Google social media etiquette, and you’ll retrieve over 4,000,000 results (at the time of this writing). Clearly, it’s a topic that resonates with people, and in the ever-changing, real-time realm of social media, it’s easy to understand why people are confused on what’s appropriate and what’s not. Throw in trying to balance personal and business accounts on aContinue reading “Understanding Social Media Etiquette with Real-World Scenarios”
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How To Turn Small Talk Into Big Opportunities
Does the thought of small talk make your blood pressure rise? Whether it’s from annoyance or fear, this is a common reaction. However, mastering the art of polite conversation about unimportant or uncontroversial matters (as defined by Oxford Dictionaries) is an important part of succeeding in the business world. How can you turn small talk intoContinue reading “How To Turn Small Talk Into Big Opportunities”
Awesome Marketing Concepts Your Small Business Shouldn’t Overlook
Marketing a new company can be tough. You don’t know the best ways of reaching your audience in the beginning, and discovering the best promotional ideas involves a process of trial and error. While the digital landscape is a hot property, traditional marketing vehicles can still work in today’s high-tech world. Business Cards As theContinue reading “Awesome Marketing Concepts Your Small Business Shouldn’t Overlook”
If You Build It, They Will Come… If You Invite Them
If you build it, they will come… if you invite them. Did you dream of grabbing a domain name and waking up to a devoted following the next day? Not quite. But if you invite people who enjoy your content and keep them coming back for more, you may end up with your own field of dreams.
Social Media’s Nice, But It’s Not IRL
Last night, I had the pleasure of meeting up with professional friends for a fun night out. Despite the frigid temperatures, I was actually looking forward to bundling up and heading North for the occasion. These are people that I’ve worked long hours with, learned so much from and are just plain fun to beContinue reading “Social Media’s Nice, But It’s Not IRL”
Should You Work For Free?
Anyone who’s ever owned a business (or freelanced or done work on the side) has come across this issue. I’m talking about working for free, whether for ‘exposure,’ often vague potential future business promises or for a worthy cause. Should you do it? I’ve run into this issue numerous times since starting my business, ClearlyContinue reading “Should You Work For Free?”
My 2013 Bucket List: Six Months In
“Some people create a bucket list because they are dying; I created one because I want to live.” –Lesley Carter Earlier this year, I came across Lesley Carter’s 2013 bucket list and was inspired to create my own. (Ed. Note: If you haven’t checked out Lesley’s Bucket List Publications, please do so. WhatContinue reading “My 2013 Bucket List: Six Months In”
Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles
Social media is still buzzing, even as it has moved from a trend to a mainstream marketing activity. Yet so many people still overlook one of the most important aspects—the profile. First, let’s focus on the profile picture. This is your first step to legitimacy. It’s hard to take a generic silhouette seriously. Not photogenic?Continue reading “Say Hello: How To Make Connections With Your Social Media Profiles”
My 2013 Bucket List: What’s On Yours?
What’s on your bucket list? I was thinking about adding another (overdue) 50 Things I’m Grateful For.. post when I came across Lesley Carter’s entry about entering a contest to fulfill a bucket list trip. Lesley’s Bucket List Publications is one of the blogs I follow, because her updates about checking items off her always evolvingContinue reading “My 2013 Bucket List: What’s On Yours?”