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I’m 5! July 26, 2014

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You will notice I’m no longer writing multiple posts in a week at Shareology, since I’m publishing three times a week at Infor From the Source.

However, since the life span of a blog is approximately that of a fruit fly, let’s take a moment to look at highlights of Shareology.

The Target branding article still holds up.  Try an article or two on Ida Marie.

I broke the news that Louis Vuitton was opening in Galleria and Microsoft in Mall of American.  Use the search box to the right.

Thank you for your past and future readership.  Five is Fun!

Kay Roseland

@KayLoire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WordCamp MN 2014!!! April 28, 2014

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Shareology  could use a nap and a good drying out.  In the meantime, some of my favorite images from WordCamp MN 2014:

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A good time was had by all, and a boat-load of learning and rain were involved.

Kay Roseland @KayLoire

 

Google and CoCo and Geek Girls, oh my! March 21, 2014

If you’ve ever checked the lines for the bathrooms at minnebar, you know that men far outnumber women in the tech world.  @CoCoMSP (Coworking and Collaborative spaces in St. Paul, Minneapolis and Uptown) has decided to do something about that in conjunction with their partner Google. Last night was the kickoff event Unlea(she)d featuring Nancy Lyons @Nylons and Meghan Wilker @IrishGirl.

Geek Girls talked about their journey in life and business, which has culminated in the success of Clockwork Active Media Systems – one of the fastest growing and most respected interactive marketing agencies in the region.

Some scenes from the evening:

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Don Ball of CoCo does the intros:

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@Nylons

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@IrishGirl

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And a great time was had by all!

More information available at:

http://cocomsp.com/

http://www.clockwork.net/

Kay Roseland @KayLoire

 

Plan your New Year! January 21, 2014

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Check out your Twin Cities Communication Events Site!

PR! Marketing! Social Media! and More!

http://gistr.com

 

2013 in review December 31, 2013

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The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 5,200 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 4 trips to carry that many people.

Click here to see the complete report.

 

Shareology checks in at Verizon’s first Destination Store! November 20, 2013

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Shareology got a sneak peek at the new Verizon Destination Store at the Mall of America, near the old Bloomies on 2nd floor South. Check out the great store front! 9,715 square feet makes it 7 times as big as the previous Verizon MOA store! This new Destination Store format is the very first; next one opens in Chicago in 2014.

Marni Walden, EVP and COO of Verizon Wireless welcomed us to the store, the first ever of this new format. Check out the shoes Dorothy would have worn if she worked for Verizon!

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One of the things I had complained about in the old store format was that there was nowhere to sit down; that problem has been beautifully solved!

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I made a point to thank Sarah Christy, Solution Manager, for the great new seating and well-designed store. Sarah was there when I bought my Droid Razr Maxx, when I strongly noted that there was no seating in the previous store. I’m guessing the average purchase takes 30 minutes while they set up your phone; nice to now have a place to sit for a bit.

Sarah Christy and Cody Roos of Verison:

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Overall, I’d say this new store fits in between Apple and Microsoft; I think you’ll find a much broader selection at Verizon, though. The store has a grand opening celebration this evening, November 20, 7 – 9:30 pm, with the first full day November 21! Check it out at Mall of America, S280!

 

MNBlogCon13: Images for Memories October 14, 2013

This was my 4th Minnesota Blog Conference, or rather it was Shareology's 4th. Shareology is also 4; it began on July 26, 2009. The old saying is that a picture is worth a thousand words. Not sure I could give you a thousand words today; more to the point you don't need that on a Monday. However, you may be amused by the photos below, not artfully posed, but people caught in the act of having fun:

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Yeah, David’s face about sums it up….except for the clothing choices of certain folks….blue jeans were worn and the sky did not fall.

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P.S. Kate and Julio were caught this energetic at the END of the day!

Kay Roseland @KayLoire

 

Fast Company just gave me a new title: The Social Butterfly! September 24, 2013

Somedays it’s just random…. (thank you Julia Cobbs!)

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Cruising Twitter I came across an RT of someone looking for a person who had used social media to find a new position and who was over 40…. hmmmmm.  I sent a reply to the writer, and the result can be read on Fast Company!

Click here to check out my new title!

 

Alphabet Bash 2013: The Last?????? August 23, 2013

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Marketing Marvels from across the Twin Cities moved to Aria Thursday night for Alphabet Bash!  Biggest News?  This was the LAST Bash!!!  or not…. Bash is being redesigned:  Bigger?  Smaller?  Stay tuned!

In the meantime, let’s look at what makes Bash so great!

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Shareology caught Kate-Madonna Hindes on Networking:

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Who can talk about Bash without mentioning food, especially deserts!

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Some folks just can’t wait for the Tommie picture!!!

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Above photo by Ron McCoy Media; all others by Kay Roseland.

Follow @AlphabetBash on Twitter to discover if this is the Last Bash… or not.

For the latest in Bash’s new life, click here:   More Fun Facts

Kay Roseland   @KayLoire

 

Happy 4th Birthday to Shareology!!!! July 26, 2013

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Shareology is 4 years old today!!!!

“Overall, it is estimated that within one month of creation, 60% to 80% of blogs worldwide are either abandoned or infrequently updated. This means that the average lifespan of a blog is equal to that of the common fruit fly.” http://blog.mysquawkbox.com/does-your-blog-have-the-lifespan-of-a-fruitfly/

Shareology is wayyyy past fruit fly status! So a tip of the hat and a salute to Shareology!!!!

Check out the recently published items to the right….or perhaps the items a bit further down under Top Posts….  Happy Birthday, Shareology!

Kay Roseland  @KayLoire

 

 
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