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Giuliani’s Twitter Conspiracy – idiocy & ignorance or incitement

We could also title this: The journey from America’s Mayor to spittle-dripping, frothy-mouthed, ignorant conspiracy-theory uttering village idiot. Or, perhaps just a planned liar. Giuliani’s Tweet Back on Nov 30th, Rudy Giuliani tweeted (an untruthful one at that) about the Mueller investigation and Trump leaving for the G-20 summit. Inadvertently, he did not include a […]

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Behind the Scenes at a LinkedIn Design Team Meeting

This is obviously written tongue-in-cheek. I provide some context at the end. Sometime in 2012. Product Development Manager (PDM): “It’s come to our attention that no one really uses our platform. They visit us hoping to have a more organized professional experience than Facebook and stronger communication than 140 characters allows. What they discover is […]

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Workshop: The Digital Songwriter – Tools & Techniques to Boost Your Online Presence

Social Media & Content Marketing for Songwriters I’m providing two workshops for Songsalive! This Saturday – May 27th – I’ll be presenting for Songsalive!’s Orange County group. On June 11th I’m presenting for Songsalive!’s Los Angeles chapter. About the workshops Here’s the secret… both workshops cover the same information. Some of this will be a […]

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Why I stopped selling digital marketing and how you can fix your social media

“Everyone wants to go to heaven… but no one wants to die!”   And that, my friends, is why I stopped providing digital marketing/social media consulting. At Pulse, we only provide database consulting/development and high-value information technology consulting. It simply pays better. Oh… you need me to unpack that a bit? I’m going to do […]

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Facebook Messenger – Security, Privacy, and the Real Conversation

Should I Install Facebook Messenger? ABSTRACT: This blog post covers security concerns over Facebook Messenger but also covers security, technology and philosophy/policy. This question – or something like it – has come up with clients and friends a LOT lately. Mostly due to Facebook separating functionality from their main app into two apps. The Facebook App (your […]

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