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First off, what is twistory? Twistory is a twitter mashup that gives you a view of the backlog of your tweets, but with a twist. Your tweet history can be added to most online and desktop calendars. Setting up an ical or Google calendar is as simple as clicking on a button. On top of creating an archive of your tweets that goes back as far as you Read More
Was a time a few years back when I would tell audiences of small business owners that “if they did not have a website, they weren't really in business.” Fortunately, small business owners have taken heed and now most concede they must indeed embrace the Internet — of course, now that's really not enough is it? My soap box speech these days has Read More
What Happens When Someone Copies Your Posts? twinsThere's a bit of a debate that goes on in different corners of the blog world about the somewhat common practice of republishing blog posts via RSS feed. The republisher, generally someone trying to create content without any work for the purpose search engine traffic and AdSense revenue, simply Read More
Facebook Adds Twitterlike Tagging Feature Tagging or bookmarking websites, images, and people is a tactic that is somewhat synonymous with social media. When you send an @reply through twitter you are effectively tagging that person and linking to them in your tweet. It's an effective tool on twitter and allows the twitterverse to see your link Read More
Sep 15, 2009 - The two words I've used time and time again to gain access to some of the brightest minds in my industry are simply these — “interview request.” That phrase makes up the subject line to every request I make of someone I would like to interview for my podcast and it's probably one of the most effective tools I employ. Hosting you Read More
Currently, it seems like there is a lot going on in the world of search that is pretty exciting for the typical user. Today I would like to point out a few changes I've noticed and what they might mean for your SEM and SEO efforts. Visual Search — images seem to be getting more and more important in the search world. I don't know if it's a func Read More
eekend Favs September Thirteen buildingI've added a weekend post routine that I hope you enjoy. Each weekend I write a post that features 3-4 things I read during the week that I found interesting. Generally speaking it won't involve much analysis and may range widely in topic. (Flickr image included here is also fav image of the week) Enjoy Read More
5 Tips for Getting More From Your Blog notebooksIn a further continuation of my series of quick social media tips (check out 5 Tips for Getting More from LinkedIn, 5 Tips for Getting More from Facebook, and 5 tips for Getting More from Twitter), I'm returning to my old pal the blog. Seems like blogs have kind of made it into the main and don Read More
For this episode of the Duct Tape Marketing podcast I talked about Exploiting Chaos with TrendHunter founder Jeremy Gutsche. TrendHunter is billed as the world's largest network for trend spotting and innovation and the site is a terribly entertaining and informative place to spend some time. Jeremy's book — Exploiting Chaos — 150 ways to spark Read More
Every business should operate with a set of plans — a plan for the business, a plan for cash, a plan for growth, and certainly a plan for marketing. Opening a business with no plan is kind of like driving somewhere you've probably never been without a map or GPS device. Read More

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