Todd the Toolman, Episode 2: How to be an Inbox Hero with Gmail

I'll be doing a Google hangout today at 15:00 CDST [GMT -6] on the topic of 'How to be an Inbox Hero with Gmail'. I'll be sharing the 7 killer features that make Gmail the only email tool for me. In addition, I'll be talking a little Getting Things Done [GTD] principles for how to … Continue reading Todd the Toolman, Episode 2: How to be an Inbox Hero with Gmail

I’m speaking today on the benefits of “Social CRM”…

...featuring a tool called Gist and you can see it here over the internet! Here's a brief outline of my intro: This event is hosted by my friend Dana VanDen Heuvel at The Docking Station in Green Bay, however, thanks to the new functionality in Google+ of being able to broadcast a hangout over the … Continue reading I’m speaking today on the benefits of “Social CRM”…

Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn And The Social Media Bill Of Rights

This infographic from BackgroundCheck.org takes a closer look at the current state of privacy in social media, proposing a social networking bill of rights, and includes an overview of the relative TOS for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. As things stand, these social networks are all on your side, although they could certainly be a little clearer about where they stand. Moreover, some official government legislative policy on this legal grey area would be very welcome. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn And The Social Media Bill Of Rights [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

The importance of an editorial focus and calendar for your blog

An editorial focus and calendar that reinforces it may be the single most important thing you can do if you want to blog for thought leadership. In his ground breaking book 'Brand Stand', Craig Badings writes... The more research you do on the topic [on which you choose to focus] the more you will understand … Continue reading The importance of an editorial focus and calendar for your blog

This week in Google @e1evation

By now, most people have heard that the Google motto is 'don't be evil'. Current trends in social media indicate that many are wondering whether or not Google has forgotten that mantra and took a left turn somewhere in 2011. Even I, the Google fan boy that I am, must admit that some of Google's recent changes -- like the ones made to Google Reader on November 1, 2011 -- have left a sour taste in my mouth...

Google trends for 2/1/2012

Google, Gmail, Google Reader, and now Google+ are all a vital part of a content management and marketing for thought leadership system. I use Gmail and Google Reader for content management and Google+ for content marketing. Gmail, and it's business version Google Apps for Business, are critical for managing what I call 'just in time' … Continue reading Google trends for 2/1/2012