Crowdsourcing Breakups – What to do with an unused engagement ring?

Social media is a powerful tool for creating new relationships. Every day we make connections through friends, and friends of friends, as we go about our social media journey. The purpose of the Social Media Adventure was to demonstrate this potential with live case-studies by journeying across the country to meet in-person those friendships that were previously only online. Social Media has helped me create these relationships with hundreds and hundreds of people. But, do we ever consider how social media can be used to help end a relationship? A New Perspective On Crowdsourcing For those of you just tuning in, it was through twitter that I met my former girlfriend-turned-fiancée. (A mutual follower introduced us and said we should connect.) It's been over six months since that relationship ended. Over that period of time, I've gotten one common question that I haven't came up with a good answer for yet: What are you going to do with the ring? I don't know, honestly. I do know ...

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Couchsurfing VS Facebook – Which is more important to Social Media?

I was reflecting on how when I first launched the Social Media Adventure over 2 years ago, I wasn't really doing anything new... to me at least. The concept of traveling around the world to meet people for the purpose of forming & strengthening relationships was something that I, as well as many others, I'm sure, have been doing even before the advent of Facebook & Twitter. Better Than ...

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Road Trips, Tweeting Cell Phone Numbers & Making Friends

On my recent trip to Thompson, Manitoba, I had plenty of time to think. (Thompson is about 8 hours north of Winnipeg... brrr!) So, after I ran through all my thoughts, I had another 7 1/2 hours of drive time ahead of me. As I'm known to do, I tweeted my cell phone number and asked for some moral support in the form of inspiring or funny text messages ...

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Joseph Shares the Social Media Adventure with WebIditoz.tv

Joseph Ranseth explains what this adventure means to him and why social media is the platform of choice. He is a man on a mission, which is to raise $1m in 2 months for charities covering the BP oil spill in the USA. Who is the yellow friend who will make the journey possible.   For more information, check out the post on WebIdiotz.tv

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Nationwide Social Media Adventure Revolutionizing the Way People See Social Media

This post is a copy of the Social Media Adventure press release found on PRWeb. Nationwide Social Media Adventure Revolutionizing the Way People See Social Media For many, the idea of a cross continent road trip makes us cringe, but that's not the case for Joseph Ranseth, a 30-year-old entrepreneur and social media 'evangelist'. He's out to disprove the notion that technology distances us as a culture, and he's ...

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Winnipeg to Denver – Social Media Adventure Video #1

The Social Media Adventure began with Joseph Ranseth playing some late-night basketball in Winnipeg, then hitting the road to head for Denver. The purpose of the Social Media Adventure is to demonstrate the power of Social Media to create genuine relationships.  A Social Media Evanglist, Joseph Ranseth is committed to meeting new people along the way and helping for authentic, in-person relationships with are mutually enjoyable, benefically and ...

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Social Media Adventure begins… Winnipeg to Denver!

It's midnight, I've just finished playing basketball.... what is the obvious next thing to do?  (well yes, shower, but I mean AFTER that...) Fill up the tank, post my cell # to twitter and start driving to Denver! The Social Media Adventure Summer Tour Officially Begins! The first leg of the journey begins with a trip to Denver, where I will visit my absolute favorite Social Media connection: @TamaraSchilling ...

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