The Best of What I’ve Posted Here in the Last Year

Blogging, Facebook, Marketing, Social Media, Twitter
On July 2, 2009, I published a list -- a "retrospective," if you will -- of some of the posts I had written about social media in the last year. And now I'd like to share with you a similar list of the best (in my humble opinion) of what I've posted here on this blog, A New Marketing Commentator, in the last 12 months. Over the course of the last year, I've tried to post something new once a week. But, for a variety of reasons, that's not always been possible. Yes, I've been helping clients with their own social media programs. And, as Cargill Creative, I've been hanging out on Twitter and Facebook, too. Finally, I've been keeping very busy as a copywriter, creative director and public speaker. Of course, it should go without saying that I also spend as…
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50 Reasons Why I Like Twitter

Social Media, Twitter
    I joined Twitter on May 8, 2008, a little more than two years ago. And since then I have tweeted 2,680 times – and counting. For me, logging onto Twitter has become as much a part of my daily routine as checking email and voice mail, meeting with colleagues and clients, listening to the radio, watching TV and reading the newspaper. It's where I know I can find answers and antidotes, honesty and humor, news and views, friends and followers. It’s where I go when I want to listen and learn, chat and connect, inform and inspire, publicize and promote. It's where I'm fortunate to have formed so many mutually-beneficial relationships with people I look up to and admire, trust and respect for their knowledge and expertise, generosity and support. Not only do I think it's fun to use to Twitter, I fiercely believe in…
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