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Looking at LinkedIn

Today I wanted to share some ideas for using LinkedIn to expand your business. First, here’s an article from with some interesting LinkedIn Facts: Executives from all Fortune 500 companies are LinkedIn members 560,000 professionals are visiting LinkedIn homepage everyday, and the number is still growing 50% of users are business decision makers in their… Read more »

What’s All the Fuss About Facebook?

You’ve heard of Facebook, and they say you should be using it for your business, but why on earth would you want to do that?  And if you had a good reason, how on earth would you go about using it? Well, before you jump right in, here are some ideas and things to consider… Read more »

Why Do People Use Twitter?

I was listening the other day to a brilliant podcast called “Today in Social Media” and was amazed at some of the stats that were shared on the program .  Take a look at why people log in to Twitter: 42%  log on to Twitter to find out about products and services 42% log on… Read more »

What if…?

What if you could gather a huge group of people together who exactly represented your ideal target market? What if you could – without the pressure of sales – simply get to know these people, and understand their hearts, goals, aspirations, frustrations, and ideas? What if you could get some good feedback from these people… Read more »

50 Tweetable Ideas For The Small Business Owner

A few months back I signed up for a workshop by Jessica Swanson, and shortly afterwards received one of the most useful newsletters I’ve ever had in my inbox. It was called 50 Tweetable Ideas For The Small Business Owner. This is such a practical article that I’ve copied it here with her permission: One… Read more »