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5 Twitter Thought Leaders on Government

5 Twitter Thought Leaders on Government

I believe the following 5 people could be considered thought leaders for government-based social media, and Twitter in particular: Mark Drapeau (@cheeky_geeky) – Dr. Mark D. Drapeau is the 2006-08 AAAS Science & Technology Policy Fellow at the Center for Technology and National Security Policy of the National Defense University, Fort Lesley J. McNair, U.S. [...]

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First Reading Reflections for my Twitter Class

First Reading Reflections for my Twitter Class

Cover via Amazon What struck me first about the Cluetrain Manefesto was  the copyright date – 1999, 2001.  The Cluetrain Manefesto was certainly early.  Even before the advent of Web 2.0 platforms, the Cluetrain Manefesto was encouraging conversation between businesses and customers while deriding businesses for their short-sighted marketing practices. The “Markets are Conversations” chapter reveals [...]

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Twitter Book Thoughts Take 2

Twitter Book Thoughts Take 2

While researching the government’s use of Twitter, I’ve found that I need to make an important decision soon – should I focus my writing on government agencies or on elected officials?  There is certainly a difference between best practices of a government agency and an elected official.  Primarily, elected officials are going to be political [...]

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Strategies for Digital Storytelling Proposal – ‘Transportation’

Strategies for Digital Storytelling Proposal – ‘Transportation’

I’ve started work on my second Master’s degree at the UW MCDM.  One of my classes, Strategies for Digital Storytelling, requires me to turn in my assignments in blog form.  This is great for me, as I will finally be able to keep my blog active again! Our class is trying to do something pretty [...]

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Update on YongoPal

Update on YongoPal

(Crossposted from YongoPal) In February, my long time friend and roommate, Darien asked me to help him revive his company, now named YongoPal.  The company provides conversational English tutoring to South Koreans. Quite a bit has happened in the last few months, and I want to briefly reflect on the progress we’ve made since this [...]

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Our first commercial site goes live!

Our first commercial site goes live!

My business partner, Mike, and I just got our first website to go live a few nights ago for our new business Sayenko Design. The site is for a small window cleaning business in Bellevue. The site is simple, yet professional, and we are pretty happy with it.

The name of the business is ProCare Advantage.

We tried to design the site in a way that allows the client to update content easily. Both the text on each page and the forms are easy to edit through Wordpress.

A blog was also included to help put a more human face on the business, while boosting search engine optimization.

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