PR is just getting slammed by bloggers who are right in their complaints about lazy flacks, but wrong in their approach to change things for the better.
Ike Pigott is awesome in this post that reminds us that Social Media is an organic process
Steve Rosenbaum reminds us that we have the power to dictate the programming that we share online with people looking for relevant content.
Doc Searls, “We need to create our own new rules — ones that protect our privacy while making us better members of the social and business systems we create together.”
Jeremiah Owyang shares 4 tenets of community managers; community advocation, brand ambassadorship, online communication skills, and product requirements gathering and improvements.
Dave Fleet responds brilliantly to Dan Ackerman Greenberg’s guest post at TechCrunch. Greenberg broke the first rule of the Viral Video Club and even continued to show us why companies need to “rethink” their social strategies
Dan Ackerman Greenberg shows us the darkside of social media and how companies can manipulate people to increase the visibility of “viral videos”
Marketers are fascinated by Gen Y’s youngest cohort, the Millennials — and with good reason: They are an important market today and will become even more important as they graduate, start jobs, marry and establish households.
Muhammad Saleem shares his rules to review before playing in the world of Social Media
Duncan Riley puts things in perspective while putting PayPerPost in its place
Ann Handley guest posts at Rohit Bhargava’s blog to document trends in social networks and blog rankings
Stephanie Weingart uses a quote from my recent post on market conversations vs. conversational marketing as her headline to reinforce the point that genuine participation is marketing.
Brendan Cooper has also done a fantastic job for tracking influencers in online marketing, PR, and communications
Adam Metz rocking it with the ROP meme that I think deserves more attention – and probably will now 😉
Ryan Holiday knocks this one out of the park. “Why can’t I have a viral movie AND get to control the message?” – It’s all about ceding control!
Paul Gillin and David Strom analyze Chris Anderson’s move for calling out PR and the industry reaction
Chris Brogan launches a new show using Magnify.net‘s “Video Blog in a Box” platform to share what has his attention