Category Archives: General

A Germ Wars Webchat…

MORE UPDATES! The webchat went extremely well!  A special ‘Thank You’ to participant “Diane G.” for sharing her longtime support.  People like her give me even more reason to continue what I am doing.  If you missed it, you can … Continue reading

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Happy #handhygiene Day!

It’s May 5th and the world is celebrating! (yes, it’s Cinco de Mayo, but it’s also…) SAVE LIVES: CLEAN YOUR HANDS DAY! Or, as I like to call it:  #handhygiene Day! The original reason for this day was to help … Continue reading

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Tomorrow is #handhygiene day!!!

It’s that time of the year again and I couldn’t be happier. Two years ago, I started #handhygiene in support of the World Health Organization’s SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands campaign to improve hand hygiene in health care worldwide. Since then, #handhygiene … Continue reading

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Germygraphics…

Ever seen something in the media that just makes you smile? Today, I had that moment.  Take a look at the following advertisement for a local newspaper. Do you see it?  Way down in the bottom right hand corner. Yup, … Continue reading

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Are you a #handhygiene hero?

I don’t normally like to send readers to quizzes – I know I hate them – but this one actually made me both smile and think.  It’s called… THE HAND HYGIENE QUIZ!!! (yes, I know…inventive) Don’t let the title fool … Continue reading

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Remember when…?

In a few hours, the New York Giants will face off against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl.  We all know that this is going to be a great match not only because of the Manning-Brady battle to … Continue reading

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The Education of Germs…

I received a note this morning from a colleague, Tim Handorf, at Best Colleges Online. They have written a rather excellent blog post looking at the places on campus where you might find germs and how to best protect yourself … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Crises: Germs and Economics

It’s been a few weeks since I posted here and I could defend myself by saying that I’ve been working on grant proposals and talking with companies and non-governmental organizations to strategize future social marketing initiatives in local and global … Continue reading

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Germ Guy, PhD

Today, I was honoured by the Social Media University, Global with an Honorary PhD in Social Media. My dissertation, “From Lab Rat to Social Media Champion” describes the last 12 years of my work in both traditional and social media … Continue reading

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In Search of the Golden Poo…

In the analysis of trends of what’s hot there is always one reliable way to prove that something is definitely making waves: The comedy world embraces it. Over the last few months, I’ve been witnessing just that.  For some unknown reason, … Continue reading

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