Archive for October 2008

The Social Media Manifesto

With 5 of the top 10 web sites, according to Alexa rankings, being social media sites, it’s pretty clear that change is coming. Change is already here. How this change affects your business and even how you find your next job is detailed in my new report “The Social Media Manifesto.” Download your own copy…

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Social Media Success Stories

Meet Matthew Goudge of www.prochef360blog.com. He’s an Australian chef living in China since 2001.  Chef Matthew and I met online and immediately signed up at yoursocialbrand.com. He began to apply the strategies to create new relationships and increase his website traffic. Chef Matthew’s primary market is other chefs.  Helping them network and find the best…

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Definition: Personal Brand

There is a lot of discussion on the Internet about personal branding – but sadly, a lot of that discussion is coming straight from people who have not one clue about creating a true personal brand. Instead, these folks are busily copying the personal brands of other self-appointed Internet brand gurus. Which is fine, as…

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How to do successful

What comes first? Having success or being successful? Who gets to tell you when you’re there? More importantly, who gets to tell you when you’re not there? There’s a funny paradox in the world: countless dollars are spent on books and materials teaching how to DO things and yet what is the essential source of…

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Key social media strategies

I reading this new post from Charles Heflin and laughed (in a good way, of course) when I saw his second suggestion. Never let someone else tell you which networks to use He is so right and I’ve been conversing with people about this subject all week. When you’re engaging people through social media, you…

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Random tech tips

Here’s what happens when I have a FlipVideo camera within reach…I record random things at the drop of a hat. In this video I share a tech tip which isn’t directly related to any specific technology, but I believe it is essential if you have any gadgets in your car.

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Essential social media tools for businesses

This list is based on a cool post on 6 Social Media Tools Every Business Should Use I put my own comments to the list, but I think the author offers very solid advice. RSS Feed Aggregator This allows you to do a couple of things: first you can find news around keywords in your…

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Putting your brand to work online

The explosion of social media on the Internet has created an incredible opportunity for you to connect directly with your clients and to be found by other people who are literally searching for exactly what it is that you have the offer. Used correctly social media can lead to greater customer loyalty and explosive business…

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