★ Anatomy of a Twitter Reply

Earlier this week, Twitter changed “replies” to “mentions” and also changed the algorithm of how the conversations formerly known as replies is presented to the user. Here is a tidbit from their blog post announcing the change: Why The Update? The @Replies feature was introduced because we noticed lots of folks putting the @ symbol …

★ Going to Burning Man 2009. [Advice Needed]

I received some good news from a new friend and I’m very lucky to have some really cool and thoughtful friends. While at the LaughingSquid Post-SXSW Drinkup on March 27th, I met a guy who was very involved in Burning Man. I’m not going to reveal his identity or what he does there but it’s …

★ Lessons: Writing a Book

As many of you know, I’m writing a book with Dominic. He and I have been hard at work since we verbally and legally committed to this back in November of 2008. He and I have an agent and hopefully some good news coming soon regarding the progress of the book. All of this aside, …

★ 100 Interviews @ SXSW 2009

I had the honor of being interviewed for the 100 Interviews series at SXSW 2009. My new friend, Derek Overbey thought of me for this wickedly awesome video series conducted in Austin, TX. The premise is that they pick 100 people and interview them over the course or 3 days. Great work team and my …

★ Strategy. Focus. Simple. Delivery. Planning

I watched a video from a long-time Internet acquaintance of mine. His name is Ben Hughes and he is a lover of social media. Ben’s video, which I’ve embedded below, shows a few of the problems he’s having. It’s a long video but the first half is the most important. Watch below and I’ll give …