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I'm Jake McKee

People call me The Community Guy

My easy took thousands of hours of work

As you probably noticed, I’ve updated the look and feel here at CommunityGuy.com. In a matter of minutes, I found a great (and free) theme to customize, used MAMP (open source) to be able to modify and test locally, and then updated my WordPress (open source) platform with the new theme design. Although it took […]

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Bruce Temkin: “Brands are dying”

Bruce Temkin, Forrester, MX 2009 from Helen Walters on Vimeo.

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The Future of Advertising [Slidecast]

The Future of Advertising, APA, 17/02/09 View more presentations from John v Willshire.

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My Personal Influencers

When we kicked off our Ant’s Eye View (re)branding project with Brains on Fire, they asked a very intriguing question. “Who are your mentors?” I found myself realizing that the first three names that came to mind revealed more about my own personality than about theirs. (I also realized that all three names will probably […]

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CONTEST: See all 5 Best Picture nominees in one day…free!

AMC Theaters has been kind enough to extend an offer to me to give out on their behalf to all you find Community Guy readers. First the background, then the details. On Saturday, Feb. 21, the AMC Best Picture Showcase will take place at approximately 97 AMC theatres in 42 North American markets* (check local […]

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SpinSpotter announces Hall of Shame for Online Spin

(Disclosure: SpinSpotter is an Ant’s Eye View client) The very cool service, SpinSpotter has announced a really cool project: The Hall of Shame for Online Spin. As the team puts it: According to SpinSpotter founder Todd Herman, most reporters work hard to maintain objectivity and avoid factual error. “Many of the examples our community of […]

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One of the greatest honors of my career

Over the years, I’ve had some truly great things happen in my career, including getting my childhood dream job and having one of my projects featured on the cover of Wired. I suppose there was some amount of skill involved in making these things happen, but it was also a huge amount of luck and […]

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The first Social Media Presidential Administration

For months now, I’ve been calling Obama the Social Media Candidate (and eventually President), and a number of people have raised an eyebrow wondering what I mean. The first blog post on the new Obama administration Whitehouse.gov site answers the question. Just like your new government, WhiteHouse.gov and the rest of the Administration’s online programs […]

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ANNOUCEMENT: Ant’s Eye View 2.0

After Christmas and at the start of every new year, thoughts turn to our reflections of the year past and the year coming up. For me and for my business, 2008 was an incredible year in every conceivable measure. This year, we grew from a new startup to a solid, sustained business with some of […]

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Inspiring 2009

It’s New Year’s Eve, and that means our thoughts turn to the new year. Here are two very crucial ideas to remember for 2009. Here’s to being totally fucking amazing in 2009.

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