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I’m Suspending My Activity on Twitter

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I’m Suspending My Activity on Twitter

I’ve been thinking about my relationship with Twitter for some time now. I like Twitter but, I have grown disillusioned by …

  • Mindless shares, likes, retweets, and replies … many of which I strongly suspect to be automated. Correction … I know to be automated.
  • Automated direct messages.
  • While I have never been a fan of automation, I’m just as mindless as everyone else.

Has my ...

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Our Ability to Connect May Be Leaving Us Disconnected

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Our Ability to Connect May Be Leaving Us Disconnected

We now have the ability to connect with many others on a variety of platforms and by a number of means. Through the power of social media, our reach has been amplified exponentially. Unfortunately, all of this connecting may be leaving us even more disconnected.

Why be connected?

From a business standpoint, we connect with others so that we may be able to leverage that relationship in order to increase our revenues. While this might be ...

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10 Tips for Getting Started With Social Sales

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10 Tips for Getting Started With Social Sales

You have been waiting. You have been watching. You have been considering whether or not social sales may be right for you and …now you are ready to start out your 2014 by jumping in! Excellent! Here are 10 tips to get you started.

  1. It’s what you do, and who you are, already!

There’s no need to change yourself. Social sales will not make you something that you are not. What it will do is amplify that which you already ...

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Focused Social Selling in Action – Filter Your News Feeds

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Focused Social Selling in Action – Filter Your News Feeds

Background – My “Focused Social Selling” article series details my conviction that certain steps should be taken in order to make social selling dramatically more effective. More than ever, I am convinced that it will be proven to be accurate. My premise is that fewer and better connections, when engaged personally and consistently, will yield better results than will a scatter gun approach by allowing us to focus only on who and what ...

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Social Networking for Those Who Are Not Social

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Social Networking for Those Who Are Not Social

Does social networking work for those of us who are not particularly social? What about those of us who are private by nature or have concerns regarding privacy in general? Are any of these platforms great places for introverts to hang out? The simple fact is, you can be effective on social networking sites and you don’t have to be particularly social in order to be so.

I know this to be true because I meet or exceed all of the ...

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ClickToTweet – Two Ways to Make Social Sharing Easy

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ClickToTweet – Two Ways to Make Social Sharing Easy

ClickToTweet is an interesting application that allows you to create pre-composed tweets for easy social sharing. I have been using their WordPress plugin for some time. This plugin installs a Twitter icon on your WordPress editing tool bar and all you have to do is click on the icon and type your tweet. Your tweet looks like this … 

All folks have to ...

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