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Tool Time: Awesome social media tools for organizing live events

Monday, August 13th, 2012

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When developing your brand and promoting its products on the social Web, combining traditional and social media marketing strategies have proven to be quite the dynamic formula. And while we all devote a huge chunk of our daily schedules propping up our brand’s online presence, reaching out to them in the real world will definitely help tons. Here, holding events can help your brand boost your engagement opportunities, invigorate public awareness, enhance perception, and even tap into markets that aren’t exactly heavy social Web users.

 

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Weekly Link Round Up – 10-07-11

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Seven Lessons We’ve Learned from Steve Jobs (SocialMediaExplorer.com)

While most people chose to play it safe, one man had the courage to ignore the critics and follow his heart and intuition. Mark Ivey pays tribute to Steve Jobs and shares lessons he’s learned from the most innovative entrepreneur of this generation.

The End of Change. The End of Unusual (TwistImage.com)

All brands aspire to earn money, achieve greatness, and to be loved by its consumers. Digital marketing visionary Mitch Joel explains why it’s important for companies to adapt and evolve in this world’s constantly changing landscape.

The Time We’re Losing (ChrisBrogan.com)

Chris Brogan writes from the heart and explains in this inspiring essay the importance of time. Like the visionary and creative genius Steve Jobs, he urges us to go after our dreams and to realize that our time is now.

Why Being Wrong is Right for Business (JeffKorhan.com)

Jeff Korhan explains the importance of asking the right questions, exposing your vulnerabilities to give yourself a new perspective on things, and not being right all the time and ultimately winning the trust of your customers.

A Lesson in Smelling Roses at the Speed of Social Media (DannyBrown.me)

The goal of the social media experience is to build bridges and enhance intimacy between people. By stimulating our senses with the speed of social media, we end up destroying our ability to truly sit down and listen to one another.

Is Apple A Negative Nancy?

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Is Apple Evil?

Negative Nancy? That’s kind of a panzy term isn’t it? Well I guess, but I’m not really that upset with Apple, at least not as much as others out there – namely Adobe, Lala fans, those still waiting for iPads, those still boycotting AT&T to get an iPhone and the entire music industry who was forced to liveby the iTunes standard of $.99 music.

 

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iPad: A New Toy or Opportunities for the Taking?

Friday, February 5th, 2010

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Chris Dixon wrote earlier this month that the next big thing will likely be dismissed as a toy–too often we underestimate the pace and momentum of innovation and don’t look at what an item COULD be rather that what it currently is. It is with this in mind that I considered Apple’s new release, the iPad.

In the tech world, every innovation is based in either new technology or new convenience. Yes, that’s an oversimplification, but the biggest steps in innovative technologies are based in one or both of these things—think light bulbs, Facebook, electric keyboards, laptops, cell phones, the Adobe Creative Suite: all of these things introduced either a new technology or a new level of convenience. And at first glace, the iPad doesn’t really exemplify either of these two things.

 

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