Monthly Archives: June 2012

What the @Sweden debacle means for your brand

When the Swedish government decided to hand its Twitter account over to a different citizen every week, Sonja Abrahamsson’s tweets probably weren’t what they had in mind. Other sites have done a great job of detailing the @Sweden fiasco, so I’ll focus … Continue reading

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Big Boards helps you find the most active discussion boards

In this month’s Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly column, I focused on one of the least appreciated social media tools–the lowly discussion board. If you’re interested in learning more about discussion boards, one of the best things you can do is to … Continue reading

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This month’s Greater Fort Wayne Business Weekly column: Worthy of discussion

  Worthy of discussion Each year, the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research conducts a study about social-media use among Inc. 500 companies, the 500 fastest-growing private businesses in the U.S. In the survey, respondents are asked to … Continue reading

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Stop distracting yourself

It’s hard to BEEP stay focused BOOP when you’re const DING antly being inter BUZZ rupted. Annoying, isn’t it? So why do you have all those notifications activated to tell you the SECOND you have a new email, Twitter at reply,  or Facebook … Continue reading

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MORE evidence that a photo on your LinkedIn profile is a must

Back in February of 2011, I wrote a post called “Why a photo on your LinkedIn profile is a must.” As I said, there’s very little upside to omitting a photo, and that leaving it off signals one of three things to … Continue reading

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What’s the future of Google Plus?

Over the past few months, there’s one question I’ve been asked more often than just about anything else: What’s the future of Google Plus? Will it be come the next big thing, or become Google’s latest failed attempt to get traction in … Continue reading

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