Tag Archive: blogging

How To Blog In 5 Easy Steps

Do you know how to blog? What if they had instructions like IKEA provides to help you get started? I am fresh off of a trip from IKEA where we purchased a selection of put-it-together-yourself furniture! Many of my friends and other shoppers avoid IKEA for the simple reason of not knowing how to put their product line together! Full disclosure, I ran IKEA’s direct, loyalty, catalog and email marketing for the US for a few years. However, it’s not as if we all received furniture assembly on-boarding training. I…
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11 Holiday Social Media Ideas For Your Small Business

Is your small business social media plan up to the Festivus feats of strength? If you aren’t getting the most out of your social media for your business this holiday season, then you need to think about using the many social media strategies to generate awareness of your business and sales for the holidays! Do you know how to time your posts or  word our Tweets to reveal attention-grabbing messaging? Do you even have time for this type of strategic thinking? How do you set yourself up for holiday success?…
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What Ben Folds Five Can Teach Us About Content Marketing

So, who names their band Ben Folds Five when there are only three members in the group?!? I think the other two members of the ‘five’ includes the guy who brings in the various bass guitars and the crowd who attends the concert. I was one of that said crowd last night and thought Ben Folds put on an amazing show  in the comfort of the cozy tower theater. The whole experience reminded me of great content marketing! 5 Things Ben Folds Can Teach Us About Content Marketing Great social…
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How To Embrace The Blog

Your phone rings, your Twitter twings, your email dings or your Pinterest pings  … and you have been asked to speak at an event! Whether you are a first-timer on the stage (or virtual podium) one of the first things that come to mind should be self-promotion! I know that that is the case for me! I’ve been asked to speak at Social Media Week in Chicago on September 24-28, 2012 and at the B2B Social Media Summit in Philadelphia on October 9&10, 2012. The first thing that came to…
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