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MarketingMel visits with Bob and Carl on AM 910 WJCW "Thinking Out Loud"

The popular talk Tri-Cities radio talk show “Thinking Out Loud” has been a wonderful place to talk about social media, business and communications trends and strategies. I’ve been honored to be on the show from time to time ever since I started my business, MarketingMel. Dave Hogan and Carl Swann are beloved radio talk show hosts who are favorites with Tri-Cities business professionals. I recently paid a visit to the Carl ‘N Dave show on AM 910 WJCW to talk about my trip to the Inbound Marketing Summit in Boston. From mobile to video and even the passing of Steve Jobs and former Apple evangelist Guy Kawasaki’s reaction, we covered the information in a fast-paced 12 minutes. Veteran radio man and trend-watcher Bob Lawrence was filling in for Dave that day as we talked new media and more. (Click here and on the “Listen to Podcast Digital Social Media Breakthroughs.”) What are some subjects you would like to hear discussed in our future “Thinking Out Loud” conversations?

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Dave Hogan and Carl Swann

Dave Hogan and Carl Swann

Many thanks to Carl Swann, Dave Hogan and Bob Lawrence for the lively conversation about social media this morning on AM 910 WJCW Tri-Cities Talk Radio. In case you missed the show, which is called “Thinking out Loud,”  here is the podcast. We compared and discussed LinkedIn, Facebook and twitter with a little MySpace thrown in as well for the music lovers.

I love the medium of radio. It’s where I began my professional communications career and I always feel at home on the air.  My first station was WENY Elmira/Horseheads, NY. The station was in an old house and garage combo. Radio-in the house, TV-in the garage. We used to dust the snow from our lapels as we ran from one medium to the other. But it was always live radio that inspired the most creativity. You had to paint word pictures, just as we did today.

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