Social Media Stole My Kidney

The focus on the Social Media Adventure is to demonstrate the power of Social Media to bring people together to form authentic in-person relationships. While the majority of the posts on here are experiences from my own travels, this one was WAY too cool to pass up. Amy Donohue (@TheFabulousOne ) is an "unfiltered & vocal woman" (Her words, I wanted to use "loud mouth") and often speaks without thinking. That gets her plenty of laughs as a comedian, but it got her plenty more when, in response to @DiyaMarketing's tweet about her mother's need for a kidney transplant, she blurted out: I'll do it. I'll donate my kidney. What do I need to do? Here's the story as Amy tells it: Love the ending: "I gotta pee." The story has gotten tons of recognition in the media and #TinyFabKidney was a trending topic in Twitter. Check out the feature spot on The Today Show: There is still plenty of opportunity to help. As Amy mentioned in her ...

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Random Tweet + Tesla Roadster = New Connections

It started with a random tweet. It ended with a ride around Winnipeg in a Tesla Roadster and a new friendship. I saw @KeithBilous tweet about how much he loved giving people rides in his recent "birthday gift to himself": A new Tesla Roadster. I responded and said I wanted a ride, too. :) Seeing that my Twitter profile says I'm in Phoenix, he joked ...

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Tweetup in Winnipeg, Manitoba – #SMMBT

"I'm having a beer at Earl's. Come down before the Tweet-Up." says the text message from JF Ratthé, the expert of Downtown Winnipeg Condo's. I don't like beer, but I do like JF, so I go. ;) JF is what Social Media is all about. He is a connector, through and through. He is funny, engaging and - above all - he ...

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