Sunday, February 15, 2009

The shared wisdom of @MichaelAngier: 80% will not use 20% of what you learn or implement 10% of what you purchase
A dangerous myth: “If it's going to be it's up to me” - WRONG! To succeed you need a team and not a solo act. No one succeeds in a vacuum
Despite losing two members of the jazz community in this week's Continental Express crash Twitter hits a sweet note
Morning all! Reading Ajesh Patalay's report on how Twitter, is changing the way TV, literature and media operate

Saturday, February 14, 2009

Interview with YouTube Product Manager, Matt Liu at SMX West
“Keep Testimonials specific to results” - The greater the specificity within the testimonial, the more believable it will be to others
“You will be the same person in 5 years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read” - Charlie “Tremendous” Jones
Yahoo to shut down "MyWeb" on March 18th, 2009 as part of their consolidating
It's important you learn to make distinctions between terminology and the individual social media platforms
It's not news that Twitter just received another $35 million in Venture Capital. Investor Todd Chaffee explains why
Morning all! 24 applications to outfit your pocket or flash drive and make it a digital Swiss Army pocket knife

Friday, February 13, 2009

Charlie Rose's conversation with Chris DeWolfe And Tom Anderson, founders of Talk about...
When it comes to social networking friends & followers, "to accept or not accept, that is the question"
How WV companies & businesses are using social media Web sites to increase their public image & professional contacts
Max Kalehoff discusses what he sees as the right way for a brand to activate itself on Twitter
Is your SEO campaign bulletproof? Are your bases covered? Are you getting the most organic traffic available?
Data about disconnect in how small business owners act as consumers vs. the way they market their businesses online

Thursday, February 12, 2009

Surprising what you uncover when you do some of the reputation monitoring tips I teach! Who knew? I'm honored!
Sharon Housley of provides suggestions for subjects to bookmark to create buzz
Don't overlook social bookmarking as a means to drive video views. Read TubeMogul's latest data
Relax corporate & business owners. Current Twitter services will remain free. Future corporate services might not
Don't miss your opportunity to support today's Vancouver Twestival to promote clean water for all
A morning smile. We all have the chance to be a "Washington Insider" I guess Watergate's "Deep Throat" was WI 1.0
Morning all! Twitter can be a business tool; time waster; research assistant, a news source — whatever you want

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Freeware, shareware and other programs designed for trying economic times.
99chats allows you to have your own chat room. Add your chat room to your website, blog and social network profile
This helps any business, website, blog, brand, or product gain exposure and receive feedback from real consumers
New Hitwise data confirms that Facebook’s American audience as a whole is becoming older and wealthier
Bookmark this video series from @jonathanGunson and note the style & professionalism
Download this new data showing internet users in their 20s do not dominate every aspect of online life Note 33-63 #
Consider the 7 Basics of Good Web Design for new sites or checking the usability of your current web site
A collection of "Codes of Conduct" for using Social Media and Public relations

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

If 4+ profiles, 92% Facebook, 89% MySpace, 60% Classmates, 40% Reunion, 33% LinkedIn, 11% Flickr & 10% Twitter
Comparison of the top 25 social networking sites by monthly visits between Jan, 2008 and 2009
A thread discussing 301 redirects and implications of those on your internal link structure. Good SEO reminders
Why this tool is particularly well-suited for marketing professionals & great tips for creating your profile!
A great resource to use whenever you are trying to use your Twitter account more effectively
Morning all! Techcrunch's Twitterlike resource for sharing recommendations on places to eat, patronize + much more

Sunday, February 8, 2009

Some great systems being shared by @BobBurg at #jval +reminds us that no one hangs up when they are talking, so...let them talk & you listen
Morning all. I'm off to #JVAL and breakfast with my friends @ElsomEldridgeJr and David Preston @dpinc. Day for photos, chats and broadcasts

