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How Big Is Your Social Proof?

By: Arment Dietrich | October 4, 2010 | 
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Guest post by Craig Jarrow, author of the Time Management Ninja. In today’s world, it’s not good enough to tell people about your talents; you need to show them. The question now is how big is your social proof? Recently, I was solicited for some web design services. An individual overheard me discussing my time management blog and approached me to say that he and friend [&hellip... Read More
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Top Five Stories for Week Ending Oct. 1, 2010

By: Gini Dietrich | October 1, 2010 | 
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I’m having a hard time believing it’s already October. Just a year ago I was wondering if we were going to make it through the recession and trying to figure out what it would take to move us back into growth mode. Guess I lost sleep for nothing…and man it went by fast! Following are the top five stories for week ending Oct. 1, 2010. If [&hellip... Read More
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Three Tips to Align Your Sales Efforts with Social Media

By: Arment Dietrich | September 29, 2010 | 
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Guest post by Douglas Davidoff, founder and CEO of Imagine Business Development. Are your sales efforts aligned with your social media strategy? Your company’s Facebook page is alive, active and people are “liking” it. You have multiple people tweeting, and comments are regularly being posted to your blog. Your social media strategy is alive and engaging. Now take a look at the rest of your sales [&hellip... Read More
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Social Media Primer eBook Out Today

By: Arment Dietrich | September 27, 2010 | 
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The moment you’ve all been waiting for, or maybe it’s just the moment we’ve been waiting for…the launch of our Social Media Primer eBook! We’ve incorporated the top questions we get asked about social media and laid out our thoughts along with comments taken directly from Spin Sucks readers!  (Yes, you’ll have to buy the book to see if one of your comments made a feature.) [&hellip... Read More
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My Latest Addiction: Genieo

By: Arment Dietrich | September 24, 2010 | 
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In place of today’s Top Five post, we have a special guest post by Shelly Kramer, founder and chief imagination officer of V3 Integrated Marketing, about a new must-have tool. I don’t need drugs. I just need technology. And technology that makes my life easier makes me swoon. My latest heartthrob is a private, unmineable news reader that combines my social streams with my news streams. [&hellip... Read More
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How to Limit Time Spent on Social Media

By: Gini Dietrich | September 23, 2010 | 
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It’s the Arment Dietrich Facebook fan question of the week time! This week, Dallas Kincaid asks, “How do you limit the amount of time employees spend on social media?” I answer him in the video and invite you to provide your insights, tips, and comments below! (If you’re receiving this in your RSS feed and can’t see the video, please click here)... Read More
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Five Signs A Social Media Star’s Reputation Is Spin

By: Arment Dietrich | September 22, 2010 | 
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Guest post by Liz Strauss, founder of SOBCon. The social business space has made me many lifelong friends. Standup humans who I would stake a claim for, people who know business, strategy, and the unique art of relating to humans as humans. Yet as I move through the social space, I’ve watched a few stars lose sight of the relationships they’ve made. In these few cases, [&hellip... Read More
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Top Five Stories for Week Ending Sept. 17, 2010

By: Gini Dietrich | September 17, 2010 | 
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It’s definitely fall in Chicago (which I love). Crisp, cool mornings, football games, homemade soup, and fabulous clothes and shoes! Speaking of football, how about that great gift we got on Sunday against the Lions?! I really can’t believe they didn’t count that last catch as a touchdown. But it’s very Chicago – we win, even if it means we have to cheat to get it. [&hellip... Read More