Monthly Archives: January 2011

Google Voice solves one problem, creates new ones?

Back in December, I posted about two great services designed to help you stay productive while managing phone calls and voice mail: Google Voice and PhoneTag. I mentioned that one of the reasons I prefer PhoneTag over Google Voice is … Continue reading

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The Friday Fail: Sad Face

Is Facebook giving you a poor self image? Maybe, according to a study published in the January issue of the Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. Slate’s Libby Copeland breaks down the study’s origin and findings, which can be summed up with a … Continue reading

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Don’t confuse advertising and social media

Advertising on Facebook is still advertising. It has its place, and it can be effective, but advertising on Facebook and expecting to reap the same rewards as you’d get from a social media strategy is a little like hiring a … Continue reading

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A crowd draws a crowd on social media sites, too

Yesterday, I wrote a short entitled “A crowd draws a crowd”–the fact, that is, that people generally want to be where other people are. The same holds true on social media sites. If your Facebook page, for example, has only … Continue reading

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A crowd draws a crowd

If you’re getting the message out about a venue designed to attract people–a restaurant, a bowling alley, a fitness center, etc.–here’s something to keep in mind: a crowd draws a crowd. Show me pictures of a full house, and I’ll … Continue reading

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the friday fail, lower case edition

Unless you’re e.e. cummings, capitalize your first and last names in your LinkedIn profile*, please. Thank you. *Don’t know how? Contact me (see link at right). I’d be glad to help.

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This month’s Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly column: “Five predictions for 2011: What to expect in social media”

My January Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly column takes a look at what’s ahead in social media. What do think we’ll need to adapt to in the coming year? Five Social Media Predictions for 2011: What to expect in the … Continue reading

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