LinkedIn: do SOMETHING a few times a month.

I was surprised by the number of profiles I checked recently on LinkedIn – people I respect, or who have big followings. I wanted to see what they were posting, sharing, and commenting on. What I found is a lot in INACTIVITY. Even with a paid, premium account, no user activity in 2 weeks.  Throwing …

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Creating Your Perfect LinkedIn Profile

I love it when people I respect create great tips and share them. My friend, +Jeff Sieh (beekeeper and web talent extraordinaire) shared this list from the Social Media Hat, aka Mike Alton. Remember to put this on your marketing/branding To Do list. Revisit your profiles regularly on all social media venues and sites to …

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WEO Connect and Grow SoMe Panel Wildly Successful

Last night a group of around 100 people gathered at Madison's Bar and Grill's meeting space to learn more about the overwhelming topic of SoMe – that's Social Media to most people.  Everyone was eager to learn how to grow their businesses through LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and blogging.  There were a lot of fears tackled, misconceptions tossed out the window and eyes opened wide.  We also heard many "aha" moments at the various panel discussions after the overview presentation by Marlynn Schotland of Urban Bliss Design and founder of ThePowerMOB.com.

DSC02901 Thank you to WEO for inviting me to be the panel leader for blogging.  The four presenters didn't have connectivity – password issues with Madison's network, so we all had our laptops open as props. It worked out better for me.  Our table engaged in a lively discussion firing back questions and answers about the purpose of blogging and how to use it to save time and increase business.

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