Can Social Networks provide Emotional Wealth?

The following is a copy of my response to a blog post by Ecademy’s Thomas Power which asked the question, “Can Social Networks provide Emotional Wealth?“ It is an interesting question on many levels that surprisingly finds its elemental roots as far back as 1916, when L.J. Hanifan first talked about social capital and “social … Continue reading

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Doing Business on Social Networks – Why Penny Power’s New Book is a “Must Read”

At yesterday evening’s launch of Penny Power’s new book “Know Me Like Me Follow Me” a video was presented that in a mere 2:40 seconds delivered a truly inspirational and insightful perspective on doing business on social networks. Deftly combining imagery with words (and music), the video titled simply “Doing Business on Social Networks,” is … Continue reading

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PI Syndicated Ping: Power Interview is Thought Provoking, Stimulating and Uniquely Insightful

In today’s interview with Ecademy’s Thomas Power regarding social media and business we touched on issues that were thought provoking, stimulating and insightful. From the demographic breakdown by age of different social network users and the subsequent impact on network growth and business utilization, to the misstep by Linkedin and Facebook to arbitrarily enforce user … Continue reading

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Know Me Like Me Follow Me: Your Business and Social Media

If you think simply having a presence in social media will help you grow your business, you are wrong.   Online networks are the new model for creating connections, so you’d better by ditching your old ways of thinking. Being online is not about technology – it is about people.   Technology is just an enabler. … Continue reading

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