Tag: blogging

Oh woe is me, hooray.

For the first time yesterday, noticed embed code in the News & Record’s video media player. Thrill. Finally, the local paper’s video work could be more easily shared. Videos could be blogged, posted, and archived, like the Blackbeard videos, to my own blog rather than search the dismal dives of the N&R search engine. Sorry. But it’s true. Clicked save,…

I’m a believer. Doesn’t anybody believe me?

This about sums up the inklings I’ve been feeling since joining the proverbial “other side.” That being, no longer a semi-known blogger or journalist. Just somebody trying to spread the word. Check that: Just somebody trying to intrude and nag someone to listen to me. Ugh. The last three months I’ve been working with folks who literally give me epiphone-like…

Social Capitalist

“It’s interesting to put those words together, ‘social capitalist.’ It is hard, sometimes it’s really frustrating because you want to get growth, you want to make it happen, and you’re like, ‘How do I double the size of the community?’ …Well, you can’t think of it that way. It’s more often, ‘How do I do what’s right for the community?’…

A piece of the blogospherial pie

Should have known the blogosphere is infinite enough to claim a little corner of the universe for myself. I scoped it out this morning on Trendpedia, a web site that lets you compare two or three topics, and see which trend or topic people are talking about the most online. Then, the site puts all that data into easily readable…

Yep. She hired me.

I walked into this woman’s office for a job interview over five years ago. I was almost 20 minutes late, put both elbows up on her desk, and said “wasssup.” Now, I know I was nervous, and trying to play it cool. Beth McAlhany saw right through it and hired me anyway. And every time I did anything right in…