Tag Archives: #SoFresh

#InCaseYouMissedIt: #Shorty Awards: What are they – and how they tighten ur #Tweeps Community

18 Jan

Apropos #Shorty Awards…. Saving these in a safe place, perhaps?


  1. RT? “I nominate @MarkLaymon for #Shorty in #nonprofit because of his untiring work with NewTechCommunity.Com #SMCPBC!” http://bit.ly/shorty 3 minutes ago from TweetDeck
  2. I nominate @cruisesource #Shorty‘s #Travel because they took care of every detail – best trade show, @SoCruise #EVER! http://bit.ly/shorty 9 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  3. I nominate @cruisesource for a Shorty Award in #travel because I wrote this for @MissyWard: http://sn.im/socruiserecap http://bit.ly/shorty 11 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  4. I nominate @cruisesource for #Shorty Award in #Travel because I met @SoCruise‘s Partner @SoFresh‘s @Jakrose! #Gr8Tweep! http://bit.ly/shorty 15 minutes ago from Shorty Awards

  5. I nominate @cruisesource for #Shorty in #Travel because I got to hangout with @YvetteF & @AlexDC – unforgettable ones! http://bit.ly/shorty 16 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  6. I nominate @cruisesource for #Shorty Award in #Travel because of him I met @93Octane, @CouchSurfingOri, @DBirdy, et al! http://bit.ly/shorty 16 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  7. I nominate @cruisesource for a #Shorty Award in #travel because the #Tweetup #BonVoyage was largest #SMCSLF one! http://bit.ly/shorty
  8. I nominate @cruisesource for #Shorty in #travel because I learned a lot in that First #SoCruise – @Papparazos did too! http://bit.ly/shorty 18 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  9. I nominate @cruisesource #Shorty Award #Travel because he’s putting together #2010’s #SoCruise Alumni Reunion! http://bit.ly/shorty 19 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  10. I nominate @TweetDeck for #Shorty in #Apps because otherwise this place would not make sense (nor cents!) at all! #MMS http://bit.ly/shorty 22 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  11. I nominate @MarkLaymon for #Shorty in #nonprofit because of his untiring work with NewTechCommunity.Com – and #SMCPBC! http://bit.ly/shorty 23 minutes ago from Shorty Award
  12. I nominate @FJPalacio for a #Shorty in #Egocentric because he actually fell for this? and voted for himself? Oy Vey! 😉 http://bit.ly/shorty 25 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  13. I nominate @FJPalacio for a Shorty Award in #Humor because… He’s funny, sometimes? http://bit.ly/shorty 26 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  14. I nominate @ergeekgoddess for a Shorty Award in #networking because she keeps #LATISM conversation personable 24/7/365! http://bit.ly/shorty 27 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  15. I nominate @AnaRC for a Shorty Award in #smallbusiness because… [BY NOW I FORGOT; UR APP IS CENSORING ME!] #LATISM http://bit.ly/shorty 38 minutes ago from Shorty Awards
  16. Why #MajorTweep @cruisesource COOL 4 #Shorty in #Travel? ‘Cuz #SoCruise #MajorFactor @Tech_Tonic‘s http://bit.ly/7WZHk2 http://bit.ly/shorty about 1 hour ago from Shorty Awards
  17. I favorited a YouTube video — Downtown’s Got Talent Season 2 – Coming Soon http://youtu.be/QKLBuJ6LHks?a about 1 hour ago from Google
  18. Apropos http://MediaMentoring.Org‘s launch this Quarter FYI to my #LATISM #TOGS, #SoCruise, #SMCPBC Tweeps: http://bit.ly/4Vc4F8 #MMS‘s ‘Go’ about 1 hour ago from TweetDeck
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#InCaseYouMissedIt: @ExaminerCom: #SoCruise’s @GregCangialosi, CEO, Blue Sky Factory – on #GoogleWave and Social Media

29 Dec

These were originally posted in my blog as a set of notes on the sessions occurring at the maiden #SoCruise /@SoCruise voyage; and now here on Examiner.Com as a series on the value these events bring to marketers and individuals who are venturing into this nascent industry.

GregCangialosi is the CEO of Blue Sky Factory, a leading provider of email services, and as such, his keynote titled The Future of Connectivity encompassed a series of thoughts about different communication mediums- and how they become most relevant as we move forward; Greg then illustrated it with the current controversy surrounding the Beta Launch of GoogleWave which for many does not even make sense at all, but according to Greg contains “big implications that people miss out”

These kind of statements come from having “a passion that develops from how business communicate out” as he remarked and ellaborated on previous comments made by Chris Brogan apropos “you live and die by your database” and Lyell Petersen about Twitter remarking “this means you could end up with nothing.”

