Business Blogs: Inspiration to Grow Your Audience

After reading over Social Media Examiner’s post on the 10 Top Business Blogs and Why They Are Successful – it made me curious as to what business blogs the leaders in the Piedmont Triad enjoy and why you think they are successful. We each have different needs as it relates to our professions – but […]

Goals and Their Impact on Your Success

If you’re bored with life – you don’t get up every morning with a burning desire to do things – you don’t have enough goals. – Lou Holtz   (If you don’t know who Lou Holtz is :: From wikipedia -Holtz is the only college football coach to lead six different programs to bowl games […]

Top Ten Linkedin Howto’s

We all have our favorite resources when it comes to staying up to date on the latest social networking sites we use on a daily basis. I decided to pull together the top 10 How To’s for Linkedin based on questions I get asked most often as well as where I like to turn for […]

Social Media: How Much Time Do You Spend Online?

I recently posed a question to via Facebook asking, on average, how much time people spend online per week on social networks. Here are the results thus far. . . It’s not surprising that the majority of those polled responded with 5+ hours per week. Many citing that there should have been another choice of […]

10 Things I Learned About Blogging from Apartment Therapy at the WithIt Educational Breakfast at High Point Market

Thanks to long time twitter friend Julia Rosien, who just happens to be the Withit 2012 President, I attended the WithIt Educational Breakfast at High Point Market this morning featuring keynote speaker Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of Apartment Therapy. For those of you who may not know . . . Apartment Therapy is one of, if not […]

TECHiquette : Cell Phones and Public Speakers

While I was attending the WithIt Educational Breakfast at High Point Market in Ocotber of 2011, that featured keynote speaker Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan of Apartment Therapy 3 cell phones went off. Yup. 3. I have to say that the first “oops I left my cell phone on” moment brought the room to a chorus of roarous […]

Learning To Be Your Own Customer : 5 Tips For Putting You First

Take a look in the mirror. . . Guess what? You’re looking at your #1 customer. When was the last time you thought of yourself or treated yourself as one of your own clients? I don’t know about you, but I had this question pop into my head recently. . . funny how some of […]

Climbing Out of Chaos : 15 Ways to Claim Success

Let’s face it – life can get pretty chaotic. Every day there is a new call, text, task, meeting, play date, family emergency or event to add to the chaos of modern living. We schedule, plan and make long ‘todo’ lists – but we can only fit so much into 24 hours. Here are 15 […]

Social Media Police: Behaving Badly on Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter and Blogs

You, yes you! STOP RIGHT THERE! I am an interweb agent. I’m here to protect you. Just stay calm and put your keyboard where I can see it. Don’t try to esc. – If I don’t help you . . . someone else will. Do I have your attention? Good. There was a tip that […]

Why Text-Speak is Bad for Your Brand

Text-speak (txt-speak, txtese, chatspeak, txt, txtspk, txtk, txto, texting language, txt lingo, SMSish, or txt talk) . . . regardless of what you call it, we all have used it. Text-Speak has become common place in our day to day online and mobile lexicon. Social networks that limit the amount of characters we can use […]