There was an old Jewish Rabbi who walked along the same road every day from the temple to his home, but one day being deep in thought about the events of the day, he missed a usual turn and found himself at a city gate he was unfamiliar with. A guard yelled down from the … Read more
You see so many people promoting programs that will help you “Gain 78,000 new Twitter followers this week” but what they don’t tell you is that 77,500 of those followers will be porn sites and spam companies. Is that what you want flowing into your Twitter stream? I guess as with most everything else in … Read more
I am always asked for a list of places or events to get involved with like-minded people on Twitter. A live meet up coordinated through Twitter is called a “Tweet Up,” but a virtual meeting of people on Twitter is called a Twitter-Chat. I keep a running list as I come across tags, but there … Read more
Walking downtown Boulder, Colorado last week, I encountered many people panhandling, or asking for money. Some had signs telling people passing by about their situation, and some just sat with a cup. But when I passed by the water fountain, I was entranced! A man was busy creating art out of pieces of flowers and … Read more
I will admit that hearing the words FAN PAGE made me cringe at first. I mean who do we think we are creating our own fan pages and fan clubs… David Cassidy or Farrah Fawcett? Ok, perhaps I should get with the times…Taylor Swift or the Jonas Brothers? I really wish Facebook would have called … Read more
Customers are talking. They are tired of sitting back passively allowing businesses to push brochures, commercials and websites at them telling how great they are. Customers have something to say and they are saying it on Twitter, Facebook, blogs and all sorts of online community pages. Trust is no longer built through expensive ad campaigns. … Read more
Whether people are singing your praises or complaining about the butter in cyberspace, you’d better be listening and prepared to respond. Set up your brand management tools like Hootsuite, Sprout Social and Google Alerts.
Technology brings about change. It always has; but the speed in which the change is occurring is staggering. Do you have time to wait? How can you embrace and use today’s technology for your business growth? How can you bring BIG LEARNING to yourself and your teams using some of these tools? Watch this short … Read more
Technology…progress… it does change things, but how can we be ready? How do we learn to read the trends and prepare for our future?
As organizations explore new tools for bringing teams together for meetings and learning, virtual environments continue to be explored- Mike Abrams and I sit down for a little chat on this topic.