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Join WITI in the Silicon Valley for the Women in Technology Conference

Join WITI in the Silicon Valley for the Women in Technology Conference

WITI (Women In Technology International), the world’s leading professional organization for executive women in technology, will truly inspire “Collaboration, Strategy and Growth” through hands on speaking engagements and panel discussions at the Annual WITI Women and Technology Summit in San Jose, CA September 12-14, 2010. Top technology leaders from Clean Tech, Mobile, S...
Big Brother is Watching You on Facebook

Big Brother is Watching You on Facebook

In his classic novel, 1984, George Orwell described a society in which the government had almost total control  over the people.  The ruler of the party was called “Big Brother” and they utilized the “thought police” to invade the privacy of all citizens. In a social climate where getting a job is a major coup, keeping it could be just as challenging if you aren’t monitoring access to...
Accidents 2.0

Accidents 2.0

As many of you know I was in a rear end accident two weeks ago. I was stopped at a red light and the other driver (probably on his phone), slammed into me going about 30 miles per hour. Over $10,000 in damages to my car and many doctors and x-rays later, I am still not feeling 100%. As an avid tweeter and facebooker , I decided to take to the internet while in my state of bed rest. I compl...
Social media: 3 Reasons Why You Need to be on Board

Social media: 3 Reasons Why You Need to be on Board

Even in today’s day and age I come across companies and brands who are fighting social media.  It amazes me.  Here are 3 quick reasons why you need to get over your fears and get on board. 1. It’s inexpensive marketing If companies are always worried about their bottom line, then why wouldn’t they do something that costs next to nothing when compared to traditional marketing methods?  Th...
Regulation and Traditional vs. New Media Marketing and Advertising

Regulation and Traditional vs. New Media Marketing and Advertising

A hot topic in the current online media community as well as the business/legal arena has been the topic of regulating advertising and affiliate marketing. Advertising historically has consisted of traditional mediums such as television, radio, print, outdoor collateral and product placement, just to name a few. In the last decade, additional avenues such as the web, branded entertainment...