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MTV Hiring a TJ: Tweet Jockey

14 June 2010

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MTV (which, according to some sources used to play actual music videos) is asking the twitterverse and its audience to help them find the first ever TJ – Tweet Jockey, a social-media maven they will pay $100k to twitterfy the universe with MTV-rich goodness 24/7/365 Turn your tweets into a $100k job at MTV! MTV [...]

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New Office Policy

23 March 2009

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EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY NEW OFFICE POLICY Dress Code: 1) You are advised to come to work dressed according to your salary. 2) If we see you wearing Prada shoes and carrying a Gucci bag, we will assume you are doing well financially and therefore do not need a raise. 3) If you dress poorly, you need to [...]

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Unexpress Checkout

13 March 2009

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Point-of-Sale systems hate me. I try to do my duty as a consumer and deal with the anti-care, “self-checkout” robots, built mysteriously similar to “one-armed bandit” style casino games. … Except, at casinos, there’s a chance you might get money back. My most-awkward problem with any transaction these days is navigating the credit-card scanner/pin-number-entry/would-you-like-to-donate-$2-to-the-march-of-dimes/please-swipe-your-card-at-any-time teminals. [...]

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Presentation Tonight: Career Growth in a Shrinking Economy

12 November 2008

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I’m speaking tonight at the Salt Lake ColdFusion User Group at 4:30 on “Career Growth in a Shrinking Economy” Career Growth in Shrinking Economy In the last SLCFUG meeting for the year Robert Merrill from Utah Tech Jobs will join us. He will be speaking on how to grow one’s career in difficult times. Click [...]

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Social Networks Keep You In Touch & Relevant: Utah CEO Magazine

7 November 2008

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I was quoted, along with my friend Jason Alba, in Utah CEO Magazine’s november issue, an article called “Making Connections” by Kevin Canterra.  Here’s a snippet: Network success For business professionals looking for a better job or trying to advance in a current ne, “LinkedIn is the [social networking presence] you absolutely have to have,” [...]

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Helping Co-workers Try Twitter

24 October 2008

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A guest post over at Pistachio’s blog might help you get colleagues and friends to try twitter Related Posts:Top 5 Ways Smart People Use TwitterCalendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007Come one, Come all to Facebook… except you… and you… and…Online Community Manager Twitter Datacenter Opens in Utah

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Considering Dumping Disqus

24 October 2008

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It sucks because I heart what Disqus is doing, and I get no spam, but lots of my comments seem to be GONE and there really isn’t more of a discussion because of it. WHAT CAN I DO DIFFERENT? Related Posts:Upgrade to Wordpress 2.5Joseph Scott of Automattic, Wordpress.org — Couchcast March 24, 2008Skip The Gym… [...]

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k. thx.

15 October 2008

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Just a shout out to say Thanks to Blogvaria cuz now I can use Popularity Contest again on this blog. Popularity Contest was written by Alex King, who I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing at Wordcamp Utah. Sweet. Related Posts:Website Developer for WordPressUpgrade to Wordpress 2.5Joseph Scott of Automattic, Wordpress.org — Couchcast March [...]

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robertmerrill: http://twitpic.com/cisb – Dramatic Timpanogos Sunset

22 September 2008

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robertmerrill: http://twitpic.com/cisb – Dramatic Timpanogos Sunset Related Posts:No Related Posts

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All A Twitter

22 September 2008

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Yeah, twitter is addictive. It’s fun. It’s compelling.  Here’s a few tips to help newbies to twitter get the feel of it a little faster: SheGeeks’ Twitter 101 post gives pretty good clarification on following other people. In short, give people a reason to follow you before following them. The difference between a friend and [...]

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