Last week I published a post called “Why Small Business Leaders Should Give Twitter a Chance” where I covered many ways Twitter can be beneficial to both individuals and businesses. Unfortunately, Twitter is not as straight-forward as some of the other social networks. This is why it’s often times misunderstood. When done right, Twitter can help you generate more leads and drive more traffic to your website, increase brand awareness, connect and build relationships with customers and industry influencers, etc. etc. Read more ›
In part one of this interview Viveka Von Rosen and I discussed how to put a stop to social selling overload and take control of your time. Once you have things under control, then what? In this second part Viveka is shares what you do AFTER you get a handle on your time by directing your focus. Read more ›
Industry conferences offer great opportunities for networking. They’re ideal places to meet new people, catch up with those you already know or finally meet people that you’ve only communicated digitally so far.
This post focuses on how to be effective and make the most of networking at a conference. We will also cover how to get involved and network remotely. Read more ›
It’s easy to get caught up with trying to respond to EVERYTHING that comes your way on social media. Your eyes can cross thinking about all the notifications, messages and sifting through connection requests. When overload sets in, productivity and profitability plummet. Recently I spoke with LinkedIn and branding expert Viveka Von Rosen about that problem. Read more ›
Relationships are an integral part of business success and it’s important that we make them a priority. The possibilities of having a large and nurtured professional network are endless. The more people we meet, the more people will remember who we are and what we do. We have all probably heard Zig Ziglar’s famous quote:
“You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want”. Read more ›
We’ve all heard that content is king and consistency is queen. We know that we need to be building our personal brand and that a part of that is publishing content on regular basis. We also have full-time jobs, and sometimes coming up with what to write about is harder than actually writing it. To help you solve the problem with idea generation, here’s 45 ways you can find inspiration for your personal or business blog posts: Read more ›