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Every city or town needs a simple Twitter hashtag (i.e. #MadisonCT, #BaltimoreMD)

July 22, 2013

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A quick thought… Some cities and towns have active visitor-focused and tourism-related organizations that market their hometown well and respond quickly to requests for information about what’s happening locally. There are also cities and towns that have a hashtag they’ve created and promoted, while some have one that has grown more organically. Other locations have […]

Connect with me on Twitter at @mikeholden

January 12, 2013

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WordPress tells me that January 10 was my best day ever for follows of my blog. That was the same day I posted about my recent move to Madison, CT and the PR and marketing work I’m now trying to drum up near my new hometown or remotely. With new followers on board, I thought now […]

#hiremikeholden: Taking my job search viral and starting a PR/marketing firm

March 20, 2012

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UPDATE: I'm moving to #Connecticut in mid-December. Who wants to hire a #writer (http://t.co/mWUqvdvC) or some #PR help (http://t.co/SGikoGrW)? #HR — Mike Holden (@mikeholden) November 30, 2012 —Original Post— As I take the next step forward in my career, I’m looking to do two things and I hope you’ll take a couple of minutes to […]

Website to identify Vancouver rioters

June 16, 2011

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A reason not to riot (just in case the resulting injuries and damage aren’t enough): People have camera phones which they use to take pictures of you and then they post them to the web and ask for help identifying you so they can pass the information along to the Vancouver police: http://www.identifyrioters.com Let’s hope […]

Viral Kickball Video

March 10, 2011

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The video below went online last Friday and now has over 13,000 views, thanks to mentions by D Magazine and Deadspin, as well as a lot of shares on Twitter and Facebook along with views by WAKA Kickball players all over the country. Filming for the show “Cheaters” spilled over onto a WAKA Kickball field. […]

Flashmobs at the polls

November 2, 2010

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Like with every election, it’s been written that some mid-term 2010 races are already over, hours (or even days) before the voting is over. Polls predicting various winners will likely be correct in many cases. But more than ever before, I have a hard time believing anything is over until the last ballot has been […]

The Mike Wise Issue in One Tweet

September 1, 2010

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Regarding Washington Post columnist Mike Wise and his experiment on Twitter—where he sent out tweets containing made-up information to basically test a theory and see if people would pass it on without verifying its accuracy—this tweet by John Ourand with Sports Business Journal says it all: “@MikeWiseguy You aen’t right about “nobody checking facts” on […]

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