It Was My Pleasure!

I have to admit I get annoyed when someone who is waiting on me at a store or restaurant, or for that matter any business, after I have said thank you for whatever it was they had done for me, says back to me "No Problem". I hear it everywhere and wonder who trains these people at this company? How does the training or HR department allow this to go on?

Can You Ever Stop?

Most of you know how much fun social media can be, from keeping up with your family across the country, knowing when your high school and college reunions are and who will be there to keeping up with the news. So how does all of this affect you as a business owner??high school and college reunions are and who will be there to keeping up with the news. So how does all of this affect you as a business owner??

Marketing Departments

Marketing departments know how to target a customer population, they follow economic and buying trends. They're very technologically and analytically oriented. Their purpose is to get products sold and their focus is on sales and targeting. The information they receive often comes in the form of raw data, and they work with large groups of data collectors. But when it comes to social media...

Like, Comment & Share

Keeping up with today's social business, is not easy and takes time. You are trying to build relationships and potential followers, fans and clients. Today I am going to talk about liking, commenting and sharing other people posts. This is different than following a group or liking a fan page -- which we will talk about in another blog.

Socially Focus!

So what is Social Focus? It is working your page like a business. You need to understand and employ all of the many different ways to distinguish yourself from others, make yourself more visible, have a purpose. Marketing, building and developing connections, becoming a trusted advisor and an expert in your field -- all of these will help make your page properly reflect your professionalism.

Using LinkedIn At The Office

Do you remember the old 'Mission Impossible' television series? After a strange voice told Jim Phelps that if he got caught, he was on his own and the message disappeared in a puff of smoke, Phelps was left to 'assemble his team' from a folder of photographs and dossiers. Contemporary employers are in a similar position -- to staff a particularly demanding project, they must assemble a specialized team from a larger group of candidates. 'Employment' may be synonymous with 'sub-contracting with another company'. Employers need up-to-date information. They need LinkedIn.