Five plus years into online networking I am continually amazed by the apparent randomness with which most people go about building their networks. Answer the following questions and you'll see what … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Create a Network of Value: It’s Not How Many, It’s How Hot They Are!
What is the difference between social and personal seems to be one of the biggest questions newbies (and even some pros) are asking today. I still get that eye roll from audiences and prospects when … [Read more...] about What is the Difference Between Social and Personal?
Yes, this is still a big question for far too many people and, more importantly, far too many business owners and professionals. The answer is far simpler than you imagined, and it doesn't involve … [Read more...] about 3 Must Haves for Success with Social Marketing
The best way to eat an oreo cookie is always by going for the middle first and saving the chocolate cookies for last. The middle is the sweet stuff, the yummy filling and that's a lot like people. No, … [Read more...] about Why People Are Like Cookies and How to Find the Most Delicious Ones!
Never in the "IN" Crowd If you'll indulge me, I'm going to share a bit of back story. Growing up I was NOT the popular kid in school. I was the straight A student with the only B being in PE, the … [Read more...] about Social Media Savvy: Why I Dumped 50K Twitter Followers
Having just purged my Facebook profile of over 2500 "friends," and deactivated my Twitter profile at 50K followers and 2K lists, I've learned a lot about the definition of a friend. According to … [Read more...] about Social Media Savvy: How to Lose Friends and Alienate People
I am frequently asked about Twitter, how to Tweet, and how on earth I can possibly say anything relevant and meaningful in only 140 characters. I was raised by a mother who had a large vocabulary and … [Read more...] about Why Southerners Tweet Best and How You Can Too
I had an uncomfortable experience in the last couple of weeks and bet you can relate. When you enjoy connecting others to their dreams and to those who can help them reach those dreams, like I do, you … [Read more...] about 3 Surefire Shortcuts to Getting Ahead Online
Okay, here goes, I’m going to rant a bit. If you don’t want read further, then don’t, but I’ve had enough. Why on earth would you climb aboard the social networks for either social fun or business … [Read more...] about It’s All in the FACE!