When Science Meets Science Fiction, Jeff Stibel’s latest Linkedin post.

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Jeff Stibel recently wrote a Linkedin post about how the artificial intelligence technology featured in the Spike Jonze film Her is not as farfetched as we might have thought. Imagine living in a world where our computers automatically organized our schedules, knew exactly when we woke up, opened our emails, reacted to our emotions and engaged with us in […]

Raising Arizona [Capital]

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A couple of weeks ago we met Robert Reed, Founder and CEO of Expose Your Biz Online, at the Women Entrepreneurs Small Business Bootcamp in Phoenix, AZ. The odd twist to this chance networking tale is that we didn’t actually meet him face-to-face. Robert’s personality as we’ve found, and you will find after perusing his […]

Valentine’s Day: Business Style

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If you’re like me, you plan to spend this Valentine’s Day in bed watching Netflix with a box of chocolates you bought for yourself.  But your business doesn’t have to do whatever is the business equivalent of lounging in bed in pajamas watching reruns just because your company doesn’t sell teddy bears or chocolate-covered strawberries. […]

Safer Internet Day: A Reminder that the Internet is Good for Small Businesses

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Did you celebrate Safer Internet Day  on Tuesday, February 11? Well, if you missed it, Safer Internet Day served as a day to “celebrate positive practices in digital media and technology” and “grow public awareness that a safer, better internet depends on all of us.” Safer Internet day was established in Europe more than a decade ago […]

Roundup: Social Media Metrics Tools for Small Businesses

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Metrics matter when you want to see how effective your  online content is. We know that “Content is King,” so we’ve put together a list of free tools that you can use to manage your social media, view detailed analytics, and help you create content strategies to increase your audience engagement in the future. Whether […]

Your New Year’s Resolution: Commit to Content

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It’s that time of year again! With 2014 fast approaching, now is the perfect opportunity to sit down and make some New Year’s Resolutions; not only for yourself, but also for your business.  This year, there’s one goal that should be on every company’s list– to make the most of a marketer’s most powerful tool: […]

Mari Smith: Facebook Marketing Made Easy

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Welcome to our last Small Business Saturday podcast! We’ve really enjoyed sharing these retail tips with you, and we hope you’ll take full advantage of the advice given here to make the most of the holiday shopping season. We couldn’t have chosen a better last act: Mari Smith is a renowned social media strategist, speaker […]

How Much Can Twitter Boosts Customer Acquisition and Engagement?

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It can be hard to determine which social media platforms you should use. In most cases, attracting an engaged following is not an easy task, and keeping it can be even more difficult, since there’s no point in which you can put it on autopilot and expect good results. However, here’s a reason to be […]

Breakpoint: Advance Copies Up For Grabs!

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Breakpoint, the new book by Jeff Stibel, takes off where his previous one, Wired for Thought: How the Brain is Shaping the Future of the Internet, left off. A revelation about our brain, the internet, and business in general, Breakpoint tackles, among others, the following questions: How does the brain predict the collapse of the web? What can reindeer teach […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Using Social Media for Your Business

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DO Play The SEO Game: Jason Demers reminds us to take full advantage of social media marketing by optimizing your posts—add photos, have engaging format, and  link to other sites. DON’T Beg, Rant, Try Too Hard, Joke Completely Inappropriately: Carrie Kerpen recommends playing it cool if you want people to follow you. You’re trying to engage with people so don’t overwhelm their newsfeed with fifty […]

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