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Look Kids, Big Ben, Parliament

Big BenOriginally uploaded by sandi_karchmer_solow In my first real foray into using Flickr to share photos after a vacation, two of my photos were located by a writer for, a Canadian news sharing organization. I went to London over this past weekend and took some shots of Big Ben, which can be found at […]

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Reaching an Audience of 8

Here’s a story that caught my eye: To woo academic recruits, college makes them stars Philadelphia Inquirer 03/27/2008 Gone are the days when a simple acceptance letter was enough. Now Wilkes University in Pennsylvania is courting eight high school seniors into matriculating at the school by making them rock stars through TV ads, commercials and […]

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Next Up: Blog Carnival

I’ll be hosting the next installment of the Georgia Blog Carnival, which goes up on this very blog sometime on Friday, December 21.  This is a semi-regular (it’s more than semi- but I don’t know how often) compilation of blog posts written by Georgia bloggers or blog posts about Georgia. Here’s a link to the […]

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JPWN – Social Media Diva

Toby Bloomberg was the speaker at today’s JPWN lunch. As always, it was a great event. It was interesting to be around so many people who are still learning about social media and thinking about how they can use social media tools in their personal and professional lives. In writing about my experience as a […]

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Quick Update to an Old Post

In the not so distant past, I wrote about a creative website for an Atlanta agency, WestWayne. As one commenter pointed out, the agency was in the midst of a name change. They’ve rebranded themselves as 22 Squared. The name comes from the idea that, on average, people have 484 friends over the course of […]

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SMC Meet-up does Alpharetta

Today I went to the Social Media for PR professionals lunch that Sherry Heyl organized through Thanks for organizing it! Grayson Daughters led an interesting discussion, but I think some of the folks there needed a 101 lesson in the tools that were discussed before they could even think of applying them to their […]

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