What Are You Running From? What Are You Running To?

  Like life, running is all about going from one place to another. It’s about the journey and embracing how the journey changes us. For me, the joy of running flows from the pleasure of having the chance to explore what happens to me when I run. When I run I love the experience of […]

My Three Words: Health. Hunger. Habit.

For the last several years, I’ve watched others do the “my three words” yearly mission. And it’s time for me to jump in. Yes, I’ve thought of my three words before, but I’ve just thought about them. Until now, I’ve taken little action to crystalized my three words, write them down and truly make them […]

My Fitbit Experiment Part 1: What I’ve Learned So Far

It’s time to take another detour from our usual Live Music Experiments and explore the exciting world of self-tracking. Over the last few months I’ve been experimenting with Fitbit and the emerging trends of Quantified Self. Like our other curious detours into community management, social business and road running, I’ve started to discover some pretty cool stuff with this Fitbit […]

Rockin’ The Movember Mustache For Men’s Mental Health

    This month I’m proud and inspired to help change the face of men’s health and join the Movember men’s health movement because, as I’ve shared before, my dad struggled with mental illness for much of his life and it could have been prevented or at least treated with more awareness earlier in his life, […]

Why Level 3 Is Guilty of Listening and Smart Storytelling

Continuing our exploration into community management I’d like to share another story with you. My view from the jury box in the Hatton W. Sumners Courtroom during the Socialmedia.org Dallas Blogwell conference made it seem like Level 3’s case study was on trial. And the good thing about this big brand social media trial was that Level […]

Can You Really Blog Like A Rockstar?

It’s no accident that the “Rockstar” metaphor is one of the most cliche and ubiquitous metaphors in social media marketing, music writing and life in general. But sometimes the rockstar metaphor works, and as a result, the myth of the rockstar can teach you a lot about stage presence and how to rock the main […]

Product Review: Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5

Continuing our series on blogging tools and gadgets for concert fans, I’d like to share with you a review of the Sony Bloggie MHS-PM5. Read on to see how you can use it for your blog, or to tell your own concert stories.