show episodes
 
W
Why I Social

1
Why I Social

Christopher Barrows

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly
 
Take a look behind the social handle with every Why I Social episode. The podcast brings brings you candid conversations with folks who do social media right - from average joe to CEO. Each podcast invites you to get to know guests on everything social media and beyond.
 
Loading …
show series
 
Chris Sully (@CSSully) is Marketing Manager at Funko. He's also the co-owner of Nerd FU. He is the host/co-host of multiple podcasts including Funko's Funkast. His journey to Funko (his number one job) is one that will inspire many to chase their dreams. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). You c…
 
The effervescent and entertaining Yifat Cohen explains how you can be a better marketer by connecting on a real level with people. In this episode we discuss why your content calendar sucks, how Yifat still manages to use Google+ to her advantage, and how she has the inside scoop on goings-on at Google. This episode is an absolute riot.…
 
Alesia Hendley (@TheSmoothFactor on Twitter) is an audio-visual operator and multi-media journalist. She is a co-host for the Social Slice (learn more at socialslice.io) and has a passion for technology (especially audio-visual). Alesia was also recommended to the podcast by alum Brad Parler. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National I…
 
Weird: adjective 1: of strange or extraordinary character The above is Webster-Merriam dictionary's definition of the word weird. When we think of "weird", our minds often skew more toward the zany, the bizarre, the outcast, or the unexplainable. When it comes to the approach of this podcast, I prefer to focus on the latter portion of that statemen…
 
Taking a break from the usual conversations taking place on Why I Social - this episode looks at the power of social media to do social good. It also calls back to the work of many of the alumni of the podcast who are doing good things and providing positive social influence to inform and educate others on important global conversations. [The Why I…
 
Amy Jauman is the Chief Learning Officer at the National Institute for Social Media. Additionally, she serves as an adjunct professor in business and marketing at St. Catherine University and owns Remotely Smart. She has extensive experience with instruction from early-childhood education to adult education. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored b…
 
Rob Zaleski is a Digital Content Marketer at ShippingEasy in Austin. In addition, he's the host of a new podcast, Keep Marketing Weird. Previous experiences also include time as Marketing Manager for Marketing Profs and Content Marketing Associate for Main Street Hub. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National Institute for Social Media…
 
Ryan Farrell is a Digital Marketing Specialist at Purdue University. He has been working in marketing since 2012 and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. He is the also proud father of three children. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). You can…
 
Tess Kaytmaz currently works at Cross Fit Virtuosity in Brooklyn and is one of the most passionate people I've had the pleasure of meeting through social media (and previous guests, members of #SMUN). She has a background in social media - which she most recently has used to take on the challenge of mental health awareness. She is also a photograph…
 
Casie Shimansky is an award-winning social media strategist for Cisco's talent brand team. She is a previous guest on the show and the first to return as an alum for a regular episode of the podcast. It's also possible you follow her dog on Instagram. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). You can …
 
Katie Santo is Web Training and Content Support Specialist at New York University. She has previously worked at Apple as an in-store guest/trainer expert. She joins the show with an engaging Twitter presence that is both educational and embraces pop culture. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). Y…
 
Welcome to the eighth episode of Why I Social Sessions - where we bring you short discussions focused on one singular topic. This is not your standard Why I Social episode where we learn about a guest - but instead - we focus on important topics impacting the social media space today. Today, on Why I Social Sessions, Chris discusses the addition of…
 
Willis Williams is Digital Strategist for Dealer Authority. Originally from the Bronx, Williams currently lives in upstate New York and is active in the community volunteering at the Woodstock Film Festival. He is also an ambassador for Hootsuite. [The Why I Social Podcast is sponsored by the National Institute for Social Media (NISM). You can lear…
 
Justin Gatewood (@lightjump) is Web, SharePoint and Cloud Systems Administrator at Victor Valley College. He served as a member of the United States Navy from 1990 through 1995 as a Cryptologic Technician receiving the rank of Petty Officer Second Class. He is the recipient of multiple awards professionally including the 2016 MetaHero Award for "Be…
 
Before releasing the next episode of Why I Social - episode 152 - host Chris Barrows has a special announcement to make regarding the new sponsor of the podcast. As the podcast has shifted focus - with a mission to really showcase people who not only social - but have stories that can impact and educate listeners - "education" has become a key term…
 
Jessica Matthews is the Digital Media Director for the First Lady of New York City. Her previous experience includes the New York Times and New York University. She also interned at Google before beginning her full-time career as a social media and digital marketing professional. Hear her story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does She So…
 
On this week's episode, our hosts discover Ikea's new line of products - pregnancy tests. Also, GoPro is more like "oh no". This week's Five Favorites: 1. Kodak announces its own cryptocurrency and watches stock price skyrocket [Verge - story by Shannon Liao] 2. Viacom snaps up influencer platform Whosay as it looks to bulk up branded content offer…
 
