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Discussing “What’s Next” in online marketing with Dream Local Digital’s Shannon Kinney

This is the fifth in my series of interviews with folks who will be speaking at the BDN What’s Next Conference. Check out my talks with Spose, Anthony Ronzio, Patrick Roche and Amanda O’Brien. Shannon Kinney is the Founder and CEO of Dream Local Digital. She has more than 15 years of experience in the […]

Amanda O’Brien on social media, business, and the camaraderie of Mainers

This is the fourth in my series of interviews with folks who will be speaking at the BDN What’s Next Conference. Last week I spoke with Spose and Anthony Ronzio, and the week before that I chatted with Patrick Roche of Think Tank. Amanda manages Hall Internet Marketing‘s marketing department and is responsible for marketing […]

Spose talks crowdfunding, All Rs, and engagement in the Facebook age

Here is Spose and me hanging out by a dumpster in Sanford. Surprisingly, I did not find those lady sunglasses in the dumpster. Note: There are some swears in here, though they are only the PG-13 kind so just relax already. This is the first post in my upcoming series of conversations with folks who […]

My review of Busby’s review of Schroeder’s review of the new Metal Feathers record

Okay, not really. I have been struck, however, by how much attention Chris Busby’s critique of Nicholas Schroeder‘s review [and peripherally an interview with the band by Aimsel Ponti] of Metal Feathers new album received. It has undoubtedly earned the most attention I have seen a local music-related article/post capture in just under 24 hours. Here’s […]

On political optics, dangerous precedent …

On political optics, dangerous precedent, avoiding looking like a friend to child molesters, and how journalism works I was heartened to read Rep. Brian Jones’ opinion piece about the dangerous precedent set by the passing of LD 576 [Resolve to Protect Concealed Handgun Permit Information on a Temporary Basis]. He wrote: I won’t write about […]

On fear, action, legislation and the BDN concealed weapons permit “scandal”

I have been struggling to better understand why I was unsettled to my core by the concealed weapons permit hoopla that occurred last week and has, by way of inspiring the passing of emergency legislation, carried over into this one. On one hand, I was outraged by the response of those claiming to act in […]

Live-Blogging the First Hours of Equal Marriage in Maine from Portland City Hall

Tonight I will be at Portland City Hall live-blogging the gay marriage celebrations and related events. Knack Factory, the production company at which I am a partner, has partnered with the Bangor Daily News to capture footage for a short video about the occasion. I could not be any more excited than I am right […]