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Last year I participated in Social Media Examiner’s Blogging Success Summit 2011, and had the pleasure of hearing Denise Wakeman speak. Denise has great tips on how to blog for your business and one of my favorite take-aways from her talk was her list of blog post types. Reviewing the various typ Read More
" - If you sit all day at work, you may want to pay attention to recent research which demonstrates that prolonged sitting at work raises the risk of dying from cardiac and metabolic diseases, as well as the risk of dying from all causes, even if you work out." Read More
The phone is better than email. Meeting face-to-face is better still, but the more personal your interactions with your clients, the less scalable your business is. The "personal touch" is something that is at a premium today as so many organizations build layers and layers of barriers between the Read More
Am I stressing you out each time I say that good blogs need a lot of targeted regular content? Well don’t stress and plan instead. In addition to your goals, having a plan is going to be one of your greatest assets for achieving blogging success. Read More
By default, before people click on a video that you insert with the new YouTube Video tool to start playing it, YouTube will display a static frame picked from somewhere in the middle of the video. You have no control over that, so when people land on a page with an embedded video what they see ma Read More
One of the most valuable commodities that we have is time, so it's important that we learn exactly how to use it to our benefit.
Many of us work full time jobs. Other's have families and kids. In life, there are tons of things that can use up our time.
If you're anything like me, you have both a Read More
The Design Exchange (DX) is Canada’s only museum dedicated exclusively to the pursuit of design excellence and preservation of design heritage. At a crossroads of multiple disciplines from furniture and architecture to graphics and fashion, DX exhibitions and talks reflect popular contemporary cult Read More
The most successful blogs tend to have narrowly defined goals. So why are you blogging? Is it cause I said you should in an earlier post? Yes, you should blog but let’s make sure you are doing it for the right reasons. Read More
Learning from those who have gone before you

My standard advise for anyone venturing into the world of social media is to lurk first. In polite society, lurking may not be the acceptable behavior, but in social media, lurking is part of the experience. Read More
Data shows that web sites with blogs generate 55% more web traffic than sites without. When you blog regularly you generate more content and more links, which ultimately enables you to build your reputation and increase brand recognition as well as produce better search results and ultimately more Read More

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