The Difference between Self-promoting and Reporting

Most people were never taught to report when they were younger – let alone embark on a journalism degree. Interestingly enough, I’ve got a journalism degree, but I have to admit that it’s not something I’ve used a lot on my professional journey. Lately, I’ve been doing some thinking...

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Hashtags, Earthquakes, And Everyday People

The following is a guest post by my dear friend Lynn Abate Johnson. Let’s dive in: When you live in California and you have a second home in New Zealand, anyone who has been paying attention lately knows that earthquakes happen. The first thing we Californians do when we start to feel the...

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How to Build and Connect Your Own Chatbot

Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella claimed that “Bots are the new Apps” with “people-to-people conversations, people-to-digital assistants, people-to-bots and even digital assistants-to-bots” set to become an inventive part of the digital horizon. The potential of chatbots in marketing and...

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Learn Why Webinars are Still a Huge Thing with @Jon_Schumacher

Webinars are modern-day web versions of typical seminars in which a speaker is able to interact with an audience and learn from each other, live online. As such, they are great, highly flexible tools for sending messages across based on your various business goals. But how relevant are webinars...

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The Blurred Lines Between Automation and Human Interaction

One of the top questions I consistently get asked is, “How do I scale my engagement across social? Managing large communities, or listening all the time, really is time-consuming, and we’ve developed all kinds of time-saving apps and software to help us automate the process. And herein lies the...

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Bryan Kramer

Landing A Meeting Through Value

Meet Your Heroes No matter how advanced we are with technology, you can never replace the value and impact of a face-to-face meeting. Landing a meeting with influential people or powerful prospects is a daunting task. But there is a way for anybody to land a meeting with anybody. It...

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Why You Should Think Iteration not Duplication

We all need to grow. Even if it’s in small, subtle ways, as long as we’re growing – we’re moving forward or upward…or whichever direction benefits your life the most. Humans have been on a pretty ‘interesting’ journey and that’s because people have been brave enough to break the...

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getting a meeting

How to Get a Meeting with Anyone

You could have the best ideas around or a killer product you’re confident people will love, but if you can’t get a meeting in front of the right people – it’s difficult to make that leap to the next step. And you need to be leaping; otherwise you’re just staying in the same place –...

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6 Unconventional Ways to Sell Yourself

We’ve all been at events where there’s that one person that seems to command the room. They’re telling the best stories and they’ve got their audience eating out the palm of their hand. It looks effortless. It also looks casual, but the truth is that they’re selling. And I don’t mean in...

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10 Ways You should be Using Flipboard to Consume and Share Content

Flipboard is your new best friend. Or it should be anyway. It’s a savvy tool that helps you to collect all the cool links you find when you’re rummaging around the web and keep them all in one place. You can come back to Flipboard at any time and hey presto; you’ve got lots of information...

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human firewall

The human firewall: Breaking content clutter

With over 2 million blogs published a day, half a billion tweets, 300 billion emails and 2 billion Google searches we are all becoming a human firewall. As humans, we receive a massive amount of information every day. We hear and read so much content we don’t know what to trust. In a sense, we...

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Become an Influencer

5 Ways to Become an Influencer

Becoming an influencer sounds quite nice doesn’t it? It kinda sounds like you could be the leader of a cult too, but don’t worry, the type of influencers we’re talking about today are the good guys and girls. And you can be one too. Influencer marketing is hot right now and to become an...

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