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Series: Finding Hidden Value – New Ebook – Creating Captivating Content Online

Posted by on Dec 1, 2009 in Communicate, Community, content, Conversational, Ebook, Events, Series, socialmedia, Solution

Community building and management  is one of those areas in which I excel at. The enjoyment that I get by creating a “buzz” around a brand online to me is just well the cat’s meow. It is that raw talent that has inspired two other communities Women of Web 3.0 and RetailSherpa.org. Recently, I attended the Social Fresh #SoCruise with a select group of distinguish group on individuals who are considered elite in their particular area of focus. It was a...

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How Do You Overcome Communication Obstacles?

Posted by on Oct 17, 2009 in Branding, Communicate, Community, Conferences, content, Conversational, Karma, networking, Newsletter, socialmedia

  Creating content that all of your network or community enjoys all of the time is nearly impossible. It is Fall and my favorite season of the year. Everything changes and abruptly. I’m taking advantage of this and I suggest you do as well. The way I communicate through specific mediums is changing. I usually communicate directly through twitter, text messages or through speaking gigs. Apparently, I do loose of connection points by not following through after the...

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Opposites Attract: Corporate Social Media Policy Guidelines

Posted by on May 11, 2009 in Conversational, networking, Policy, socialmedia, Solution

Molding aspects of a social media in a medium to large sized corporation can be tricky. Old fashioned corporate philosophy dictates control over the flow of communication be regulated by the proper in house channels only. In the evolution of social we see individuals representing company ideals and company brands when we use to see press releases and public relations broadcasting their spun version. The core of the company’s foundation ordinarily was concealed unless...

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Prepping for SXSW 2009: IPhone Apps I’m Packing

Posted by on Feb 25, 2009 in Conferences, Conversational, Events, interaction, networking, Social SEO, socialmedia

I’m excited about going to SXSW 2009 this year in Austin, TX. I’m attending the Interactive event and it takes place March 13-17. It is my first year attending the event and all I have heard is how many great connections were made and friendships created at SXSW 2008. It will be great to meet online friends face to face. Who I Want To Meet I want to meet you! So, lets meet up for a coffee. I don’t have a lot of requirements because SXSW is more of a social...

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Twittering In An Educational Setting

Posted by on Feb 24, 2009 in Communicate, Conversational, socialmedia, Twitter

I am curious what the majority of the educational population believes is adequate and/or a superfluous level of twittering in a classroom setting. My basic research shows that there is a huge gap in the different generations opinion as what is acceptable and what is considered all out rude. Since being social always involves the free exchange of information and break down of boundries it seems that the classroom setting needs to evolve or die out. Since most colleges allow...

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Have you SEEN MY boundaries? They look like this:

Posted by on Feb 13, 2009 in Friends, networking, Social, socialmedia

Social boundaries in online communities cross my mind many times in a day. There is a direct correlation between the evolution of social platforms to a unified state and the slowly depleting sense of individual personal space. The barriers that created a need for social interaction in a community sense now leave me conflicted as to how much I want to reasonably expose and to who in the online environment. How do you define a friend? A friend offline verses a friend offline;...

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