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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

ASK: Creating a great resume

(This is part of Ask the Community Guy, an ongoing series of questions posed by readers for Jake, the Community Guy) Dovetailing the conversation about Community Management jobs, I thought it was a good time to also discuss creating a great resume. I have this conversation regularly with people of all ages, skill levels, and […]

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Rapid Fire – Wednesday, January 30

YouBama – The Citizen Generated Campaign Fantastic quasi-mashup site bringing a bunch of “why I support Obama” videos together into one location. Very cool! Tags: politics, obama, dailylinks Is This Ethical for a Blogger/Journalist ? – Blog Maverick Mark Cuban asks an interesting question about where the ethical boundaries are for a journalist who interviews […]

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Dallas plays host to SXSW networking event

On Monday, February 4th, the SXSW crew and Dallas geeks will be hanging out at Zubar (2012 Greenville Ave) from 7 to 9 PM. Won’t you join us?

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“Now is Gone” Review

I met Geoff Livingston, author of the new-ish book Now is Gone, at BlogOrlando back in September. He was a great guy, very passionate about his work, so I was excited to read his new book. Here’s the Amazon synopsis: Now Is Gone seeks to help businesses embrace Social Media intelligently. Readers can learn if […]

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Rapid Fire – Tuesday, January 29

Cartype : Car cut-aways Ever since I was a kid I’ve had a huge fascination for these types of cutaway drawings. So cool. I can’t imagine a more difficult craft than technical illustration…imagine doing this without the aid of a computer! Tags: art, illustrations, dailylinks View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

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Rapid Fire – Monday, January 28

Wells Fargo Blogs: Join The Conversation I came across the Wells Fargo blog portal today. It’s a fantastic implementation, especially for such a “traditional” business. Tags: communityportal, blogging, corporateblog, dailylinks View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

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Community Manager Employement & Employees

Last week I wrote several different posts about community management positions. To make it easy to find them in the future, I thought I’d bundle them all together. How do I hire a Community Manager? Looking to hire a community manager but not sure where to start or even what you’re looking for? This is […]

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Happy birthday, LEGO brick!

Sing with me: “Happy birthday, to you. Happy birthday, to you. Happy birthday, LEGO briiiiick. Happy birthday, to you.” That’s right, that wonderful little piece of plastic is 50 years old. My first LEGO set arrived in my hands in 1977, and my mom had to look high and low to find it and the […]

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Rapid Fire – Sunday, January 27

Kind of a Big Deal – Amber Night Now *this* is how you make a self-promotional video! Tags: video, youtube, blogging, dailylinks Jay Morrissey ยป The Art of Verbal Intimidation : Learn it and fight back! Great pointers for dealing with problematic people. Tags: speaking, dailylinks View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

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Speaking: Cluetrain Manifesto – 10 years later

I’ve been asked by my friends at The Conversation Group to join a panel called: “There’s a New Conversation, Cluetrain Manifesto – 10 years later”. I’ve very excited about the event for a number of reasons, not least of which is my co-presenters. You too can join the event (details below), and I hope to […]

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