Sun.Jan 27, 2013

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The challenge of creating a blog that sings

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

As I write these words, it is 5:36 a.m. on a Saturday morning. Am I crazy? No, I’m excited. After spending a week focused on consulting, teaching, and speaking projects, I finally have time to devote to this marvelous creative outlet, this opportunity to connect with you, through my blog. When I finally have that quiet time to write, I am ready to LEAP to that keyboard and create.

Five Reasons to “Dislike” Social Media

Webbiquity

Guest post by Megan Totka. The benefits of social media are clear: huge outreach, easy to use, low cost and (assumed) high ROI, not to mention a wide variety of options. In no way would I recommend anyone stop using social media as a marketing tool. In fact, I’m a huge advocate of it. There are plenty of posts about Facebook rants as well. There are shortcuts for everything. The minimal shelf life.

Is Facebook a human right or a weapon?

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There was a very disturbing and significant social media-related court ruling last week that, curiously, has received little notice or commentary on the web. Let’s change that shall we? Federal Appeals Court ruled that an Indiana state law that bans registered sex offenders from Facebook is unconstitutional. Is social media a human right? Re-arming the criminals? Forever. Taking action.

Facebook Puts Their Foot Down, and Other Marketing Stories of the Week

Hubspot

I’d like to take a moment to remind you of something Seth Godin once said: “How dare you settle for less when the world has made it so easy for you to be remarkable?”. The world of inbound marketing, too, has provided so many amazing elements for us to use to our advantage, so it’s time we stand out above the rest and conquer! Ready to get schooled on the marketing stories of the week? Here we go.

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