Valuevine Connect: Location-Based Analytics

I don’t often write about social media software and companies. This is mainly because there are so many of them out there that do one or two things well, but nothing really extraordinary. But when Neil Crist, CEO of Valuevine, reached out to me recently to chat about their new location-based analytics platform, Valuevine Connect,…

6 Buckets of Social Media Measurement

As you probably know, social media tools and platforms are having a huge impact on many aspects of business, from customer service and employee hiring to marketing and product development. But how do you actually know if your social engagement efforts are successful? Some have argued that it’s silly to ask for ROI or to…

Donate For Movember, Feel Good, Get Stuff From Me

I’m donating my face for Movember and attempting to grow a Mo (Australian slang for mustache) for the entire month. It will probably take me the whole month to grow anything substantial. It’s not pretty, trust me. What Is Movember? The Movember Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that runs the global men’s health…

Interview with Athleague CEO Ravi Mishra

When I was in school at the greatest university in the land (UNC-Chapel Hill), I loved playing intramural basketball, soccer and flag football. I still miss the team aspect of intramural sports and the competition. However, the details could be kind of annoying. If it was lightly raining, I’d be constantly checking email before leaving…