Monthly Archives: May 2011

The 3’s C’s of Social Media: Customization Creates Consistency

A few months ago, I wrote a post about Facebook customization in the article ” What is a Customized Facebook Fan Page.”  But customization plans can certainly translate to other social media channels. The folks at Sylvan Media are experts … Continue reading

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Social media point to fewer people canceling Memorial Day travel

An IBM analysis, relying on an unusual surveying method, has concluded that fewer Americans are canceling their travel plans this Memorial Day weekend. Instead of taking a survey of a select group of people, IBM Research and IBM Global Business … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Value

The meaning of value. Seems a bit ironic don’t you think? But this is something I have been attempting to wrap my head around and explain without being didactic. Some may think it’s a matter of semantics, but I think … Continue reading

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The Small Business and the Cloud [Infographic]

The small business owner is in that phase right now in which they are asking the young store clerk about all this cloud stuff. It may be surprising but they are also asking about virtualization. Businesses are starting to understand … Continue reading

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Happy 6th Birthday, Youtube!

Happy Birthday, YouTube!  Six years ago YouTube burst its way onto the Web scene and it’s been uphill ever since.  Today, in honor of their sixth birthday, YouTube announced that it has reached two new landmarks.  Users are now uploading … Continue reading

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The Power of the Mention

Yesterday afternoon, Twitter informally announced that there are plans to upgrade email notifications for Tweeters. These plans would allow users to opt in and receive notifications if their content has been retweeted. There are no details about the actual “how” … Continue reading

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5 Social Media Recruiting Tools for Small Business

Back in the day, I ran big organizations with fat budgets and spent a lot of money on recruiters — sometimes with good results. Now, in my fifth startup, I want and have to do recruiting personally. Since time is … Continue reading

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