Social Media Listening – The Workshop!

I’m one of those social media geeks that never stops talking about how important listening is. So I often find myself presenting a session on the topic, as I did at the 2010 Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits. My good friend Danielle Brigida and I followed our session with a workshop where our students built a… Continue reading Social Media Listening – The Workshop!

The Christopher Donahue Blog

I wanted to give a shout out to my friend Christopher Donahue, and his brand new shiny blog. Chris works with me, so we are constant talking about webby things, including SEO. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is used by webby types to improve a site’s page ranking and position in search engine results, and it’s… Continue reading The Christopher Donahue Blog

Categorized as Blogging, SEO

Blog Count

I gave a division-wide presentation on blogging a couple weeks ago, and my coworkers kept a running tally of how many times I used the word “blog”. 114! Not bad for 35 minutes. I’m speaking to a group of librarians tomorrow on blogging, and it’s a full hour! I put the over/under at 210.

Check Me Out at

If you’d like to check out the blogging I’m doing for my company, head on over to and check it out. It’s all about nonprofits, technology, and business. Enjoy!

Year of the Gator Indeed

The party is over. Hoops season is complete. Spring Break in Bracketville has given way to finals prep and summer job searches. After a bracket-gone-wild pre-party, little George Mason showed up at the kegger with some bruises and shoulder chips. LSU, despite post-Katrina chaos raging on, managed to down twelve beers at the wet t-shirt… Continue reading Year of the Gator Indeed

Write Right! :: Key Takeaways Part I

Writing is hard. There are rules. There are exceptions to the rules. Sometimes the exception is the rule. Throw-in perspective, irregular verbs, punctuation, and style and you’ve created alphabet soup with a side of insanity. I’ve been sifting through books on writing, and have finally found a useful one. Jan Venolia’s Write Right! is the… Continue reading Write Right! :: Key Takeaways Part I