#J560 Managing Online Public Relations – G+ Hangout 1 – Intro

Google + Hangout 1 for Spring 2014 Managing Online Public Relations. This hangout we discuss the syllabus, Facebook and Twitter.

#DontStopBelieving – 2013 Mary Free Bed Leg Lamp Holiday Campaign

What a campaign we had, it is truly amazing to hear how many people LOVED and recognized ┬áthe Mary Free Bed elves and “special” leg lamp. Below you will find a few videos and links to blogs from the communications and external relations staff that tell you a little more about what we did. LegContinue reading “#DontStopBelieving – 2013 Mary Free Bed Leg Lamp Holiday Campaign”

Across the Arts 2013 Speaker – A Gleeful Literary Celebration

I have a local Indy friend who recently called me and said that I had to be a part of this new conference. Amy P can be quite persuasive so I said OK without really understanding what was going on. ­čÖé Amy introduced me to a fantastic person named Andy Murphy and I was set.Continue reading “Across the Arts 2013 Speaker – A Gleeful Literary Celebration”

Engagement photos with Kelly

Many thanks to┬áMichael Anthony Photography for the amazing pictures. We went to downtown Indianapolis and took pics at the Artsgarden, Monument Circle and Mass Ave. Kelly and I love our city and can’t wait to get married in the Indiana Statehouse on September 28, 2013. Please visit our wedding website at wedbk.com our you canContinue reading “Engagement photos with Kelly”

Revenue North Conference Speaker

I was recently asked to speak at the new Revenue North Business Growth Conference happening Thursday, March 21st. My topic will be using social media for small and medium sized business. Just because we can all post to Facebook and Twitter, that doesn’t mean you are doing it right. Social media is a tactic thatContinue reading “Revenue North Conference Speaker”

Brackets for Good in Indy

When I was a child my father used to volunteer for the Madison County (Anderson, Indiana) American Red Cross chapter. I remember being 10 or 11 years old and helping him with a ducky derby race along the White River. My dad looked at me and said, “You always have to help out Son. NoContinue reading “Brackets for Good in Indy”

A Drink with Ben & Steve: Google + Hangout

A few weeks ago a friend of mine, Steve Neville, of Intelligent Designs Media said we should chat social media more. We geek out. I completely agreed as I’m a social media junkie and can talk platforms and strategies all the time. Yes, this conversation was had while drinking a beer. SO…a Google + HangoutContinue reading “A Drink with Ben & Steve: Google + Hangout”

I got engaged to Slick LaRoo

Wow. I am 35 years old and I am in love. On Tuesday, 2/5/13 I asked Slick LaRoo (a.k.a. Kelly Campbell) to marry me. Not just any proposal, a LIVE proposal on Fox 59 WXIN after our weekly DoItIndy Kid’s segment. I was confident of a yes, but I still had the inside jitters. CLICKContinue reading “I got engaged to Slick LaRoo”

#MTFW at Roundpeg

I recently had the opportunity to chat social media and community events with Lorraine Ball of Roundpeg. Social Media is a complex tactic that can really make or break your event or community outing. The talk went to several local Indy organizations, pics, postings and more. We chatted up DoItIndy, Indy Fringe Theatre Festival andContinue reading “#MTFW at Roundpeg”