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How Successful People Spend the First Hour of their Day

By: Gini Dietrich | August 29, 2012 | 
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Tweet183 Buffer Share64 Share54 +138 Pin14Shares 353Mitch Joel does a nice roundup of articles on his blog every weekend. Unlike Gin and Topics, though, his are serious and very informative. He, Alistair Croll, and Hugh McGuire each recommend two links for one another and they all end up in a blog post. A very cool way to do a roundup and something I look forward to [&hellip... Read More
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Entrepreneurial Lessons Even if You’re Not Starting a Business

By: Gini Dietrich | August 28, 2012 | 
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Tweet150 Buffer Share22 Share24 +127 Pin3Shares 226A couple of weeks ago, PR Daily asked me to share my employee to entrepreneur story. I thought you’d enjoy it as well. For the first 13 years of my career, I worked in food and agriculture communications. From the farm to the fork is how we positioned ourselves in new business meetings, and I had the distinct pleasure of [&hellip... Read More
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Five Tips for Taking an Unplugged Vacation

By: Gini Dietrich | August 27, 2012 | 
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Tweet146 Buffer Share23 Share17 +143 Pin1Shares 230Last weekend, a very close friend got married. At a summer camp in the middle of Maine. Seriously. It was summer camp as you experienced as a kid, but with adult beverages. And, just like you experienced as a kid, there were no phone calls or emails home. There was no service except in one spot in the middle of [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Dog Shaming and Sexy Guy on Rollerblades

By: Gini Dietrich | August 24, 2012 | 
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Tweet53 Buffer Share5 Share16 +110 Pin3Shares 87Well, kids are mostly back at school (though there are some lucky ones who don’t go back until after Labor Day), vacations have been had, and the entire country is beginning to cool down. I guess that means football season, tall boots and sweaters, autumn leaves, and fire pits are upon us. It also means my outdoor cycling days are [&hellip... Read More
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Marketing is Dead?

By: Gini Dietrich | August 23, 2012 | 
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Tweet156 Buffer Share14 Share66 +132 Pin2Shares 270We live in really interesting times. Technology is coming at us more quickly than ever before. It took the following technologies to reach 50 million users: Radio – 38 years; TV – 13 years; The Internet – four years; iPod – three years; Facebook added 100 million users in just nine months; and iPod app downloads hit one billion in nine [&hellip... Read More
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Eight Digital Marketing Trends

By: Gini Dietrich | August 22, 2012 | 
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Tweet185 Buffer Share14 Share34 +115 PinShares 248One more day of vacation! I thought we could take a look at our predictions for 2012 trends – now that we’re nearly 3/4 of the way through the year – and see how we did! Following is a list of of trends we predicted for 2012 last November. Of particular interest is the second one, seeing as I just [&hellip... Read More
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Jeans Not Appropriate for Business Meetings

By: Gini Dietrich | August 21, 2012 | 
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Tweet129 Buffer Share27 Share16 +18 PinShares 180Don’t worry…I’m on vacation only one more day after today. I’ll be back on Thursday. In the meantime, check out this hugely controversial blog post from 2010. My stance still hasn’t changed (I will never wear jeans when I speak), though I’ve decided if your jeans are dark, fit well, and are accompanied with something suitable on top, it’s not [&hellip... Read More
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50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

By: Gini Dietrich | August 20, 2012 | 
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Tweet315 Buffer Share27 Share62 +134 Pin7Shares 445I’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. Enjoy! It’s interesting to go back and look at both what I was reading two years ago and where I was getting blogging ideas. This blog post idea was [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: The Chatroulette Version of Call Me, Maybe?

By: Gini Dietrich | August 17, 2012 | 
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Tweet62 Buffer Share7 Share7 +110 Pin1Shares 87A long, long time ago, when I switched my Twitter handle from BearsFan07 to ginidietrich, I met a handful of people who’ve become in real life friends. One of those people is Justin Brackett. Justin celebrated a birthday yesterday so I thought to honor him I would show you what he did last week and posted to Facebook (which was [&hellip... Read More
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