• Having this problem wth Facebook impressions–any ideas?

    Oakland Local (oaklandlocal.com) the hyperlocal site I founded, has always had GREAT facebook traffic and engagement–in fact, a recent social media survey by the city of Oakland found that the 879 respondents said we were the Oakland-focused page they were MOST engaged with on facebook.  But–in the last week–the number of impressions reported on our… Continue Reading

  • Is blogging catching?

    Back in the day, I was a compulsive blogger.  Then I started this little thing called Oakland Local and my blogging just kinda crashed. Big stop.Now here I am 2 years later and I’m starting to miss blogging.  Writing for OL is great, posting to Facebook, twitter and Tumblr is cool, but there is this… Continue Reading


    Here’s the guy who unwittingly live-tweeted the raid on Bin Laden http://bit.ly/l1zi4r Reading: @Facebook “likes” are major drivers of online buzz for local businesses   http://bit.ly/lVBwKW LMAO: Shit Painted Gold / Home http://bit.ly/mqsKYr

  • Blogging again?

    Lately, I’ve had the urge to start blogging again. Despite Oakland Local, tumblr, twitter, facebook and who knows what else, it is starting to feel like there are things to say I need a place to put.  Some of them are observations on tech, social media and future of news–my professional interests–and others are really… Continue Reading