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The Specials this Week are
Engaging Brand Blog
I remember Dad giving me a great piece of advice when I was trying to think of a way of redesigning our customer service offering…he said “Think and be lazy!”
“What, why be lazy?”
“Because customers want simplicity, they will pay a premium to people who make their life easier, simpler”
Jonathan Fields – Awake at the Wheel
No live tweeting, Facebooking or blogging â BE HERE NOW! You can tweet, email and Facebook your ass off during the breaks! And, no recording devices, cell phones or pagers. Cow bellsâ¦absolutely. We can never have enough cow bell!
So these three anti-productivity productivity practices will bring your life into sharp, direct, clear focus and give you immediate spaciousness, completion and integrity.
In the drawing above, I list your blog as part of your content ecosystem. Hereâs why I recommend you start thinking this way: because your blog is only one destination and itâs only reaching one channel of a much larger opportunity and demographic. The minute you see your blog as only âaâ channel, thatâs when you start thinking of other outreach opportunities.
Brian Solis for Mashable
Thereâs a saying in theater: A big part of acting is reacting. This is especially true when we consider how many individuals, brands, and organizations engage on the web today. Instead of seeking inspiration and direction from those around us however, we simply react to activity, which may or may not benefit us in the long run.
Top Rank Online Marketing Blog
And yet, there are just as many B2B organizations successfully conquering social media. While their stories might not be as well-known, we think these 5 B2B social media winners are doing a pretty doggone good job. Tell us if you agree.
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