Six Degrees of Separation is No More

The degree of separation is rapidly shrinking Six degrees of separation was the topic of the 90’s.  Everyone was calculating how many people they needed to know before they knew somebody that worked with actor Kevin Bacon.   Yet, do you realize the degree of separation has narrowed?  Studies now show that it’s not 6 degrees, […]

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Is Your Facebook Image Secure?

Become security proactive with Facebook insures your image will not be compromised. When you’re the 3 largest country in the world you would expect to have some problems, after all utopia is a concept and not a reality. We don’t think of Facebook as a country, but, if we did the recourse and skills would […]

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Explain Your Business Failures

Tell me your war story and I will tell you mine One of the premises of social media is to create a conversation with your followers.  Some people are really great at striking up a conversation, while others lack social grace and simply ask the wrong questions. Organizations and individuals that are trying to help, […]

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Holiday Pictures

Camera, Holidays, and Image It’s that time of year when cameras are clicking and silliness is bountiful. We are only human, we want to participate in the fun.  The cool Halloween costume which may be too revealing or politically incorrect, or a picture taken perfectly to catch our eyes partially open, mouth open in mid […]

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How to Respond Correctly in Facebook

How to respond to a Facebook post in a way that would not get you into trouble Too often, we read a Facebook post and automatically treat the post as if it is a direct communication with us.  Like the person is reaching out to have a personal conversation. When we get sucked into this […]

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Is Disarray your middle name this week?

Learn to control the feeling of disarray and you’ll sleep better at night. Ever have the illusion that everything is moving 100 mph an hour and the more you try to do the less you accomplish? You try your best, but you feel in disarray? When this occurs, I found that focusing on one task, […]

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Protecting Your Internet or Social Image

Their using my image to slam the industry I work in. Protecting your image is more then Goggling your company information, but actively looking in other areas.  I recently was searching groups in Facebook and came across Mothers Against People Making Balloon Animals While Driving (MAMAPMBAWD).  As a balloon entertainer this group name caught my […]

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Smartphone Auto Correction – I Didn’t type that!

Intelligent people need not put on their thinking caps to understand your message, even if there is a mistake. Has your Smartphone made you look like an idiot lately?  You want to be part of the social media hype so you pickup your smartphone and quickly log on to your Twitter or Facebook account and […]

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Expanding Your Social Media Marketing

This past week I gave a presentation to Gurnee Chamber of Commerce on How Your Enhance Your Business Through Your Image and I’m sure there are still people clamoring to learn more about social media marketing and its full potential. I would recommend you read Likeable Social Media: How to Delight Your Customers, Create an […]

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Social Media Affects Your Business Image

Face it; social media is here. Social media is not going away quickly, so with that said, “Is your company addressing the affect it could have on your business or your career?” Learn more about social media in the work place on September 21, 2011 at Gurnee Chamber of Commerce Lunch-N-Learn. RSVP here and save […]

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