How DO You Do It?

Stay on top of your industry, that is. If you're a business professional in any category and you're not using Google Reader or some lesser tool to monitor newsfeeds, I'm very concerned about your future. Whoa. What did you say, Todd? I said, I'm very concerned about your future! You see, unless you're working on … Continue reading How DO You Do It?

Personal Digital Coaching

...could be just the help you're looking for! Over 18 months ago, Seth Godin wrote this on his blog: "Here are three things that are true: 1. Digital technology, especially computers and cell phones, can dramatically increase productivity. 2. More and more users of digital technology are small firms or individuals. 3. The vast majority … Continue reading Personal Digital Coaching

Strategy vs. tactics in social media…

Seth Godin on strategy vs. tactics... New media creates a blizzard of tactical opportunities for marketers, and many of them cost nothing but time, which means you don't need as much approval and support to launch them. As a result, marketers are like kids at Rita's candy shoppe, gazing at all the pretty opportunities. Most … Continue reading Strategy vs. tactics in social media…

There is no ‘easy button’…

Image by spackletoe via Flickr...for social media, but there are some good, fast, and cheap tools that are simple to use and support the social media lifestyle. Unfortunately, most companies are taking a different approach. My good friend Dana VanDen Heuvel scratches his head here..."I was in a meeting recently where I witnessed a demonstration … Continue reading There is no ‘easy button’…

Facebook for Fun and Profit…

Over the past 10 days I've had the opportunity to speak twice on the topic of 'Facebook for Fun and Profit' to LinkedIn groups Link Greater Green Bay and Link Appleton [thanks again, Mark and Stacie]. Here's a post I wish I had in my aresenal before I did the preso -- it includes some … Continue reading Facebook for Fun and Profit…

Blogging for small business owners…

Image via CrunchBase I had a conversation last night with a friend and business owner who is struggling to get his mind around blogging and social media. I couldn't help but think of him when I saw this... "It's quite easy for small business owners to become distracted by their day-to-day responsibilities. But in this … Continue reading Blogging for small business owners…