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The Grand Opening of our Facebook Storefront

8. August 2008

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We’ve been doing some interesting work here lately at Every Dot Connects, including some entry-level “Web 2.0 Tools” workshops that introduce both solo entrepreneurs and businesses to social media tools like LinkedIn, Twitter, blogging, Facebook, etc. (Our next workshop is an all-day Blogging Blitz scheduled for September 17 in Austin – the info/registration page on [...]

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Barack Had to Be Authentic

23. July 2008

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This past weekend I had the opportunity to catch up with my former colleague and political phenom, Steve Hildebrand, Deputy Campaign Manager for the Obama Presidential campaign. Steve and several of the key staff members from the Obama campaign were speaking to the Netroots Nation conference about their online campaign. Steve recounted that while planning [...]

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Spammers and Scammers on Social Networks

18. July 2008

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It’s ironic that a few days before speaking on Using Social Media for Social Good I would wind up filing a complaint with the FTC about a possible fraud being committed on social networks. That same day we held a plurkshop on Internet security issues and microblogging. Hence the title of this post: spammers and [...]

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Connect with Us in July

30. June 2008

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Wow, is it ever turning out to be a busy social media summer here in Austin. One thing’s for sure — you’ll know where to find us if you want to connect with the Every Dot Connects team. Here’s what we’re up to in July: July 3 ~ Social Networking Blood Drive Mike and Connie [...]

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Why SXSWi is like visiting Disney World

28. February 2008

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I’m a parent and a travel writer, so of course I’ve gritted my teeth through “It’s a Small World After All,” stood patiently in long lines to ride Pirates of the Caribbean and scribbled advice for anyone else who wants to tackle the Walt Disney World behemoth. The similarities are striking between planning an assault [...]

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