Why I Declared (Twitter) Bankruptcy

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This is an article about declaring bankruptcy on Twitter. Not the other kind. Act accordingly. Five years ago, the maximum number of starred emails I allowed in my Gmail inbox was 100. Over time, that has creeped up. And up. Now, I regularly work hard to keep the number of unread or starred messages staring […]

The 100 Books I Read in 2011

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As I’ve said before, for the last four (five?) years I’ve set a goal to read 100 books a year. In 2011, I hit the goal (yay!) and have finally gotten around to updating the final list. I’ve also started my new 2012 list here. (And, and as amazing new addition — In 2012 I’ll […]

Last Chance to Sign Up for the Twitter for Good Unconference (and, three winners…)


What is the Twitter for Good Unconference? A chance for you to learn how to excel on Twitter (as I teach in my book), from the comfort of the non-conference venue that is your home/computer/ipad. Killer video and audio content, smart lessons, etc. Learn all about it here. Want in on the Twitter for Good Unconference? […]

Why Every Conference Should be An Unconference {Podcast #4}

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In honor of the upcoming Twitter for Good Unconference, I have a new podcast up (it’s more of an audio manifesto, really), where I explain why (almost) every conference should be an “unconference”. I’ll tell you what an unconference is, then talk about how unconferences can solve the major problem in our current conference system […]

5 Reasons to Sign Up for the Twitter for Good Unconference

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  I’m hosting an unconference all about how to best excel on Twitter. Based on the content of my book, Twitter for Good, the unconference will go in depth to tell you exactly how to best use Twitter to to build your movement. If you’re not new to these parts, you’ve heard me tell you about […]

Don’t Talk About Other People’s Profile Pictures (Social Media Pet Peeve #9)

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This week’s social media pet peeve is all about talking about other people’s profile pictures. Don’t do it. Why? It’s simple. Anyone who puts up a profile picture onto a social media site puts up that specific profile picture because they think it is good, and they they think it is a good representation of […]