Putting a Plan Into Action: Internal Social and Community Management Strategies at Work

Earlier this year I had the opportunity to speak at the J Boye intranet conference. During the conference I shared the story about how at Walgreens we’re using community management strategies to roll out a new social intranet, develop an internal social media program and build communities of practice. During my talk I shared this quote […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Two Ways To Learn About The Future Of Community Management In Chicago

Continuing our new exploration into community management and social business, I wanted to pass along info about two local events that I’ll be checking out the next couple of days. The first one is Thursday night as Social Media Club Chicago hosts a discussion about The Future of Community Management at Google’s Chicago offices. They’ll […]

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 […]

How To Start Your Own Live Music Blog: Part Two

When began our race with Lap One’s inspirational and creativity tips to help get you started and keep your blog running even when it gets tough and your creative side gets fried and your blogger legs start to wobble and burn. Now it’s time for Lap Two. And since every blog has a story, I’ll […]