That’s Our Policy

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When a business tells me that they can’t help me, I usually correct them to “You choose not to help me”. What would happen if the new employee manual had a single line – use common sense?

Cheating vs. Looking for an Advantage vs. Business

Everybody-does-it

When you do it, it’s cheating. When I do it, it’s called gaining a competitive advantage.

Are You Still on Facebook?

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Is it time to look at a Facebook Alternative? Google+ will eventually lure you to its platform, accept it as inevitable and jump in.

How do I get on the first page of Google?

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Ranking doesn’t happen overnight. You need to put in the work just like everything else in life.

Casey Movers Threatens To Sue Me Over Bad Review

People hate Casey Movers on Yelp

Casey Movers sent a letter threatening legal action if my wife doesn’t remove a negative review on Yelp.

The Weird LinkedIn Request Prejudice

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Do you only connect with people who use LinkedIn the way you think it should be used?

My Personal Internet Conference

While I was out picking up some yard supplies this morning I entered into a Twitter conversation with my friend who asked if I could recommend anyone to help moderate some of the panels at this year’s Internet Summit. I need a couple of moderators for panels – do you have anyone you can recommend […]

Making it to the Final Four of the @deanshaw 2012 Twitter Madness Tourney

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Making it to the Final Four of @deanshaw’s 2012 Twitter Madness Tourney is a once in a lifetime feat. Here’s my take on it.

Australian Feral Goats

Australian Feral Goat (Animal)

How Australian Feral Goats could make an impact on my blog and thus my life!

Not Everyone Wants You To Be A Star

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Is it possible to scare away a company because your personal brand is too strong?

My Million Dollar Twitter Tool

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There needs to be a Twitter tool for the heavy users that helps them manage the workload.

Why Are You Hiding?

Leigh's Meetup profile

You never know where opportunity is looking for you. Make sure you take advantage of every opportunity to sell yourself online.

Filter Out Twitter Spam Notifications

Twitter Follower Spam Filter

How I learned to save some time and filter out spammy Twitter notifications using GMail’s built in filtering

Is Search Bowing Down To Social?

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Rand Fisking of SEOmoz recently gave a presentation that included a section of how they have documented a correlation between Facebook “likes” of a page to its ranking within the search results. His presentation received a bunch of chatter and last week he wrote it up at the SEOmoz blog to illustrate that correlation. The […]

Has The Pit lost its social media mojo?

Twitter conversation with The Pit

I once used The Pit as a case study of how to do social media right. What happens when the driving force behind it’s social media moves on?

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