67 Social Media Tools I recommend…

No, I don't use all of them [my list is here and the ones that I have automated are in color in the image below] -- but I know they work with ifttt.com and I believe that automation is a big part of any efficient social media work flow. When you use a tool like … Continue reading 67 Social Media Tools I recommend…

Can a Website Have Too Much SEO?

…and what the hell is ‘over-optimization’? Personally, I think Matt Cutts and the Google Webspam team have waaaay too much power [which means you’ll probably never see this post!]. Watch any videos of him speaking about how the Google Webspam team treats specific technical issues and I think you’ll see what I mean. Struggling with … Continue reading Can a Website Have Too Much SEO?

Even if you have money to burn…

I know I'm opening myself up to a flame war here but I'm going to come right out and say it; the Mac is just not worth the money, especially if you do most of your work in the cloud. There was a time when the Mac was demonstrably better at some tasks than others … Continue reading Even if you have money to burn…

It’s in the way that you use it…

As the great philosopher Eric Clapton reminds us -- it's not the tools, but it in the way that you use them! http://youtu.be/l0XQwazkx10 Still, for those who are curious, here is a dynamic list of social media tools that I use and recommend. Questions? Feedback? I'm also available for Personal Digital Coaching in how to … Continue reading It’s in the way that you use it…

5 Cool Tools for Archiving Social Media Posts

Tammy Kahn Fennell has a nice post here: Whether you’re actively posting or just browsing through your social streams, things move pretty fast.  A post is often there one minute and gone the next. With hundreds of millions of status updates and tweets sent every day, finding them later is next to impossible. Here are … Continue reading 5 Cool Tools for Archiving Social Media Posts

The ‘Holy Trinity’ of personal information management…

One of the most important things thinkers who aspire to thought leadership need to do is to effectively manage the information they need to nurture and nourish their expertise… I firmly believe the single most important issue in social media is not whether or not it works to generate leads; rather, how can I add … Continue reading The ‘Holy Trinity’ of personal information management…

After the fact; applying ‘Einstein’s Razor’ to transformational ‘thought leadership’ marketing…

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to speak to a group of interior designers about how to become known on the Internet. It was one of the most enjoyable presentations I have given in a long time because 97% of the audience were lovely females from co-eds at UWSP to practicing interior designers, but … Continue reading After the fact; applying ‘Einstein’s Razor’ to transformational ‘thought leadership’ marketing…