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I'm Jake McKee

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Job Board Update: 7 New Candidates & 10 New Job Openings

Lots of new job openings and job seekers! Community Job Seekers Looking for telecommute or traveling Community Manager position  () Community Manager seeking Work at Home employment  (Huntington Beach, California) Community Manager/ Social Media PR Guru  (Boston, MA) Online Community Manager/Executive, 10+ Years Experience  (San Francisco, CA) Online Community Manager  (San Francisco Bay Area, California) Online News/Content Media Professional  (Southeastern US) […]

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Presenting in Dallas: How LEGO caught the Cluetrain

Strangely, as much as I speak, I rarely do so in my hometown. The presentation I gave to Social Media Club Louisville, “How LEGO Caught the Cluetrain” was very well received and as luck would have it, SMC: Dallas needed a speaker. Having not spoken much in Dallas, I couldn’t turn the opportunity down. If […]

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Another take on non-organic community

I recently ran across an interesting, if not over the top, article about Communispace-style community and whether it’s “totalitarian”. It’s a bit extreme, but it’s interesting to see others talking about this topic. This article linked to a very interesting look at what the problem with non-organic communities is. Outlined below are the author’s main […]

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Six Drivers of Credibility

Pete Blackshaw, author of the new book Tell 3000, has collected up a very smart list of the six drivers of brand credibility. This list is brilliant in its simplicity.

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Rapid Fire – Sunday, July 20

Twitter URL = Uniform Person Locator (UPL)? Interesting idea that with twitter.com/usernames, we finally have (at least to some extent) “permanent” personal URLS. Tags: twitter, dailylinks View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

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Rapid Fire – Saturday, July 19

Eye Candy IS A Critical Business Requirement “Visual design is more than styling. It is function.” Fantastic presentation! Tags: design, webdesign, dailylinks Quotes Daddy | Over 1,000,000 Famous Quotes Cool quotes site – nicely done design and tech. Tags: quotes, webdesign, dailylinks Stacie Krajchir: 5 Reasons Why I Want To Kick Facebook’s Ass. Very funny […]

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Go Scott Monty!

Genius social media guy, Scott Monty has taken the plunge and joined Ford as their in-house social media guru. Adweek has the details (and a good article around big brands starting to step into this realm): When it comes to social media, Ford is an admitted neophyte. It dipped its toe in the water with […]

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FFF: Blurry Foreground

This week has been an interesting one as far as my business “larger picture” goes. More on this soon, but there are some exciting things in the works. When I saw this picture, it immediately made me think of my week: the big picture is clear, the end result is obvious, but the details to […]

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Rapid Fire – Thursday, July 17

Terminator Salvation Teaser There may be other Terminator 4 trailers, but this is the first I’ve seen. Damn, am I excited about this!! Tags: terminator, movies, dailylinks “Clone Wars”: Film Revives “Star Wars” Fun Wow, a Star Wars movie getting good reviews…. hard to believe, but exciting! Tags: starwars, movies, dailylinks iPhone Wallpapers – a […]

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OCRN: The Online Community Marketing, Growth and Engagement Report

The Online Community Research Network has released their latest research project: “The Online Community Marketing, Growth and Engagement Report”. Join up with the OCRN to get the full report (email me if you want the intro), or check out the d skinny here: The research study was initiated in May of 2008. The study was […]

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