Colliding With The Social Web

Michael Hackmer's Personal Blog

Latest Posts

Here are some of the latest posts in Colliding With The Social Web. Below are categories of content on topics such as: Motivation, Start-Ups / Entrepreneurs, and Technology.

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Ideas: Creative Brainstorming and Planning

How can we develop ideas for our organization? How do we ensure our ideas are getting acted on or being developed? Is our planning effective? The posts in this section are designed to answer these questions, and cover idea generation, brainstorming or ideation, and business planning. For more information on the "Brainstorming and Planning" service, click here.


We all know that personalization and technology have created more audience segments than ever before, and more ways to reach them. These posts all cover audience identification from tactics to finding the right people, to understanding the trends fueling segmentation and personalization. For more information on the "Audiences" service, click here.

Content and Experiences

Technology has changed how people consume information and how they engage with brands. Content and digital experiences need to be engaging and informative. If you do not offer something compelling, you can lose more credibility than if you offer nothing at all. This blog section deals with the kinds of content and experiences that open eyes and get people thinking. For more information on the "Experiences" service, click here.

Motivation and Productivity

How can we get motivated? Once focused, how can we stay focused and be productive? These posts are all about motivation and productivity. For more information on motivation, click here for our "How To Get Motivated" page. For more information on the "Productivity" service, click here.

Additional Content Sections


I started being a parent over 18 years ago. On July 14, 2017, I started again. Click here for posts with thoughts on and experiences with parenting.

Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs

Interested in start-ups? Entrepreneurs? Me too! These are latest posts around start-ups and the people who start new businesses. There are stories as well as interviews.


Technology fuels society. It impacts everything we do - from consumption to communication. These posts cover the latest in technology and trends in tech.

Television, Movies, and Entertainment

A part of me still wants to be an actor. I love TV, movies, and the world of entertainment. Though I do not get to watch as much TV as I want, I still manage to find shows that grab my attention. These posts cover my thoughts on TV, movies, and entertainment.