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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

Relationship vs. Conversation

In the last couple of weeks there’s been a metric ton of discussion around the Chevy Tahoe Apprentice campaign. If you’ve been on a desert island and haven’t heard the overview, Chevy recaps it this way: By now, many of you have heard about the Chevy Tahoe’s appearance on a recent episode of the Apprentice. […]

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Delicious Daily Posting Setup

As part of wrapping up BlogFusion version 5.0, I’m finalizing new tech that allows me to use the Delicious Daily Posting functionality. This allows me to display  the links I’ve added to delicious each day on my blog. Pretty cool feature, and lets me show you what I’m paying attention to in the course of […]

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Make your own opportunties

I picked up the highly recommended Rich Dad’s Guide to Investing this weekend and started skimming it last night. Without trying to recap the entire concept, the point was being made that real money comes from making your own opportunities without having to spend tons of money to get there. We are living in absolutely […]

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Nothing like a good parody

Anyone who: is a brand manager works with brand managers does marketing of any sort for a living …will enjoy this site: verysuccessfulbrandmanager.com Funny stuff. Nothing like poking ourselves every once in a while!

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Great finds

I’ve come across a couple of great blogs lately that I’ve either just found or not paid due attention to in the past. Check them out, I’ll be here when you get back. Customer Experience Strategy Customers on Fire Functioning Form Blog Business World Advertising ourselves to death

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Reminder: Speaking at Experiental Marketing Summit

Just a reminder (there’s still time to book tickets!), I’ll be speaking at the Experiential Marketing Summit on May 8-10 in Chicago. Here’s the topic overview: EVENT TWIST: SUPPORTING YOUR OWN CUSTOMERS’ EVENTS The most passionate customers don’t wait for your marketing. Fan clubs and fanfests are popping up left and right as brand evangelists […]

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I’m not dead, I swear

Wow, what a crazy last couple of weeks. Lots of projects, new business work, and documentation like I’ve not done in a while. My poor little fingers are typed to the bone. I’ll be back in the blogging game starting next week, even though I’m off to Louisville for meetings one day next week. In […]

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I'm not dead, I swear

Wow, what a crazy last couple of weeks. Lots of projects, new business work, and documentation like I’ve not done in a while. My poor little fingers are typed to the bone. I’ll be back in the blogging game starting next week, even though I’m off to Louisville for meetings one day next week. In […]

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Quote of the day

Steve said, in reference to online communities: "Unrest compliments serenity… otherwise you couldn’t tell them apart" Classic!

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Music Meme

I don’t talk too much about me personally on the blog… probably a good thing, perhaps not (let me know in the comments). But I saw this music meme and thought I’d give it a whirl: HOW MANY SONGS DO YOU HAVE? 12,656 SORT BY SONG TITLE: First = () – Sigur Ros Last = […]

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