Facebook Real Names Policy

Facebook Real Name

This has been circulating around Facebook lately. The posts are usually about how horrible Facebook is, wondering why they need your real name and concluding its because they want to sell your information. I have over 25 years of sales and marketing experience so I thought I’d give my take on what’s going on. Why…

Why Google+ Wins

I have had a lot of discussions with people on if Google Plus will succeed as a social media platform. The most recent change in the Google+ interface has sparked this conversation in the office again. I don’t think Google+’s success is an "if," it’s a "when." When did you know? With the biggest launch…

Facebook Sponsored Stories

The title is a little misleading. Facebook will not pay you for your stories as a Facebook user. But people will pay them for your posts and I think advertizing has changed yet again. Paying for what, exactly? I’ll start with the core of the idea: word of mouth. Let’s say you go on vacation…

Google’s Just Being Social

Over the last year Google has been making a lot of changes. Most of these are moving away from it’s link-based origins. As a SEO Guy I’ve seen, cataloged, understood and adapted to these changes, but this is not enough when planning for the future of website optimization. It is necessary to understand where Google…

You don’t know me!

Originally posted on MySpace 02/16/2007 – Now with Real Updates!* I am on MySpace (ad here), how about that? I check my messages (ads), read peoples blogs (explicit ad) and post my own blogs (*). The problem (ad) is (ad), getting (ad, ad & ad) around (commercial) these (hi…) ADs! Your ad here. Now I…