Check out the panels or exhibitors at this year’s SXSW and you’ll see how many longstanding social media and web…
I’m heading off this week to SXSW Interactive, the annual geekfest that remains the only place where I have actually…
Creativity often demands social connection: for support, for feedback, for collaborators. Social media can help.
Stop keeping up.
That’s the central message of my latest post for Harvard Business Online, in which I argue that we’re seduced by the relentless flood of must-have social networks, applications and gadgets. We focus on keeping up with the latest thing, instead of focusing on what’s important to us and looking for the technologies that support our own personal and business priorities.
Using social media to drive business innovation: insights from Guy Kawasaki and Target’s Michael Axelin
Hearing Guy Kawasaki on the Art of Innovation reminded me of a blog post I wrote last year after attending a talk by Michael Axelin, V.P. of Softlines Design and Product Development at Target (and fellow Oberlin alum). Both talks helped me refine my own thinking on how social media can support business innovation — a key benefit of social media that is neglected in favor of a pure focus on marketing.
The SHOP Symposium that CRAVE put on today was bursting with fantastic women entrepreneurs whom I’ve long admired as a customer, member, or as a drooling window shopper. I offered some suggestions on the tools and tactics that can help their companies make the most of social media.