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We offer the best in thinking — articles, books, podcasts, and videos about business online written by the Successful and Outstanding Bloggers of Successful Blog. Click on the titles to enjoy each selection.
The Specials this Week are
Social Media Explorer
âWhoâs Jeff and why are we getting rid of the garage refrigerator?â
âSome guy from Craigâs List and itâs missing a couple shelves and the freezer doesnât get cold enough.â
After a short discussion about how Jeff wasnât from Craigâs List and hearing her explanation of which device will now keep our cookout beer cold, I learned she still had seven outstanding items left on the website. I was relieved neither of my children were among them, but what that meant was Nancyâs cell phone didnât stop ringing the rest of the day.
Last night I participated in #SBT10 chat (or Start Blogging Today), as a guest, with moderators Danny Brown, Grant Griffiths, and John Haydon. Never have I so violently been reminded about how unethical, demanding, and just plain old wrong some professionals are in our industry. The first few questions I received were along the lines of, âAs bloggers, how do we pitch PR firms so they pay attention to us?â
TRIB Local by Karen Putz
“I think Facebook is a huge waste of time,” a relative remarked recently. “I really don’t want anyone knowing what I’m up to and I don’t see the point in Facebook.”
I personally think my relative is missing out on some great stuff, because both Facebook and Twitter have enriched my life in different ways.
Nearly eight in 10 of the nation’s smallest companies (79%) say marketing is a major success factor for their business and nearly one-half (46%) of such firms, or microbusinesses, say they are using some type of social media for marketing, according to a survey from Vistaprint.
Chris L. Jordan
When we remove ourselves from our safe zones, we force ourselves into an enhanced state of decision making.
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