So you have 20,000 plus contacts on LinkedIn . . . now what?! (Part 1)

con·tact  [kon-takt] noun – an acquaintance, colleague, or relative through whom a person can gain access to information, favors, influential people, and the like. Source: Dictionary.com In the broadest sense of the word, having contacts suggests that one as a high degree of influence.  However, and especially within the virtual realms of the social networking … Continue reading

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As Elmer Fudd likes to say “BE VE-W-W-WY, VE-W-W-WY CAREFUL” when making social networking connections

Note: In this post from the new Remarkable Leader Blog, Roz Usheroff talks about why it is important to be careful when making a connection on the Internet, especially when it comes to your company and business. Seriously, think carefully about who you invite to connect with you, who you link with, and who you … Continue reading

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Why I Like Blog Talk Radio: Reason No. 152

Leveraging social media tools (including the PI Window on Business Show on Blog Talk Radio), in conjunction with other mediums such as social networks produces results . . . here is what one client had to say: “On Monday and Tuesday we are seeing a spike to 150-170 people. I think that is a combination … Continue reading

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The dawn of a new era in blogging and blog sponsorship

I have said it many times before and will say it many, many more times in the future . . . I did not intentionally set out to build a social media network that would one day reach an audience of millions. In fact, the thought of expanding beyond the Procurement Insights Blog, which was … Continue reading

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Social Media (The Power of Conversational Marketing)

In Social Media, are you part of the conversation or are you just broadcasting? The following Presentation, which is being delivered for the first time in Stockholm, Sweden in early October will highlight the differences between the two and what it means to your business. The session will also delve into the tremendous reach of … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For? So Act Already!

My second book titled “What Are You Waiting For? So Act Already! (The Unsociable Business of Social Networks And Why The So Act Social Network Will Change the World)” was officially released in eBook version today. The paperback edition, which will also be available through Amazon and Barnes & Noble in March, will be released … Continue reading

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Syndicated PI Ping (We Interrupt This Broadcast) The Scheduled Segment for the July 28th Show Has Been Changed

We interrupt this broadcast:  Our scheduled interview with Libby Gill has been  postponed to enable us to respond to the growing controversy between LinkedIn and it Power Connectors. LinkedIn’s policies seems to be a topic that is gaining considerable traction in social media circles for a variety of reasons including what the network’s Power Connectors … Continue reading

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