What Do You Think of the New StSS Design?
Apr03

What Do You Think of the New StSS Design?

It’s here! The Sporting the Small Stuff website has been redesigned to a more current look with added functionality. I hope you like it. I’m still working on improvements, so I would love your feedback. And, if you run into anything quirky, please tell me! All previous blog posts are still available.┬áThe menu navigation has changed a bit, but the categories are similar. The About page has been updated. There are some cool...

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The New and Improved StSS is Coming Soon
Mar19

The New and Improved StSS is Coming Soon

Background The Sporting the Small Stuff (StSS) blog was born out of our wedding website. In October of 2010, we got married in Brazil and maintained a website so everyone back home could stay updated on our wedding. After the honeymoon, I started blogging on the site and it eventually seemed appropriate to move the blog over to its own location. Thus, SportingTheSmallStuff.com was born. The Original StSS Throughout the past few years,...

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SXSW 2012 Proposal Timeline Update
Sep28

SXSW 2012 Proposal Timeline Update

I want to sincerely thank everyone who voted for my SxSW submission Social Media: Fear and Loathing in Health Care. Several people have asked me how the voting went, so I wanted to give you a quick update. Public voting ended on September 2nd. All will be quiet in the SXSW Interactive world while the Staff (30% of the vote) and the Advisory Board (40% of the vote) deliberate. At the end of October, they will announce the first round...

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SXSW: I Want To Go To SXSW 2012
Aug16

SXSW: I Want To Go To SXSW 2012

I want to go to SXSW 2012. Specifically, I want to present in the Health Track of SXSW Interactive on barriers to social media adoption within the healthcare community. It would be an incredible opportunity to attend and an inexpressible honor to present at such an extraordinary event. I could use your help! What is SXSW? SXSW began as a music festival in 1987 and, in 1994, a film festival and interactive track were added. It is an...

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StSS Reviewed on #Blogchat
Aug05

StSS Reviewed on #Blogchat

I…or, should I say, SportingTheSmallStuff.com…had the honor of being reviewed on #Blogchat – a weekly Sunday evening Twitter chat about blogging started by Mack Collier in 2009. Each month, several blogs are chosen from a pool of applicants to be reviewed (and sometimes lambasted) by #Blogchat participants. To see the announcement on Mack’s blog, visit The three blogs we’ll review at #blogchat tonight...

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ACRP 2011 – Ping Your Site
May11

ACRP 2011 – Ping Your Site

I would like to thank the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP) for the opportunity to present Ping Your Site: An e-Media Strategy for a Solid Online Presence at the ACRP 2011 Global Conference in Seattle, WA. I thoroughly enjoyed my conference experience. I arrived in Seattle, WA on the afternoon of Friday, April 29, 2011 with just enough time to check-in for the conference before they closed registration for the day....

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