3 Steps on How to Organize Evernote

3 Steps on How to Organize Evernote

(Evernote Is the Tool of Choice for Organizing Your Blog Ideas) Evernote is the most useful personal organization tools I have seen. However, like many tools and project managers it can become disorganized real quick if you let it. The good news is there’s a simple way to organize Evernote so it works for you … Read more

How to Get Started With Social Media Marketing

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Social Media Marketing takes time and patience. It’s also frustrating if you are not sure the best way to manage your social media networks. There are new social media apps entering the market and each social media company seems to change their platform and algorithm daily. Yet you realize you need your business to be … Read more

The 3 Most Misused Social Media Networks in Business

The 3 Most Misused Social Media Networks in Business

“Social media” is almost a buzzword these days and these platforms are how most people now communicate online. But the fact that people are communicating is no proof that they’re doing so well. In fact, lots of people aren’t. The key thing to remember is that there are multiple social media networks and each one … Read more

4 Reasons Why Twitter Still Matters

4 Reasons Why Twitter Still Matters

Twitter has been the punch line of many jokes. And for good reason—they have not evolved like many other social media networks. But as it stands, Twitter is still incredibly relevant. In our discussions with business owners, executives, professionals and college students we find that many people are using Twitter daily. Twitter has not gone … Read more

Automated Direct Messages on Twitter are Bad

Automated Direct Messages on Twitter are Bad

Do you get frustrated when you receive an automated direct message on Twitter from someone or some company telling you how they can help you? You probably also get annoyed by cold-callers and people asking for business when you have no relationship with them. This is the social media equivalent of doing that. Twitter, like … Read more

How Can You Spark Creativity?

Creativity

I was chatting with a colleague recently about being creative. How finding time to be creative can improve your business in many ways–from new content, to new design. But also, it breaks up the daily logistic grind of spreadsheets or systems or everyday tasks by shifting your thought process. Creativity can come in the form … Read more

Why You Need To Tell a Story in Business

Why You Need to Tell a Story in Business

Stories create connections between people and people are the integral part of any business. Previously, Mitch Long wrote about how these stories often become muted or forgotten when a business loses its heart. In doing so, there becomes a fixation on the critical nature of processes and procedures to build the business. With this shift of … Read more

The 3 Best Social Media Networks for Professional Services Businesses in 2017

The 3 Best Social Media Networks for Professional Services Businesses

So, you want a social media presence? That’s smart…social media matters. But which social media network? You can’t fully commit yourself to all of them, there are just too many and there aren’t enough hours in the day to manage them. So, where are you going to invest your time and that of your employees? Which … Read more