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Prince – Purple Rain Tribute in Theaters and on Social Media

Thirty-two years later, Purple Rain is back in theaters for a one-week tribute to Prince Tower Theatre in Sacramento, CA,¬†showed Purple Rain tonight, April 25, 2016, to pay tribute to¬†Prince (who died April 21, 2016). When I first heard the news of Prince’s death I was shocked. Then super bummed! I’ve been a fan since…

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Chris Brogan's speech at New England XPO – Excerpts

Chris Brogan’s speech at New England XPO (excerpts): Mobile matters a great deal! 16pt plain-text “rules” in mobile, especially as consumers age. Web-enable your store’s location: Google.com/Places (add your physical store). >10% of complaints about a store experience – actually Tweeted from within the store Facebook: fastest-growing segment is 31-60 year olds, mostly women (to…

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Wadah Khanfar (Al Jazeera): A historic moment in the Arab world

As a democratic revolution led by tech-empowered young people sweeps the Arab world, Wadah Khanfar, the head of Al Jazeera, shares a profoundly optimistic view of what’s happening in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and beyond — at this powerful moment when people realized they could step out of their houses and ask for change.

More small businesses use Twitter, Facebook to promote – USATODAY.com

By Jon Swartz, USA TODAY A surge in social-media use by small businesses reflects a shift in how they operate and their comfort with increasingly easy-to-use technology. In growing numbers, small-business owners are adopting social-networking services, location-based services, Twitter and online video to promote products and services, according to a new study by MerchantCircle, a…