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Women’s Equality: It Starts with Us or it Stays an Illusion

By: Gini Dietrich | February 21, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 447A couple of weeks ago, Sam Fiorella wrote an interesting blog post called, “Under-Representation of Women in Corporate and Political Offices.” In it, he discusses how women make up more than half the population in the United States and comprise nearly 47 percent of the jobs, yet less than 20 percent hold executive seats in either boardrooms or political [&hellip... Read More
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Why Your Editor is Your Friend

By: Lindsay Bell | February 20, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 197Today’s guest post is by Lindsay Bell. Jason Konopinski is a funny guy. He’s an even funnier guy when he uses words like ‘ding-danged,’ as he did in a recent Facebook post. To quote: “Bloggers, for all that is good and holy, COPYEDIT YOUR DING-DANGED POSTS.” While that status update sparked some great chatter around ‘writers – vs – authors’ [&hellip... Read More
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Join Stanford Smith for a Special Livefyre Q&A Today

By: Gini Dietrich | February 20, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 120Guess what today is?! It’s the third Wednesday of the month, which means…Livefyre Q&A day! Today we have Stanford Smith, of Pushing Social fame (and someone I got to meet in real life at Social Slam last year), on to talk about Born to Blog, the new book he co-authored with Mark Schaefer (Businesses Grow, The Tao of Twitter, [&hellip... Read More
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For the Love of Spam

By: Guest | February 19, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 234Today’s guest post is by Amy Vernon.  Spam fascinates me. Spam filters grow ever more clever, stopping it from even getting to us, more often than not. We’re all tired of it. But it works, apparently. Enough for people to keep doing it. Enough for people to keep sending ot invitations for us to buy pills, sex, or indirectly, [&hellip... Read More
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PR Firm Gets Client’s Site Blacklisted for Duplicate Content

By: Gini Dietrich | February 19, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 842I mentioned yesterday I’m reading Andy Crestodina’s “Content Chemistry.” It’s an interesting book that is half theory and half lab; full of tips, cautions and notes for even the most sophisticated content marketer. If you’ve ever seen Andy speak or read his blog (or read his guest posts here), you’ll know you’re going to learn something from the first [&hellip... Read More
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A Triberr Confessional

By: Guest | February 18, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 125Today’s guest post is by Amy McCloskey Tobin. This post took me longer than any I have ever penned because I am so torn over how I feel about it’s subject: Triberr. Before you react, I KNOW how beloved the app is to so many of us bloggers. I had to twist Gini Dietrich’s arm a bit to get approval because [&hellip... Read More
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Five Tips for Writing Large Body of Works

By: Gini Dietrich | February 18, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 212A couple of weeks ago, Mr. D and I saw a super cheap flight and stay at an all-inclusive resort in Jamaica. I’m not normally a beach person. If we’re going to vacation in February, I’d prefer to ski. But he sold it to me as, “You can get a lot of writing done” and, in fact, I’m writing [&hellip... Read More
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The Three Things, Edition 20

By: Gini Dietrich | February 17, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 61Welcome to 20th edition of The Three Things, the weekly update of three links, podcasts, videos, or books you can’t miss from Michael Schechter (Honora, A Better Mess), Howie Goldfarb (Sky Pulse Media, Web Choice Consulting), and me! For those of you new to this series, The Three Things arrives in your inbox on Sunday mornings (unless you don’t suscribe, but that can easily be [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Teen Jeopardy, MyFace, and More

By: Gini Dietrich | February 15, 2013 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 93Well, here we are again. Another Friday. Another week that flew by. It was a crazy week. First my birthday, then Lindsay Bell’s, then Martin Waxman’s, then Jayme Soulati’s, and then Valentine’s Day, Brian Vickery’s, and Ralph Dopping’s birthdays all wrapped up in one. Clearly nothing happened this week on the interwebz with that many birthdays and a holiday [&hellip... Read More
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