Ian Philpot

Social Conversation—The New Marketing

  This past week was an interesting one for me. I had some very unexpected interactions with brands that left an impression on me, and I thought I’d share them. First: The Follow-Up A couple of weeks ago I heard about the start-up Fitbay. Their website lets...

Fatherhood in the 21st Century: On Sharing My Daughter

My daughter was born nearly two weeks ago. It was one of the happiest, most exciting experiences in my life. So, like any new dad, I posted updates on my Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts. While that shouldn’t be a shock (it’s what most new parents...

My Tech Resolution for 2013

In 2013, I resolve to use social media more. While a lot of people are resolving to use social media less this year, I’m asking for more. Let me explain myself. I would guess that I’ve read about 10-15 articles about tech and current events nearly every...