Eileen Brown

Eileen Brown is a social media consultant and advisor who has been working with collaborative technologies for over 20 years.

Latest Posts

Blatant begging via Twitter is a bad 'best' practice

No no, this isn't about the age-old (ok, months-old) battle between good Twitter users and those awful people who send auto-direct messages (DMs) when you follow them. This is about good, social media-fearin' people abusing the DM service to begin with.

March 4, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio


Q&A with Jeremiah Owyang: Social business economy

In December Peter Kim took to his network to crowdsource and create his 2009 social media predictions. One such predictor was Jeremiah Owyang, senior analyst with Forrester in the social computing group, who said "The recession will force revenue results out of social technologies.

March 2, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio


Are you going to SXSW 2009?

The closer we get to next month's South by Southwest conference, the more I hear the question "Are you going?" The answer is yes, of course.

February 15, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio


A tale of two faux pas: When transparency meets bad behavior

Earlier today yet another Twitter brouhaha erupted when a Canadian marketing professional named April Dunford was allegedly verbally attacked by David George-Cosh, a National Post tech reporter, after she apparently wouldn't take his phone call. Ian Capstick does a nice job of rehashing the battle on his MediaStyle blog so I won't go into it other than to say...

February 11, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio