of social networks. Despite the various networks to which I can claim membership, the three primary communities to which I belong are Ecademy, LinkedIn and Facebook.  Based on the age demographics – Facebook is geared to the twenty-something crowd, while LinkedIn … Continue reading

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The greatest adventure and experience of my life . . .

Recently, author and Ecademy co-founder Penny Power and soon-to-be author, Social Media guru Andrew Ballenthin teamed up to establish “The Community Challenge Club” on Ecademy. I am not sure as to what it is about Penny (and her husband Thomas), but somehow they seem to draw the very best out of everyone with whom they … Continue reading

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Good to Great’s Jim Collins on Social Media: “It Doesn’t Change Leadership Fundamentals”

As both a talk show host and author, I have very much enjoyed my interaction with many of Social Media’s thought leaders both through the various blogs that I write and of course the PI Window on Business Show. I have particularly enjoyed my discussions with author and Ecademy co-founder Penny Power who I believe … Continue reading

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PI Syndicated Ping: Power Interview is Thought Provoking, Stimulating and Uniquely Insightful

In today’s interview with Ecademy’s Thomas Power regarding social media and business we touched on issues that were thought provoking, stimulating and insightful. From the demographic breakdown by age of different social network users and the subsequent impact on network growth and business utilization, to the misstep by Linkedin and Facebook to arbitrarily enforce user … Continue reading

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Know Me Like Me Follow Me: Your Business and Social Media

If you think simply having a presence in social media will help you grow your business, you are wrong.   Online networks are the new model for creating connections, so you’d better by ditching your old ways of thinking. Being online is not about technology – it is about people.   Technology is just an enabler. … Continue reading

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