Archive | February, 2011

Staying Healthy on the Move: Be Busy, Be Healthy

Image courtesy of Shutterstock When you’re rushing around between appointments, juggling career, kids, partners and your own needs it can be so easy to grab for a less than healthy snack or even forget to eat at all! The trick to staying healthy on the move is to always be prepared. Here are my top […]

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Social Media: How a Top Salesperson Stays on Top of Her Game

I recently interviewed Jill Rowley, mother of four and  leading salesperson at marketing automation vendor Eloqua, to get her take on how she uses social media to stay on top of her sales game. As I’ve explained in previous posts, you don’t have to be a writer yourself in order to participate in social media. Jill takes advantage of […]

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40 Ways to Build Trust in Your Brand on Social Media

In the new economy there is one major truth that stands above the rest. Trust equals revenue. If you are a small to mid-sized business or organization it is the amount of trust you can build between people that strengthens your brand. Whether we are talking about donors or customers,  it is about building trust […]

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Social media boutiques winning out over traditional agencies

I really, really like the sound of that. While I don’t mean to be obtuse, I’ve had it with traditional agencies who don’t seem to “get” the impact social media is having. I’m primarily referring to smaller agencies, the type you find in every town. I’m okay with traditional agencies laying a foundation, but am […]

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6 Small-town Sensibilities to Boost your Social Media Impact

What are the methods behind the followers? As more of our B2B colleagues jump into the social media pool, we quickly begin to see who is making a splash, while others tread water or stay on dry land. Some participants develop a supportive online community with apparent ease. They converse with their growing online network […]

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How can I increase my productivity?

This post too has its origins on Quora, so I recommend you check out the other answers on the thread. And, if you like my answer, consider voting for it. But, I digress. Here are some tips on enhancing productivity. I agree with a lot of salient points that Yishan Wong raises, esp. batched email […]

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The Pawsitive Effects of Animal-Friendly Workplaces

Image courtesy of Shutterstock My office is a zoo, and I don’t mean that in a “my phone is constantly ringing, I never know what’s going on” manner (although that often applies too). I mean my office is literally home to a handful of crazy animals. From Marg the Cat (my trusty personal assistant), to […]

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