Hal Lublin on October 12th, 2009

Tweet OK, so maybe it’s just two states and far under 80 days, but don’t tell anyone… One of the great things about working in social media is getting the opportunity to participate in really cool events like the BlogWorldExpo this week in Las Vegas. I really look forward to meeting and learning from the […]

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Hal Lublin on October 6th, 2009

Tweet My buddy Ricardo Bueno wrote a nice post about this video featuring Seth Godin: Ricardo goes on to say: I think that the biggest mistake that people make when they jump into social media is they engage in blatant self-promotion and focus less on building relationships. I mention in the comments section of my […]

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Hal Lublin on October 2nd, 2009

Tweet This is a list of phrases I hear a lot that tell me when someone isn’t on board the Web 2.0 train yet: 10. “I don’t know about all this technology.” 9. “I don’t need to go on Twitter to know it’s useless.” 8. “Who cares what I had for breakfast?” 7. “I love […]

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Hal Lublin on September 23rd, 2009

My journey linking twitter to Facebook.

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Hal Lublin on September 4th, 2009

Tweet I hear it all the time when it comes to social media: “How much time is this going to take?” “How much time should I spend on this?” “I don’t have the time for this.” People look at the dizzying array of social media tools and instantly think that their time will be monopolized […]

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Hal Lublin on September 2nd, 2009

Tweet Kudos to Ginger Wilcox for this one. While I believe that having and keeping up with a feed reader is an important part of my day, I have a love/hate relationship with Google Reader. Gruml may have eliminated the hate. As a free standing app for Mac users, gruml lays out like a companion […]

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Hal Lublin on August 31st, 2009

Tweet As more and more companies and professionals adopt social media, they tend to just rush in and get started. I believe those people are setting themselves up for disappointment when they don’t see money come rolling in, or when the 10,000 followers they’ve quickly amassed on twitter aren’t visiting their site or buying from […]

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Hal Lublin on August 17th, 2009

Tweet I found out about this great video from friend and social media speaker Ricardo Bueno – I think it very nicely paints the picture of the world today, the shifts that have occurred so far in the social landscape, and the idea that social media is not a “fad”, and that those who refuse […]

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Bill Lublin on July 14th, 2009

Tweet Learn Social Media and get Perfect Abs in 97 Minutes! I just got an email with the subject line “How to get Social Networking and SEO Savvy in 90 Minutes”. The email was promoting, in a very old school, spammy kind of way, a webinar that promised that I would “..learn the ins and […]

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Bill Lublin on June 17th, 2009

Tweet Twitter: Our Window to Iran As Social Media Grows, the power of instant communication by “citizen journalists” grows as well. Its hard to reconcile the impact of this use of twitter as an uncensored window on world events with people asking “Why do I care what So and So had for breakfast?” I guess […]

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