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I'm Jake McKee

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Blog Commenting 2.0 cometh!

Yesterday was a very exciting day for bloggers of all stripes. HUGE things are afoot for every one of us, and most of you probably missed the news. The global commenting system IntenseDebate was acquired by Automattic, the company that owns WordPress.com and drives the WordPress.org project. This is literally going to revolutionize the way […]

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Rapid Fire – Wednesday, September 24

Apple’s App Store Is a Winner Good review of the Apple App store. The app store and the iPhone are what finally caused me to put aside me disinterest in “The Mobile Web” that we’ve been hearing so much about for 10+ years. Tags: iphone, itunes, mobile, dailylinks Web 2.0: Don’t forget the business risks […]

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Zappos’ 10 Principles

Have you heard of Zappos.com? If not, you need to start paying attention. Zappos is a rising (well, risen) star in the ecommerce space. They’re selling an insane amount of shoes and clothing, and it’s due in no small part to their fantastic outlook on customer service, employee training and support, and word of mouth […]

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Rapid Fire – Monday, September 22

Welcome to the Museum 2.0 Living Archive! – Museum 2.0 Living Archive I’m looking forward to seeing more Web 2.0 and social tech usage for the traditional museums. I’ve been loving the historical photo collections that are being shared on Flickr. I can’t wait to see more than photos being shared, and more importantly becoming […]

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Guest Post: Web 2.0 Expo Recap

Note from Jake: My genius buddy Ashley Glennon from T-Mobile’s product design team was at Web 2.0 Expo last week. We were emailing back and forth about his thoughts of the event and I thought “Hey! This needs to be shared!” Ashley was kind enough to do a guest post for us. His thoughts on […]

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FFF: BlogWorld Expo

One of the many, many reasons I love my industry and my job within it: this is what I have to look forward to as a “business-related function tonight”. Original photo by Brian Solis

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Rapid Fire – Thursday, September 18

The Passively Multiplayer Online Game, PMOG “PMOG is the Passively Multiplayer Online Game. To play, you’ll need to Get Firefox and Add Our Extension. This game allows you to leave traps or gifts on any web page. You can also take missions across the internet, discovering new content while leveling up.” Tags: gaming, pmog, dailylinks […]

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Rapid Fire – Wednesday, September 17

‘Jelly’ sweet opportunity | Denton Record-Chronicle | News for Denton County, Texas | Local News The Denton Record-Chronicle newspaper covers the first JellyInDenton event. It was great fun. I wish Denton wasn’t so far away from me. Tags: jelly, coworking, dailylinks View all my bookmarks on Ma.gnolia

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Do you know who your real brand manager is?

At iMedia Brand Summit yesterday, I was floored by a comment from Jerry Courtney, Group Manager at Target. He said that they don’t think of retail employees at the stores as “clerks”, but as “brand managers”. After all, his point was, the frontline employees have vastly more control over the actual brand perceptions than anyone […]

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VIDEO: The future of viral marketing

Absolutely hilarious…. mainly because I can actually see it happening…

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