Posts Tagged "marketing"

3 Simple Steps to Get Started With a Company Page on LinkedIn

Posted by on Dec 2, 2013 in Consulting, networking, strategy | 0 comments

Company pages on LinkedIn aren’t just for companies like Cisco, Chase or Facebook. And if you haven’t added a company page for your business on LinkedIn you’re missing out. When you have a Company Page set up on LinkedIn you can not only share news about and promote your business, you can create a way for those not quite ready to buy your product or service to stay informed without having to commit in any way whatsoever. Followers of your page don’t need to provide their email or “connect” formally. (And, yes, I know many of us want email addresses, but...

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What’s in a Word(le)? LinkedIn Recommendations, of course!

Posted by on Oct 28, 2013 in Consulting, marketing, Speaking | 0 comments

Wordle is a cool tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide. The clouds give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in the source text you type in or cut and paste into it (your LinkedIn recommendations, for example). You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. The images you create with Wordle are yours to use however you like. You can print them out, or save them to the Wordle gallery to share on your website, LinkedIn profile, speaker sites, etc. I decided to do one on my Speaker recommendations on LinkedIn and one...

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SF Headshot Days Are Coming! May 2013

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in marketing, resources | 0 comments

Headshot Days May 2013: San Francisco Welcome to the Headshot Days information page! With social networking sites like LinkedIn being such an important part of how we connect with one another, having a professional headshot is simply no longer optional. Your headshot is your online “first impression” and tells the world that you mean business. Our photographer’s fees for a professional studio sitting begin at $450, but not during Headshot Days! Reserve your spot today and pay the deeply discounted rate of just $195. To claim your space, visit the registration page,  read through all...

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10 of My Favorite Quotes About Networking

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in book, networking, resources | 0 comments

Sometimes even the most seasoned networkers (like me!) need to psych themselves up before heading out to a networking event or 2 day conference full of strangers. Here are some of my favorite quotes to help inspire and motivate us all: 1) To be successful, you have to be able to relate to people; they have to be satisfied with your personality to be able to do business with you and to build a relationship with mutual trust.     - George Ross 2) You take people as far as they will go, not as far as you would like them to go.       - Jeanette Rankin 3) The mark of a good...

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Introducing the Self-Paced Indie Brand Bootcamp from Red Slice

Posted by on Nov 16, 2012 in marketing, resources | 0 comments

Does your brand need some love? Are you hoping to have a strategic plan for your biz in 2013? My friend, affiliate partner, and frequent collaborator, Maria Ross of Red Slice, has introduced an exciting follow-up to her popular book, Branding Basics for Small Business. Just this week she rolled out a new Indie Brand Bootcamp program you can follow at your own pace and on your own time table! I can just hear some of you saying, “Now that’s exactly what I need! I don’t have time for an in-person class or a weekly conference call, but I know I need to give my brand a...

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