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Seven Reasons Moms Rock as Entrepreneurs

By: Guest | May 12, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 175 Erica Allison is a mom, wife, and entrepreneur/owner of Allison Development Group: Strategic public relations and marketing firm in Western, N.C. Many of you know by now that I’m a mom. I also consider myself to be an entrepreneur. I jumped into running my own business four years ago, with a brief interruption to have baby #2, then got [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Integrating Social and Traditional Media Relations

By: Gini Dietrich | May 12, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 74It’s Facebook question of the week time. Woo hoo! Today’s question comes from Jenn Whinnem. Before I tell you her question, let me tell you how you can find her. She is a communications officer at the Connecticut Health Foundation (which will make sense when you read her question), she is a contributing author at SMB Collective, and she can [&hellip... Read More
Arment Dietrich

Five Tips to Grow Your Facebook Community

By: Arment Dietrich | May 11, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 99Someone recently told me they are the admin for their company’s Facebook page but didn’t know what to post about in order to help grow their community. When I wrinkled my nose thinking, “Jeez, what a silly question,” I realize it’s not a silly question at all. In fact, after looking through a variety of other Facebook company pages, it [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Competing for Who Is Most Stressed

By: Gini Dietrich | May 11, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 74I’ve been doing a lot of self-talk lately. You know. The kind where you have to convince yourself to behave differently than you feel because you’re a leader and you set the example. You see, the launch of Spin Sucks Pro didn’t go exactly as planned and I’m not in control of what needs to be changed and fixed for [&hellip... Read More
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The Psychology of the Celebrity

By: Guest | May 10, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 48Russell Roering is a social media marketing consultant in the Chicago northern suburbs and blogs about social media, marketing, and business best practices on SocialMediaBrat.com. Public relations professionals are celebrity-makers. Whether we’re promoting a brand or a person; the business of PR is about packaging a celebrity for public consumption and selling it to the world. I’m in the business of [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Executives and the Ostrich Syndrome

By: Gini Dietrich | May 10, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 116This first ran on DIY Blogger, Dino Dogan’s blog, during his Fear of Marketing week. If you don’t know Dino, DIY Blogger, or what he and Dan Cristo are doing with Triberr, I suggest you check it all out! And, if you read this over there, just move to the comments. We all know that’s where the real action is [&hellip... Read More
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Five Ways To Freshen Up Your Tweets

By: Guest | May 9, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 155Leo Widrich is the co-founder of a new Twitter App called BufferApp, which allows you to tweet more fresh content without annoying your followers. Getting noticed on Twitter isn’t always easy. If your stream is anything like mine there are lots of tweets rushing by and competing for your attention all the time. How do you stay relevant, and make [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Doucheblogs and Spin Doctors

By: Gini Dietrich | May 9, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 128This year, at BlogWorld and New Media Expo, Danny Brown and I are speaking! Yes, together and yes, it’s going to be legen (wait for it) dary! Initially our blog topic was “Doucheblogs and Spin Doctors,” but some corporate suit was offended by that title so they asked us to change it. I guess he didn’t want to fly across [&hellip... Read More
Gini Dietrich

Happy Mother’s Day!

By: Gini Dietrich | May 8, 2011 | 
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Tweet Share Share +1 Pin EmailShares 45Ah Mother’s Day. A Hallmark holiday. A made-up tradition. One that is celebrated around the world because of something we conjured up in America. But, regardless of it being a made-up holiday, it’s an important one. It’s a day for us to reflect on the people who gave us life, both biologically and raising us. Some of us were adopted. [&hellip... Read More
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