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Blabbing about live chats: A shout out from DFM editor Mandy Jenkins at ‘Zombie Journalism’

I searched 'zombie' on The Google, and this is the first thing that showed up.

Blabbing about journalism is always fun.

This week I got to do just that.

Mandy Jenkins, Digital Projects Editor at Digital First Media, talked to me for her blog, Zombie Journalism.

Click here to read the interview.

I talked about my weekly live chats with area businesses and what I’ve learned, along with providing a “how-to” on using the kick-ass Cover It Live application to engage the community.

Check it out.


Why it’s never too early to think about DEATH: An estate planning live chat

Attorney Thomas Shorb of Stock & Leader chatted about estate planning with ydr.com readers on Friday.

I’m open to almost any topic with these live chats. The crazier the better.

Panelists currently floating around my head include:


Marriage counselors.

Ghost hunters.

Anything, really, that’s going to create a captive digital audience.

Lately, though, I’ve been focusing my live chats on lawyers — a traditional example of a professional a person might have to pay to meet with. Continue reading

The past two weeks: A concert for LIVE and two live chats

The past couple weeks have been pretty busy.

On Monday, I went to a concert for LIVE, the group I wrote about not too long ago. It was a good networking opportunity — and plus, I’ve never actually heard them play.

(I was more interested in Barbies than bands when their big album ‘Throwing Copper’ came out in the early 90s.)

Here I am with Chad Taylor, guitarist for The Gracious Few and LIVE. Taken at an after party at the White Rose Bar and Grill in York.

At the concert, they revealed their new lead singer, Chris Shinn.

Three of the band members — Chad Taylor, Patrick Dahlheimer and Chad Gracey — along with real estate developer Bill Hynes, make up Think Loud Development, a group that plans to rehab real estate in the city.

Read that story here.


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