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Making the cultural arts work for your community

Although there are examples and case studies about how the arts can revitalize a town, you probably have anecdotal evidence from your own experiences, too. What is often the first step to a downtown renewal? Artists and creative types move … Continue reading

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Your town will never be the Social Media Capital of the World

An interview in the business section of my local paper featured strategist Peter Kim discussing business and social media. Nothing in it was particularly new or striking unless, frankly, one has not been paying attention to recent seismic shifts in … Continue reading

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The beginning of the end for Google

People may think I’m nuts, but Google+ is going to be the lever that begins prying Google away from total domination of much of our online lives. What follows is, of course, conjecture, but one thing I’ve learned over the … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Chickasaw Cultural Center village

This is the Chikasha Inchokka’ (“Chickasaw house”) traditional village compound, authentically re-created at the Chickasaw Cultural Center in Sulphur, Oklahoma. There’s a big council house, two summer houses, two winter houses, a corn crib and a ceremonial mound, all enclosed by a … Continue reading

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The most important thing I saw at Dell’s Social Media Listening Command Center

A giant paper map of the world, with push pins. Yeah, pretty analog, right? This map of Europe with the pins represents how Dell is becoming a “socialprise“….an enterprise that is adopting social communications across the entire organization and for … Continue reading

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