Tag Archives: Social Media

GeekFluent’s Predictions for 2016

It’s that time of year when it seems like everybody is doing “Top Ten ${WHATEVER} in 2015” or “Predictions for ${INDUSTRY} in 2016” posts. I was feeling left out, hence my jumping on the bandwagon. Rather than restrict myself to … Continue reading

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Journey to EMC Elect 2015 (with Bonus Number-Crunching)

Today, EMC announced the list of names of those people named to the EMC Elect program for 2015. Now in its third year, the EMC Elect program seeks to recognize engagement with, commitment to, and leadership in the EMC technical community-at-large. … Continue reading

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Cisco Champions for 2015 Announced

Last year Cisco joined the ranks of companies running community recognition programs by creating their Cisco Champion program. These programs recognize those people who go above and beyond in their efforts to share knowledge — knowledge of products, techniques, tips … Continue reading

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The Great Community Experiment, While Successful, Draws to a Close

If you follow me on Twitter, or have received email from my personal account, you’ve seen my tagline: “Social Media Mad Scientist”. I do think of myself that way. I really enjoy experimenting with it, trying new things to find … Continue reading

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My Schedule for EMC World 2013

EMC World is almost here, and I’ve been spending a bit of effort figuring out how my time there would be best spent, and think I’ve got my schedule more or less worked out (there are only a couple double-bookings … Continue reading

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Recruiting Collaborators for Social Media Experiment #2

I have lots of opinions about Social Media (OK — to be fair, I have lots of opinions about almost everything…), but among them are: It’s still new — so new that no one gets to call themselves an expert … Continue reading

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Social Media Experiment #1: TBaaS

I would have to say that two distinctly different things in me came together to bring about this particular experiment. First, I continue to maintain that social media is still brand-new.  That means that nobody gets to call themselves an … Continue reading

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The Why of the Follow

Regardless of your medium of choice for social media — Twitter, Google Plus, LinkedIn, blog posts — the first, and easiest, measure of success is the number of followers you have. There are a lot of social media articles out … Continue reading

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