Posts tagged "branding"

2014 Career Tips

2014 Career Tips
  With 2013 over and a distant memory, its time to make 2014 a year of positive change and to toss out the baggage from last year as you make plans of action. You can’t change the past; you can only learn from it and make changes in your life that will translate into better... Read more »

Networking 101: Five Tips to Assure Success

Networking 101: Five Tips to Assure Success
Our lives are filled with networking opportunities. In a world that uses social media, the playing field has changed. The reality is the better you are at using social media and networking, the better chance you will have in getting to know people who can help you in your career. Networking is something you should... Read more »

Is Facebook Dead?

Is Facebook Dead?
I have written about Facebook for years. Sometimes I have spoken highly of it, other times I dislike it for its never ending “moaning” and promotion. I wrote an article this month about having a “dislike” button installed. It only makes sense. If we can Like something, why not Dislike it? It this rude? Maybe.... Read more »
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Would You Do a Reality Show?

Would You Do a Reality Show?
In addition to giving career advice, I am also a producer and packager of reality TV programming. I caught the TV bug about four years ago and have been creating concepts for docu-series, along with my day-job. It is a hobby that I am spending more and more time on, allowing me to use my... Read more »

Should Facebook Have a “Don’t Like” Button?

Should Facebook Have a “Don’t Like” Button?
Every day most of us, including me, scan Facebook for postings from our FB friends, quickly responding with our Like button acknowledging the posts we can relate to or to support a friend. It is an easy way to stay in touch with those we follow. With all of our busy lives, it is a... Read more »

Is Social Media Effective for Branding?

Is Social Media Effective for Branding?
Everyone is using social media as a vehicle these days to promote themselves and their brand or are trying to get us to “buy something.” The Internet Highway as I call it is getting packed with drivers who are attempting to build their brand or business online. We are bombarded with so much information every... Read more »
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What Makes a Blog Post Great?

What Makes a Blog Post Great?
Everyone is writing blogs these days. With so many blogs to choose from and all of us tight on time, we don’t want to waste our precious moments on blogs that don’t deliver. So, what makes for a great blog? Why are some posts amazing and others down right boring? What makes some much better... Read more »

Do You Know WHY People Follow You on Facebook?

Do You Know WHY People Follow You on Facebook?
Social media has taken over our lives in a way we never imagined when the internet became mainstream in 1998. I remember people asking me what they should do with the internet beside use it for searching for information on site like “Ask Jeeves”. This site is long gone and has been replaced by Google,... Read more »

About.me website is Your Calling Card for Business!

About.me website is Your Calling Card for Business!
Most of us are heavily invested in Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. All of these sites have value and can be used to promote our brand to gain access to large communities of people who we would have never met if not for the internet. Yet, keeping up with these sites take a lot of time... Read more »
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Need Help with your Branding? Check out NAPW Midwest Conference

 Need Help with your Branding? Check out NAPW Midwest Conference
Mark your calendars for an insightful, worthwhile event for women.  On Friday, November 18 the National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) will be holding its first regional conference in Naperville. NAPW, a women’s networking organization founded in New York in 2009, will be hosting its first Midwest conference. It is totally “green” platform with the... Read more »