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Okay, real talk, blogging often is hard shit. We care so much about you and your time. We don’t write posts for the sake of writing posts. If we have a passionate topic, you’ll see it here. Otherwise trust we are probably just busy making something great for the citizens of the interwebs.

The medium is changing

Reading Time: 2 minutes Do you remember when news was only in print and on the TV? Then came the internet. CNN.com would have all the latest news on demand, a simple click or two away. Things are changing faster than ever. This week I have been really thinking about blogs and RSS feed readers. For a few years…

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Add value before all else

Reading Time: 2 minutes Dont get me wrong, I’ll be the first to look at a new idea and ask if we can make money from it. Where are the expenses, and where is the profit. But I need to remind myself and others often, to have value first. Try not to become a person of success but a…

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2 Twitter Truths

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is a lot of debate about the value of Facebook & Twitter. Here are two things that can make them worth some of your time. 1. Follow people, businesses or organizations that matter to you. Identify those who are in your field or in your area of interests. People are watching who you follow.…

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Trying too hard

Reading Time: < 1 minute This is what trying too hard looks like. the new terrible chevy volt website So clearly Chevy is trying their hand at social media integration. Lets count up all the “apps” shall we. videos facebook link ohh i can create my chevy account a foum a blog photo feed news polls events twitter tweets and…

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Twitter as an Organization – tip #4

Reading Time: < 1 minute In Continuing our series on twitter tips, I present tip #4 So you want to use twitter as a company / organization. In following our other tips, i’ll keep this short.  create a company account (nothing special, just an account reserved for professional stuff) only tweet the big things keep @replies to a minimum avoid linking…

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twitter tip #3

Reading Time: < 1 minute In Continuing our series on twitter tips, I present tip #3 Avoid twittering just for the sake of twittering.  Nothing to say today? this week? Thats okay.

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twitter tip #2

Reading Time: < 1 minute In Continuing our series on twitter tips, I present tip #2 Would you call a customer to tell them this tweet? even email it to them? If not, dont tweet it.  Posting relevant, important, news is good. Silly is okay some times if it fits your company culture. Just dont tweet when you used the…

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Twitter tips

Reading Time: < 1 minute In a new series, I’d like to share tips on using twitter effectively as an organization. Small, short and easy to swallow tips on twitter.  the first tips to kick off the series: DO NOT feed your twitter posts into your blog. People reading your blog dont care to see your @replies.  DO feed your…

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Do you tweet responsibly?

Reading Time: < 1 minute So we have been really exploring the use of twitter as a tool around her for Factor1 (follow us here factor1). The jury is still out on it being useful for us. In my 2 week exploration, i find some people are litteraly just brodcasting white noise. Twittering to twitter, even if they have nothing…

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Monitor your buzz online

Reading Time: < 1 minute Ever feel like you are the last to hear about something? Maybe somone is talking about you or your organization online and you dont know about it.  Here are some great tools to keep an eye on things.  Google Alerts  Have Google email you anytime a specific term, or link pops up.  Twitter Search feed…

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