Think Outside the Box

Think Outside the Box

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The creative is the place where no one else has ever been. You have to leave the city of your comfort and go into the wilderness of your intuition. What you’ll discover will be wonderful. What you’ll discover will be yourself. – Alan Alda Article from Radian6.com Every business strives to be creative, and original. It … Continued

“Signature” Signature?

“Signature” Signature?

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Your email signature is soooo boring. Yes, we said it. Still toting your default name, address, job title, phone number in your automatic signature? You can do better.  Show some personality or give your contacts a little something to remember you by. Mashable this week has highlighted five ways to spice up that bland signature. … Continued

Make Fans on Facebook!

Make Fans on Facebook!

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Unlike personal Facebook accounts, your business page might not get fans and views just because you put a new bikini shot as your default profile pic – well, we hope not anyhow. In fact, Mashable shared this week the biggest motivators that drive customers to your social media page (and bikinis weren’t one of them). Give … Continued

Your Office Away From the Office

Your Office Away From the Office

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As the world turns so does everything else on it. Lately there has been a big shift from working in traditional offices to working anywhere you’re at. In a coffee shop, in your car, at a baseball game, at your daughter’s ballet recital… The world is now becoming a giant office! But can you really … Continued

Build a Social Media Community

Build a Social Media Community

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One of the big goals in Social Media is to develop and foster an amazing community of individuals. A community will bring interaction, friendship, and devoted fans… oh yeah, and profits. This week AriWriter.com gave a list of 5 ways to create and foster community on your Social Media networks. For starters… Get your setup … Continued

Weekly ReTWEET

Weekly ReTWEET

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Headlines, who knew? We’ve got a newsflash for you, Walter Cronkite: headlines are important. And no, we’re not talking about those that grace the cover of the New York Times or US Weekly. We’re talking about your headlines, their content, and their retweeting potential. You? Retweeted? It might sound challenging (unless you’re a canary), but the fact … Continued

Philanthropy Gone Social

Philanthropy Gone Social

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Well, we’ve all heard the million different things that have been revolutionized since Social Media reared it’s head, but have you heard about the way it has revolutionized philanthropy? That’s right, many non-profit groups have used Social Media to reach out to donors and participants and performed many acts of “Social Good.” That’s not all; … Continued

Is It Blog-Worthy?

Is It Blog-Worthy?

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When asked how blog posts are created Ari Herzog (of AriWriter.com) gave the following reply: Web tools I used or were alerted to have spawned some blog posts, such as the one about the Wibiya toolbar or the other ones about Bellow and an iPhone application. Separate blog posts by Danny Brown and Arik Hanson … Continued

Upcoming Online News!

Upcoming Online News!

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From Mashable.com. News consumption in the U.S. is on the rise again thanks to the availability of news on online and mobile channels. A survey of 3,006 adults found that while consumption of traditional news has decreased modestly (less than a third said they’d read a newspaper the day before, compared nearly half a decade earlier, while … Continued

Twitter Me This

Twitter Me This

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If Twitter was custom-made for a small business, it was the mobile food industry. Well, as this is quite a niche market and your business can certainly benefit from all that the little blue bird of social media has to offer, Mashable’s video on Twitter and street food is a social media case study in … Continued

GI’s are Going Social

GI’s are Going Social

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In case you wouldn’t choose a military crew-cut for your default profile pic, think again: the Marines are going social-media. Or so photojournalist Teru Kuwayama and a $202,000 News Challenge Grant from the John S. Knight Foundation will attempt. His project, highlighted this week in OhMyGov! will aim to bring soldier life in Afghanistan to … Continued

Network THIS

Network THIS

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If you’re convinced your business couldn’t benefit from using social media, think about this: utilizing social media has proven successful for dental practices. And unless you’re selling manure or running a pocket-protector manufacturing plant, chances are your small business is more exciting than the dentist’s office (nitrous-oxide aside). If you need more convincing, TechCrunch offers six … Continued