Business

What does your personal brand have in common with a can of Coke?

One of the biggest misconceptions I think people have about personal branding is that you don’t have a personal brand until you create it. Perhaps these people are way too into existentialism, but if you exist you already have a personal brand. That brand is reflected in every interaction you have with another person. Their…

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Social Media Marketing Hits Arlen, Texas on King of the Hill

I was watching King of the Hill on Hulu.com (what an awesome site) and was more than a little surprised that it ended up being about MySpace and the effect of social media marketing on brick and mortar businesses. Here’s a short clip of what’s going on. As the episode progresses, they also show just…

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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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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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Starting a business during a recession

Please leave a comment below. Are you starting a new business, or trying to find a job? How are you handing your home life during this economic downturn? The bottom line is this: starting a business during a recession is probably one of the best choices you can make. If you’ve seen my other posts…

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What good is social media anyway?

To best understand Social Media, I think it makes sense to see how it has matured and how people have put it to use. When I first used the Internet in 1990. There was no web, so what did I do? One of the most popular Internet activities centered around what was called USENET. It…

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What is a recession?

A recession is when the people loose faith in the future. –Richard Nixon interviewed on Larry King Live Without a single word of economic gobbledygook, Richard Nixon gave one of the most profound definitions of a recession I’ve ever heard. In this definition is the explanation of the difference between winners and losers and insight…

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Guy Kawasaki on FOX Business

Guy Kawasaki was interviewed on FOX Business today and spoke about the new trends on the Internet and how they’re being fueled by things like “free” database technology access and other critical pieces of infrastructure that were once only available to those with a ton of money at their disposal. Great insight on the venture…

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Restate Media Business Plan

Restate Media Business Plan Originally uploaded by sincretic This is a great format for a business plan. I wish I could read it a little bit better. This makes me think that printing marketing plans as giant mindmaps isn’t such a crazy idea after all.

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