Tag Archives: LinkedIn

You Are What You Tweet—Be Careful In Messaging, Forwarding, Posting

‘Twas high drama over here in Nashville last week as a prominent PR man was outed in the media for forwarding an email that visually compared Michelle Obama to a chimpanzee (see full story here). This fellow hit “forward” and … Continue reading

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Practical & Tactical Use of Social Media for Small Business

It seems so contrary, that we would be “practical and tactical” about something identified as “social.”  Yet as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the like grow deeper roots in our everyday communications, it’s essential for business people to (1) embrace social … Continue reading

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Out with the Old, In With the New Media for Your Small Business?

Just because there’s something new in the world of marketing doesn’t mean all the old stuff is automatically obsolete.  Sure, social media is here—and here to stay, yet there’s still place for direct mail, leave-behind brochures, handwritten notes, networking events, … Continue reading

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Think Social Media Is a Panacea for Small Business? Get real!

751 LinkedIn connections. 1,443 Twitter followers. 410 Facebook friends. Those are my stats as of this morning.  Trust me, I know there are countless people whose numbers make mine sound limp.  And trust me again, I know the numbers don’t … Continue reading

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Group Dynamic – Make the Most of Social Media Group Participation

Social media groups are topic-specific communities accessible for ‘members’ via  popular social networks such as Facebook and the business-oriented LinkedIn.  Members of these virtual groups can post questions, discussion starters, even news and job listings. I’ve previously written about starting, … Continue reading

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Can You Make Money on Facebook, Twitter or Other Social Media Networks?

“Has anybody figured out how to make money on here?” I’ve run across people asking this question on Facebook and Twitter quite often, and the topic even comes up frequently offline. Of course, this question isn’t coming from casual passers-by … Continue reading

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Five Elements of Social Media – Free White Paper

When it comes to social media, do you ever feel like you’re blowing a kazoo in the middle of a marching band brass section?  Or do you feel like your occasional trumpet calls get quick salutes but no lasting results? … Continue reading

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