Why It’s Important To Brand and Market Your ESN and Employee Communities

One of the most important things you can do to increase engagement and adoption of an enterprise social network (ESN) and employee community is to invest time and resources in branding and marketing it.  At Walgreens we’ve invested a lot of time into branding and marketing our ESN and social intranet experience and it’s been […]

What My Toddler Is Teaching Me About Working Out Loud

  I was inspired by this Working Out Loud post by John Stepper. It’s a post asking what you can do to accelerate working out loud (WOL). I’m accepting John’s challenge and I’m going to do “my something” and share with you how my son, a toddler, is inspiring me to think differently about and […]

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Listly Is A Cool Tool For Live Music Fans

    I got another cool tool to share with you that I discovered while I was at the Community Manager Unconference. During my adventures I had the pleasure of meeting Nick Kellet co-founder of Listly. I told him about our community of live music fans here on Live Fix and after hearing about the […]

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Should Concert Fans Run Rock ‘N Roll Half-Marathons?

    I’m about to do something I’ve never done before. It’s kinda like running up 80 floors which is kinda like a band touring. And because I’m constantly curious about the connection between live music and running, I’m going to attempt a new grueling physical and mental challenge and then see what happens during […]

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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 […]