Tag: Twitter

What seven minutes on Twitter can get you

April 22nd – After ridiculous, “is this really happening?” success creating an almost 100% bartered-wedding, I decided to see what seven minutes on Twitter could do. We’re batting almost 1.000 with local folks we know, from friends to acquaintances, so I was curious to see what’d happen with corporate cold-call shout-outs so to speak.   Some Read more…

How a smart dead man makes me vow to get smarter

This post is a part of a collaborative project for the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, called happybirthdayshakespeare.com, where bloggers worldwide wish the Bard a Happy Birthday! and reflect on his impact on their lives.  @ShakespeareBT // #happybirthdayshakespeare Last year, I penned a post, How Shakespeare Made Me Feel Thin, about the time in elementary school when I was Read more…

Remedies for When People Rip You on Your Blog

Yesterday was a not-great day that can best be summed up with how it began – Meeting Instructions: Please arrive no later than 8:30 a.m. Left a bunch of must-do! work to rush to meeting on opposite side of the city.  Nothing was set up.  Lights off.  We arranged the tables and chairs.  Sitting around. Read more…

Pizza en route [shhhh!]

To thank Boyfriend’s parents for hosting us over the holidays, we sent something that each of them mentioned loving multiple times while we were there, a Giordano’s pizza.  Of course, that may have just been to make us Chicagoans feel better about our corrupt Governors, our frustrating residents who “save” parking spots via old furniture, Read more…

My naked presentation… Success! Failure! I don’t know!

I wrote in my last post that I think the worst position one could find oneself these days is as a bad presenter at a tech-conference.  Not only is every form of capturing-device capturing your every move – video, photo, audio, keyboard, I think I saw a sketch artist in the back corner – but Read more…

Summer camp for geeks… and I think I may be one!

Pics by Paul Saini In continuation of the Solo Life, I attended a two-day conference this past weekend, party of one.  But like has happened with the last few Solo Life attempts, being alone amongst strangers was thwarted.  A Dance Experiment participant and a Mingler guest were present.  But as we were all there to Read more…

Media coverage for my baby

Fun to track what others say about the Minglers, with the various types of media outlets out there. Facebook Status Updates – Spending the evening with a room full of strangers, on purpose.  Yikes. Mac ‘n Cheese mingling tonight! Watch my cousin on TV tonight!  ABC 10:30PM. Good times at Mac ‘n Cheese. Texts – Read more…