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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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How to Get Followers on Twitter

While I’m on the topic of Twitter, let’s talk about “Follower Acquisition.”  Who among us doesn’t want followers?  After all, followers could translate into customers, clients or connections…right?!? Having created and managed three Twitter accounts for my own endeavors, I’ve … Continue reading

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A Tale of 3 Tweets – What I’ve Learned About Twitter

January 2009.  It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. A little over a year ago, I was wholeheartedly launching my freelance career.  In November ’08, I’d gone to my boss and asked for less money. … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Twitter: How—and Why—to Tweet

In my last blog post, I promised to get “practical and tactical” with social networking.  What better way to begin that process than with a “Twitter 101” of sorts? Twitter has been a media darling for a while now; 2009 … 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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