social media experience vs. learning

Let’s talk about this story about the maturation of “social media manager” as a job. The basic premise – that the responsibilities usually covered under that title have certainly evolved and now play a major role in the organizations where they work – isn’t wrong. But that doesn’t mean it’s wholly correct, either. In no particular order: … Continue reading social media experience vs. learning

on sweet tooth

“Sweet Tooth” an adaptation of the Vertigo series from writer/artist Jeff Lemire, debuted on Netflix earlier this month and has been accumulating positive reviews and word of mouth. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9zG9RuJb3QU The series’ debut caused me to realize it was almost exactly a year ago I first encountered the comics it’s based on. In summer 2011, Voce … Continue reading on sweet tooth

A Noodle-Centric Next Chapter

Some personal news. Throughout the last nearly four years, my job situation has been..fluid. There’s been freelance work, contract work, retail work and just about everything else you can imagine. I’ve managed social media programs, written white papers, edited email newsletters and slung more than a few lattes over that time. Now it’s time for … Continue reading A Noodle-Centric Next Chapter

Vertigo, MAD and the Power of Weird Brands

There needs to be a place for material outside the mainstream. [Note: I wrote the below back in August but obviously never published it. In the wake of the news that Dan DiDio has seemingly been pushed out of DC Comics and that DC Collectibles is reclaiming the DC Direct name it was founded under … Continue reading Vertigo, MAD and the Power of Weird Brands

Chris Thilk Shares His Years of Writing and Content Experience With Others

[Note: While updating my resume recent I decided to have a little bit of fun and try something. You can see the results below.] With so many talented individuals to choose from, it’s become clear Chris Thilk is the best choice you can make when looking for freelance or contract writing and content management services. … Continue reading Chris Thilk Shares His Years of Writing and Content Experience With Others

Let Employees Direct Their Own Continued Education

There’s some decent thinking here in a post about the kinds of ways companies can focus their thinking around employee training. It’s a good conversation to have given that such training is one of the many ways companies have failed to adequately invest in the productivity of their workers. The fatal flaw in the guidance … Continue reading Let Employees Direct Their Own Continued Education