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May 13th, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers Episode 7: Brian Simpson, Roger Smith Hotel

Episode 7 of Conversations with Community Managers (co-produced with The Community Roundtable) features Brian Simpson, Director of Social Hospitality at the Roger Smith Hotel in New York City. Podcast highlights include: How online extends and combines with the vital offline relations and events in the hospitality industry A discussion of whether or not being a nimble […]

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May 7th, 2010

Social Media Breakfast, Boston- Creating Brand Advocates

I consider it a privilege, living in Boston, to be associated with one of the most active, creative and just plain smart groups of social media thinkers in the world. One of our regular gatherings s the Social Media Breakfast, which takes place in many cities, but was founded (as was PodCamp) right here in […]

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May 6th, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers Episode 6: Sonny Gill, DeVry University

Episode 6 of Conversations with Community Managers (co-produced with The Community Roundtable) features Sonny Gill, Community Manager for DeVry University. Podcast highlights include: Regulatory hurdles for social media participation in the education sector The importance of integrating and harnessing the disparate internal communities at educational institutions The importance of students as an ever-changing and tech-savvy […]

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April 29th, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers Episode 5: Shwen Gwee, SocialPharmer

Voce Communications has partnered with The Community Roundtable to produce a new podcast series,Conversations with Community Managers. In this series, Voce’s Doug Haslam and The Community Roundtable’s Jim Storer speak with people from a variety of industries about their efforts with online community; what they are doing, the challenges and opportunities unique to their industry, […]

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April 26th, 2010

Impressions From New Communications Forum

This past week, I attended the New Communications Forum, birthplace of the Society for New Communications Research. It was my first visit (finally) to this event, and as expected there was lots to learn, discuss—and ask. Here are some impressions of the sessions I attended, along with samples of in-the-moment Twitter commentary: Tuesday opening keynote […]

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April 22nd, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers Episode 4: Rachel Happe, The Community Roundtable

Voce Communications has partnered with The Community Roundtable to produce a new podcast series,Conversations with Community Managers. In this series, Voce’s Doug Haslam and The Community Roundtable’s Jim Storer speak with people from a variety of industries about their efforts with online community; what they are doing, the challenges and opportunities unique to their industry, and […]

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April 15th, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers Episode 3: Ryan Paugh, BrazenCareerist.com

Voce Communications has partnered with The Community Roundtable to produce a new podcast series,Conversations with Community Managers. In this series, Voce’s Doug Haslam and The Community Roundtable’s Jim Storer speak with people from a variety of industries about their efforts with online community; what they are doing, the challenges and opportunities unique to their industry, and […]

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April 8th, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers Episode 2: Tim Walker, Hoovers

Voce Communications has partnered with The Community Roundtable to produce a new podcast series, Conversations with Community Managers. In this series, Voce’s Doug Haslam and The Community Roundtable’s Jim Storer speak with people from a variety of industries about their efforts with online community; what they are doing, the challenges and opportunities unique to their […]

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April 1st, 2010

Conversations with Community Managers. Episode 1: DJ Waldow, Blue Sky Factory

Voce Communications has partnered with The Community Roundtable to produce a new podcast series, Conversations with Community Managers. In this series, Voce’s Doug Haslam and The Community Roundtable’s Jim Storer speak with people from a variety of industries about their efforts with online community; what they are doing, the challenges and opportunities unique to their […]

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March 18th, 2010

Topics and Lessons from Guest-Hosting For Immediate Release

After about five years as a listener, I had the good fortune to be asked to co-host an episode of the podcast “For Immediate Release” with Shel Holtz; I was filling in for regular co-host Neville Hobson, and I hope I represented Voce Nation well. While the show notes are posted at the FIR site, […]

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