Archive for September, 2012

Media + Social = Social Media Optimization

Posted: 27th September 2012 by onyxhawke in Social Media

One of the things I see a lot of individuals failing at in social media is realizing that both words are individually important and each end needs to be done to make it effective. Social means giving people something to respond too. It also means responding. Social does after all mean interaction, and some form […]

People think differently. Because of this they behave differently. Every so often I’m reminded how differently people behave. They behave differently because theythink differently. The behavior follows the thinking and is as closely linked as light source and shadow length. Some people don’t get this. For some the entire concept is invalid. For others they […]

You have to wonder sometimes how some impressive speeches get left out of public discourse. Is Johnson as charismatic as Kennedy or King? Probably not, but sometimes a simple approach to things that comes across cleanly is just as strong.

I have a pretty simple criteria for words I don’t want to see in books. It probably hasn’t changed in years. I don’t think I’ve ever explained exactly what it is. Your mileage may vary, but for me it is real simple: If I haven’t heard a word spoken in conversation at least three times […]

Question of the Day: 9/11

Posted: 11th September 2012 by onyxhawke in Question of the Day
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Eleven years ago today, America was changed forever. The Post Communist Era that began when the Soviet Union crumbled, and the Berlin Wall was smashed to pieces was over. The Age of Terror began. So where were you that day? How have the events of 09/11/01 and what followed effected you most? I was at […]

As a geek, I read a lot. Most of it I understand, some of it I enjoy, but often it is just horribly written. So while discussing things with the dynamic Kate Paulk as we lamented not being at either of the big cons, I came up with an idea that would probably solve a […]