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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 […]

How To Start Your Own Live Music Blog: Pt. 1

It’s time to take another special blogging detour from our usual concert adventures.  What sort of diversion are we going to take this time? Well, in this three-part series I’ll share some tips, tools and a story that you can use to start your own blog, whether it’s about live music or anything else.

Live At Blogworld and New Media Expo 2009

This article originally appeared in Popmatters. Whether you were ready for it or not, Social and New Media changed our cultural landscape—online and offline—in 2009. At the beginning of the year, experts speculated that social networking platforms and communities like Facebook and Twitter would impact our lives like never before, both sociologically and economically. Then, […]