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Miracle Max Presents 11 Things that Aren’t Quite Dead

By: Guest | July 5, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 119Today’s guest post is written by Margie Clayman. Have you ever watched The Princess Bride? If not, you really need to get on that. Go ahead. I’ll wait for you. Just kidding. Now for the rest of you, I’m sure you know and remember Miracle Max, the character played by Billy Crystal and a lot of make-up. Max is the [&hellip... Read More
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Travel Essentials for Speakers, Authors, and MarComm Pros

By: Gini Dietrich | July 5, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 186Last week, Shonali Burke wrote a blog post called, “Travel Essentials for PR Pros…Or What’s in Your Wallet?” Because it’s the day after the Fourth and most Americans are probably wondering how they’re going to get through today without a nap, I thought I’d copy her and do the same. It’s a fun little exercise and won’t require a ton [&hellip... Read More
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How Instagram Makes Communities Better

By: Guest | July 3, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 224Today’s guest post is written by Christopher Ryan. My little sis said to me the other day, “Isn’t it weird Instagram doesn’t have a website and you can only use it on a mobile device?” “No, not really,” I said. Attention is shifting to mobile and that’s where the people are. Our conversation reminded me of Jeff Jarvis’ What Would Google Do? [&hellip... Read More
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Seven Tips for Sharing the Road with Cyclists

By: Gini Dietrich | July 3, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 152I know this has nothing to do with PR, marketing, or anything digital, but it’s important to me. And, I figured, it’s a holiday in the U.S. tomorrow and Canadians are coming back to work today, so I don’t think you’ll mind. For those of you who don’t know, I’m a pretty avid cyclist. I’m not one of the best, [&hellip... Read More
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Overcome Writer’s Block Forever

By: Guest | July 2, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 383 Today’s guest post is written by Andy Crestodina. Take a nap. Eat a sandwich. Call a friend. Take a hot shower. Music, nature, and 99 other tips are… not in this article. This article is about the true source behind writer’s block. Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares ... Read More
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You Can Be the Next YouTube Star

By: Gini Dietrich | July 2, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 153Last night, Joe Jaffe, Alan Wolk, Bob Knorpp, and I recorded episode 207 of BeanCast, in which we discussed whether or not size matters. No, no. Not that kind of size. The online kind of size. You know…the comments, viewers, followers, fans, community kind. We talked about Facebook and mobile payments and the right time of day and week to update [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Talking Animals and Sexy Farm Boys

By: Gini Dietrich | June 29, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 75So, is it hot where you are? I’ve been getting a kick out of everyone posting the temperatures in their city. It turns out, it’s hot EVERYWHERE. Yesterday, Chicago had its first 100 degree in seven years. Think global warming is a farce? Explain this! I hate to see what August is going to bring. But the good news, I [&hellip... Read More
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Seven Ways Starting a Company is Like the Hunger Games

By: Guest | June 28, 2012 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 121Today’s guest post is written by Meridith Dennes and Kim Oksenberg. Launching a business is always an adventure. In fact, it has a lot of similarities to competing in the Hunger Games. Sure, you don’t have to fight for your life and no one dies, but things you don’t think about – payroll taxes, lawsuits, bad clients – can take [&hellip... Read More
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