Category Archives: Social Media

Ready or Not: Here Comes the Six Strikes Rule

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Torrentfreak this week confirmed what I’ve been saying for a year or so: it’s about to get a lot harder to find a free public WiFi connection. After dancing around the details for over a year, the Center for Copyright … Continue reading

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The Magic of Social Media

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I love magic. Whether it’s the fantasy worlds of my favorite writers or the stage magic of great magicians or little boys practicing the tricks that came in their Christmas stockings, I just love magic. Recently, my favorite magicians have … Continue reading

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Court Says Online Reviewer Can Have Her Say – For Now

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One of the first blog posts I wrote on this blog, on April 7, 2011, was titled Online Review Lawsuits: Sometimes the Truth Isn’t Enough. Written for anyone who has thought about writing a review of a business, the post … Continue reading

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Branding Rituals that Transcend Marketing


Last night, I thoroughly enjoyed a branding ritual that my family has been celebrating for years. I met up with a large group of family members and took in the midnight showing of “The Hobbit”, after a multi-generational meal at one … Continue reading

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Court Orders Google to Remove Libelous Search Results

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Blogger Jon Mitchell, a staff writer at online magazine ReadWrite recently wrote an article headlined: Court Rules — Wrongly — That Google Is A Publisher.  The court was in Australia, and it said that Google was a publisher for the … Continue reading

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Do My Numbers Define Me?

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I post to three Twitter accounts. One has 30,182 followers, one has 476 followers, and the other has 892 followers. On Facebook, I have 209 friends on my personal page, and 5,276 fans on my business page, and I’ve uploaded … Continue reading

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5 Facebook Business Page Tips and Tools

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One thing about Facebook is that it changes the way people can use it frequently, adding tools, apps and features – whether people like them or not. It’s hard to keep up with all the new options when Facebook is … Continue reading

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Judge Says Facebook Privacy Settings Trump 4th Amendment

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U.S. District Judge Williams Pauley III of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled last week that your Facebook privacy settings may trump your Fourth Amendment rights – and negate the need for a … Continue reading

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The Legal Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

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First, the disclaimer.  I’m not a lawyer.  I figure that I’ve paid for a pretty good legal education, however,  having worked with many of the best attorneys in this arena and written far more than my fair share of articles … Continue reading

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5 Rules for Effective Social Media Marketing

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I had lunch today with Ryan Beckland, Co-founder of Motivation Science, one of the amazing start-up companies from the 2012 class at Tech Wildcatters, the award-winning technology innovation incubator in my hometown of Dallas, Texas. He wanted me to meet … Continue reading

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