Rising above: Communities of practice

Let’s talk local on foursquare When thinking about rising above the global social media fray, it appears to me that certain people are helped by their local communities of practice. If you have ever studied strategy from an academic point of view, you may be familiar with the lesson contained in the case of the […]

Social Business Meetup – New York, Monday July 20th

Dachis Group will be hosting a social business meetup in New York, one week from today. If you’re in town, we’d like to meet you in person.  Click here for more details and to RSVP. UPDATE: Thanks to everyone who made it out. Here are some pictures from the event:  

Digesting Boston’s Social Media Breakfast #9

#smb9, Cambridge.Flickr: stevegarfield Yesterday, I had social media for breakfast with a group of Bostonians.  I shared thoughts on "starting community programs with a reluctant executive" along with Jamie Pappas from EMC and David Alston from Radian6. I presented some slides.  But instead of just reposting them, I thought I’d give you all of the […]

Digesting The Austin Social Media Breakfast

Rudy’s Country Store, Austin. Earlier this week, I had social media for breakfast with a group of Austinites.  I served up the topic of "does social media marketing matter," with ingredients including scalability and interaction. Here’s what some attendees had to say: "In a sense, [social media] owns you, and requires that you be authentic…" […]