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Social Storytelling Needs Great Design

Social media thrives on visual stories. And as you get busy creating photos and videos to show your business to the world, consider how the elements of your overall graphic design can give coherence to all your social storytelling.

Your graphic design aesthetic is an extension of the personality of your business. It conveys not just a theme, but an attitude and a sense of the values that…

7 Habits That Will Get You Noticed On LinkedIn

Professionals join LinkedIn to make connections. But that doesn’t mean they want to be inundated with marketing emails from people they just met. Nor does it mean they want to join a Group discussion only to find others who are busy pushing their latest product or website launch instead of genuinely engaging in the Group.

Linkedin is about building quality connections for your career, and…

Setting the Scene: The Visual Appeal of Storytelling for Business

Since the dawn of the Jedi, when a golden god captivated his audiences with tales of good versus
evil, storytellers have continued to be a vital part of our world. They remind us of who we are,
binding us through history, a sense of destiny and above all, meaning.

In visual storytelling, the narrator creates the arc of the plot through action, tone, and language
that best conveys t…

Diane Sawyer Covers YouTube Resignation. National News?

YouTube video covered by the National Networks again

If you have any lingering doubts about the importance of online video, consider this; last night on ABC World News, Diane Sawyer shifted the focus on one of the greatest news organizations on the planet to cover the story of a young woman resigning from her job at a video production shop … in a video.
It was pretty clever … if you haven’t seen it, watch here.
Her former employer’s…

How To Use Social Media Marketing to Level the Playing Field

Social Media Marketing levels the playing field for small business! Want to know how Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn are beneficial to your small business? Mike Wolpert has the skinny on the What, Why and How for these major players in social media. Here is his concise breakdown of each one and the steps you can take today that will allow you to build brand recognition, increase loyalty…

Linking Up with LinkedIn: Small Business Social Networking

Here are three great ways to make LinkedIn, (the social networking site for professionals) work for you and your business:

Create Professional Connections.  Entrepreneurs are using LinkedIn to successfully network with other like-minded individuals and build their professional network.  This is a platform where you can connect one-on-one, promote your business, share their articles or eBooks…

Social Mentoring: It Goes Both Ways

One of the great things about social media is that it opens up avenues for mentoring. Everyone appreciates a mentor. That individual who has achieved some facet of life we aspire to: education, wealth, power, love, passion, health, energy, etc. Maybe they’re a coach. Maybe they’re a motivator. Maybe they’re a teacher.

It used to be that someone would write a book and people would buy it,…

Writing an eBook for Small Business

Thinking about writing an eBook to promote your small business? It’s a great way to rock a social marketing campaign.

You know what the best small business eBooks do? They share knowledge or skills. A mechanic could write an eBook about Ten Tips for DIY Car Care. Imagine a short book that teaches anyone how to change a flat tire, check their oil properly and change their windshield…

With “Departure Roulette” Heineken Hits Home Run

Ever go to the airport and wonder “Where ELSE could I go?” or “What if I just got on a different plane?”
Heineken’s new “Departure Roulette” opens that door – wide! In this just released video we see Heineken offer, well – anything, but it’s anything random. Brilliant marketing and a most marvelous look at the human dynamic as people ponder the question “Would you push the button, dro…

Best Small Business “Must Know’s” About Social Media

What All Small Businesses Should Know About Social Media

 Here’s what I learned from Roohi Moolla—social media expert, founder of, and author ofFacebook in 14 Days! A Practical Guide to Get Your Business Online (available on Amazon)—about the best ways for small businesses to utilize social media.


What Small Businesses Should Know About ALL Socia…

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