Reaching the mobile generation – my #CNMC presentation & recap

Reaching the mobile generation – my #CNMC presentation & recap

I had the pleasure of speaking at the Catholic New Media Conference again. This year it was hosted in Boston and my talk was focused on reaching millennial Christians. Instead of just posting my deck, here is a quick recap of the weekend (don’t worry, my slides are below too). The day started out with Mass. We(…)

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How to use Foursquare as an evangelization tool

How to use Foursquare as an evangelization tool

The other day my friend Domenico from the Archdiocese of Boston posted this on Facebook: Props to Dom and the Archdiocese of Boston for encouraging parishioners to “check in” on social networks when they visit church. This is a small, but powerful way to spread the good news. I regularly check-in to Church on Foursquare. Some(…)

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Twitter releases the Lead Generation Card and new security features — what you need to know

Twitter releases the Lead Generation Card and new security features — what you need to know

On Wednesday, Twitter made two BIG announcements: Twitter released lead generation cards and two-factor login authentication. Basically, this will allow marketers to collect leads directly within the tweet. Followers don’t even have to fill out a form because Twitter already has your info (name, @username and email). Here’s what you need to know, how to get started and the implications for digital marketers.

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Interviewed by KMBC Channel 9 about DEG & Work/Life Balance

Interviewed by KMBC Channel 9 about DEG & Work/Life Balance

I am blessed to have a great job. I have worked at DEG for over two years now and my work is a significant part of my life. I hear many friends talk about the idea of work/life balance. I do not like that old adage. A better term is work/life effectiveness. One’s work should not take priority over(…)

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Top 5 Catholic news sources [updated]

Top 5 Catholic news sources [updated]

With the surprise announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, I thought I would share the top five places I go to for unfiltered, honest, non-secularized Catholic news. These fives news sources for me allow me to not get skewed information regarding the Church or any major news regarding Catholicism. Vatican News - The official news site of the Vatican(…)

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Pope Benedict XVI sends first tweet via @Pontifex (Video)

Pope Benedict XVI sends first tweet via @Pontifex (Video)

I didn’t get much sleep last night, because I’ve been sick. Luckily for me being up at 4AM on this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe had its plusses. His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, tweeted his first messages from an Apple iPad Wednesday at 4:28 AM (CST) to more than 1 million followers on his newly started @Pontifex account.(…)

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Work on the work on your desk

We all have those clients. They are not glamorous, they’re not huge Fortune 500 brands, and sometimes their verticals are relatively boring and unexciting (like healthcare or insurance). Sounds exciting, right? The phrase, “work on the work on your desk” comes to mind. I heard this a few years ago at an AAF-KC event. I believe it was(…)

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