I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

USS Green Bay, here I come!

USS Green Bay, here I come!

Posted on 24 Aug 2009 in Blogging/Podcasting, Things I Like | 2 comments

A few months back, some bloggers were invited to fly onto the USS Nimitz, a working aircraft carrier. Reading the stories of the trip (here, here, here), I was jealous beyond belief. You see, one of my life goals is to visit (hopefully via an arrested carrier landing) such a ship. I saw Top Gun […]

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Top 10 Customer Experience blogs

Posted on 06 Jul 2009 in Ant's Eye View, Blogging/Podcasting | 3 comments

The fine folks at Six Apart asked the Ant’s Eye View team to share our Top 10 Customer Experience blogs. We’ve put together what I think is a pretty strong list of blogs you may or may not be reading. Here’s the first three on the list, just as a teaser. If you want to […]

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Confusing the blogging concept with the current ecosystem

Posted on 17 Dec 2008 in Blogging/Podcasting | 3 comments

Paul Boutin published an odd, and fairly short sighted article in Wired. His basic premise is that three things are driving blogging to irrelevance: Twitter and online video making publishing even easier than blogging once made publishing Blogs have detractors Big “blogs” like Engadget and Huffington Post, there’s no chance that you’re going to get […]

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Graco blog is fantastic

Posted on 03 Mar 2008 in Blogging/Podcasting | 11 comments

As a (relatively) new parent, the Graco brand certainly has made a footprint in our household. Through a new Twitter friend, I found out about the new(ish) Graco blog. As a corporate blog, this is one of the best I’ve seen yet. That’s pretty impressive considering the role the Graco Legal Department probably played in […]

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ASK: My tips for a great presentation

Posted on 27 Jan 2008 in askcommunityguy, Blogging/Podcasting, Business Strategy | 12 comments

(This is part of Ask the Community Guy, an ongoing series of questions posed by readers for Jake, the Community Guy) In the last few years I’ve presented to more audiences than I can remember. Literally. I try to refine my presentations every time I give one, and feel like I’ve gotten pretty decent. I […]

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