May 29, 2015

BrandingBlog Radio: Greysuit Retail with David Lively and Raffy Pendery

These guys rock. David Lively and Raffy Pendery are the brains behind Greysuit Retail and now Greysuit Apps.

Their mission is to make the techie side of the web easier for retailers. They’ve built a platform for managing a small retailer’s ecommerce, blog, web, craigslist, email and more. Now, with Greysuit Apps they can help you manage the ever-growing complexity of marketing on Facebook.

In the middle of the podcast, I asked how they came up with the name Greysuit. They went into a story about how laid-back they are and how they hardly ever even wear shoes. So, I thought I’d go swipe a photo of them from Facebook to use in this post. What did I find? David Lively in a dark suit-coat and Raffy in a tux. Sigh. So, I grabbed this image off of their web site instead.

Here are the links we talked about in the podcast:

BrandingBlog Radio: Dave Young on Why We Blog

It’s all me on this one. Join me on episode 13 as I reminisce about writing my first book back in 2003.

Highlights include me setting Roy H. Williams straight about the definition of a blog. Of course, he isn’t there to argue the point. I talk about how the almost 8-year-old book isn’t out of date.

Most importantly, I lay out the argument that you SHOULD be blogging and at the end I offer a tease about a new shortcut to blogging that Paul Boomer and I are offering to our friends.

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Links:

Download the PDF of the book.

I mentioned a couple of project collaborators…Walt Kane and Liz Roscovius.

Monday Morning Memo – The blog of Roy H. Williams

Why We Blog on Amazon Haha!  They still have a copy.

 

BrandingBlog Radio: CJ Romberger on Connecting

An interview with CJ Romberger is a tough thing to nail down. I finally got her to sit still long enough to have a recording session on a day when she is monitoring half-a-dozen wildfires near her Austin home, AND trying to work, AND keep track of a whole bunch of other people. I think that’s kind of funny, and if you know CJ, you’ll find the humor in it.

We talked mainly about the rules of engagement in online communication for businesses (and people who work at businesses.)

I’m sure you’ll be hearing more from CJ as the podcasting continues…

Contact info for CJ Romberger:

Her personal blog

CJ on Facebook

Wildwood Interactive