Eileen Brown

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

Latest Posts

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


Micro-emailng challenge month No. 1: 'I Talk Too Much'

My buddy Hutch Carpenter and I started a little email brevity challenge after the first of the year, in which we're tracking our sent work emails to see how loquacious we really are. And, more important, to determine if we can leverage the skills we've learned by using Twitter to make our communications more focused.

February 10, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio


Focus on success: HubSpot's rapid growth

HubSpot seems to be everyone's favorite marketing firm these days -- or at least the favorite of many. The firm, which charged into the market two years ago, now has more than 1,000 customers leveraging its inbound marketing services.

February 2, 2009 by Jennifer Leggio