How To Change Your Life Using Social Media

I recently came across the tweets and blog of fellow Tampa twitterer @In11Months, and needless to say I saw a lot of myself someone who’s bio read “see how I will successfully use Social Media to achieve some major life goals.”, last year I went through a bit of a quarter life crisis. I still…

SXSW: This Year It’s Real.

Last year, some of you might remember the hashtag phenomenon I started on twitter #FakeSXSW, where we who could not attend made up fake events going on at the actual SXSW. I never thought I would actually make it to the actual event. A few weeks ago I visited the SXSW (South By South West)…

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Talking Twitter with Adam Lambert

Alright. I am a huge Adam Lambert fan, my father was actually the fan first religiously watching American Idol and dragging me into the living room to hear “the goth Elvis with the nail polish”. I sat there in awe, I saw a larger than life stage presence, someone that was going to really grab…

Jeepers Creepers: Dealing with Online Stalkers

Have you ever had an online friend that became an online fiend? It usually starts off innocent, a friend request, a tweet.. then the persistent messages…wanting you to chat with them, wanting to meet up with you in real life, odd worded messages that give you that “ick” feeling in your stomach? With the rise…

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How to Promote Your Band Using Social Media.

Yesterday I was invited to speak on a panel at the Homemade Music Symposium in Ybor City, Florida to musicians and artists on how they can use social media to promote themselves. Many artists and bands have yet to fully grasp the full spectrum of platforms they can be using to really rock the internet…

Get Jeff’d Up: Find Your Inner Superhero

A few times in my life I have met real life superheroes, where the powers aren’t lasers or secret mind melding techniques. They have the power of heart, a superhuman ability to survive in any situation and inspire others around them to love life. This week i’ve been everyday waking up to a world of…

Get A Haircut, Get A Real Job.

“Cause we all have wings, but some of us don’t know why”- INXS Usually when I get asked what I do, I tell people Social Media Consultant. *blank stare* “Uh, I community manage and create brands online…” *blank stare* “I play with twitter and facebook.” OHHHHHHH….You can get paid for THAT? *faceplant* “Yeah, most of…

Destructo After SOBcon: 5 Ways To Change Your Life

“Is this real life? Yes, Chris… SOBcon is real life…” After SOBcon, a three day social media/business/blogging mastermind convention in Chicago. I feel like the David After Dentist kid, it’s hard to step back into reality after three days of being surrounded by some of the most caring, innovative and successful people in the business.…

Foursquare Day: The Aftermath of The Swarm

“Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.” — Napoleon Bonaparte Foursquare Day was last Friday, did you hear about it? Many people that did thought there was a powerhouse viral marketing hot shots or a high priced PR firm behind the scenes of this global social media celebration. I…