Gini Dietrich

Five Tips for Using LinkedIn for Business Growth

By: Gini Dietrich | July 26, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 186This first ran on Women Grow Business, a Network Solutions blog that Shonali Burke edits and manages. One of the most untapped social media tools is LinkedIn. Facebook, Twitter, and now Google+ are the media darlings while LinkedIn, which has been around longer than any of the tools combined, continues to grow and provide value without all the celebrity. [&hellip... Read More

Seven Great Questions on Blogging

By: Guest | July 25, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 67Today’s guest post is by Nate Riggs. It is a long one; to address all the unanswered questions from last week’s webinar. We designed it so you can skim through any questions that are helpful to you. Late last week, I was jazzed to have the opportunity to lead a Spin Sucks Pro webinar on the Art of Blogging [&hellip... Read More
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Communication Tips for Netflix

By: Gini Dietrich | July 25, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 79I think we can all agree the way Netflix handled the communication of their price increase was a PR disaster. But before we get to the communication lessons, let’s get this out of the way. It sucks they had to increase their price. This economy sucks and, in the U.S., it could very well get even worse. But you [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Creepy Old Guys and Memories

By: Gini Dietrich | July 22, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 45Well, to say I created a kerfuffle (to borrow from Shel Holtz and Neville Hobson) this week is putting it mildly. I learned some new blogging lessons this week; lessons I’ll likely share in a few weeks, after the dust settles. Until then, let’s have a little fun. Both Bob LeDrew and Marc Girolimetti posted AWESOME videos of Sesame [&hellip... Read More
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Grow Your Sales with Inbound Marketing

By: Arment Dietrich | July 21, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 67I think you know we are pretty passionate about blogging. We blog because we get to meet people like you, develop close friendships, have fun, debate, and learn from each other. But that is not the primary reason. We are blogging to grow our business. Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares ... Read More
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Social Media Fatigue

By: Gini Dietrich | July 21, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 82Does it feel like it was JUST Facebook question of the week time?! Today is Thursday. Right?? Well, if I’m wrong and it’s not Thursday, surprise! I’m coming to you from a hotel room. But last time I recorded from a hotel room my friend Damian Dayton very kindly suggested I place myself in front of a window. I [&hellip... Read More
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Got PMS? Get Milk.

By: Arment Dietrich | July 20, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 35 Guest post written by Molli Megasko. When I was in middle school, a couple girlfriends and I started collecting the “Got Milk?” ads out of the Seventeen magazines.  They were the best ad campaigns we had seen. We collected these ads; pictures of celebrities such as Jonathan Taylor Thomas and the cast of Friends all with white foam on their [&hellip... Read More
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Four Gaming Dynamics for Businesses

By: Gini Dietrich | July 20, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 76This was first published on Joey Strawn’s blog. So if you read it there, move to the comments as there is nothing new to see here. Speaking of Joey, he is the first person who told me I need to pay attention to gaming online. No, not online poker, but gaming that provides a fun and competitive reason for [&hellip... Read More

Using Competition to Drive Brand Engagement

By: Guest | July 19, 2011 | 
Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailTotal Shares 57Today’s guest post is written by Natalie Sisson Let’s face it, humans are competitive by nature. Since 8th Century BC, the Ancient Olympic Games have shown us that we like to have a platform on which to stand following our Herculean efforts of doing better than everyone else. Fast forward to the 21st Century and smart brands know how [&hellip... Read More