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14 June, 2013 / Podcast

This week is a rare behind-the-scenes conversation of three big names in the brand advocacy / social influencer space: Citrix Technology Professional, VMware vExpert and EMC Elect. Our guest, Perrine Crampton, joins your regular Whisperers on a journey behind the scenes. A Disclaimer: This week the team is talking about their…

1 June, 2013 / Not Podcasts

Your regular Whisperers of all things geek have been globetrotting over the last few weeks, leaving us with a brief respite from podcast uploads. That noted, we thought we’d leave you with some fun places that have kept us busy:  Take another look at John Troyer‘s big vExpert announcement, and…

13 May, 2013 / Podcast

Your hosts of John, Amy and Matt come together for the first time in person since the podcast began! While live from EMC World 2013, we dig into a few hot topics: What’s it take to be a Geek Whisperer To mandate or not to mandate social media usage Activity…

6 May, 2013 / Podcast

While we’re all social media users, no one quite uses it like this week’s guest. Rakesh Bharania has the unique need to use social in kevlar as part of the Cisco Tactical Operations  [TacOps] team. He walks the usual team of Geek Whisperers through what it’s like to be in real-world disasters and…

29 April, 2013 / Podcast

This week our intrepid Geek Whisperers tackled their favorite floating dinner party, professional community, and time sink — Twitter. Our special guest was Sunshine Mugrabi, @sunshinemug,  a social media consultant and recovering journalist and PR person. More specifically, we wanted to answer the question we get asked a lot: How…

22 April, 2013 / Podcast

Your regular Geek Whisperers crew dive back into the depths between corporate and personal brands.   We work at answering some hard hitting questions: Which is more important? Where should you put your energy? What’s the risk of someone with a big personal brand? Bonus Question: Is John Troyer unemployable?…

21 April, 2013 / Not Podcasts

I mentioned way back in Podcast 2 about the Social Media Activation Kits (SMAKs) used to coordinate social launches at EMC. I’ve since had time to clean up some of what we use to share with you, dear audience. As my fellow Geek Whisperers do in their communities with VMware and Cisco,…

15 April, 2013 / Podcast

We tackle Google+ this week on the Geek Whisperers podcast. So far for many people Google+ seems a lot like sex in high school. You hear stories about other people doing it, but you have a dearth of personal experience. And I’m not sure if this is like sex in…