What I learned from The Rumble 2012

Stream Failed

Like millions I couldn’t log in to watch the stream until 40 minutes in. What I did see amongst the failures was the good if we just problem solve and not attack.

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A tweet down memory lane–an experiment in recording personal history

I posted mid-week on “Railroad Crossing,” my history, nostalgia, and trains blog, about my plans to apply social media in order to record some of my personal experiences and introduce others to history and railroading in Fremont. I plan on using my @rrx_clk Twitter feed to live tweet as I “go home for the last […]

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Find examples, GOOD examples, before you create

If you are starting out online either through a Web site, Facebook page, or Twitter, it is always good to learn by example. However, you need to make sure you are finding GOOD examples. In the late 90’s, it was easy to find Web sites and copy their layouts. The problem was, there were a […]

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The kind of app I WOULD say is worthwhile

Still working on the app post in order to defend my position on whether apps are a worthwhile pursuit of developers. If you may recall, I took the position way early in June (or May) that apps should not be used to deliver content which instead could be made readily available through a mobile phone […]

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QR Codes – My restful vacation led to a work-related inquiry

This past week, while I was on my 10-day July 4th vacation to a northern Minnesota lake, I made a stop at the local bottle shop which was attached to both a bar and city hall. The establishment was located in a town in which the heart is an intersection consisting of a post office, […]

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Finding Your Voice

I think many blogs and social networking attempts fail because the creator of the feed hasn’t found their voice. A Web developer or marketer will say to a client, “You must have a blog! You must Tweet! You must use a Facebook Page!” but never really goes any further than establishing pages and accounts and […]

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