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How to Use LinkedIn to Generate Leads for Your Biz

Everyone has heard of LinkedIn and for most I’d bet the first thing which comes to mind is job search. Yes its true many people use this social media channel for job search but did you know it can be a powerful and easy way to generate leads for your business? With 100 million members […]

5 Free Tools to Improve Your Web Presence

Maintaining your website is just as important and maintaining a garden or a motor vehicle.  You should not simply “set it and forget it.”  Careful attention must be paid to it in order for you to realize a return on this investment. There are three areas you should consider.  Content. Traffic. Conversions.  Here are five […]

The Social Media Revolution 2011

Most likely you have seen earlier versions of this now famous video series by Erik Qualman. It has been updated for 2011 with some new statistics. How are you leveraging social media and inbound marketing tactics as part of your marketing mix? Want to learn more? Check out my earlier posts: Are You Ready to […]

What Should I Do?

Many people I meet ask the same question, “How do I get started with social media, what’s the first thing I should do?” The answer is simple- listen. What are your customers or prospects talking about? What are they saying about you and your competition?  Is this positive or negative? What are the hot topics […]

5 Reasons You Need to Blog

Blogging is increasingly considered one of the single best things you can do to help your business whether large or small.  Aside from the SEO benefits you accrue you also have the opportunity to position yourself as a thought leader on a particular subject or within a specific industry.  These points alone should be enough […]

Imagine If You Will

You may have heard that salesforce.com bought Radian6 one of the leading Social Media monitoring tools for $316M last week. According to a blog post on CIO Central a Forbes.com blog ” Most customers utilize Radian6 for brand management and monitoring, sales and lead generation, Social CRM (SCRM), customer service, competitive intelligence, trend analysis, and […]