Cangialosis sees Email “as the glue” yet his company is always thinking about the new tools for business: prospects, current customers, the media, “whatever the audience may be”

His company’s been thinking about how businesses communicate during this whole shift from an organization turning into a publishing organization: where content/engagement marketing as the barriers to entry have been lowered to the point where “you have a webcam and you’re a content producer!” So how do we business people think about them in an integrated fashion is key also to when we think about the future: “A GoogleWave invite, It’s an interesting concept that it’s going to change the way we communicate: And the core piece lies the fact that behind all of this Google has published it as an open standard/protocol for the web (Open Source)

Greg’s intimate knowledge of the current SMTP standard which is in his view “laden with all sorts of issues and the implications for integration are there; so it’s necessary to know enough to be dangerous to one’s current email strategies.”

He concluded by stating that in a few short years, “companies are going to run their own wave servers: in other words, they will follow the mantra of integrate, integrate!” and if needed businesses will also take advantage to combine these google wave servers – all without the issues of current SMTP e-mail.

You can hear the entire audio transcript on my blog

#SoFresh – Tampa

Apropos the above interaction with key social/new media marketers there is an upcoming Social Fresh conference coming to Tampa on February 8, 2010

Social Fresh flagship events will have on average 30-35 speakers split between two rooms of content, stand alone featured speakers and panels. Check out http://socialfresh.com/speakers for a look at all past SoFresh speakers.

See the #SoCruise Album at my PhotoShelter Website

See the #SoCruise Album at my PhotoShelter Website

#Examiner (@ExaminerCom) My Landing Site/Page… and FIRST Article!

14 Dec

Well, seems like I’m getting somewhere this month, as some said, may have been the ablutions off the Yucatan Peninsula, the training fortwith, or just the fact that ‘nothing but net’ works offlines as well as online…

… anyway, here’s my FIRST ever “Examiner.Com” article, as the Social Media Examiner for Palm Beach County… stop by and say hi! enjoy! (and yeah, I pulled some of this from earlier entries, you’re not seeing double!… and yeah, it’s all ‘ bout the #Twitter!)

A New Gig!

A New Gig!

“First, one should ONLY consider using it when one would actually like or enjoy having the WHOLE world know and watch about all the minutiae that comes along with ‘something’ that anyone may have a proclivity towards speaking – or in this case, writing – about; be it an opinion, a product, or in many cases one’s existing website, blog or product, as its preeminence stems from its ability to quickly amplify most every thought that’s put out there, as the community picks it up and quickly shares it with its members…” (Examiner.Com, 2009)

Apropos, here’s the ‘video’ illustration as well



On #Gr8Tweeps I met at the #SoCruise: @RyanWynia’s #BYOB (Become Your Own Brand)

21 Nov

Well, as I just mentioned to someone who asked about the cruise…


Cruise went BEYOND my wildest expectations, met a ton of people, and must admit, the Cruise Ship environment was a GREAT bonding ‘framework’ as we spent those hours together, sharing, learning, and getting to know each other well…” (Me, 2009)


So as I got this Tweet via TweetDeck (as again, I’m trying to ILLUSTRATE the value of the medium to some stragglers in my FB list…)


Ryan Wynia

@RyanWinya: Hey Francisco! live show tonight if you can catch it! 6PM central! http://ow.ly/EmTo #BYOBSHOW


So I went there… and here’s what I found!


“We’ll be joined by a special guest, Kittie Watson, PH.d. One of Firebone’s key strategic partners, Kittie’s expertise in organizational communication, strategy, coaching and leadership has impacted Fortune 500 corporations such as SonyBMG, Entergy and Pfizer. Kittie creates opportunities for stimulating dialogue, innovation and change for clients across the globe. She has helped clients develop compelling messages around strategy and is focused on building more inclusive cultures. She designed several thought-provoking diversity initiatives including The A.R.T. of Diversity, ROI: Including and Valuing Talent, Beyond the Yellow Brick Road, and Filling the Pipeline: Women in Leadership. Watch the show live streaming or listen live streaming at 560WIND.com” (BYOB.COM, 2009)

And of course, here are the links…


Here… save you the clicking OUTSIDE the “Facebook Experience”… (thinkin’ of Mike Haines!)

http://byobshow.com/?page_id=2

and/or (above is UStream)… Read More

http://www.560wind.com/

(Gotta admit, AM sounds ‘great’ when streamed!… saved my day in terms of the #Gators game being PPV OR only at ESPN360.com)

And yeah, why not? more of what I saw/found at Ryan’s Blog…

Spindle Neurons - Mapping the Social Brain

Here… let me save you the jump over there… BUT do put it on your calendars! (your Neurons SHALL appreciate it!)

“Who you are won’t reach anyone if it doesn’t take root at a behavioral level within the organization. Brand culture is the sociological rituals and organizational style that bring brand beliefs, values, promise and personae to life. Culture is a continual process that involves senior management, management, and employees in every aspect of the organization to structure people, process, and technology for enduring brand success. When a brand consistently makes it from the board room to the break room, it reaches the fingerprints of an organization so every touch with stakeholders is distinctively, uniquely a hallmark or the brand.” (ibid, 2009)

Gotta love the DEPTH of some of my new #Tweeps!!!!…

[SPINDLE NEURONS DANCE THE CHACHA WITH ‘EM MIRROR ONES!…. SAAAAABOR!]