Dr. Josie Ahlquist is a digital leadership educator (josieahlquist.com), teacher and speaker. She has been in education since 2003 including 12 years working at the university level. She currently serves as Research Associate and Instructor at Florida State University and has been named the "Top 50 Must-Read Higher Education Technology blog" by Ed …
 
On this week's episode, (spoiler) we somehow end up discussing our favorite fruits. Also, "Bright" really wasn't that bad and is "a lot better than Suicide Squad." This week's Five Favorites: 1. Iran blocks encrypted messaging apps amid nationwide protests [Verge - story by Russell Brandom] 2. Exclusive: Spotify files for its IPO [Axios - story by …
 
On this week's episode, Amir and Chris look back at 2017 and poorly attempt to predict the future. We assume it's poorly because we haven't seen the future yet - so they could in-fact be prophets. Also, that dude who scheduled six dates in one night returns to the show - find out why! Note: This episode was recorded on Thursday, December 28th This …
 
On this week's episode, host Chris Barrows (@CBarrows) goes off-the-cuff to take a look back at 2017, shares some of his favorite episodes (5, of course) and looks forward to 2018. Favorite Episodes include (in no particular order): Liz Gross (Episode 144) Jenn Patel (Episode 139) Matt Marcinek (Episode 128) Danny Vecchiarelli (Episode 109) New epi…
 
On this week's episode, it's basically a holiday episode. Only, no holiday music - because of music rights and stuff. Or time. You decide the reason. Also, the truth is out there. Note: This episode was recorded on Thursday, December 21st. This week's Five Favorites: 1. HQ Trivia’s founders are facing fundraising roadblocks after investors learned …
 
On this week's episode, Amazon and Google have less beef. It's kind of like a sequel in the way The Last Jedi is a sequel to The Force Awakens. Also, we don't spoil The Last Jedi - in case that was some sort of a concern of yours. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Apple's iMac Pro arrives December 14, starting at $4,999 [TechCrunch - story by Brian He…
 
Chad Jennings is a beat writer and columnist for the Boston Herald. He previously has written for the Journal News (NY) and the Scranton Times-Tribune (Scranton). He currently covers the Boston Red Sox for the Herald and social plays a large role in that coverage. Hear his story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does He Social?! Share your…
 
On this week's episode, Amazon and Google have some beef. Also, it's pretty clear beef if on Zonozi's mind. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Apple's App of the Year Makes Sense If You've Been Paying Attention to the News [Slate] 2. Early Data Shows Tweets Are A Hit With Users [Buzzfeed] 3. Google is pulling YouTube off the FireTV and Echo Show as feu…
 
On this week's episode, Amir and Chris break down what's up with this whole "Bitcoin" thing. Also, it's supersized. An extra 10 minutes just because we like you - or we had a lot to say - you decide. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Apple's had a shockingly bad week of software problems [The Verge] 2. YouTube is launching its own take on Stories with…
 
This week's episode is a bit of a callback - as alumni from previous episodes returned to give thanks - and props - to those in the space who have inspired them. Note: My sincere apologies for the delay on this week's episode. In light of being sick, I didn't realize it never went out as scheduled. My gratitude for understanding. Share your thought…
 
On this week's episode, Amir and Chris confess their Black Friday purchases. Also, our hosts debate the intention behind a recent McDonald's tweet. Where do you stand? Also, what did you buy on Black Friday this year? Let us know using #FiveFavorites on Twitter. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Twitter testing a feature that shows how many are ‘talki…
 
On this week's episode, we got deals. LOTS OF DEALZ. Also, Paris Hilton claims she invented the selfie. We have strong feelings on such a claim. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Twitter’s new premium APIs give developers access to more tweets, higher rate limits [VentureBeat] 2. Twitter Confirms it’s Testing a tweetstorm feature [TechCrunch] 3. Black…
 
Dr. Liz Gross is the Founding Director of Campus Sonar. As far as social listening goes, she is one of the most respected persons in the social media industry and higher education. She also serves as an instructor for Karine Joly's Higher Ed Experts. Hear her story on this week's episode. And of course, Why Does She Social?! Share your thoughts on …
 
On this week's episode, Amir admits he's never watched, Harry Potter. Also, Sean Parker is at it (again). This week's Five Favorites: 1. Sean Parker unloads on Facebook: “God only knows what it's doing to our children's brains” [Axios] 2. The Magic of Harry Potter is Coming to a Neighborhood Near You [NianticLabs] 3. Snap CEO Evan Spiegel is redesi…
 
On this week's episode, Amir is operating on shoddy wifi. Also, the episode went up a day late. It's the internet's fault. It was supposed to go on time. We don't make excuses here though. It's late. Want to fight about it? We don't - we're peaceful co-hosts. Hopefully, if you've even read this far, you've forgiven us by now. This week's Five Favor…
 
