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The Web Is Dead! Long Live Smartphones!

By: Gini Dietrich | May 1, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 366The sky is falling! The sky is falling! The web is dead! I guess all those business owners who’ve told me all these years that their customer doesn’t use the web were right. I really hate being wrong. It rarely happens. Yet here we are. What are we going to do? I discovered this disturbing news as I’ve been reading about [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: A Real Life Batman and a Dancing Ping Pong Player

By: Gini Dietrich | April 27, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 49It’s the end of April. How did this happen? I feel like we were just here talking about kicking butt and taking names this year and we’re already a third of the way through it. Today also marks the day of Mark Schaefer’s Social Slam in Knoxville. By the time you read this, I will have already kicked the day [&hellip... Read More
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10 Ways to Improve Landing Page Conversions

By: Gini Dietrich | April 26, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 221We talked yesterday about whether or not blogging is dead and, in the comments, there was a good discussion about the big scary ROI. Some of the Spin Sucks community thinks the reason companies are abandoning blogs as quickly as they start them is because they haven’t figured out how to generate leads (and rightfully so). Having specific landing pages tied [&hellip... Read More
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Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?

By: Gini Dietrich | April 25, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 373When I speak to CEO organizations, I typically run through a series of quick slides that show where technology is right at this moment. For instance: There were 107 trillion emails sent last year, Facebook is at more than 900 million users, Pinterest is closing in on 15 million users, and there are three billion videos streamed on YouTube every day. I [&hellip... Read More
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The PR Nightmare for Walmart

By: Gini Dietrich | April 24, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 221I would be remiss if I didn’t blog about the PR nightmare Walmart has caused itself by allegedly covering up the bribes they paid Mexican officials in exchange for getting building permits faster and other favors to help it aggressively expand in the region. Late last week the New York Times revealed a Walmart attorney received an alarming email from a former executive [&hellip... Read More
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Women Entrepreneurs and Business Owners Have Social Network

By: Gini Dietrich | April 23, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 216This blog post is for all of the women in the Spin Sucks community. Guys, you can read it too, but I’m not sure it’ll mean much to you. I hate to lose half our audience on a Monday morning, but it’s going to be worth it to the girls. There is a new social network worth checking out…and it’s for [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Glamour Shots, Creative Kids, and a HUGE Dog

By: Gini Dietrich | April 20, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 55I’ve spent all week at 35,000 feet (thank heaven for GoGo Inflight!) so I’m very grateful it’s Friday and I’ll be home in my own bed tonight. PLUS, my high school bud, Mike Koehler (aka MK), is going to be at my house when I get home AND Michael Schechter (aka Shrek) is coming over for my homemade lasagna on Sunday [&hellip... Read More
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Protecting Your Online You After You Die

By: Gini Dietrich | April 19, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 220Earlier this week, I was waiting for the plane to reach 10,000 feet and killing time by reading American Way. In it was an article about e-state planning, or preserving your digital legacy for after you die. How many of you have thought about this? I mean, seriously thought about what happens to your email, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Flickr, YouTube, [&hellip... Read More
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