Before I take on a client I always go out and establish a baseline for their current web presence. Some of these wonderful people, with good companies have websites that are NOT SO GOOD. At the time they had their site built it was only because everybody kept telling them "You need to have a … Read more about A Bad Website May Be WORSE Than NO Website.
Social Media is in the news, and it is also part of the news. It has become integrated into the fabric of our society. When the Mayor of New York gets on National TV and tells people the Twitter handle for his emergency services support network, you know social media has gone mainstream. Three years … Read more about Social Media and the “News”
I live in the land of earthquakes. We never know for certain when once is going to hit, how big it is going to be, or what kind of damage we will sustain. Because I live in the land of earthquakes, my family and I are always prepared for a disaster. We try to make certain our gas tanks are full. We … Read more about Hurricanes Hitting the North East, are you ready?
Besides being extremely beautiful and famous, I mean!! What does Kim Kardashian have? She has self-promotion. She has Public relations. She is a Marketing, P.R., social-media expert. She is the very definition of social media. On Twitter, with a blog and a website. She is working it hard. I … Read more about What Does Kim Kardashian Have That You Don’t?
I had a funny thing happen to me on the way to Kelly Weppler's class last Friday. There was a nice gentleman chatting with Kelly before class. They had begun to talk about the need for social media when I walked up to join them. Kelly introduced me as someone who works in social media. While the … Read more about Social Media – Whom Should you hire?
During a series of meetings this past week with potential customers I was repeatedly asked this question. Cindy, "why do I need all of this Web Stuff? I don't really want to do business with strangers. I like doing my business based upon referrals". Many of us who have been in business for a while … Read more about Why Do I Need A Web Presence?
A year ago10 of my best friends were either out of work, or working at jobs that were paying considerably less than what they made four years ago. Some of them had been out of work for up to three years. In the past 5 months, 8 of them have landed new positions. They are still making less … Read more about Good News in this Economy
After working in social media for the past couple of years doing various types of social media, I think it is important to make some distinctions between social media (online-marketing) versus traditional marketing. Social media is a Marketing Tool, it is not all you need for … Read more about Online Marketing & Social Media -Orange County
There is a couple of guys,Frank Garay & Brian Stevens , who have a background in Mortgages, and they have another gig. For the past three or four years now, they have hosted web videos at Think Big Work Small, or TBWS, as they say. I LOVE THEM. They know what they are talking about and … Read more about Success is a state of mind..in any market!!!
Back when my 5 year old desktop was barely limping along, I had to make a decision. Buy a new PC, buy a Mac, or buy an IPad. I REALLY wanted an Ipad, but I am on a tight budget and I needed something that would be good for posting and WordProcessing, Spreadsheets, etc. I stopped by the Apple … Read more about Tablets or Computers?
I sent a YouTube link to some of my friends about the social media revolution . It's a dynamic video by company that has made three or four of them. The Statstics they quote are mind boggling, and I love how they use different effects and music to make … Read more about Social Media – what is it good for?
CNN posted an interview with Rick Harrison, one of the stars of the show Pawn Stars. The advice he gave to other small business owners looking for success applies to every type of business. My social-media clients who get the best return on their investment run sales, give prizes, and incentivize … Read more about The Pawn Star and Social Media