C.C. Chapman is a freelance creative and marketing consultant. He is also the host (and producer) of the Why I Write podcast in conjunction with the National Council of Teachers of English. In addition to his consultation work and podcasting, C.C. is also an Adjunct Professor of Marketing and Communications at Bentley University Hear their story on…
 
On this week's episode, Chris is preparing for a party with Mickey Mouse. It's possible Bezos visited his home while he was away. Also, Super Mario Odyssey is getting some super reviews. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Trump to Open Skies to More Drone Testing [NYT] 2. Designing 'Super Mario Odyssey': Nintendo re-invents a gaming icon [CNN] 3. New Y…
 
On this week's episode, Amir prepares to beat all odds in order to get a new iPhone (and he tells you how you can too). Also, we got food puns. This week's Five Favorites: 1. How to preorder an iPhone X the right way [Cult of Mac] 2. AMC is launching its own VR app with a 360-degree scene from The Walking Dead [The Verge] 3. The BBC is turning to A…
 
Matt Matkovich and Phil Januszewski make up the team behind M&P Presentations. Matt is a full-time high school guidance counselor and Phil is a full-time high school chemistry/physics teacher. Together, they form M&P Presentations who offer motivational presentations, professional workshops, master of ceremony services, and event hosting for all ag…
 
On this week's episode, we discuss our favorite Mario Kart 64 characters. Also, seriously, Porgs. Love them. Hate them. You gotta have an opinion on them! And if you don't know what a Porg is, well, we can't be friends. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Alphabet is training law enforcement on how to handle self-driving car crashes [Recode] Official 43…
 
On this week's (very special) second episode, we cover all the new announcements Google's latest Pixel/IO event! We're talking all things Pixel 2, Google Home Mini (and Max) and more! Also, Amir is really excited about AI. We're talking more than he is about drones normally. This is not your standard episode of Five Favorites! Topics Discussed: 1. …
 
On this week's episode, we say goodbye to our friend AOL Instant Messenger. Also, our hosts remember their old instant messenger names. What was/were yours? This week's Five Favorites: 1. Selfie Factories: The Rise of the Made-for-Instagram Museum [Wired] 2. 5G isn't just faster - it will open a whole new world [Venturebeat] 3. Netflix is Raising i…
 
Rachel Thompson is the founder of BadRedhead Media. Prior to founding BadRedHeadmedia (@BadRedheadMedia), she also worked as a Senior pharma rep and sales trainer. She has been a consistent blogger and currently serves as a Founding Director for presentHER. In addition, she runs the #Sexabusechat - in an issue that is both very close and personal t…
 
On this week's episode, we highly recommend you turn off your Alexa device prior to the hot topic. Also, Chris is excited that a Jedi liked his tweet this week. This week's Five Favorites: 1. Twitter to Test Doubling Tweet Length to 280 Characters [NYTimes] 2. ELON MUSK'S ROCKET TRAVEL PLAN IS DEF POSSIBLE, DEF BANANAS [Wired] 3. Instagram Now Has …
 
Jason Shemmel is Social Media Manager for HarperCollins Christian Publishing. He's also the host of the Get S*** done Podcast. In addition to these roles, he's also a moderator for Social media Marketing (a group with over 1,600,000 members on LinkedIn) and recently returned from #CMWorld. Hear his story on this week's episode. And of course, Why D…
 
On this week's episode, Google makes a (few) appearances prior to its October 4th event. Also, Chris has a new addition to announce! This week's Five Favorites: 1. Nest’s home security system costs $499 and comes with magnetic door sensors [The Verge] 2. Meet The Really Cheap Google Home Mini and the really expensive Chromebook Pixel 3 [ARS Technic…
 
Jason Eng works at IBM on Developer Communications and Influencer Engagement. He previously worked at Sony for over 10 years. He has clear beliefs in the way he uses social media and is one of the most engaging guests to join the podcast in recent weeks. It also turns out that he met host Chris Barrows - in 2015 - before Chris even knew it! Hear hi…
 
On this week's (very special) second episode, we cover all the new announcements from Apple's latest Keynote event including the new Apple X (that's ten, not an X). Don't try to tell someone in an Apple Store otherwise. This is not your standard episode of Five Favorites! Topics Discussed: 1. New Apple Park HQ 2. Apple Watch 3 Series GPS + Cellular…
 
On this week's episode, we are equally amused and disturbed by what people search after viewing the latest Super Mario video game trailer. Also, there's no Apple here - stay tuned later today for a special Five Favorites Apple Keynote episode! This week's Five Favorites: 1. GoPro Hero 6 Black leaks again, will shoot 240 fps slow motion at 1080p [Th…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login