Justin Timberlake: Read This Before You Re-Launch MySpace!
5 years ago 0 0

Saying ‘bye bye bye’ to the Old MySpace Dear Justin, I know it’s been a long time since I wrote you a letter. You may recall last hearing from me in the summer of 1994, when I proclaimed that you and Ryan Gosling were my favorite cast members on the new Mickey Mouse Club (that’s

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Web Buzzes Over Twitter’s New Look; Hardly Notices Klout’s Major Update
5 years ago 0 0

For most of us, it was a morning like any other morning: drop the attaché case, grab a cup of joe, settle into the executive chair, switch on the Macbook. Yet, this morning, something felt different. Something had changed. Those of us who automatically navigate to our social profiles first thing in the morning already knew

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Foursquare As a Local Discovery Engine – The Game-Changer I’ve Been Waiting For
5 years ago 0 1

“Soon success and failure in the mobile app world will depend on developers building a user experience that is simple and intuitive – something that will use an advanced technology to make a process more efficient. A natural extension of our brains.” Yes, I’m starting out a blog post with something I wrote a few

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I’m going to live in extreme poverty.
5 years ago 0 1

Did you know that 46.2 million people live below the poverty line in America alone? All around the world, there are entire countries in poverty, amounting to 1.4 BILLION men, women, and children worldwide living on less than $1.50 a day. So what is my next challenge? I managed to survive a March Madness challenge

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Join Us at the Global Hub for Social Media Week!
5 years ago 0 0

In just a few days, the Big Fuel office will be opening our doors to hundreds of New York’s hyper-social elite for Social Media Week!  Social Media Week is one of the world’s most unique global platforms, offering a series of interconnected activities and conversations around the world on emerging trends in social and mobile

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The Soup on SOPA (and PIPA)
5 years ago 0 2

Today, several internet sites, including Wikipedia, WordPress, TwitPic, Reddit, Boing Boing, ICanHasCheezBurger and Mozilla, plan to go dark in protest of two anti-piracy bills: SOPA and PIPA. What is SOPA? The Stop Online Piracy Act (H.R. 3261), introduced on Oct. 26, 2011, is a bill that would allow copyrighters and the U.S. Department of Justice

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Google Search, Plus Your World…Yawn
5 years ago 0 1

Since the announcement of Google Search, Plus Your World, the interwebs has exploded with opinions of the search giant’s new functionality that puts Google+ content front and center. Without even touching on the legality of this change, let’s make something clear – this doesn’t really matter until more people adopt Google+ as their every day social networking

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Big Fuel is a Finalist in the Mashable Awards!
5 years ago 0 0

It’s been quite a year for Big Fuel. We’ve accomplished some amazing things over the past year. We’ve reached major social media milestones on behalf of our clients. We’ve welcomed a new CEO and moved into a spacious new office. We’ve traveled the country, and the world, speaking at conferences and connecting with all of

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Monaco Media Forum 2011
6 years ago 0 0

I had the pleasure of speaking on a panel at the Monaco Media Forum this year in Monte Carlo. It was a wonderful event that hosted some of the most brilliant minds in media, technology and advertising. Here is the video from my panel on the role of social in media. You can see more

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Big Fuel Goes Global For Advertising Week
6 years ago 0 0

Fall is, hands-down, my favorite season. Every summer, I count down the days until pumpkin spice lattes, cozy scarves, and brisk mornings, and colorful leaves. Fall is also conference season. Here at Big Fuel, we’ve got an unparalleled thirst for knowledge. We love meeting people from cool new tech startups, learning about groundbreaking digital initiatives,

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Avi Savar on Fox News
6 years ago 0 3

I had the opportunity to appear on Fox News recently to talk about social media in the workplace and key tenants to success in social media.  Here is the clip from my segment – thankfully I don’t look exhausted and didn’t embarrass myself too much… but you be the judge!

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