David Armano is still inspired by blogging

After getting a couple cavities taken care of at the dentist this morning, I went over to an Edelman Vancouver-sponsored event to hear Edelman EVP David Armano talk about the state of social media—and his reflections on it as well (mentioned this earlier this week, in case you missed it). Amazingly enough, I’ve known David […]

Google opens Plus to all, let’s you share your circles, followers skyrocket—Your move Twitter

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This week Google enabled Google+ users to start sharing their circles with other users. Many folks, like me, who were included in circles by folks like Robert Scoble, Thomas Hawk, and Jason Calacanis saw their follower numbers jump. Hugely. Many users, like Fraser Smith found that their number of followers on Google+ eclipsed their number […]

Is Google+ New or Just the New Google Wave?

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So that’s what Google has been working on for the past year+. Google made it official in their Google+ blog post that Google is going full bore (again) into “social”. Word is that this slow public release (think early days of Gmail, but maybe even slower) is designed to prevent failures like Google Buzz and […]

Return of the long form—Tweet thee no more?

There’s been a lot of buzz (pun intended) about the return of the “long form blog”—which is kinda ironic that blog posts are now considered “long form” content—Leo Laporte is trying to get back into posting more regularly after a snafu with his Google Buzz feed. Folks like Louis Gray never abandoned blogging, they just […]