Monthly Archives: June 2014

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Facebook Responds: The Reports of My Death…

KJH: Thanks very much for this invitation to speak with you, Facebook; I’m honored, but kind of puzzled why you picked me… I’m not a big fan, you know. Facebook: Well, I checked you out pretty thoroughly; doesn’t look like … Continue reading

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“Corporations are not people”: Well, Yeah, But…

Just a quick thought in re: the quote above. I don’t want to get into the political dispute here that is the burden of Ms. Warren’s remarks, although I do happen to agree with them from that POV. But I think … Continue reading

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This is the End, My Friend: Social Media is Dead, Sort Of

You hadn’t heard? Oh, yeah, Social Media died (sort of) on May 19, 2014, when Scott Monty of Ford announced on his personal blog that he’s no longer “of Ford.”[1] Actually, I guess the official day of death was the … Continue reading

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Yes, Virginia, Social Media is a Marketing Channel!

(Photo credit: Matthew Bowden.) Or maybe I should say, Yes, Augie Ray, Social Media in general is a marketing channel, given comments from that leading authority that I will quote below. This has become a big issue now that many … Continue reading

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Meeting #3: Social Media Guru and Legal at Humongous Life Insurance

FINRA actually wants companies and agents to actively participate in social media. So no problem, right? Nik (Social Media guy, peering into Dan the lawyer’s office): Hey, Dan? I’m Nik… Dan: Hey, Rik, come on in. I’ve been looking forward … Continue reading

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