On the January 26th episode of WIMS AM 1420's Socially Incorrect with Brian Brophy, Ideas in Motion Media publisher Chris Mahlmann joined the program to talk about a variety of topics about the region.
1:00 - 7:14: Chris talks about his background and the creation of ValpoLife.com and Ideas in Motion Media
7:15 - 20:14: The two talk about the value of good news, the abundance of good stories in Northwest Indiana, and talking about bad news in a positive light.
20:15 - 27:46: Brian and Chris talk about how to stay positive when receiving negative feedback and the changing media landscape in 2014.
27:47 - 36:52: The two talk about the Life in the Spotlight series and the series’ inception and how the profiles are curated and showcased. Brian and Chris also talk about the balance of hard news & soft news.
36:53 - 39:41: Chris talks about Sonshine Troche and uses her as an example of a story that he now knows about that he otherwise wouldn’t if he hadn’t started LaPorteCountyLife.com.
39:42 - 44:51: Brian asks Chris about how the process works with getting new positive stories and Chris explains the variety of methods IIMM uses to obtain good news to share.
44:52 - 51:19: Brian and Chris talk about social media decorum and consequences of your digital media posts.
51:20 - 58:04: The show winds down with the reminder to share your good news at email@example.com, and upcoming Social Media Boot Camp with the Duneland Chamber of Commerce, the next NWITweetup on February 18th at Industrial Revolution, and a shout-out for the 3rd Annual Good Life Awards, with the info to be announced later.