Seriously, the Toyota "Sienna Family" Series is Great

May 14th, 2010

Toyota has been running a series of commercials lately for their minivan, the Sienna, that are obviously targeting Gen Xers who are at that point in their lives where they are toting around young children.  And the spots are really funny.  They make fun of the minivan life and are so true.  I think these spots resonate with me because I have so many friends…

Location-Sharing Going Mainstream?

May 14th, 2010

The Today Show announced a partnership with Foursquare today (see video below).  Watch out, world: Foursquare is going mainstream.  Who's next?  Oprah? Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Social Media Stats Video, Updated

May 13th, 2010

Several months ago, there was a video released revealing social media stats.  Now there is a new one - see it below.  These stats change so fast, we could have entire different video to watch next month. So, don't get too attached to the numbers here. They will be greater next month. Social media is definitely not a fad.

The iPod Music Industry Takeover

May 12th, 2010

This infographic shared on Mashable a couple of days ago has me thinking about innovation in business today.  It wasn't just the device that drove the iPod into the only MP3 player of note, it was the iTunes store and the simplicity and functionality of the iTunes application for managing music.  All so clean and bundled together.   So smart.  We know this, but it is…

Talk Business Interview: Building Trust Online

May 11th, 2010

Thank you to Roby Brock of Talk Business for the invitation to talk about building trust in this information age on his program. Check out the Talk Business site and watch the interview here: Here are my full thoughts on the topic: In the online space, we can find almost everything about almost anyone or anything. We are truly living in an information age. We…