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Solve Problems with Patience

December 5, 2013


There are several people in my life, both personal and professional, that move a lot quicker than I do. Call them Type A, say they have ADD, call it a sense of urgency; they are all moving very fast and expecting instant gratification. Sometimes, this works for them. They achieve results in less time or […]

Social Media in Tragedy: Just Stop

April 15, 2013


“My thoughts and prayers are with those in Boston today.” I saw several of my friends post something similar today after hearing about the bombs at the Boston Marathon. Times like this, I have to shut down every social outlet because my blood pressure spikes. Not because of the tragedy or the reminder of how […]

Advocate VS Influencer

November 13, 2012


The power of an advocate VS the power of an influencer (and the difference between the two) is something that’s come up in the TouchstoneMG offices more than once. A cornerstone of this company, in the past, was putting together blogger programs in local markets. Now, we’re slowly wading into the advocacy pool. TouchstoneMG, before […]

Instagram Announces Web Profiles

November 6, 2012


Today, Instagram announced something I’ve been waiting/wishing/hoping for in my daydreams. Over the next few days, Instagram will be rolling out web profiles for their users. Despite looking way too much like Facebook, I’m really excited about this. The most obvious reason is the size difference between my iPhone screen and my computer screen. Without […]

Chipotle: Back to the Start

August 30, 2011


Many people are commenting on Chipotle’s values and ethics after seeing the following video, which is no surprise. I would like to point out, however, that this is an excellent use of emerging media. Chipotle, known for its organic take on farming, continues to brand itself as such with content like this. Creative, consistent, and […]

Good Try, Facebook. You’re Getting Closer.

December 16, 2010


Facebook, you little trickster. Seems like every few weeks, you dump a brand new design, re-design, or re-re-design on us. First, you took away my status box. Then, you forced the poke button on me. Now, you took away my pages tabs and put them as links on the sidebar. I will admit, I was […]