Lindsay Bell

Step Outside Your Comfort Zones…Online and Off

By: Lindsay Bell | September 11, 2013 | 
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By Lindsay Bell Those of you who know me, know I enjoy the odd tipple (not this early in the morning, mind you!). You might also know I live in the slightly blue collar east end area of Toronto. Directly to the north are million dollar homes on a gorgeous ravine. To the south, million dollar homes on the beach. Where I live? Not so much. [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

The Three Things, Edition 47

By: Lindsay Bell | September 8, 2013 | 
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By Lindsay Bell-Wheeler Welcome to the 47th edition of The Three Things, the weekly update of three links, podcasts, videos, or books you can’t miss from  Michael Schechter (A Better Mess), Howie Goldfarb (Blue Star Strategic Marketing), and yours truly, Lindsay Bell. For those of you new to this series, The Three Things arrives in your inbox on Sunday mornings (unless you don’t subscribe, but that can [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

Gin and Topics: Hip Hop, Bench Presses, and Funny Old People

By: Lindsay Bell | September 6, 2013 | 
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By Lindsay Bell Yes, yes, it’s me again, serving up some delicious Gin and Topics for your viewing pleasure. It’s been a short week – but, as per usual – short weeks always seem longer and harder than the regular ones do. What’s up with that? Also, what’s up with the weather? It’s like the kids all officially go back to school and BOOM – someone [&hellip... Read More
Tom Elgar

The Unremarked Death of Another Business Blog

By: Tom Elgar | September 4, 2013 | 
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By Tom Elgar The Content Marketing Institute produces an extensive report each year, which includes a list of the biggest issues faced by content marketers. In 2013 the biggest issue was producing content. The second biggest issue was producing engaging content. The third, variety of content. The biggest issue with content marketing is, clearly, THE CONTENT. There are many great tools to solve the issue of [&hellip... Read More
Yvette Pistorio

Facebook Makes it Easier to Run Contests and Promotions

By: Yvette Pistorio | September 4, 2013 | 
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By Yvette Pistorio Remember back in January when we told you to embrace changes on Facebook? We weren’t kidding! Facebook has made a number of changes during the past couple of months, including introduction of the hashtag, new Facebook Insights, calls-to-actions in cover photos, Instagram video, verified pages, ending sponsored stories, the ability to embed animated GIFs in a status update, embed your posts on a [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

The Three Things, Edition 46

By: Lindsay Bell | September 1, 2013 | 
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By Lindsay Bell-Wheeler Welcome to the 43rd edition of The Three Things, the weekly update of three links, podcasts, videos, or books you can’t miss from  Michael Schechter (A Better Mess), Howie Goldfarb (Blue Star Strategic Marketing), and yours truly, Lindsay Bell. For those of you new to this series, The Three Things arrives in your inbox on Sunday mornings (unless you don’t subscribe, but that can [&hellip... Read More
Lindsay Bell

Gin and Topics: Gorillas, Frogs, and Conan. Oh MY!

By: Lindsay Bell | August 30, 2013 | 
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By Lindsay Bell Hello friends, and welcome to another edition of Gin and Topics (arguably the best post of the week…am I fired again?) (Note from Gini: Yes!). Normally, we say pithy things such as “close your office door before watching these!” or “Don’t disrupt your colleagues by laughing too loudly!” – but not today. Because today, this particular Friday afternoon, I would venture to say [&hellip... Read More