When Julie Bestry suggested I join Twitter back in 2008, I was immediately captivated, but since then I’ve had an on-again off-again relationship with the site. Lately I’ve been feeling a little blah about it, but the ideas suggested by Naomi Binford in this article have rekindled my enthusiasm. Twitter is a great platform for […]
I receive a lot of Guest Blogger Applications and, believe me, I reject more than I publish. But I know how much you guys love infographics, so when Matt Banner offered to share his Social Media Cheat Sheet, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. It’s just packed with fabulous tips and resources! Today’s business world […]
I belong to a few online groups where members support one another by reading, commenting on and sharing each other’s blog posts. I’ve found this type of cross-promotion to be an excellent way to grow a following and get to know other bloggers. Because of that, even though I already have a long list of […]
I became a big fan of social media long before I even knew that’s what it was called. Twitter and Facebook in particular have allowed me to grow my network and stay connected to a much larger group of people than would have been possible when I first started my business in 2002. Every week […]
I’m currently participating in the Social Media Success Summit, a four-week online conference featuring many of the world’s top social media experts and authors. My head’s already spinning with all the great information, so as I piece it all together, I thought I’d share some of my key takeaways with you.
I met Nicky Kriel on LinkedIn a couple of years ago, and we quickly discovered that we shared similar opinions about many aspects of social media. When I found out that she was writing a book about Twitter, I was sure it would be a hit. I’ve just finished reading it, and it’s everything I […]
Last month, I shared a few of the mistakes I commonly see people making on LinkedIn. Because Twitter isn’t strictly for professional networking the way LinkedIn is, there are a lot more different approaches to using it, but you still need to make sure you’re not annoying other users, especially if you’re using it as […]
One of the worst things you can do on Twitter is treat it as your own personal advertising platform. No one minds a little shameless self-promotion, but Tweeting exclusively about your latest blog post or upcoming event is a good way to lose followers. On the other hand, when you regularly share content that’s neither […]
For most of us, the internet is now our primary method of communicating with colleagues, clients, and suppliers. Although sometimes it seems like privacy is a thing of the past, it’s crucial that we never let our guard down. My guest today, Christopher Wallace, has some important advice to help us keep our information and […]
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