Small Town Rules

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by Barry Moltz and Becky McCray (Full disclosure: Becky is one of the organizers of #140conf Small Town, where I’ve spoken the last two years. She was kind enough to provide me with a review copy of her book.) This book, subtitled “How Big Brands and Small Business Can Prosper in a Connected Economy”, is a great look at the unique attributes that can make small town and rural businesses successful.


Business Use of Social Media

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This morning I’m giving a talk for the Dunn County Economic Development Corporation on “Business Use of Social Media.” You can find the resources for this talk here.


Is Social Media Working for Us?

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I’m in Green Bay this morning to present at the Leadership Wisconsin 2012 Conference, Rewriting the Rules. My talk is on social media analytics and tools, “Is Social Media Working for Us?“


Links for 03/29/2012

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Click Here for Customers

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I’m in Superior this morning to speak at the Click Here for Customers event set up by the UW-Superior Small Business Development Center. You can find the references and slides from this talk here.


Links for 02/22/2012

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Autodesk 123D - Free 3D Modeling Software, 3D Models, DIY Projects, Personal Fabrication Tools Free 3D modeling and design software. The ultra-cool part of this is that once you have designed something, you can send it off to be manufactured in plastic at relatively low cost. tags: blog 3d design Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.


Links for 02/16/2012

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Where Students Read Textbooks FREE | Flat World Knowledge | Flat World Knowledge A very cool new model for creating and distributing college textbooks. Uses the Creative Commons licensing model to allow professors to create their own course materials. tags: blog ebooks education Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.


Links for 11/03/2011

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Slide Design for Developers Some great, simple tips on how to make good presentation slides. tags: blog design Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.


Links for 10/31/2011

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IBM INNOV8: CityOne A Sim City like game created by IBM to illustrate lessons learned from their collection of white papers on smarter cities. tags: simulation ibm blog Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.


Links for 08/08/2011

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Visual.ly | Infographics & Visualizations. Create, Share, Explore A collection of really good info graphics. The site is also going to be offering some tools to help create your own info graphics. tags: info blog data Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.