Monthly Archives: November 2010

Email is for losers, Jeff Atwood says

Looking for a sure way to sabotage your productivity or harsh your own mellow? Well, says Jeff Atwood, just check your email: Most of the time you’ll end up a loser, the proud recipient of yet another spam email, a … Continue reading

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The Friday Fail: Dodd-erring

Be careful when you let others post on your behalf. And as Andy Carvin suggests, be sure to pick the right account when using TweetDeck.

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This spot is “really” good

And also not a bad commentary on our mobile-phone-obsessed culture. You’ve probably already seen it, but if you haven’t, enjoy.

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My upcoming classes at IPFW

I’ll be teaching the following classes at IPFW in early 2011: – LinkedIn for Professional and Business Development, Feb. 9, 2011 – Powerful Presentation Skills, Feb. 22 & Mar. 1, 2011 – Getting Results with Social Media, Mar. 4, 2011 … Continue reading

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The Friday Fail: Our Fair City

Supporting local business is the right thing to do, when you can. By giving back to your local economy, you’re creating jobs that ultimately make yours a little safer–and perhaps even more remunerative. It’s just common sense to put money back … Continue reading

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A Sheep in Foxes’ clothing

If you ever use unsecured public wi-fi, this post from the EH Design & Consulting blog is a must read. Here’s a summary: Recently a firefox plugin was released called FIRESHEEP.  This simple little plugin takes just seconds to install, is incredibly … Continue reading

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Last night’s presentation: “Listen Up and Stand Out”

Last night I had the opportunity to present “Listen Up and Stand Out” to a group of local small business leaders. It was a diverse group, with one common challenge: they want to grow, but they have a finite amount … Continue reading

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Blog for your audience–or blog for yourself

Blogging is a great way to share you expertise and connect with customers and prospects. But even if your blog only reaches an audience of one–yourself–it has some great benefits. As Mark Schaefer says in “Ten Reasons to Blog–Even if … Continue reading

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Blogs bolstered by overall social media growth

Ask most people about social media, and blogs are often left out of the conversation. Part of the problem is that blogs just aren’t as sexy as Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube: since no one “owns” the blogosphere, it’s rare that … Continue reading

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The Friday Fail: Signs of the apocalypse

Well, maybe they’re not signs of the apocalypse, but signs like this one certainly contradict themselves. Signs are interesting communication problem because you have so few words to convey meaning. And in that environment, every word counts. Click here for more … Continue reading

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