Saturday, February 7, 2009

I was asked by a few people at #jval if I had any packages or coaching available. Michelle has two packages at the back of the room from me
Ammado connects nonprofits, socially responsible companies & individuals in an interactive, unique environment
Case studies providing some examples of how older adults are putting Facebook to use in their lives
Just back from dinner with @WillieCrawford, @SusanPreston, Dave Preston @dpinc, @WendyyBailey, @JVQueen, @CarlGalletti, @TheStoryLady et al
Adam Urbanski reminds us that we all need competency and confidence that increases each year supplement it with an element of accountability
In the words of Carrie Underwood the @barefoot_exec "To every 3rd grader a 4th grader is god."
Morning all. Don't be romanced by the lure of Tweet Tornado It's a spam tool and nothing more that I can see.

Friday, February 6, 2009

Be sure to check out Blu for a Twitter Desktop client. It was called Chirp and has been updated

Thursday, February 5, 2009

Waiting to board at KC for Orlando flights. Thanks for sweater advice but Orlando expects a balmy 53 today. I'll share more later.

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

One man's "follow back" guidelines for use on Twitter to control his account:
Excellent introductory guide to use when working with potential business clients and starting them on Twitter

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

There is no relationship between buying behavior, frequent spending or customer loyalty & word of mouth
Important suggestions for those with clients who don't understand the need for social media in their businesses
Case Study: HHS, the FDA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are using social-media for recall
I was just asked if I could suggest any blogs on the subject of copywriting and these are a few I suggested Add more
Some ideas from Eric Enge for properly structuring searches to uncover long tail keyword phrases for SEO
Never overlook the Value of Conducting Competitor Research for SEO campaign planning is BACK! They've recovered their data, deployed new servers, and hired a new system admin! Think Google Alert for Twitter
Ann Smarty interview with SEO expert Steve Plunkett He discusses the growing role of social media
A late morning all! A new tool that allows you to manage multiple Twitter accounts and has Facebook integration

Monday, February 2, 2009

Dan Schawbel interviews Juliette Powell about her new book on social networking strategies and more
If you've got questions, one of these 5 sites may very well have the answers you're looking for
A 2 part report from Razorfish & CafeMom calling for a shift in social media strategies when marketing to Moms
Discussion about what I see as social aggregation and the author views as "Dashboards and Disitributed Friending"
The proper care and cultivation of your email list is a necessity to successful email marketing
A collection of resources that look at the use of Twitter by chruches and the ministry it applies to all businesses!
Twitter is beginning to come of age. A retrospective and glance forward with reference to applications
Morning All! Having cup of coffee. Reading Jason Hiner's 30 top Twitter "techies" to follow for ZD Net

Sunday, February 1, 2009

We use social media in order to support and enrich our thoroughly active offline lives, not as mindless escapism
Seize your opportunity to maximize your press release by optimizing it for Web 2.0 media platforms
Screencasts are ideal for helping users get the most from your site. Here’s how to make your own video tutorials
A pre-recorded video allowed N.C. State women's HOF basketball coach Kay Yow, shared her testimony at her own funeral
TechWag case study shows that January was their best traffic month ever...thanks to social marketing
Andrea Vascellari shares a great case study by Ted Murphy (Founder & CEO of Izea) of IZEA KMART Social Media Campaign
I'll see you in Orlando next week at JVAL and in Newport Beach, Ca at end of Feb
Join us in Newport Beach, CA when 10 Experts Reveal Our Secrets to Harnessing the Power of Social Media
Everyone needs "validation" in life. Squeeze 16 minutes out of your day for this award winning & inspiring video Share It
Sorry for the noise level on the call today at Be sure to get the Firefox Plugins I mentioned!
15 twitter related directories separated into four categories: applications, people, politics and strictly business
Take time to get an invitation to the new Shout'em microblog and see how it can benefit your business!
Morning all. Working on today's BlogTalkRadio Show at 12:30 EST Please, send ( or DM me topics & ?s you'd like discussed