"You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do." -Eleanor Roosevelt

July 20, 2010 by  
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Tweet Social Media Draws a Crowd Start-Ups and Established Agencies Look to Carve a Niche in Online Action By Suzanne Vranica From Wall Street Journal As more and more advertising dollars flow into social media, some Madison Avenue firms are seeking to grab a piece of the action. But it will be a tough fight […]

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Popularity, Ego, and Influence – What Is the Influence Project?

July 8, 2010 by  
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Tweet Popularity, Ego, and Influence – What Is the Influence Project? By Mark Borden From Fast Company Magazine Online In roughly 24 hours, nearly 6,000 people have registered to participate in an experiment we started called The Influence Project. It’s been written about by TechCrunch, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, and a score of personal blogs. […]

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4 Tips for Raising Funds in a Harsh Environment

July 5, 2010 by  
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Tweet 4 Tips for Raising Funds in a Harsh Environment Lessons from an entrepreneur who raised $6.25 million in venture capital funding By Zephrin Lasker From Entrepreneur Magazine Online While capital markets continue their well-documented convulsions, that doesn’t mean that dedicated entrepreneurs must shelve their startup dreams next to the past few years IPO filings. […]

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The Definitive Case for B2B Social Media Marketing

July 2, 2010 by  
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Tweet The Definitive Case for B2B Social Media Marketing How Kinaxis, a supply chain management solutions provider based in Ottawa, is achieving extraordinary results via social media marketing. By Drew Neisser From Fast Company Magazine Online While most B2B marketers are scratching the surface, Kirsten Watson and her team at Kinaxis are digging deep into […]

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Companies Using Social Media Without Game Plan

Tweet Companies Using Social Media Without Game Plan From MarketingProfs.com Despite widespread adoption of social media marketing, most companies are still learning how to integrate those efforts into their overall corporate strategies: 78% of surveyed companies say they actively use social media, but just 41% say those efforts are part of a strategic game plan, according to a […]

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Business Networking Opportunities with BNI

June 15, 2010 by  
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Tweet BNI, the world’s largest referral organization, is a corporation focused on expanding its members businesses through networking and social media. It teaches the fundamentals of networking in the 21st Century. There are literally thousands of chapters in the U.S. alone, usually with many specific types of business groups in one city. To take advantage […]

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Social networking users aren’t as young as you might think

August 1, 2009 by  
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Tweet Social networking users aren’t as young as you might think by Nathan T. Wright in Web Strategy June 2, 2009 In Twitter’s infancy, the micro-sharing social network was largely perceived as a gathering place for hyper-connected, digitally-inclined twentysomethings. Sure, Twitter’s early adopters were comprised of the younger “tech elite,” but recent months have proven […]

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