On July 25th, 2007, I created my first blog post. It’s hard to believe it’s been five years and a lot has changed in that time. The focus of CRUCES has shifted with digital culture and I’ve been very lucky in that my passion for mobile/social & location is now at the forefront of marketing’s …

I’ve been hearing a lot of rumbling lately from numerous Tweeps that business people should learn to code since technology is now so ingrained in business. Having a foot in technology and a foot in marketing I feel somewhat qualified to respond to this suggestion. Here are some things to consider. Technology is a matter …

Link to Viddy + Instagram = Ptch

From Wikipedia: Hashtags are words or phrases prefixed with the symbol #, a form of metadata tag. Also, short messages on microbloggingsocial networking services such as Twitter, identi.ca orGoogle+ may be tagged by including one or more with multiple words concatenated, e.g.: #Wikipedia is an #encyclopedia From “Michael-Myers-pedia”: Hashtags are words or phrases prefixed with the # symbol , that allow people to discover content, product and/or …

I posted about Media Stacking last year and this is a great infographic highlighting the differences in behaviors based on types of programing. Very cool!

Link to Augmented Reality Catalog from IKEA

My Tweets and RTs below have some amazing stories in them. And some sentiment . . .

Link to Snyc your Amex card to your Twitter account for deals! (video)

I posted about Amex’s foray into the world of mobile and social back in March but just found this “how to” video. Enjoy!

I posted about the future of search being a three layer cake two years ago and in it I outlined a three tabbed SERP solution with social (filtered) results being first, business results being second and academic results on the third tab. I somehow missed this TED Talk (thanks to @jmarkow) from @elipariser on “filter bubbles”, …

A student sent me this. Not sure I agree with it completely (especially the position of Twitter) but pretty interesting.