Archive for the ‘Marketing’ Category

Your Website’s “About” Page – Use the First Person

Posted on January 19th, 2012 by Kris  |  3 Comments »

A Facebook friend of mine posted a link to a new website a friend of theirs had recently launched, so I decided to check it out. (Ah, the power of social media) The home page looked pretty good so I decided to look around a bit more (always a good sign).
I should mention that this website [...]

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Getting the Most Out of Facebook Pages

Posted on September 14th, 2011 by Kris  |  4 Comments »

*Note: I am going to use the word “brand” to mean your Facebook page (that thing on Facebook you set up for your organization) to help differentiate it from your personal Facebook profile (that thing on Facebook you use to play Farmville and wish your friends “happy birthday”). If you think the word “brand” is [...]

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Don’t Protect Your Tweets

Posted on April 1st, 2011 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

I have had two separate conversations about protecting tweets with two separate people this past week. And since my blogging schedule has been sporadic at best, I figured I would use what I could.
First off, I will tell you what I told them – I don’t think people who protect their tweets really get what Twitter [...]

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Trying Something New: How to Use Twibbon and Why

Posted on July 28th, 2010 by Kris  |  4 Comments »

I apparently only come up with ideas for blog posts when working now…I was trying to do some research for a client’s customer on Twibbon and couldn’t find much. Then when I asked a few friends about Twibbon, they had no idea what I was talking about. Thus, a blog post was born.
What is Twibbon? [...]

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Email: 3 Ways to Make a Better First Impression

Posted on July 14th, 2010 by Kris  |  1 Comment »

This weekend I was creating an Excel spreadsheet to make a registration list for a client. Nothing fancy. I just had to pull the names and email addresses from her inbox. But, in going through these emails, I found some seemed more polished – more professional – than others.
More times than not, an email is [...]

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Trying Something New: QR Codes

Posted on July 7th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

So in my never-ending quest to know everything, (What? It could happen…) I was checking out new technology in marketing and business in general and came across these little guys: QR Codes.
Our friends at Wikipedia tell me that QR (Quick Response) Codes were originally created by a Japanese corporation to track car parts. The [...]

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Internet Marketing and Google’s Backgrounds

Posted on June 11th, 2010 by Kris  |  Comments Off

So, yesterday, I was none too pleased to pull up Google and have some obnoxious picture in the background. I actually did a double-take to see if gremlins hadn’t snuck on my computer the night before and replaced my Google bookmark with Bing.
I like simple and clean when it comes to my search engines. I [...]

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