It’s impossible to follow 130,000 people on Twitter, but I do it anyway.

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When I started using Twitter back in 2009, there were many strategies to manage the size of your account. Some teaches you to not follow your followers. It seems that having many followers while following as little people as possible reflects authority. "Twitter Gurus" were even preaching that we should follow as many people as possible and then unfollowing them once they become your followers. But some say that to follow your followers is a form of courtesy. … [Read more...]

How @ModCloth is dominating social media

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One of my followers pointed me to ModCloth, an online women’s clothing and accessories company. ModCloth focuses on independent and vintage-inspired fashion founded by two sweethearts from their college dorm room. Since then I’ve had my eyes on them. ModCloth, in my opinion, ticks all the boxes as to what it truly means to be a social business and they are a great example for every brand to learn from. … [Read more...]

Get yourself a portable computer

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A laptop is one of the most vital pieces of technology. Get yourself one! Why? Because you deserve it. I used to love my desktop. I had a laptop too, but I prefer my desktop because it feels good to have something anchored and unmoving. I’ve since migrated to love laptops due to my work schedule. Recently, I was approached by Toshiba to be part of their influencer program and test their Toshiba Portégé Z830 Ultrabook. I never really knew how good it was until I really used it. Today, … [Read more...]

This is not the way you should automate twitter

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That is what Acura (or whoever is behind the account) about to learn as they "spammed" the wrong person, David Meerman Scott author of several marketing books like Real Time Marketing and PR. (great book and this is not an affilate link) Oh.. I think its going into his book in the future too. What happened? Well lets say they have not read any of my memo on personalizing tweets and they took the easy way out by using a tool called Local Response, a tool that helps clients to send tweets or … [Read more...]

Where do you blog the most?

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Other than the Smartphone, the laptop is the second most versatile piece of technology that exists today. With the ever-growing range of portable computers that allow business owners to bring their work where ever they are, we tend to forget that the laptop is an amazing technological feat. The best thing about my work is that I am able to work as long as I have a computer and a stable internet connection. In fact, I don’t need an office. Most of the time I am either working on my desk in my … [Read more...]