Archives for July 2011

Network Like a Pimp

Network Like a Pimp

...or not.  Actually, the title should be "Do NOT Network Like a Pimp". I've been to many a conference and networking event in my day.  It never fails to amaze me how some men, rather than putting on their networking hats, decide to go with their fuzzy pimp hats instead.  What am I talking about?  Let me paint a picture. I'm at a networking … [Read more...]

Your Friends: The #1 Enemy of Small Business Marketing

Your Friends: The #1 Enemy of Small Business Marketing

A bit harsh am I?  Not at all.  I cannot tell you how many business owners I have encountered who have been steered wrong because of their friends.  Asking friends for input to give you direction in your business marketing is similar to using MapQuest to help you reach an obscure destination- you will NEVER get there! I find there are two major … [Read more...]

How to Get more Followers on Twitter and Fans on Facebook using Mobile

How to Get more Followers on Twitter and Fans on Facebook using Mobile

If you are a speaker, entertainer or just someone who connects with people on the go, this post will help you grow your following using simple mobile technology. Did you know that someone can "like" your Facebook Page or follow you on Twitter via a simple text message?  Imagine being on the state and asking everyone to take out their phones and in … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Keep Your Conference Attendees Engaged Between Meetings

5 Ways To Keep Your Conference Attendees Engaged Between Meetings

Putting on annual conventions can feel similar to a power cycling class. You're moving at the speed of light during heavy registrations until your post convention meeting, then you have a lull for several months, then- you're at it again. Your attendees feel much the same way. The problem is that you can lose potential repeat attendees if you do … [Read more...]

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