Archive for the 'Ideas' Category

Podcast Academy V: Duke University

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

We are having a good time down here in Durham, NC at Podcast Academy V at Duke University. The folks down here at Duke are VERY much pioneering the shifting media landscape and on the edge of using podcasting as a medium in the academic environment. They definitely have the required “champions” to move their […]

New ROI Radio: Tim Barton, Blue Sky Factory, Inc

Tuesday, February 13th, 2007

I just posted (a day late) the latest ROI Radio Podcast. This week, our very own Tim Barton, the VP of Business Development from Blue Sky Factory, Inc joins me in the studio for a conversation. A little bit of a change of pace this time, and I must say after months of call-in interviews, […]

ROI Radio: Owen Hannay, Slingshot

Monday, February 5th, 2007

This weeks ROI Radio is up. We got a little distracted last night with the Super Bowl :-) This week I talk with Owen Hannay, President & CEO of Slingshot, an agency based in Dallas, TX. Slingshot sports a great domain , and does incredible work for Jack Daniels, Greyhound and Woodford Reserve, (a […]

How Not To Sell

Saturday, February 3rd, 2007

As a business owner, I am always “selling.” Selling our product, our services, our company, our brand. It is a skill that no one ever trained me on, and something that I never attended a class or a seminar on, etc.. Selling is something that I have been able to establish a knack for on […]

Taking the Plunge: A Perspective On Entrepreneurship

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

So you have made up your mind on becoming an entrepreneur - your going for it. You have your idea, your concept and you are ready to give it your all to try and make it work for you. I know this feeling and I know it well. For the purpose of the post, lets […]

ROI Radio: Giovanni Gallucci, Kinetic Results

Monday, January 22nd, 2007

I just posted this weeks ROI Radio which features a 51 minute conversation with Giovanni Gallucci, the President and COO of Kinetic Results. Check out the podcast, as Gio and I have an interesting discussion around social media, what it means for business, how organizations can use it effectively and ineffectively. We also dig […]

ROI Radio Podcast: Craig Danuloff, Commerce 360

Monday, January 15th, 2007

ROI Radio is up and rolling in 2007, as the first episode went live this morning. To kick off the year I have Craig Danuloff, President of Commerce 360 join me in a conversation around the issues companies face as they decide between handling their online marketing strategy and execution in house or out […]

Podcast Academy V - Duke University

Tuesday, January 9th, 2007

Podcast Academy V was announced this past weekend by Gigavox Media and Duke University. The event will be held on the campus of Duke on February 13-15. I am honored to have been invited back to speak once again, along with a great crew including Tim Bourquin, Kris Smith, Michael Geoghegan and Noah Bonnett. […]

2007 Conference Outlook: Thanks Frank!

Monday, January 8th, 2007

Frank Gruber has assembled a list of some of the top conferences of 2007. As you can see by this list, there is no shortage of good events to attend this year. The challenge is of course choosing which ones to go to! This year I am going to try to hit some new […]

Hosted vs. Installed Solutions

Sunday, January 7th, 2007

I enjoy reading Dharmesh Shah’s incredible blog OnStartups. One of his recent posts, “Startups: Should You Offer a Hosted and Non-Hosted Version?,” got me thinking more about this subject.

Dharmesh’s opinion on this is that ideally startups should not offer two different types of their product, and to focus on a hosted solution. I couldn’t […]