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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! While having coffee together, a friend of mine, Yvor Fernandez, mentioned that lots of blogs are converting over to WordPress, an independently-hosted WordPress installation. So, what’s so great about WordPress? Why bother converting over from the blog you already […]

Business Cards. We all have them. Of course we give them out at networking events, when we meet a new prospect or client, or at trade shows. Besides that, what do you do with yours? Something that I do with mine I think you will really benefit from. Whenever I give out my business card, […]

Thanks to a colleague, Deb Taylor, I found a new option for sending messages and texts via my iPhone. It’s called Dragon. It’s an app that is voice-to-text software and was developed by Nuance.  Dragon Dictation is quick and simple. After you’ve delivered your 20-second message, the words pop up on the app’s text screen. From […]

It’s finally happening! More and more companies are including social media policies in their marketing strategy. Namely, insurance companies. As I look around, I have begun to notice that some independent insurance agencies are diving into the social media arena and loving it. They are very successful in strengthening relationships with their policyholders in addition […]

Frequently, I have clients that know they need social media, but are completely overwhelmed by the entire concept. They have mixed emotions when they first meet me, and those emotions range from “Gosh am I happy to meet you” to “Oh my Gosh, now that I have met you, I actually have to do this!” […]

I came across this video in which Chris Brogan, a well-known social media strategist, tells us what he thinks will be next in our social media world. He mentions that location within social media will really take off in the future. What do you think? Is he right? How will this affect marketing in the […]

In my networking travels, I have been noticing that more and more Real Estate Agents are inquiring about social media and it can do for their business. We all know that social media is here to stay, but how does it apply to the real estate market specifically? What I tell the agents is this:  […]

In case you hadn’t noticed, I love social media.  Even when I’m just hanging out on a Saturday night, I’m still doing social media. I guess I’m what you could call a fanatic. (which is where the word “fan” came from in case you didn’t know) So with all this social media that I do […]

While social media is important for building your online relationships, SEO is important to build your online presence.  SEO can make the content of your web pages more relevant, more attractive, and more easily read by search engines and their crawling and indexing software. You can no longer succeed in social media without a boost […]

I read an interesting article this week on my favorite cookie:  Oreos. The article discussed how through the use of Facebook, it plans to expand its social media reach. Oreo Article   Of course by using Facebook or any other form of social media, companies must take into consideration how stretching its arms globally will […]

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