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Why you should stay connected with your interns and associates

Five years ago I managed a group of 25 college interns for an Activision Campus Marketing Representative program. Since then, I’ve willingly and enthusiastically recommended this group of students-turned-professionals for countless jobs, as they’ve climbed their way to successful careers

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Posted in Blog, Business

E-coupon-local-deals make their way to Des Moines

Everyone loves local deals! A growing wave of e-coupon-local-deal services are giving merchants a new way to promote their businesses and teaching consumers how to harness their “collective buying power.” Local deal services such as Groupon and LivingSocial leverage the

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Posted in Blog, Des Moines, Small Business

Community management and social media insights from Ovation’s Megan Smith

This week I’m flying solo on the Lava Row podcast! I’ve been wanting to bring Megan Smith on as a guest for some time, and last week we finally got the chance to connect via Skype. Megan is the community

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Posted in Blog, Podcast, Social Media, Social Networks

South by Southwest Interactive with a side of music

As many of you know, I decided to rock SXSW this year… literally, by attending both the SXSW Interactive and Music conferences. I remember Andy Brudtkuhl jokingly saying before I left for Austin, “You’re going to Interactive AND Music? Is

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Posted in Blog, Conferences, Social Media, Social Networks

Twitter rolls out Project Retweet

Last Friday I discovered that Twitter’s new retweet feature had been activated in my account. Much like Lists, they are slowly rolling this out to all users, so be patient and you’ll discover it soon. For those who haven’t seen

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Posted in Blog, Howto, Social Media, Social Networks, Video

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