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29 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Discover Who Is Impactful In Your Industry with mPACT

I am reviewing a product called mPACT by company mBLAST for part two in a series on influencer marketing tools. It’s a useful tool in your toolkit to see who is an Influencer in your category.

22 August 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Manage Influencer Marketing with BuzzStream

I use a hosted solution for influencer marketing campaign management, BuzzStream.  Although it took me a little bit to get the hang of it, it has quickly become one of the Products I Would Rather Stab Myself in the Eye with a Fork Than Lose.

29 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Get to Know Your Fans with Export.ly

I wrote about one awesome Twitter tool and now have a second to share with you all.  Export.ly rocks! I have over 500 followers on Twitter but that’s of no value to me if I don’t know WHO they are.  With Export.ly, I easily exported all my fans and friends (those I’m following) into Excel […]

27 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Schedule Twitter Events With twebevent

There are some nifty tools I’ve been coming across lately for Twitter for business purposes.  twebevent is used to pre-schedule calendared Twitter events using a #hashtag and a virtual room as a way to connect the tweets together into a conversation.

20 July 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Get a Hand Up With Brand Licensing

As a business and/or brand owner, you may want to consider the power of brand licensing to get to the next level in your markets.

30 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Manage Your Brand’s Online Reputation

You work hard at your business, yet all it takes is one bad apple who posts a negative review online to tarnish your brand image and cause you to lose business.  And the worst part is, you don’t even know what you’re losing!

23 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

I <3 RoboForm Password Manager

There are few products that I can say that I would rather stab myself in the eye with a fork than lose. RoboForm is one of them.

20 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Recorded Webinars: For Reals or Not For Reals?

Watching a webinar the other day, it became quickly apparent that it was a recorded message.  While there is nothing wrong with recorded messages per se, as who WOULDN’T want to earn money during their sleep and play time, there is definitely something wrong with trying to play it off as a live message.

20 June 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Beginning at the End

Where shall I start?  Should I, in the words of Lewis Carroll’s King of Hearts, “Begin at the beginning and go on till I come to the end: then stop?”  No…I think I will start at the end and then go back to the beginning.  Am I not clear? Oh dear! Off with her head!