The Product Poet

I write and tweet a lot of poetry on social networking sites. Find me on Twitter at @ProductPoet. www.theproductpoet.com


What is Anticipatory Grief?

As I have previously written about, I’m not just a poet who loves branding and haiku. Although I am currently in the “C-suite” as an executive/board advisor of…


7 Ways to Digitally Protect Yourself

For my non-poetic day job, I recently had the fortunate enough opportunity to attend a “Cyber Security” seminar from my “Cyber Security” insurance…


The Case for The First Digital Poet Laureate

Today is April 30th, 2015. To some this is merely another Thursday before a Friday; however for some, April 30thmarks the last day of National Poetry Writing Month. For many poets, including myself, it meant following along daily writing prompts, mainly disseminated through social media sites, such as Twitter or Facebook.

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For All Of The World To See. In Five Seven Five.


Here’s how I measure Social Media ROI

For those of you that follow me on Twitter (not so subtle hint to follow me here), many of you know that I love to send out a tweet to effectively…


Love Fish Tacos? Try Jalapeño Express in Jacksonville Beach.

After a brief interlope in Atlanta yesterday, I managed to make myself to Jacksonville Beach, Florida. I’ve previously been…


Dear Yoginis: I Am Sorry

Some say that the in order to move on from an uncomfortable situation, the healing process begins when you have reached acceptance. Another step in this healing process is apologizing to those that you feel you have wronged over the years. So step one: I’ve accepted the fact that I’ll never be a yogini and step two: to all the yoga enthusiasts out there, “I am sorry.…


A Goodbye Letter To LinkedIn

Dear LinkedIn,

I know this may sound like a cliché, but it’s not you it’s me.

Over the past two and a half years, I have enjoyed connecting with you and meeting your new friends, but today I feel violated that you suddenly do not believe that our relationship was real.


Periscope vs. Meerkat: The Debate Begins

Today the world was introduced to Twitter’s new live-streaming product offering called Periscope. As previously mentioned in my article, “What is Meerkat?” Twitter announced that it had recently purchased Periscope on the heels of Meerkat’s explosive new user growth following its release approximately three weeks ago.


The Art of Unfriending on Facebook


When it comes to social media, some might say that in real life I am anti-social. My non-poetic, non-anonymous self has a total of 31 friends on Facebook…


My Struggles with Being Fat and FAI


I have a confession to make: I’m fat. Although I am six feet two inches tall and 220 pounds, I am considered overweight according to my Body Mass Index. My increased body weight began in 2009, when I was diagnosed with FAI or Femoroacetabular Impingement. FAI is a condition of the hip where the femoral shaft (leg bone) is flattened on one side, not…