What to Pack in Your Uncamping Bag

We’re fond of calling PodCamp Pittsburgh an “un-conference,” but that term only means something if you know what a conference is.  Most of us do.  They’re (usually) dull, dry, stuffy and bland, with dozens of strangers languishing in a hotel ballroom, trapped in their banquet chairs, desperately avoiding eye contact. […]

If Social Media Is a Conversation, What Questions Should You Be Asking?

One of the most-used phrases in social media is an invitation to “join the conversation.” But what are we all talking about? In some cases, brands are listening to what their customers are saying about them (and their competitors), and trying to get better at doing business. In other cases, […]

Social Media in Education

Social Media is media where information and content is generally created by users themselves using new technologies, which allow easy use and access by powerful publishing technologies, publication and exchange. Nowadays there are plenty of sources for communication online, which include blogs, micro-blogging, social networking, collaboration social media software, multimedia social […]

Do You Have a System for Social Media Success?

This post was originally published on JustinKownacki.com, a veritable storehouse of social media tough love and contrarian opinions. If you work in social media, you probably spend most of your time talking about theory, strategy and process. That’s because it’s easy to talk about social media; it’s a lot harder […]