Need I say more? LOGON! and CALL IN!

#InCaseYouMissedIt: What #SoFresh #SoCruise was ALL about… (#FaceBooster on #BlogSpot and #PhotoShelter)

21 Nov

Social Fresh Cruise – Sessions Announcement

Our goal is for the Conference Sessions to be Fresh, Forward-Thinking, and Interactive. We want the sessions to spark ideas and conversation throughout the cruise whether that be at dinner, by the pool, at the cocktail parties, at the blackjack tables, etc.. After the cruise, the #SoCruise attendees will have a distinct advantage over those who did not attend thanks to a stronger network, new ideas, and rejuvenation from a 4-day Cruise Vacation!

Anchors Aweigh!

Anchors Aweigh!

Four 45 minute sessions are set. We are excited to announce that Chris Brogan will do a Reverse Q&A, Greg Cangialosi will be presenting the Future Interconnectivity of Email & Social Media, Amber Naslund Building ‘Real’ Communities, Jason Keath the future Democratization of specific Industries facilitated by Social Media (a similar panel Jason is pitching for SXSW made it to #8 on the Hot List). The subject matter on these may change slightly as we get closer to the Cruise!

To insure that the content is valuable and relevant to everyone sailing on the Social Fresh Cruise, attendees will pitch Session ideas, Q&As, Panels, interviews, etc. for the remaining 4 sessions. We are going to use IdeaScale to facilitate the process. Many attendees have inquired about the opportunity to speak on the Cruise, this is your chance to speak or suggest a topic. So get your pitches ready and we’ll start the process soon. Follow @SoCruise on twitter for the announcement with link to start making your session pitches.

http://socialfresh.com/

Also:

http://facebooster.blogspot.com/2009/11/socruise-real-online-communities-amber.html

http://facebooster.blogspot.com/2009/11/socruise-day-two-sessions-future-of_15.html

http://facebooster.blogspot.com/2009/11/socruise-day-two-sessions-future-of.html

http://facebooster.blogspot.com/2009/11/socruise-s-chrisbrogans-reverse-q-day.html

http://facebooster.blogspot.com/2009/11/socruise-misskatiemo-sezmusic-industry.html

#SoCruise #SoFresh #Papparazzo #Stash @PhotoShelter… yay!

19 Nov

Well, since WordPress.Com won’t let me do the <embed> nor <object> tags from PhotoShelter, it all ended up in the BlogSpot blog… so here, as it’ll take it via RSS into Facebook, I have then listed the URL’s for each of the albums, so that you can either use the embeddable PhotoShelter Object in your OWN blog… or download them one by one…. ready?

Embarking in Miami

Welcoming Party and Registration

First Evening at Sea, ending up at MiniGolf on deck 11…

First Day at Sea, First Round of Sessions…

Beach Party at Carlos and Charlie’s in Cozumel…

Embarking at Dusk/Evening, great shots of the Boat… I mean, SHIP!

Then, shots from the last Dinner together, aboard the Carnival Destiny…

And finally (for now!)… the BATHROBE PARTEE! Yay!

What? did I miss some pics? WHICH ONES? O Dio Mio!…

Finally… a NOTE:

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#InCaseYouMissedIt: @ExaminerCom: #SoFresh Tampa: February 8th, Calling All Local Social Media Pros & Marketers

8 Jan

This note was originally posted on Examiner.Com

This is a quick post based on a Facebook Event created this morning to invite/rally Locals to attend the closest iteration of the Social Fresh Event in Tampa… based on earlier articles posted here, I’m sure y’all can see the value in terms of Networking, Learning and Face-to-Face interaction with those pushing the envelope in the industry…
First I tweeted out the event…
  • Via #FB: http://bit.ly/5wP71Y for #SoFla Locals (I.e. #SMCSFL, #SMCPBC and #MMS Tweeps) attend @SoFresh Tampa 02/08/10 (Either Carpool/Bus?)
And the event page on Facebook actually reads.

Hola!

Are you heading to Tampa for #SoFresh on February 8th?

We are trying to rally a few locals here in SoFla to see if we can either carpool, or better yet, hire a bus to take us back and forth, ought to be more affordable than staying there overnight; hafta leverage the proximity, right?

Don’t know what SoFresh is? Cruise was a BLAST, and this ought to be too!

** Social Fresh Website at: http://socialfresh.com/tampa/

**When?

Monday, February 8th, 2010

7am to 6:30pm +/- Happy Hour

**Where?

Doubletree Hotel Tampa Westshore

4500 West Cypress Street

Tampa, FL 33607

Tel: 1-813-879-4800

Fax: 1-813-873-1832

** Social Fresh Tampa Speakers

Social Fresh flagship events will have on average 30-35 speakers split between two rooms of content, stand alone featured speakers and panels. The below list is just the start of who will be joining us in Tampa.

Check out http://socialfresh.com/speakers for a look at all past SoFresh speakers.

So I hope this is a good, advance notice, a sort of “New Year’s Resolution” for those working in the field…
Saludos!

Want to review the whole event? sure! here’s the stash at my blog