Thank You!

I have so much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving… healthy and exceptional children, fantastic friends, and a dream job. As for my blog, the person I owe the most thanks to is YOU! Here is a list of commentors on my blog (in order of number of comments!). Your engagement in this blog is the driving force behind the quality of content that I try to put here day after day. Mike Schinkel modifoo

Our 2012 Super Bowl, Version 2!

Progress continues! Pat Coyle and I have been working with the great talent (Tim and Curtis) over at Innovative on enhancing the website dedicated to the bid for the 2012 Super Bowl here in Indianapolis. The Super Bowl Committee is being led by Mark Miles, President of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership. Mark is doing an exceptional job already, readily adopting web technologies to inform and enlist the support of the community. This ‘version’ of

Is Responsible Marketing Rewarded?

Years ago, Seth Godin penned the famous phrase Permission Marketing and wrote a fantastic book on it. I have an autographed copy that I cherish and I’ve bought every book since. Permission-based marketing is fantastic because your customer has given you their permission to market to them – a fine agreement. I’ve just picked up Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future by Bill McKibben at the behest of good friend Pat

Would Your Company Blog If Your Life Depended On It?

There’s some folks that think that bloggers are hunkered down in our basements with open boxes of pizza and Mountain Dew everywhere. There’s another view of bloggers that you might not be aware of. Bloggers are social people that crave communication (and sometimes attention!). Today, I had a fantastic morning meeting with some folks from Sharp Minds. I had the opportunity to discuss my experiences on blogging with the group and provide some insight into