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About US Page : Don’t Go In Naked, Just K.I.S.S.

Posted by on Sep 30, 2012 in Branding, Building Relationships, Communicate, Featured, Hidden Value, Solution, Technology

About US Page : Don’t Go In Naked, Just K.I.S.S.

Have you ever thought about what makes you memorable to others? Face to face meeting is the easy part but what about when you are found online first? Whether you are a corporate entity or a personal brand online representation can become lost in a sea of anonymity. It is always the relationship and trust that builds the friendship and makes the sale. K.I.S.S rules apply here. On your site you want to guide your site traffic with ease to the trusting part of equation and an...

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Content Curator Verses the The Community Manager

Posted by on Nov 6, 2010 in Building Relationships, Community, content, Hidden Value, Jive From The Hive

Content Curator Verses the The Community Manager

Finding balance of content and happy audience members within your community is an exceptional feat to achieve. Unique to every online situation and determined by a variety of existing factors the need for fresh information can be overwhelming and at an extensive end of the spectrum actually abrasive to the communities visitors. The evolving issue is simple. As we build online and the amount of information that accumulates it tends to accumulate at a much faster pace then in...

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Buzz Voice: OMG My Blog Reads To Me!

Posted by on Sep 28, 2010 in Blogging, Building Relationships, Communicate, Hidden Value, Tech

I originally met John Atkinson at South By Southwest in 2010 (SXSW) in the blogger lounge. He had a very unusual product and being a tech junkie I had to try it. John and his partner Roy Georgia had developed a product that easily installs on your blog and reads your posts to anyone who visits. It also is compatible on mobile products, PC and so on. You can tell a lot of testing and research went into this product. Even the audio software is clear and crisp! There is a...

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Gary Vaynerchuk Quotes And Memorable Points From SXSW 2010

Posted by on Apr 1, 2010 in Branding, Building Relationships, Crush It book, Hidden Value, Personal Branding, SXSW 2010, sxsw business

  With the fine tuning of my own speaker kit in mind I decided to share my notes from Gary’s presentation with the world. Personally, I prefer his style of presentation as it closest to my own presenting goals. Particularly, I like that he opens up the mic to solve problems on the spot rather than delegating to the crowd. Gary Vaynerchuk (@GaryVee) always is entertaining and insightful. I’ve rarely miss a presentation of his speaking engagements when I am...

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My Online Doorbell. How To Turn Your Brand Evangelists Into Anti-Evangelists

Posted by on Mar 26, 2010 in Bad Branding, Branding, Building Relationships, Communicate, Community, Featured

This one in a series of posts that make up “The Community Manager’s Toolbox”.   When does company contact reaches the point of becoming an annoyance? When do you start to feel resentful that your own time management is being challenged? Incessantly ringing my door bell multiple times does not make me want to buy your product more. It is becomes and annoyance. An annoyance is also the one element of company communication that will always produce the...

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