Archive for the ‘Events’ Category

It’s been a little bit since I posted, but I wanted to share an article that Maggie McGary and myself were quoted in for the Associations Now Interactive Extra. It’s all about building meeting buzz online; before, during and after the event. Check it out. Also, don’t forget the tips and ideas provided can extend […]


Back in March, I had the incredible pleasure of meeting Mr. Joe Gerstandt. He is an amazing person to converse with and an incredible speaker. I had the amazing opportunity to see him do the below Ignite presentation at ASAE Great Ideas. He’s probably one of the best speakers I’ve seen in awhile. Maybe it’s […]


The closing day of ASAE’s Membership, Marketing & Communications Conference (aka MMC) started off with Josh Bernoff. For those readers unfamiliar with Josh Bernoff, he’s the Sr VP – Idea Development with Forrester Research (full bio). Though I came in a little late (yeah traffic!), here are my notes from the session: 500 Billion impressions […]


So this is my second Ignite presentation I’ve been to in the past week (the other one being Ignite Baltimore 7). Since it’s kind of a firestorm of information, I’ve captured a key takeaway from each presentation. Enjoy! (btw, I will update with YouTube links when they are released) freak flag-flying (what, why, and how) […]


Social Media Gurus don’t do the job of the community manager. Content Leader Ben Martin admits this session is not for the social media experts, but offers a Think Web First – Go from the web or social media, popular ideas get pushed to the email newsletter and then escalated to the magazine. Relevance – […]


… to just shut up and listen. Something to think about. Gratuitous Plug: Myself, KiKi L’Italien, Peter Hutchins and Linda Chreno will be giving a session entitled Masters of Monitoring: Making Sense of Social Media Information at the ASAE Great Ideas Conference in Colorado Springs. Our session is on Tuesday, March 15th at 11:45am (local time). […]


Today watching the #sweetspot something occurred to me… Can associations be all things to all members? There were ideas flowing everywhere during the broadcast (and on the blogs for the past week) about how ASAE Annual can improve. My question is, can we as a community do all of them? This is something that I […]