Save Social: Walk The Talk

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Many of us have been following along, reading the rash of articles being published and shared, all dealing with how to best "do" social. One of these articles, an op-ed piece on Mashable, got a lot of shares across the social media sphere this morning. The author compares the unknown, hopefully waiting in the wings, good guy to Jerry Maguire, which is a nice comparison, but it … [Read more...]

#SMRebelsHelp TweetChat- (Mon)12/3: Cyber Bullying

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Have you been bullied online or know someone who has? Maybe you just want to learn more about it so that you can be prepared if it happens to you. Join us on Monday, December 3rd at 9PM EST for our weekly TweetChat: #SMRebelsHelp. Hashtag: #SMRebelsHelp Guest: Elizabeth Traub (Twitter:@elizonthego) (Website: http://www.elizabethtraub.com) Topic: Cyber Bullying Date: … [Read more...]

Want to know the secret to following 7077 people on Twitter?

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I love Twitter! I've been using Twitter since 2006, back when everything you said got a response from someone, and there were no automated direct messages, and no spammers trying to get you to click their links and buy their junk. Over the past few years, a lot of people have started following me. A lot of interesting people have started following me. Many of these are … [Read more...]

How to Grope in the Dark and Find Your Writing Mojo

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Wow isn’t there a wealth of information out there on how to write, so many e-courses, e-books and membership sites full of useful shortcuts and advice to help. For many, they’re just an unconscious excuse not to get started. It all lends itself to be a modern form of procrastination. Don’t get me wrong, there’s nothing wrong with taking a writing course to improve your … [Read more...]

How to Use Social Media as a Job Seeker

social media for job seekers

Common sense would dictate that if you are seeking employment and you use social media, you would use that network to locate your next job. Yeah, I would think that too. But it seems that people are either afraid to reach out to their social network (out of fear of looking weak or whatever) or simple lack of understanding how social media can help. As the marketing … [Read more...]

How to Teach Social Media To Others

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Quite often I am approached by friends or referrals with the request to teach them about the world of social media. Some just want to learn more about the industry I work in and others are dissatisfied with what schooling has taught them and want to know how social media and spending time on a social network can be something turned into a career. Whichever the case I am usually … [Read more...]

What’s Luck Got to do With It?

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In a recent post by my buddy @jamesoliverjr, founder of WeMontage, he asked if successful entrepreneurs are just lucky. He concluded success boils down to luck, and he is not alone. From a distance, some success stories defy logic, but a consistent pattern emerges upon closer examination. This is true for a number of successful entrepreneurs and peak performers of all … [Read more...]

Gonna Get Me Some Action (Movie FX)!

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Have you ever looked at the video that you took with your iPhone or iPad and wonder what you could do to give them that little bit of pizazz? You know, like rather than take that hum-drum Christmas dinner video that you take every year, instead take one that has aliens dropping in and blowing up the Christmas turkey. How about blowing up that beat up old car of yours with a … [Read more...]

I LOVE My Website (Part 1 of 7)

Things-to-love-about-your-website-cheri-plett

Every business owner wants to say, “I love my website!” Thankfully many do, but sadly some don’t. On a scale from 1 to 10, how would you rate your website love? In my experience with clients, and in talking with numerous business owners, I’ve narrowed down 7 things you need to love in order to truly love your website. You need to love how it looks, love the way it works, … [Read more...]

Two reasons to get stoked and make an ebook

Ebook

Happy Cyber Monday (by the way, I hope you had an amazeballs holiday weekend)! People will be buying new tablets - iPads or their mini-mes, Kindle Fires or Droids and join the growing tablet consumer base. You can write. We write on a daily basis in text messages, blogs, emails, Facebook and Google chats, the rare snail mail, and we write in the air when we speak or … [Read more...]