Two attorneys from McAfee & Taft warned companies about the possible legal drawbacks of social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook, as well as provided a list of considerations for the companies that utilize these media. Read More
"A great brand taps into emotions. Emotions drive most, if not all, of our decisions. A brand reaches out with a powerful connecting experience. It's an emotional connecting point that transcends the product.' A great brand is a story that's never completely told. A brand is a metaphorical story that connects with something very deep — a fundamen Read More
A recent survey from The Creative Group found that marketing and advertising departments have greater influence over business decisions than they did three years ago. It may be due to the heightened need to acquire new clients and retain existing ones, or perhaps it is because of the attention garnered by the social media revolution, but marketing Read More
At last week's SES conference in San Jose, I participated in two ClickZ panels: Managing Conversations and Social Media: White Hat vs. Black Hat. These two back-to-back sessions were related through the practical concepts that agencies and PR firms in particular face when it comes to managing conversations and electing how they will choose to par Read More
Since Web 2.0 is now passing its 5th year anniversary, there is enough data to assess just how much of an impact social media has had on our lives. While there are still those who believe it's nothing more than a passing fancy, a fad, the Studio 54 of our cannot deny the numbers. Statistics don't lie and Kagan, Fisch, McLeod & Qualman Read More
Amanda Scarr of WatchMeFranchise! shares some common sense but often forgotten business owner traits. Though, as Scarr says, not all successful business owners may share all 10 traits, they are a good starting point when considering some of the discipline you may need to consider to run a successful business. All business owners have challenges wi Read More
In an addition of his podcast, The Daily Flip, Jim Kukral reviews a book on branding your business by David Brier of DBD International. Kukral, who focuses allot on branding in his business coaching, does a great job of covering some of the truly inspiring aspects of the book where related to branding. And they are lessons that can apply to any bu Read More
In this article covering 10 tips for bootstapping your small business, Isabel M. Isidro, managing editor of, looks at this great approach of starting a business even without a substantial amount of investment. To be sure, there are different levels of bootstrapping. Some would argue that true bootstrapping can be done using nothin Read More
We've found 5 niche social bookmarking sites for businesses. Whether you're looking to improve your business or have business-related content you want to promote, we've gathered together the information that you really want to know. Read More
Engage your audiences, help supporters of your non-profit keep up with any tagged topic on Twitter and Flickr, or publicize your event with a custom Twitterfountain, a nifty new mashup you can embed on your blog or website. From Rebecca Leaman - @rjleaman Read More

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