Sept. 28, 2012 | By

MC Hammer, Colin Powell and Richard Branson Walk into a Bar…

I don’t have a clever punch line, but it’s possible that you could have spotted all three of these men together at the bar in the lobby of the St. Regis Hotel because they were all part of this year’s Dreamforce last week in San Francisco. This year over 90,000 people poured into Moscone Center …+

Sept. 27, 2012 | By

Twitter Power in One Hour

I took a break from client work recently to check out a Vocus webinar about “Twitter Power in One Hour” presented by Mark Schaefer @markwschaefer) of Schaefer Marketing Solutions.  Mark wears many hats including college professor, author, and my favorite, “social media bouncer”, to name a few. Mark introduced his Twitter webinar with his “ah-ha” …+

Sept. 19, 2012 | By

The Day I Bet the iPhone 5 Wouldn’t Be Announced

It’s almost here. The three words that donned the Apple invitation for the September 12 event. Despite closely following the anticipated announcement, including constantly reading rumors, speculations, and even watching the leaked video comparison to the iPhone 4S, I decided to bet on the Apple announcement. I bet the iPhone 5 would NOT be announced. …+

Sept. 4, 2012 | By

Why You Should Pass on Pinterest

As if there weren’t already enough ways to waste time during the day, the social media site Pinterest is the shiny new toy of the web. People have become addicted to the site, using it to find ideas for fashion, food, design and more. With Pinterest now competing with Facebook and Twitter for society’s online …+

Aug. 22, 2012 | By

Vantage Volunteer Day at San Francisco Food Bank

The Silicon Valley technology industry fuels the foodie phenomena – almost every week a new restaurant opens, a gastronomic event is held, or a food truck rolls into San Francisco. With all this abundance, it’s easy to lose sight that in this city alone, 197,000 people struggle each day to feed themselves and their families. …+

Aug. 16, 2012 | By

The iPhone 5 Is On Its Way!

Remember on October 4, 2011 when everyone thought the iPhone 5 would be unveiled, and we ended up with the iPhone 4S instead? Well folks, it looks like we’re now less than one month away until the actual iPhone 5 will finally grace the tech community and mobile users worldwide with its presence! At a …+

Aug. 14, 2012 | By

What If the Unimaginable Happens?

Just after 1:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, August 6, word came that Curiosity, NASA’s $2.5 billion Mars Science Laboratory rover had landed on the Red Planet.  This unmanned rover began its journey on Thanksgiving Day 2011. In a statement, President Barak Obama hailed the landing as a success that “parallels our major steps forward towards …+