Twitter: Three Years Later

July 9, 2011

I am pretty good at remembering dates so it seems logical that I would remember my three-year Twitterversary. I can’t remember how I first found Twitter, although I am pretty sure that I was on the popular social-networking site before Oprah was. When I first joined on July 9, 2008, there was little direction and…

Why The Royal Wedding is Like Building Social Media Relationships.

April 29, 2011

I’ve never been a fan of big weddings. While it is wonderful to share a special occasion with the bride and groom, you never really get to spend any time with them at the event. They spend much of their time briefly chatting with friends and family before being pulled away to speak to the…

Event Camp 2010: This is Our Story

January 16, 2010

In mid-2009, Christina Costerasked if anyone involved in the Twitter group, #Eventprofs, was interested in producing an unconference for event professionals. With a lack of low-cost meetings for the meetings industry, I jumped at the idea. After several planning calls with Christina, Jeff Hurt, Mike McAllen and Mike McCurry, Event Camp 2010 was born.

Social Media and the First-time Attendee

January 14, 2010

I recently attended the PCMA Convening Leaders conference in Dallas, TX. I was a first time attendee, but I was not your average first-timer.