Three Lessons On Staying Sane As a Community Manager

By: Guest | August 18, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 59Today’s guest post is written by Jelena Woehr. Part cat-herder, part social butterfly, part psychotherapist, and part janitor, the online community manager has a unique and rapidly evolving job. How can a person navigate the choppy, uncharted waters of online community management without losing her cool? Moderator Maria Niles, along with panelists Eden Kennedy, Elisa Batista, Julia Roberts, and [&hellip... Read More
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The Future of Analytics

By: Gini Dietrich | August 18, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 31It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). This week I’m giving you a little repeat from a video I did for Radian6. I’m a big fan of theirs so I was ecstatic when they asked me to guest blog for them. And then they changed their minds and asked me to do a video instead. I [&hellip... Read More

Five Reasons You Should Discuss Pricing on Your Website

By: Guest | August 17, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 122Today’s guest post is written by Marcus Sheridan. Some scientists claim the phenomenon of Stonehenge is the greatest mystery the world has ever seen. Others argue the case of crop circles, the Lost City of Atlantis, or even the location of the Ark of the Covenant. But when it comes down to it, none of these even come close [&hellip... Read More
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Google+ Announces Games: I Don’t Get It

By: Gini Dietrich | August 17, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 12I’m a big Angry Birds fan. The first time I saw Mr. D playing it I said, “What the heck is that?” After I spent a few weeks making fun of him, I discovered I was hooked. It’s a fantastic brain break for me. But that’s what it is – a brain break…after work and instead of watching TV [&hellip... Read More

Nine Simple Strategies to Help You Land a PR Job

By: Guest | August 16, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 36Today’s guest post is written by Laura Click. In the past few weeks, I’ve been asked by a number of PR and marketing professionals for advice on their job search in this tough market. Although the economy has made finding a job difficult, there are number ways to give yourself the edge and help you land an awesome PR [&hellip... Read More
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Boutique PR Agency vs. Large PR Agency: The Pros and Cons

By: Gini Dietrich | August 16, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 4Most of you know I spent the early days of my career at Fleishman-Hillard. I loved that job. It was where I learned all about PR, but also where I came out of my shell. When I interviewed for the job, the GM of our office, Gary Kisner, asked me where I saw myself in five years. I remember [&hellip... Read More

Niches, Starfish, and Circles: The Potential of Google+

By: Guest | August 15, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 20 Today’s guest post is written by John Fitzgerald. The concept of Google+ Circles is not a revolutionary one. Many of us already use digital tools to segment our contacts and the information we share with them, including multiple email addresses, Twitter accounts, and Web sites. We share different content on LinkedIn than we do on Facebook or on Twitter. [&hellip... Read More
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Achieving Workplace Equality

By: Gini Dietrich | August 15, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 40Last week Sean McGinnis sent Margie Clayman and me an old blog post (old meaning 18 months old) that Clay Shirky wrote. Without even clicking on the link, I knew “A Rant About Women” was going to make me mad. I read half of the post before I got really angry. Then, in disgust, I closed it and didn’t [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Gaming, the Economy, and Riots

By: Gini Dietrich | August 12, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 16HAHAHA! I almost forgot all about Gin and Topics today. I did a radio interview with Barry Moltz (you can listen here). Then spent some time chatting with Marcus Sheridan about the webinar he’s doing for us on August 25 (info coming on Monday!). Then made sure Pete the Tapeworm had enough to eat so I could focus on [&hellip... Read More