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iMediaAvenue BlogRoll

This is a sampling of some of my favorite digital junkies, strategy gurus and innovation enthusiasts, with the occasional pesky disruptor or two.  There are  many more tagged in my Google Reader and I’ll be serving up topical takeaways from the best 8 each month on iMedia8 (insert link here).


Solid analysis of good and not so good moves of the world’s largest social operating platform

Begin the Begin

Unpretentious lifestream of one of my favorite ATL entrepreneurs and digerati – Jeff Hilimire

Being Peter Kim

Laser sharp insights from one of the key architects of Social Business Design – Peter Kim

The BrandBuilder

Unapologetic, straight-from-the-hip perspectives on digital brand strategy and marketing and purveyor of all things Southern and French – Olivier Blanchard


Prominent thought leader in new media with a flair for the unconventional before it becomes conventional – Brian Solis

Built in Chicago

New conglomerate of start-up up and comers in the Windy City

Citizen Marketer 2.1

Substantive commentary by a guy who walks the social talk and all-around great Austinite – Aaron Strout

ComScore Voices

Unique perspectives on the trends shaping digital media consumption – story behind the stats


One of the original pioneers of social and other emerging media – exceptional writer from the gut – Chris Brogan


Saucy UK social media agency serving up thoughtful perspectives on the social landscape

Harvard Business Review

Daily dose of MBA-style reads from the top business minds


Thought-provoking posts about the road to successful innovation


Prolific ruminatings by another top social business mind and fellow Chicagoan – David Armano


Definitive source for all things, people, etc. happening in the world of social media

O’Reilly Radar

One of the best eyes on the world of emerging media & technology – Tim O’Reilly

SethGodin’s Blog

Just for the quirkiness and offbeat truths of marketing in the 21st century


Rich source of new business trends, ideas and innovations


Digest of the apps, acquisitions, gadgets and other geek-a-licious goodness


Best talk in what’s shaping travel technology

TopRank Marketing

Curated insights, resources and commentary on a range of digital marketing and public relations by Lee Odden and crew


Defacto primer on the evolution of Web strategy and rich source of building blocks for serious digital strategy practitioners – Jeremiah Owyang


Below are some of the more interesting real-time Twitter chats that I’ve either observed or participated in recent years:

#b2bchat – conversation for all things in b2b marketing

When: Every Thursday, 8-9pm (EDT)

Run by: @b2b_chat @wittlake @jeremyvictor @andrewspoeth @b2bento @cuferg

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#brandchat – A discussion between experts, strategists, and those interested in learning more about personal and business brand management.

When: Every Thursday, 11am-12pm (EDT)

Run by: @brandchat @mariaduron @davidsandusky

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#hbrchat – Presented by Harvard Business Review, HBRchat is a discussion around the most pressing issues facing business leaders today.

When: Every Thursday, 1-2pm (EDT)

Run by: @HBRexchange

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#smchat – Weekly topics are focused on mobility, customer service, marketing, social change, and key social  trends.

When: Every Wednesday, 1-2pm (EDT)

Run by: @sourcepov @sharonmostyn @realize_ink @bpluskowski @ajmunn

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#smmeasure – Presented by leaders at Sysomos, covers topical trends in social media measurement and analytics

When: Every Thursday, 1-2pm (EDT)

Run by: @40deuce @marketwire @sysomos

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#SWchat – focusing on The Social Workplace

When: Every Thursday, 4-5pm (EDT)

Run by: @DavidChris @AmyLuddite @Confetti

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For a full list of available TweetChats can be found here (over 700 and counting)

Twitter Newstand

iMediaAvenue Daily

Click here to see what’s on my virtual Newstand today courtesy of

The Digital Research Stacks


Pew Internet Project

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