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What Do You Mean I Don’t Have the Right to be Forgotten?

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Forbes blogger David Coursey is one of my oldest and dearest friends.  But there are times when I wish he wasn’t 2,000 miles away so I could rap his knuckles over something he wrote.  This week, it was his post … Continue reading

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Do You See What I See? On Google, Probably Not

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If you and I use Google to search for the same keyword, do you see what I see?  Probably not.  I’m in Dallas, Texas, so the first thing that Google does is to look at my IP address, which tells … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Get Sued for Social Media or Blogging

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A press release I saw yesterday on PRNewswire pointed out once again how pervasive a mistaken belief about U.S. law is among bloggers, website owners, and social media users. It talked about a blogger who is fighting a ruling by … Continue reading

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5 Rules for Content Marketing

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Me, on the camera platform atop Bag End, Hobbiton movie set in Matamata New Zealand. I wrote an article recently for The Distributed Marketing Blog on content and influence marketing lessons from Hobbiton and Hogwarts.  (Some lessons I learned from master marketers JK Rowling and Peter … Continue reading

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Hey, Rick Santorum, Go Google Yourself!

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Once upon a time, in the days before social media became ubiquitous (1998-2008), entering your own name into a Google search window was a guilty pleasure called “vanity surfing” or “ego searching”. Everyone did it, but no one talked about … Continue reading

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Top Posts from 2011

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I started this blog in March, 2011, with good intentions of focusing on that funny place where technology and marketing intersects life. For the most part, I’ve stuck to writing about marketing, legal, and technology subjects and how they affect … Continue reading

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EU firm bans email between employees

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Thierry Breton, CEO of Atos and a former French finance minister, has announced a ban on staff email for 2012, arguing that only 10 per cent of the 200 electronic messages his employees receive per day on average turn out … Continue reading

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