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Networking across generational gaps

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It has occurred to me that in today’s tech world, there are many people my age (Gen. X) or older trying to navigate the tech business world & get jobs or business surrounded by younger workers. In all comparisons, to be realistic, there are pros & cons. So to be clear this blog post is

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Social Media: Good or Bad for Society?

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These days we’re seeing more and more about the use of social media. Is it that bad? What were the positives again? For example – I’ve certainly read, like many people, about how Facebook causes insecurity by individuals seeing often only the positive highlights of other peoples’ lives & attempting to compare themselves to the

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The Millennial Social Disposition

So much of what I’ve read about our varied generational cohorts points to the unique attributes of the Millennial generation (current children through college students; some sociologists claim through late 20s). Millennials for example can embrace the transparency of social media today without fear (of identity theft, security, etc.)…

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Social Media Marketing – Upcoming Seminar

I am lucky enough to be coordinating and moderating a panel discussion lunch-n-learn on Social Media Best Practices, through the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association, Thursday Oct. 21 (so please spread the word, and come! http://bit.ly/aJs4NG). The focus will be marketing approaches in the big 3: Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. But here’s a special preview; a giveaway in advance on social media marketing basics…

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Kodak’s New Marketing Approaches

Last night I was pleasantly surprised at the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association (www.atlantaima.org). Their events and discussions are always good, but I went in somewhat skeptical about a solo speaker representing traditional corporate America. Jeff Hayzlett, CMO of Eastman Kodak, turned out an enigmatic speaker with great message…

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