Going Social – Refuse to be Overwhelmed

Here’s a sneak peek at Chapter 5 from my new book entitled “Going Social – Business Success is at Your Fingertips” Refuse to be Overwhelmed   It’s easy to allow yourself to get carried away as you research, read articles, and converse with others on this topic.  You’re inundated with … Read more…

Going Social – But MOM! Everybody’s Doing It!

Here’s a sneak peek at Chapter 4 from my new book entitled “Going Social – Business Success is at Your Fingertips” But MOM! Everybody’s Doing It! Remember when we were kids? We’d want something, or we’d want to go somewhere, be part of the “in crowd” or participate in whatever … Read more…

Information Overload: 5 Steps to Take Your Life Back!

Helping Chambers & Small Businesses Understand and Use Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, YouTube and other Social Networking Tools

Since the early days of AOL, Prodigy, Email, AIM, ICQ, Trillian, and the like… the term “Information Overload” has been a part of conversation.  Technology advances and now we have Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite, and others.  Smartphones everywhere are beeping, singing, and buzzing away as we’re alerted to … Read more…

Social Media and Social Networking: What’s the Difference?

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Over the years in my day to day interactions, I often find myself explaining the difference between “Social Media” and “Social Networking”.  The phrases are haphazardly tossed around and can be a dead giveaway to the level of understanding one might have where all this is concerned. For those who … Read more…

REALTORS®! QR Codes: STOP using them WRONG already!

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You know… there are times when I wonder why I feel the urge to write some of the articles I choose to write.  I mean… really? Must I?  But then… it’s like good comedy.  Good comedians don’t have to make stuff up.  They just look at what’s going on around … Read more…

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Your Facebook “Friend Requests”: Bad for Business… Annoying to Me!

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Read article as featured in “Social Media Today”!   Alright… let’s get the “Annoying to Me!” part out of the way first.  I am sent numerous Facebook “Friend Requests” and Facebook “Friend Suggestions” every week.  That’s NOT annoying to me.  What IS annoying to me is when I get these requests from businesses and organizations.   A … Read more…

REALTORS®: Don’t Let Social Media Put Your License in Jeopardy

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There’s no question that the real estate industry is among the largest benefactors of this thing known as the Internet.  I started developing websites back in early 1994.  My very first client was a RE/MAX real estate team in Wheat Ridge, Colorado… a suburb of Denver.  RE/MAX.com wouldn’t be online … Read more…

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QR Codes: A Beginner’s Guide

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I want to take a moment to weigh in on “QR Codes”.  QR Codes or “Quick Response” codes aren’t new.  They actually originated in Japan back in 1994.  Denso Wave, a subsidiary of Toyota, began using them to track automotive parts in vehicle manufacturing.  Over the past several years they’ve … Read more…

My Story… A Path to Your Success

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I want to start by thanking Frank J. Kenny for his brief article entitled “Use Story to Break Through the Social Media Marketing Clutter”. It’s a simple article that has inspired me to clarify and share with you what my business goal in life truly is. I don’t write articles, post comments, … Read more…