Chef: A lesson for small businesses
If you have not seen the movie Chef and you own a small business, stop what you are doing and go watch it. I used Netflix to see it. Besides being a feel good movie about a dad and his kid, it’s a better movie about how to use social media for your small business.…Read More
Twitter Used Correctly
Do you know how to use twitter for your business? Don’t just throw stuff out there! Let me tell you a story. I got this tweet randomly ….. RedHorseShoe1: @debworks #welovecountrymusicfans Here’s #freemusic@tommydalton http://t.co/b7Dsb2kYKH Find him on radio at http://t.co/YbSZ8Y5St5 5:14pm, Jun 22 It kinda ticked me off, so I fired this response back a couple of days after I had thought…Read More
Twitter Ag List: Who To Follow
Have you seen all the lists for entrepreneurs, women, business people, educators and the like who are the top 100 or top 20 or 10 most popular under 40? Me too. And I’ve had enough. It’s time to talk about the 2%. The people who feed you. And those who love and support them. That’s…Read More
Where Are You On This?
The Blog Herald shared an infographic from Go-Gulf.com on the demographics for popular social networks. Quick Takeaway: Pinterest is gaining momentum fast, the average user is worth about $118 on Facebook, and users 26-34 are the heaviest users. Not surprisingly, Facebook led the pack with number of users. The average user is on social networks…Read More
What do you look like?
When was the last time you upgraded your head shots? You do use head shots, right? If you have a business, you market online, you need head shots. Good ones. If you can, find a local photographer and hire him/her. If that doesn’t fit in your budget, be creative. Approach the photography class at a…Read More
Miss Dazey Comes to Iowa
I know lots of people online. Thousands. Out of all of them, @Miss_Dazey is the one person I thought I’d never meet. She lives in Missouri and spends a lot of time sleeping. Her health requires it. Linda (Miss Dazey) doesn’t travel much, and when she does its to see Jeanne Robertson or her…Read More
Depression is a Disease
In our family we jokingly refer to “the crazy gene.” See, my dad suffers from depression. He’s had the kind of depression that got treated with shock treatments in the 60’s. I remembered those Jack Nicholson One Flew Over the Cukoos Nest days in my dad’s life. I was a scared teenager – and swore…Read More
A Twitter Habit
Sunday morning and I’m up early. But then, I’m always up early. I’ve developed a habit. It’s my twitter habit. I spend 30 to 60 minutes perusing the links everyone is sharing. It’s a great way to expand your knowledge base. Here’s just a few articles I’ve read this morning. Kneal Mann reflecting on time…Read More
Oh look, a squirrel!
I don’t have A.D.D….. oh look, a squirrel! It seems I’m not alone. There are squirrels everywhere and I see them. Now the big question is how do I control my squirrel brain? Well, I don’t. I’ve given up. I am starting to think the squirrels are helping me. I have even let them roam…Read More
140 Character Conference
140 Character Conference Just what is the 140 Character Conference? Why would I want to go? How does the day roll out? How can I be a speaker? These are all questions I’ve received in the past couple of weeks. Let’s answer them! What is the 140 Character Conference? The 140 Characters Conference at the…Read More