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New Version of Bill, Same Big Problems

Although a new version of the tough new anti-piracy bill just modified in Congress address some of what the bill’s sponsor calls “legitimate concerns” about the legislation, at its heart it’s still got the same big problems.   The bill is scheduled for … Continue reading

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It’s Hollywood vs. Silicon Valley: And You Could Lose Big

It’s Hollywood against Silicon Valley when it comes to lobbing around the new anti-piracy legislation pending in Washington DC.  And both sides are taking a stance that can hurt average consumers like you and me, I think. The new laws would give … Continue reading

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Avoiding the gray-market grinch this Christmas

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First off, let me say that what I am posting here is largely a blatant rip-off from my friend and former business partner Te Smith, and her company Mark Monitor.  Mark Monitor is the global leader in helping big brands track … Continue reading

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Creating Contagious Content, Consistently

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Earlier today, I joined MyPRGenie for a session on the tips and techniques that marketers can use to help content “go viral” – even without a video. It was a huge success, attended by a wide range of PR folks, marketers … Continue reading

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Ex-Employee sued for Twitter contacts

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According to the ongoing battle over who owns social media contacts — the employer or the employee — heated up today with another employer suing a former employee over ownership of a social media account and its contacts. This time the … Continue reading

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How to find great photos for your blog

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Looking for great photos for your blog or social media site — without spending much cash?  Good news from Silicon Valley this week: staff-produced are now available in high-resolution format under a Creative Commons license on a newly launched … Continue reading

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My walk in Central Park with Joe Frazier

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Smokin’ Joe Frazier lost the fight against cancer yesterday, at the age of 67.  I’m saddened by his death.  You see, I was lucky enough to get to know Joe Frazier years ago, and I can attest that he was … Continue reading

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