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Mein Fahrrad Was Stolen Last Night

Mein Fahrrad Was Stolen Last Night

I received an email from my business partner, Mark Harrison, at 0500 this morning that I saw when I woke up this morning: ":-( All three bikes got stolen last night. Fuck."

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So, Where Do You Live in Berlin, Chris?

I don’t know how many people have actually been to Berlin — and with my friends, I am sure most of them; however, everyone always asks where I live. I guess you can say I live in Moabit, Berlin, or Tiergarten. Heck, I think it is important to just show you… you’ll get a much better idea.

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Berliner Fernsehturm and Galeria Kaufhof

I was hanging out on Alexanderplatz and caught this lovely view of two of the most famous structures in the former East Berlin, the Berliner Fernsehturm and Galeria Kaufhof. What a lovely evening.

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Partying on Alexander Platz

I escaped the mad and mad-making (and shame-making) cleaning of my apartment to Alexanderplatz, which is famous in Berlin. On a Saturday evening, it is also popular as a place to listen to live music, in the background, as well as drink some beer, laugh your ass off, take some pictures, and enjoy the relatively warm weather.

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Chris Abraham as Quoted in The Atlantic

Chris Abraham as Quoted in The Atlantic

"Chris believes that women are far too picky: everyone knows, he says, that a single middle-aged man still has appealing prospects; a single middle-aged woman likely doesn’t. And he’s right. Single women are painfully aware of this. I hear far more women than men talk about getting married as a goal to be met by a certain deadline."

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Lunch of Pasta with Frank

Lunch of Pasta with Frank

It is wonderful to live in the civilized world of Berlin.

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My Neighbor Berlin Hauptbahnhof

If I walk across the street, I get to walk into this majestic building, the “new” Berlin Hauptbahnhof.

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Washington, DC, Dinner Party on the Hill

Washington, DC, Dinner Party on the Hill

I really enjoyed a dinner party I attended last night on the Hill. Thank you, Professor Meredith Hindley.

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The Style in Berlin is No Fashion

The Style in Berlin is No Fashion

I like to rib my German friends in Berlin because they’re always wearing these silly Chairman Mao hats — everyone wears OD green and black caps. If you want some good advice to help you look cool while visiting or living in Berlin, please just dress like a distressed communist revolutionary student protester… blue jeans, Adidas soccer shoes, hoodies, leather coats or bomber jackets — dark colors — but you can wear these until you’re deep in your 40s so buying an assortment of them is a worthwhile investment. I like to call it “Vanguard of the Proletariat Fashion.”

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Caught at Schneerot Bar: Libia, Kike, Frank, and Me

We four, from left, Kike, Libia, Chris, and Frank, stopped in for mojitos at Schneerot Bar last Friday night. It was DJ night so we were caught on film and ended up on the Schneerot Blog.

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Today Was an Amazing Day (and Night) in Berlin

The last couple days have been great. I have spent some time away from work with Colombian visitors, Kike and Libia, friends of Clau and Frank. Some drinks last night and then brunch, the market, dinner, and then the night out on the town. You can watch it all via Twitter, with all the details, from the start to the end. I have to go to sleep now because tomorrow is another breakfast together. And then who knows what else. Also, I apparently know how to speak Spanish. Who knew!

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My Next Bike is a Soma Delancey Single Speed

My Next Bike is a Soma Delancey Single Speed

There are just no Surly Steamrollers available, so I ordered a Soma Delancey single speed.

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When in Rome Do As the Romans Do

Engaging in online conversation as a member of an online community requires your language, delivery, humor, and tone to mirror that of the community.

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Social Bookmarking Strategy

Social Bookmarking Strategy

Making sure that your sites are "bookmarked" and "dugg" on the top social bookmarking sites can really help with site promotion and publicity.

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Blogger Outreach is About the Permanent Record

At the end of the day, this is all about getting into permanent record. Second Life may be cool, and so may be IM, but these are all ephemeral — the web and the blogosphere is indexed and exists much longer and to greater effect the longer and deeper the penetration a site has into Google’s, Technorati’s, and Ask.com’s site indices.

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Reciprocal Linking and Google PageRank

Blogrolling sites that you want to be connected to can lead to reciprocal linking. The nature of the blogosphere lends itself to linking. The process of exchanging links with other websites is called Reciprocal Linking.

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Blog Community Outreach

A powerful technique for building community on blogs is to find a compelling item about your industry, products, and services, then search for blogs that are already talking about it on Technorati.

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Advice on Starting and Growing an SNS

Advice on Starting and Growing an SNS

The main reason why SNS’s are so appealing is not because people are exhibitionists but because people crave connection and community. Too many folks who are jumping onto the Social Network Services bandwagon lost site of what an SNS actually is, including the real motivations for joining them as a registered member.

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Training Services

Training Services

Part of what we do at Abraham PR is teach. We can do and teach. Really. From teaching blogging courses at the Writer's Center to on-site academic lectures, one of our primary goals is mindshare.

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Online Publicity Services

Online Publicity Services

Traditionally, a publicist is a person whose job is to generate and manage publicity for a public figure, especially a celebrity, or for a work such as a book or movie. Publicists usually work at large companies handling multiple clients.

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Social Network Profiles are Not Fancy Personal Home Pages

Social Network Profiles are Not Fancy Personal Home Pages

Creating a space for your members to “show off” or “express themselves” is less important than giving members to interact. They crave connection and will pursue any perceived connection such as shared interests, hometowns, movies, orientation, or schools.

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The Blogroll

The Blogroll

A blogroll is a collection of links to other blogs. Blogrolls are found on most blogs. Blogrolling is the original and most-respected service, although any link list is commonly referred to as a “blogroll”.

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People are Already Talking About You

People are Already Talking About You

The Internet is neither a place nor a destination. One cannot broadcast to the Internet and there is very little correlation between throwing money at online advertising and building brand equity online.

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Consulting Services

Consulting Services

The following menu may look expansive, but it isn't. We're a new media marketing and new media PR firm -- with well over a decade of experience in web strategy and emergent technology.

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Online Reputation Management and Crisis Response

Online Reputation Management and Crisis Response

You can’t control online conversation unless you participate. You’ll never be able to control what's being said about you online like you can with Main Stream Media (the press, TV, magazine, etc). Don’t even try.

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About Abraham Harrison LLC

About Abraham Harrison LLC

Traditional advertising, public relations, and marketing agencies are spending a lot of money and poaching a lot of talent to convince you they get how to reach folks online, but they don't. They're putting lipstick on a pig. Madison Avenue doesn't get it, 50-year-old firms don't get it, and your local PR shop doesn't get it either.

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Lucy Kellaway is an Examplar Bicycle Commuter

Lucy Kellaway is an Examplar Bicycle Commuter

Brava, Ms. Kellaway, for doing a much better job of evangelizing pedal bike commuting.

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