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Dr. William J. Ward (DR4WARD)
Works at DR4WARD at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Syracuse University
Attended Michigan State University
Lived in Syracuse, NY
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The most innovative aspects of an iPhone came about through government investment, not private investment 
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1 year / 10K+ users yet only handful of negative incidents related to +Google Glass to report hyped by tech pundits , critics, and trolls. 
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Greetings World! Hope you enjoy your Thursday edition of the DR4WARD Daily 2014-4-24 http://rebelmouse.com/dr4ward/ 
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77% of Twitter monthly active users are outside of the US.
27% of my Twitter followers are outside of the the US. I need to up my %. 
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Good insights here: Why Content Goes Viral: What Analyzing 100 Million Articles Taught Us. http://ow.ly/w4v5z 
A few weeks ago someone sent me a link to the BuzzSumo website. It is a gold mine of data regarding what content is the most shared across any topic. Cha-Chin
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Role of Government in Innovation? Flipping traditional notion of innovation on its head. http://ow.ly/w7kbP
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Research Brief: A Glass More Full - A Practical Update On +Google Glass 
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Great speaking today with remarkable +HootSuite team members: +Michael Blonde +Stefan Person +Allie Russell re: continued #ASMScert success!

cc: +Ryan Holmes +Gregory Gunn 
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Always a pleasure, Bill! 
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This is appropriate for today! 
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Re: Journalism #startups: “It’s a much bigger challenge to innovate in legacy media companies” http://ow.ly/w4uqV 
News groups lack patience to endure pre-profit stage of startups they create.
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Professor of Social Media
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  • DR4WARD at S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications Syracuse University
    Professor, 2011 - present
  • Numerous Fortune 500 companies
  • Numerous Not-for-Profits
  • Numerous Higher Education Institutions
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Syracuse, NY - Rockford, MI - East Lansing, MI - Grand Haven, MI - Alfred, NY - Breckenridge, CO - Rome, Italy - Paris, France - Wuhan, China - Okemos, MI - Grand Rapids, MI
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aka DR4WARD - Social Media Professor at Syracuse University in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications +GoogleGlass Explorer
Introduction
My name is Bill - Dr. William J. Ward aka DR4WARD.  I'm the Professor of Social Media at Syracuse University in the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications

I am ranked one of the Top Marketing Professors in the World on Twitter by Social Media Marketing Magazine for providing useful content and consistently engaging with my followers and truly "getting it' when it comes to the best ways to use Twitter and other forms of Social Media. 

I enjoy helping connect students and pros to learn about all forms of communication and creativity. I talk about, create, and curate content on: Digital, Marketing, Advertising, Public Relations, Social Media, Journalism, Higher Ed, Innovation, Creativity, and Design. Curated global resources can be found here: DR4WARD Curated Social Media, Marketing & Digital Resources - Infographics, Slideshows, Videos, Etc.

I earned my Ph.D. in Media and Information Studies at Michigan State University and teach internationally. I participate with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
and have taught in the U.S., Italy, France, and China. 

When I was nine I started my first business selling night crawlers on Cowan Lake, a small, quiet lake near Rockford, Michigan where I grew up. I've been Digging for Worms ever since.

I learn, share, create, and connect with thousands of smart people globally. Some of the best places to find and connect with me are:

DR4WARD.com www.dr4ward.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/dr4ward 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Dr4Ward
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/dr4ward/
PearlTrees http://www.pearltrees.com/dr4ward/

You can reach me via email at dr4ward@gmail.com and on my cell phone at +1-616-915-8138

I look 4Ward to your feedback.

Keep Digging for Worms!


Education
  • Michigan State University
  • University of Michigan
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Grand Rapids Community College
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