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Why You Should (and should not) Schedule Posts

Last Monday a 9-year-old girl from New Jersey was learning to shoot an Uzi at a range in Arizona while on vacation with her family. Shortly after her second attempt at a shot, her instructor was being airlifted to the hospital having been hit multiple times. He died later that night in the hospital. As the story began […]

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What Star Trek Can Teach Us About Social Media

When the Founder and CEO of Icebreaker Consulting asked me to pen a guest post on Star Trek and social media, I couldn’t have been more pleased. I am, after all, the same guy who dropped a few (okay, I admit it was many more than a few) Star Trek references into blog posts I […]

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5 Clues Your Marketing Agency is Behind the Times

You can tell if someone doesn’t know how to cook, drive or speak a language. In business you know who will make a great CFO, CEO or assistant. Marketing has changed so much in the last few years it can be difficult to determine the efficacy of their programs and processes. Many traditional marketing firms […]

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How To Boost Productivity With A New Desktop Photo

You work long hours and want to be efficient with your time and energy right? If you’ve read this blog a bunch (thank you) then you know GTD comes up a lot and there are so many more great things we could say about it. This post is related to GTD in a way but it […]

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Social Media Advice From Shakespeare

How well is your memory of eighth grade english class? If you read your Hamlet closely you will find valuable tips for managing your brand interactions online. Quick! Go find your notes… Scene three of the first act finds Laertes leaving Denmark and before he sails off, his father Polonius imparts some advice. Here is […]

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The GTD Weekly Review

We are big fans of the GTD (Getting Things Done) method here and since it is Friday, we thought we’d share a great Prezi about how to best perform a Weekly Review. Even if you’re not a GTD expert this will make sense. Essentially, the weekly review helps you clear your mind for the next […]

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How Fortune 500 Companies Use Instagram

It’s no secret that people love interactive, visual content. Fortune 500 companies are well aware of this and are taking advantage of it through their use of Instagram. A study by TrackMaven showed that 22.4 percent of all Fortune 500 companies have an Instagram account, with the biggest boasting follower numbers in the millions. According […]

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8 Tips For Starting Out In Social Media

We recently asked a community of social media strategists on Google+ for their best beginner tip. We left it mostly open ended but promised we’d share a link to their site and we would report back once this link was up. This was a great experiment in blog writing for us. We crowdsource the content […]

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Essential Guide to Google Plus

Martin Shervington has written an extremely valuable guide to Google+ and includes the above video as well. Take 18 minutes to watch this video to get a deep look at how flexible Google+ is. The Google+ adoption rate grew quickly for several key demographics and we highly recommend taking time to play with it. Your […]

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Social Media Privacy? You Can Protect Yourself

To participate in social media means a willing loss of some level of personal privacy in exchange for enhancing the online equity of yourself or your business. Some social media sites allow other users to diminish your social media privacy by enabling them to post images or location information directly to your profile. Facebook and […]

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