Does one bad product taint the brand?

Yes­ter­day I pur­chased a Blue Snow­ball Snow­flake USB micro­phone. I was going to use it to record some voice-overs for an upcom­ing Empire Aven­ue over­view video, but as you can guess by my use of the word ‘was’ in this sen­tence, it did­n’t hap­pen. The Flaw You see, the mic was bad. DOA. Toast. This […]

Still wondering why people follow me on Twitter

Last year, I wrote a couple of posts explor­ing the reas­ons why people fol­low me on Twit­ter: Won­der­ing why people fol­low me on Twit­ter? The reas­ons why people fol­low me on Twit­ter Well a year has passed since I did that basic research, and Twit­ter has been ‘improved’ in the mean­time — revised ReTweet func­tion, […]

Blogging is nothing to be afraid of

Though the name Blog sounds hor­rible; per­haps the name of a large pool of dank, dark, brack­ish water that even­tu­ally spawns a mon­ster so hor­rible, only the most stal­wart of cleft-chinned her­oes could pos­sibly defeat it, Blog­ging really is noth­ing to fear. Really… …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts […]

The reasons why people follow me on Twitter

In the pre­vi­ous post, I star­ted to answer the ques­tion “Why people fol­low me on Twit­ter.” I went through some back­ground, reviewed my tweet his­tory, and wrote a bit about my exper­i­ence using Twit­ter­’s Dir­ect Mes­sage (DM) to ask the ques­tion. This fol­low-on post gets into the actu­al reas­ons and num­bers. Over the three months […]

Wondering why people follow me on Twitter?

About 6 months ago I got curi­ous as to why people were fol­low­ing me on Twit­ter. Basic­ally I asked them… and then found out some rather inter­est­ing things, both about why they were fol­low­ing me and also about the evolving etiquette around Twit­ter inter­ac­tions. This has turned into a two-part post. Ini­tially I was going […]