Jake Shimabukuro & Rob Machado Duet

I was just digging through some footage and found this video I filmed on my Olympus underwater camera that I use for surfing. Because I take this camera in the Ocean, the audio isn’t super perfect but it’s not too…

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Revealing Google’s Stealth Social Network Play

This post was collaboratively written on a wiki by Charlene Li, (who’s cross-posted) who maintains a focus on Leadership Strategy and Jeremiah Owyang, who maintains a focus on Customer Strategy. Together, we’re covering the convergence of emerging technologies at the Altimeter Group. Google has quietly been launching a social network right under our own chins.…

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Gettin all compliant and stuff

If you ever buy anything from my website, or anything I ever talk about, I get paid! Sometimes 50% or more! And when I make that money, I spend it on hippy food, tasty beverages, and fun stuff. I hope that’s…

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People on the Move in the Social Media Industry: Oct 6, 2009

Despite a downturn in the economy, we continue to recognize those moving in the social media space. I’ve started this post series (see archives) to both track and congratulate folks who get promoted, move, or accept new exciting positions. Please help me congratulate the following folks: Sony Electronics just hired Sukhjit Ghag as theSocial Networking…

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I’m coming to your town

If you read my last blog post then you know my life has dramatically shifted over the last few weeks. Here’s what I’m doing. 1. On November 17th I’m launching a new product. More info on that really soon. (PS: All fully…

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Headed to [Re]Think Hawaii Conference, Nov 1-5th

I’ve been invited back to Hawaii on Nov for [Re]Think Hawaii summit in Honolulu, Oahu, speaking on the panel for the Social Media Business Summit. If you want to attend, use the discount code “jeremiah” and receive 35% off the week pass. The focus of the summit is to focus a week is about “connecting…

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Damage Control: Social Media Reversals

Corporations continue to get blindsided by social media –which of course, is just a representation of underlying customer or product issues that should be fixed. Companies respond in three ways: 1) Ignore it and do nothing at their own peril, 2) Are responsive but not necessarily in control 3) Assert themselves and be proactive –even…

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The Post I Didn’t Want To Make

I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this for a while now. Well, here goes. With social media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook status updates and every other tool that  is readily available to broadcast your life, anonymity really is a…

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Companies Must Plan Holistically For Social –Beyond Marketing

Having just returned from vacation, (hence the break from blogging) I had the distinct pleasure of keynoting Silicon Valley AMA last night at Cisco’s Telepresence suites in Santa Clara. In my opening keynote, I had a specific message to marketing leaders in the valley to think holistic about social. I outlined some of the major…

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Swooping Ladies In Traffic With Cardboard Sign

A few years ago I became friends with a lot of the PUA’s, which is a acronym for “Pick Up Artist”. I have to admit, the majority of the guys are pretty damn cheesy in their attempt to lure unsuspecting women…

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