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What is a Technology Evangelist?

In Cloud, General, Opinion, Social Media by Michael Sheehan9 Comments

I often get asked by friends, family, acquaintances and recently, companies that I’m interviewing with – what is a Technology Evangelist? While many within the technology space understand the position, it is still relatively unknown within the job marketplace. In fact, when I first started the position almost 6 years ago, it was definitely one of those niche jobs. Fast forward to today and you now see companies embracing directly-named “technology evangelist” positions or at least other names that have similar job qualities and requirements. The most important part of the title is “evangelist” – essentially spreading the gospel. Most …

10 Ways Brands Can Work More Effectively with Top-Tier Bloggers

In General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, Opinion by Michael Sheehan19 Comments

Bloggers are not second class citizens. At least not all of them. I do have to draw a bit of a line here between those “bloggers” who simply post sales, coupons, contents and giveaways, and those who produce content in the form of reviews, how-to articles, social commentary, experiences, analysis and the like. In my mind, there is a clear distinction. While both types provide some sort of value, I dare say that the “top-tier” bloggers, the ones interested in enriching and helping the lives of their readers are providing more to the marketplace than those who are simply out …

What Does “Silent But Deadly” Refer to in the Latest “Cast of Dads” Podcast #31?

In Apple, Audio, Cast of Dads, Consumer Electronics, Family, Gadgets, General, Humor, Opinion, Parenting, PodCast, Safety, Social Media by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

We are still trying to get back into the regular scheduling of our “Cast of Dads” podcast. It’s definitely hard to schedule 5 busy dads who are juggling family and work and play times (what’s that?). But we did have our weekly virtual convention over the phone and managed to bang out another great episode titled “Silent But Deadly“. Note: we are always looking for sponsors! If you would like to sponsor an individual episode or a series of episodes, please do let us know.

Hey Brands & PR Agencies – Dads are Different than Moms!

In Cast of Dads, Consumer Electronics, Family, Gadgets, General, Hardware, How To, Opinion, Parenting, PodCast, Social Media, Video by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

When I started blogging about 5 years ago, I had no idea what direction it would take me, nor what type of success or lack there of it would have. I must admit, I’m pleasantly surprised at the result thus far. But it wasn’t easy. Having a full time job and having a full time family are two things that suddenly make the 24 hours in a day feel more like 12. And I do have to sleep in there somewhere. But this post is not about how sleep deprived I am, it is more about why I stay up …