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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

One voice can change the world

As most of you kind readers know, I’m a huge Obama supporter. I’ve voted for Obama for a number of reasons, but not least of which is that I believe him to be the “Social Media Candidate”. He’s a candidate who believes in a politics that aligns directly and absolutely with the social media premise: […]

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LinkedIn adds Apps….and relevance

Let me say this right up front: LinkedIn is a solid platform, and I’m a member of the site. I keep my profile updated, I happily forward connection requests, and I follow Mario’s updates. That said, I don’t consider myself a “user” of the site. I don’t visit unless I’m responding to something, and rarely […]

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SpinSpotter Community Managment Fireside Chat

Amy, SpinSpotter’s Community Manager put together a fantastic introduction video. This video is an easy and cheap way to share a bit about the SpinSpotter, but also does a great job introducing Amy, the person. When we see personality, we have a built-in human desire to help out. After watching the video, don’t you want […]

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Kindle: Me and Oprah Agree

My latest DigitalNomads.com post is live! Here’s the opening of Kindle: Me and Oprah Agree : There are not many things that Oprah and I agree on, but when I heard her endorsement of the Kindle, I felt like we were nerds united. “I’m telling you, it is absolutely my new favorite thing in the […]

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Rapid Fire – Wednesday, October 22

BlockSite :: Firefox Add-ons Spending too much time reading the political sites and not enough time working in these last few days before the election? Here’s a Firefox extension to help block those dang news sites! Tags: politics, firefox, productivity, dailylinks Billy Bragg on Succeeding in a Recession – Harvard Business Online’s The Front Burner […]

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EVENT: Dallas Forrester Tweetup next week

If you’re in or around Dallas, you might want to think about attending the Tweetup organized by Alexis at Forrester. She’s pulling together quite a few people from the various interactive and marketing groups around town. Since the Forrester Consumer Forum is in town that week, you can bet there’s going to be quite a […]

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Rapid Fire – Tuesday, October 21

Twitter / Amber_Alert The Amber Alert system joins twitter. Very simple, very effective. Hopefully, anyway. Tags: twitter, dailylinks AppLoop – Mobile Application Services Very interesting tool that allows you to create an iPhone application from your blog content with a simple wizard. Still in invite-only beta, but wow, very cool. Can you imagine how cool […]

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If Grandma was on Facebook

Ever wondered what it would be like to see your grandparents using Facebook the same ways your kids do? Here’s your chance.

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Rapid Fire – Monday, October 20

Solutions Stars Video Conference Delivers Online Marketing Tips » The Buzz Bin “Network Solutions is producing the Solutions Stars Video Conference on October 29 at 1 p.m. This free video conference aims to provide insights and online marketing tips to small businesses. It will be of great service to small businesses, particularly now that the […]

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New book: Social Media Marketing – an hour a day

My friend Dave Evans has recently published a great book called “Social Media Marketing – an hour a day“. I had the pleasure of acting as Dave’s technical editor on the development of the book. It was a fun precursor to the creation of my own book… coming soon. No really! Be sure to check […]

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