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Six Tips for Using Google+ Now

By: Gini Dietrich | August 1, 2011 | 
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Well, much to my chagrin, I just saw that PRNews is offering Google+ training for $329. This is so disappointing to me. Clearly they haven’t read that the new tool is in a sophomore slump and that it’s not yet available for businesses. But it’s not stopping my own industry from trying to make money teaching people how to get in there, create a personal account, and begin using [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Righting Yourself In This Crazy World

By: Gini Dietrich | July 29, 2011 | 
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Well, for the second time EVER, Spin Sucks has beat Danny Brown in the AdAge rankings. Today we are #35 and he is #36. Because the universe will have righted itself by Monday and he’ll jump back ahead of us, I have to take advantage and brag today! My mom would say, “You’re going to break your arm patting yourself on the back.” Love you tons, [&hellip... Read More
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Managing Social Media Fatigue

By: Gini Dietrich | July 28, 2011 | 
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It’s Facebook question of the week time (clap, clap, clap!). And this week the topic is going to look eerliy similar to last week. You see, my dear friend Marijean Jaggers called me out in the comments of last week’s video. She said I didn’t really answer the social media fatigue question and asked me to consider revisiting it. Consider it I did. And I also [&hellip... Read More
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How a Single Professional Female Practices Safe Social Media

By: Guest | July 26, 2011 | 
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We are happy to introduce our very own Crister DelaCruz in today’s guest post. I’m known amongst my friends as the one who had a digital life even before Facebook (or MySpace) became popular. They think I’m an online “media techie” which cracks me up. I’m far from it, but I see where they might think that. I’m the one who “posts a lot on Facebook,” [&hellip... Read More
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Five Tips for Using LinkedIn for Business Growth

By: Gini Dietrich | July 26, 2011 | 
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This 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. Sparkle and shine notwithstanding, the fact remains [&hellip... Read More
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Seven Great Questions on Blogging

By: Guest | July 25, 2011 | 
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Today’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 (as opposed to the science and data [&hellip... Read More
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Gin and Topics: Creepy Old Guys and Memories

By: Gini Dietrich | July 22, 2011 | 
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Well, 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 Street characters rapping. I was watching them [&hellip... Read More
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Social Media Fatigue

By: Gini Dietrich | July 21, 2011 | 
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Does 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 took his advice. Turns out I did [&hellip... Read More