Archive | October, 2012

Can Pinterest Predict the Outcome of the Election?

I was watching the Colbert Report and in it, Stephen Colbert laid out the profile of an undecided voter. The kind that will decide this election…or so they say. The undecided voter looks like this: Single white female 18-29 years old Employed, low income Didn’t graduate from college Doesn’t go to church Skipped the debate […]

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A Case Against Twitter, Facebook, Youtube, G+, and Triberr

I love all these services. I use them. I think they are great at helping people connect with one another. And they are the best thing a non-blogger can do to help his upward mobility. But. But they can be a death trap for Bloggers. They can be quicksand if a Blogger is not careful. They […]

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Huffington Post Now Powered by Triberr

My misgivings about big media sites using Triberr to spread their nonsense has been well documented. I believe in inclusion. It works. It’s the right thing to do. If I excluded them, then I would be no better than they are. So, Dan and I decided to allow them to use Triberr (for now), but at least we’ll […]

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How To Get Banned From Triberr

How do you develop a culture of respect, quality, and reciprocity? THAT is the question that keeps me up at night. Dan and I talk about building Triberr in terms of building our legacy. There is no exit strategy. There is no “gee, I hope we get bought out by google, or facebook or some […]

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A Comedian Teaches Bloggers How To Be Funny #TribeUpNYC Speaker Brendan Fitzgibbons

I was driving to Lake Placid, NY a few months back with my girlfriend -the Amazing One Jillian- and we were brainstorming who would be the perfect addition for the TribeUpNYC speaker line up: We already had a blogger’s blogger, Geoff Livingston, talking about Attention. We had Lena West, the queen of Influence, slated to […]

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How To Grow Your Twitter Community #TribeUpNYC Speaker @MediaLabRat

Robert Moore, the Founder of Internet Media Labs, shares a systematic approach to growing your followers on Twitter. But it doesn’t end there. He also talks about how to take a casual encounter on Twitter and turn it into a real-life relationship. Check it. And if you’d like to bring the next TribeUp into your […]

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Bloggers Are the Celebrities of the Future #TribeUpNYC Speaker @DanCristo

Dan Cristo, the Founder of Triberr, Director of SEO Innovation at a prestigious NYC SEO firm, and all around my hero. He regaled the attendees at the TribeUpNYC with his vision of the future for bloggers. And it’s a glorious future indeed. Check it out. > And if you’d like to bring the next TribeUp into your town, […]

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Influence Expansion for Bloggers #TribeUpNYC Speaker @lenawest

I first met Lena on an airplane going to Salt Lake City leaving NYC. We were both headed to BlogPaws conference as speakers. Her keynote address was moving. It was inspired. It was simply amazing. And I’m a critical bastard. Then and there I knew I needed to have her speak at this conference that […]

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