Maritza Diaz

Want Improved Employee Morale? Treat Them Like Clients

By: Maritza Diaz | September 9, 2013 | 
Tweet88 Buffer Share37 Share38 +13 Pin33Shares 199By Maritza Diaz A recent trip to the fitness center caught me by surprise. My favorite instructor was no longer there. I was stunned. She was an amazing teacher who was well admired. Her best attribute? She treated everyone the same and with grace. She had an amazing ability to connect and quality customer service came easy to her. It [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

The Branding Marathon: How to Use the Web to Grow Your Business

By: Gini Dietrich | September 9, 2013 | 
Tweet196 Buffer Share34 Share43 +125 Pin4Shares 302 By Gini Dietrich When I began my speaking career nearly five years ago, the thing I heard over and over again was, “This whole doing business on the Internet thing is a fad.” I even once had someone pull me aside after a three hour workshop and tell me he was rooting for me as I traveled down a [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

The Three Things, Edition 47

By: Lindsay Bell | September 8, 2013 | 
Tweet39 Buffer Share1 Share7 +1 PinShares 47 By Lindsay Bell-Wheeler Welcome to the 47th edition of The Three Things, the weekly update of three links, podcasts, videos, or books you can’t miss from  Michael Schechter (A Better Mess), Howie Goldfarb (Blue Star Strategic Marketing), and yours truly, Lindsay Bell. For those of you new to this series, The Three Things arrives in your inbox on Sunday mornings [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

Gin and Topics: Hip Hop, Bench Presses, and Funny Old People

By: Lindsay Bell | September 6, 2013 | 
Tweet50 Buffer Share15 Share9 +1 PinShares 74 By Lindsay Bell Yes, yes, it’s me again, serving up some delicious Gin and Topics for your viewing pleasure. It’s been a short week – but, as per usual – short weeks always seem longer and harder than the regular ones do. What’s up with that? Also, what’s up with the weather? It’s like the kids all officially go [&hellip... Read More
Jon Mikel Bailey

Business Success: The Secret Sauce is YOU!

By: Jon Mikel Bailey | September 5, 2013 | 
Tweet84 Buffer Share8 Share20 +16 PinShares 118 By Jon-Mikel Bailey I remember when we started Wood Street. We were networking fools back then. It was 2002 so it was before social media and smartphones (although my flip-phone was still pretty sweet!). We drove – a lot. I was at one of those networking events waiting for the meeting to start. A man sat down across from [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Create In-Depth Articles to Increase Your Google Authority

By: Gini Dietrich | September 5, 2013 | 
Tweet189 Buffer Share73 Share49 +137 Pin5Shares 353By Gini Dietrich In July, I decided to stop wasting my bike rides by listening to music and joined Audible. The goal? To listen to business books while I grind through a minimum of 30 miles every day. I began by “reading” Ctrl Alt Delete and then decided I would alternate between non-fiction and fiction. After all, all work and [&hellip... Read More
Tom Elgar

The Unremarked Death of Another Business Blog

By: Tom Elgar | September 4, 2013 | 
Tweet116 Buffer Share7 Share27 +18 Pin3Shares 161 By Tom Elgar The Content Marketing Institute produces an extensive report each year, which includes a list of the biggest issues faced by content marketers. In 2013 the biggest issue was producing content. The second biggest issue was producing engaging content. The third, variety of content. The biggest issue with content marketing is, clearly, THE CONTENT. There are many [&hellip... Read More
Yvette Pistorio

Facebook Makes it Easier to Run Contests and Promotions

By: Yvette Pistorio | September 4, 2013 | 
Tweet127 Buffer Share26 Share22 +1 Pin5Shares 180 By Yvette Pistorio Remember back in January when we told you to embrace changes on Facebook? We weren’t kidding! Facebook has made a number of changes during the past couple of months, including introduction of the hashtag, new Facebook Insights, calls-to-actions in cover photos, Instagram video, verified pages, ending sponsored stories, the ability to embed animated GIFs in a [&hellip... Read More
Susan Cellura

Communications: Pain, Scars, and Glory!

By: Susan Cellura | September 3, 2013 | 
Tweet58 Buffer Share15 Share11 +1 PinShares 84By Susan Cellura As we have established in a previous post, I am a (cough) HUGE college football fan. So when Lindsay Bell asked me if I’d like to be a guest blogger, well, my mind went directly to football and communications. I’m hoping many of you have seen the comedy/football movie, “The Replacements,” but if not, it’s about professional football [&hellip... Read More