#hottoppix for June 3, 2011; bye, bye, Shaq~

All the topics that interest US in the past 24 hours... How Twitter users ask questions in 140 characters [infographic] June 2, 2011   100 tweet punishment for Malaysian activist June 2, 2011   The small business owner's guide to taking a vacation [infographic] June 2, 2011   The. Best. Way. To watch my Enchantment … Continue reading #hottoppix for June 3, 2011; bye, bye, Shaq~

#hottoppix for May 27, 2011

All the topics that interest US in the past 24 hours... One Book That Could Change Your Work Life May 27, 2011   June is ’31 Days to Build a Better Blog’ Challenge at SITSgirls – Join them Today May 27, 2011   The Creative Imperative May 27, 2011   Emotion must lead, reason must … Continue reading #hottoppix for May 27, 2011

#hottoppix for May 26, 2011

All the topics that interest US in the past 24 hours... Biggest believers in the value of championing causes?  Women. May 26, 2011   Looking for the right excuse May 26, 2011   Launch and Learn May 26, 2011   Back to Basics: The Best Social Media Tools & Client Networking Platforms May 25, 2011 … Continue reading #hottoppix for May 26, 2011

#hottoppix for May 23, 2011

Here's what's been fascinating me for the last 24 hours... 'Like' Button Follows Web Users - WSJ.com May 22, 2011 Turkey time May 22, 2011 Driving tips from the experts [infographic] May 21, 2011 The Myth of Discipline May 21, 2011 41% of Americans believe the Rapture will occur by 2050 May 21, 2011 6 … Continue reading #hottoppix for May 23, 2011

I Have a Web Site, What Else Should I be Doing Online?

I found a great post on the Duct Tape Marketing site that was very timely for me...To help website owners take full advantage of the most important online marketing opportunities, here are 3 things small businesses can do to attract and engage new customers. Content Publishing & Marketing - Consumers are interacting with multiple content … Continue reading I Have a Web Site, What Else Should I be Doing Online?

How and Why I Still Devour Blogs

Image via Wikipedia 2011 marks my eighth year of blogging. In that time I’ve logged over 2500 blog posts, acquired around 143,000 subscribers and had this blog named by the likes of Forbes magazine as their favorite for both marketing and small business. If this asset has delivered any measure of success I can tell … Continue reading How and Why I Still Devour Blogs

Citibank Survey Finds Small Business Owners Taking Action to Grow in 2011

In a sign that small businesses are finally emerging from the recession and looking to grow, an increasing number of business owners are adopting social media as a way to better market their business and reach more customers, according to the latest Citibank small business survey. The increased use of social media represents one of … Continue reading Citibank Survey Finds Small Business Owners Taking Action to Grow in 2011

Is Groupon a Good Deal for Small Business?

In order to stimulate interest, businesses are told they have to discount goods and services by at least 50 percent. Even deeper discounts of up to 80 percent are encouraged. On top of that, the group buying site keeps as much as 50 percent (more perhaps?) of the amount the merchant brings in. You do … Continue reading Is Groupon a Good Deal for Small Business?

Connecting the dots on Facebook pages

Image via CrunchBaseA couple of days ago I filled in for Dana VanDen Heuvel in a class he was teaching at NWTC on social media. As luck would have it, I taught on the topic of Facebook pages -- here are two hot posts that popped up today that I wish I had shared with … Continue reading Connecting the dots on Facebook pages