Archives for July, 2012

10 Ways to Repurpose Your Blog

You have a blog. You post regularly. But it feels like there ought to be more you can do with it… You’re right. Here are 10 ways you can reuse the blog content you’ve created.   Inspired yet? Maybe this quote will help. There are some images that I will only use once, and not…

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There’s Gold in Them Recommendations

My wife and I used to shop estate tag sales and foreclosure auctions. We were newlyweds and we needed to furnish our home. You know, basic household goods – kitchen supplies, laundry equipment, lawn and gardening tools – that sort of stuff. On one of our adventures we stumbled upon a box of nice looking…

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Are you ready to commit to a blog?

You think you want to join the blogosphere. Before you commit, let’s talk logistics. How frequent should blog posts be? A few of us can get away with posting something every six months because we are geniuses upon whose word the world hangs (cough cough), but most of us need to demonstrate some consistency in…

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A Buck and a Truck

I had lunch recently with a friend who was job hunting. In discussing the various reasons why someone would leave a company he commented …. “A buck and a truck”. Huh? He pointed out that basically a job is a job and that underneath it all, as professionals we are likely to do very similar…

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Job hunter’s top 3 tips when applying for job via LinkedIn

Each month I find new tools and websites for finding and applying for jobs that claim to streamline the application process and get your resume on top of the bin. And most often I find them little to no value as a job seeker as they complicate the process more and spend too much time…

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Does your business really need a blog?

Nope, your business doesn’t really need a blog. But…if you find yourself in any of these situations, you might want to consider one! You want to build credibility Credibility tops my list of reasons for business blogging. When you hand someone a business card that sends them to your website, or when they find you…

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LinkedIn© Premium Subscriptions ~ 3 key questions to ask

Two years ago my wife and I were planning a trip to the outer banks of North Carolina. There was little I dreaded more than a road trip with my better-half.  Despite being together for more than 20 years, long drives with one of us driving and the other navigating with a map challenges our…

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Facebook vs LinkedIn ~ Who is your Sugar Daddy?

It is not often I share infographs that have been published by the original source but this one captured my attention for a second glance while doing some new research. I have always professed that LinkedIn offers significantly more value to your career than Facebook. Well here is a great reminder of how much of…

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Change Is Why MySpace Is Dead ~ Is Facebook Next?

Way back in 2006 I was captivated by some pictures I saw on a social page called MySpace. It looked like the cool thing to have as several of my friends had a MySpace account too. After a long bout of nagging, like a fifth grader is good at doing, mom allowed me to create…

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Blogger Stampede ~ It’s coming!

Ever experienced a blogger stampede? Well the month of July we will unleash numerous articles here for various authors offering a vast array of experience that will help enrich your knowledge and understanding. I have specifically selected these writers to offer their expertise in their industry and how social media has impacted their career, business,…

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