Etiquette for Business on Social Networks – Part 3

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Etiquette for Business on Social Networks – Twitter The series continues with etiquette for business on social networks emphasizing the unique characteristics of Twitter a micro blogging platform.  Wikipedia  says it “ differs from a traditional blog in that its content is typically smaller in both actual and aggregate file size. Microblogs “allow users to […]

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Rodeo Queen Contestants and Pageant Directors Why You Need Social Media

Rodeo Queen Contestants and Social Media Abstinence “Under no circumstance can you use social media during your year!  Abstain!”  Rodeo Queen Contestants and Titleholders are told this increasingly often by pageant committees.  Additionally, you might be surprised to know judges now review pageant rodeo queen contestants’ social media pages during competition more than ever before. […]

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How to Leverage an Event with Social Media

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Eureka! It seems to me the companies I contract with should really know how to leverage an event with social media. Most of them have been sponsoring events for over 30 years. These companies also offer social media marketing training. Would you expect they practice what they teach? I can’t see that’s the case and […]

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5 Best Practices Using Social Media for Customer Service

5 Best Practices Using Social Media for Customer Service Customer Service US and Abroad What have you seen as far as using social media for customer service in the US compared to what you’ve seen done abroad? Have you found social media to be an integral part of customer service abroad? During my travels to […]

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The Land Down Under – Australia Getting There

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Travel Hurdles  Although my flight from SeaTac to The Land Down Under was scheduled to leave late in the day my husband’s business schedule caused me to arrive at the airport at 8 am for a 6:45 pm flight. I like being early-yes this is a bit much but with the perks from being a […]

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Traveling to the Land Down Under – Australia

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My First Trip to Australia I’m Traveling to the Land Down Under – Australia! I’ll be speaking at Social Media Conferences for two weeks. I thought it would be cool to put my experiences in a series of blog posts. This will be my first time traveling to the land down under. I know many […]

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LinkedIn Revamped Take a Look

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LinkedIn Revamped “LinkedIn became a public company on May 18, 2011. Its shares started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 19, 2011, at an initial offering price of $45.00 per share.” Today July 16, 2013 LinkedIn stock price is $193.25 per share. Since the IPO, I‘ve seen LinkedIn revamped by improving products […]

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Creative Problem Solving with CAMPERS

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I teach creative thinking seminars and love creative problem solving with CAMPERS.  It’s a simple creative thinking model.  Compare the technology we have today to what we had 30 years ago and you can see how this model might have been applied to create the laptops, tablets, and smart phones (mini computers) of our time. […]

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Women in Business Twitter Case Study Solutions

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Women in Business Twitter Case Study Solutions It took me a long time to comprehend Twitter.com. In the social media seminars I teach many people are confused about its purpose. Think way back to the stone ages when it cost money to send a text message. Twitter history suggests it was created to give us […]

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Content Marketing Tips Get Them Here!

Content Marketing Tips! Content marketing isn’t a new idea here’s a brief history. Wikipedia defines content marketing as any marketing format that involves the creation and sharing of media and publishing content in order to acquire customers. If this definition doesn’t clarify it here are 21 Content Marketing Definitions that should bring you clarity. Social […]

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