Notes from the Field

fieldnotes_smallA jumble of what I found useful and interesting of late…

If you only read one post about social marketing this week make it this one,

The Significance Manifesto”, by @umairh

Educate, elevate, and enlighten. I’m bored that most boardrooms see me as a "consumer," not a person. Business as usual shouts relentlessly at me to buy, buy, buy–to run faster and faster on a treadmill of hyper-consumption. But most–if not all–of it fails to make me healthier, wealthier, happier–or even slightly more interesting

Learn to master Twitter’s Advanced Search in 3 minutes –

HOW TO: Use Twitter’s Advanced Search by Mashable


As someone that lives and dies by email I strongly endorse these 10 tips from @the99percent

Email Etiquette for the Super-Busy – Learn it, love it, live it; I’ll love you for it.

If you’re into productivity you should check out a couple recent posts of my own,


I’m not the only hashtag evangelist – @RobinSloan has published 2 great posts about hashtags on the Twitter Media blog.

And in case you missed it I shared tips on effective hashtag usage using the Sugar Bowl as a case study.

Football, Hashtags, & Conversation Conversion

Link Dump

2 WordPress performance plugins I’m digging W3 Total Cache and Smush It

And finally, my friend @chad_gardner took a picture of his dog and it earned a spot on the local news’ snow coverage –


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