Tag Archive: Social Networking

Timing can “amp up” your advocates and what they say…

The other day I wrote a blog post on my WOM10 site, “Passion” is way too UNDERESTIMATED…, about passion and thought it deserved a bit more discussion in regard to being an Advocate.  Passion is without a doubt a key ingredient with an Advocate.  When someone is passionate about something they naturally want to talk…

Shirlaws Seminar

We just wanted to thank Kristina Katayama Bass and Emile Haddad from Shirlaws Coaching for having us speak to their group of distribution partners and friends. This was a great group of over 30 people that were not only interested in Social Media, but were armed with some awesome questions about how this could really…

The Revolution reaches the New York Times

We’ve been announcing the social media-driven business communications revolution for nearly a year, and we’re pleased that the New York Times has finally noticed it’s arrival. For nearly a year, we’ve touted the combination of Twitter and a blog as the most effective and affordable marketing tools for small-to-medium businesses. Let’s face it, when the…

Who speaks for your company — CEO or intern?

In our seminars we run across many companies who assume that young people are social media experts. We are the first to acknowledge that many young people are effective users of social media for their social lives, but we also note that most of them have given little thought on how to use these same…

Big News – Your Facebook Account can have Your Name

Big News on Facebook. Beginning June 13, Facebook gives you the opportunity to own a customized Facebook URL. Why is everyone going to be jumping on their computers to grab theirs? Glad you asked: My friend, Janelle Elms made the following points in a recent message. It’s easier for your friends to remember and use…

Redmond Rotary – Great group…

Yesterday, Clay and I had the opportunity to speak at the Redmond Rotary luncheon about Social Media for CEO’s and Owners. It was well attended and we met some terrific folks. A special thanks to Steve Bozick from Loan Source and Brad Lehrer of Banners on a Roll for inviting us to come in and…

EBRT embraces Social Media…

Last Wednesday I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to one of the most influential and well respected business groups in the area – Bellevue Chamber of Commerce’s EBRT (Eastside Business Roundable). This group is comprised of some of most well known business leaders in both Seattle and Bellevue. Why was I there? They were…

EBRT embraces Social Media…

Last Wednesday I had the distinct pleasure of speaking to one of the most influential and well respected business groups in the area – Bellevue Chamber of Commerce’s EBRT (Eastside Business Roundable).  This group is comprised of some of most well known business leaders in both Seattle and Bellevue. Why was I there?  They were interested,…

Seattle Executives Association

I had the opportunity to speak to a great group of small and middle market business owners and executives yesterday that were part of The Seattle Executives Association – what a great group of people! This is an executive networking group that has been around for 90 years and has a very rich history and…

Our third seminar…

This past week we held our third seminar, “Social Media for CEO’s”. It was great because we had over 20 people in attendance (our largest crowd so far) and over half of them were individuals that were referred by someone else. We are really seeing the viral nature starting to work and the WOM (word…