Monthly Archives: May 2011

“The Why” of Social Media (Listed Nice and Easy For You)

These are all “The Whys” of Social Media I can think of off the top of my head, each one is a compelling argument in its own right.  If you can think of others, leave a note. A buyer wants to make an … Continue reading

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Allstate Buys Esurance (Let’s Talk About It)

Let’s see, which one is Allstate? (I always get them confused with State Farm. It’s the dyslexic in me.) Isn’t Mayhem their new mascot? I guess Mayhem will now be an action cartoon? Someone should tell the actor that plays the … Continue reading

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Sonic, Diet Coke, Cross Selling, and Social Media

I am tired today. I want to get off topic…write about something nice and easy. Sometimes I write about social media, sometimes I write about sales in general (read the older stuff). Lately I have been on the social media … Continue reading

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comScore Report 2009 and 2010

So I wrote a Blog a few weeks ago, posted it for one minute and then pulled it off. I wanted to share some stats with you from the comScore report but was not sure if I legally could. (You … Continue reading

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What I Should Have Done When I Started Blogging

I have not been content with the number of hits I am receiving on my Blog so I did what I should have done when I started. I Googled: “Increase My Blog Traffic.” This is where I found some great … Continue reading

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Top Five Social Media Steps You Need to Take Today

I had two agents read the blog and decide it was time to dive into the Social Media world. Good for them. They wanted to know how to get started and this is what I told them. The first baby … Continue reading

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Social Media is the New Cold Call

Jeffery Gitomer says, “Business social media is the new cold call!” Some things to think about if this is true. 1. Cold calls were never fun to make. (Have you ever made a cold call? I have, it was not … Continue reading

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Another Reason Why Social Media is Taking the World By Storm

So we know a few things about social media. 1. We know it is so popular because people like getting recommendations from friends, not companies. They trust friends. When a friend tells me to go get a Chicken Biscuit Sandwich … Continue reading

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One More Quick Hint

If you have dabbled online with a website at all, it’s time to go to these two places today: http://www.getlisted.org/ and Google local listings I know for some of you this is SEO 101, but for others this is pretty … Continue reading

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FaceBook

This is going to be quick. How many clients do you have? How many friends do you and your employees have on Facebook? Add those three numbers together, divide the number in half. Your Facebook friends + your employee’s Facebook … Continue reading

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