Why You Have to Be Transparent in Your Business

Jul 6 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 1 |
Why You Have to Be Transparent in Your Business

Being transparent in your business is very important in the age of digital marketing and social media. You can Google just about anyone or anything. Dig harder and you can find the truth even if they won’t admit it. Being transparent is more than being honest, it’s building an honest relationship.

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Your Business Needs to be a Purple Cow

Jul 1 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 1 |
Your Business Needs to be a Purple Cow

Yes, I said your business needs to be a purple cow. Crazy, right? Let me explain. At a marketing breakfast our local Chamber of Commerce hosted recently, one of consultants with the Georgia Small Business Development Center told us about this so-called purple cow. See, she had just read Seth Godin’s

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Going Back to the Basics

Jun 29 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 1 |
Going back to the basics

It’s been 15 years since I took my very first marketing class in college. 15 years. Kids, that was before Facebook. Before Google (as we know it). Before Wikipedia. Before social media period. Hell, I had an ancient Nokia cellphone that couldn’t text! The marketing landscape has changed drastically

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Is Your Content BADASS?

Jun 24 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 2 |
Is Your Content BADASS-

Having BADASS content is not the same as having epic content. It’s content that has cracked “the code.”   I was fortunate enough to get to see a preview of Mark Schaefer’s Content Code SXSW presentation in March at an INBOUND Conference in Atlanta. This is based off his new book, The Content

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17 Tips for Connecting on Social Media

Jun 22 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 1 |
17 Tips for Connecting on Social Media

One mantra I’ve adopted while working in social media is to connect with intent. I have to have a reason to connect with someone because I don’t believe in connecting for the sake of padding my numbers. A few years ago Jennifer Hanford and I did a series of 101 posts on the subject of connecting.

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You need to be on Twitter. Seriously.

Jun 17 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 1 |
You need to be on Twitter. Seriously.

You may think Twitter is this big, confusing, scary platform, but it’s not.   Yes, Twitter is fast-paced. Yes, you need to be really active to get the most out of it. And yes, it can really benefit you as a business owner even if your target audience isn’t active there.   See, Twitter is my baby.

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Newsflash: You’re not all that and a bag of potato chips – your community is

Jun 15 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 1 |
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Despite what society and media tell us, it’s not all about us. The world does not revolve around you – or your business, as a matter of fact.   Don’t get me wrong – when you own your own business, it feels like everything revolves around it. Your time, take-home pay, bills, etc. all

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Maximizing Social Media at Events

Jun 10 2015 | Written by : Mandy Edwards| 3 |
maximizing social media at events

I recently attended the Southern C Summit in Charleston. This was a gathering of some of the South’s brightest social media pros, business owners, techies and more! Of course, it 99% women, so you get who I’m talking about I, for one, was really excited. It was my first Summit and being

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9 Benefits of custom editing

May 22 2015 | Written by : Melisa Lissa| 0 |
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To pen down the special thesis papers as a part of the academics takes a great deal of research and intense efforts to write. However, the toughest of the task is to edit it properly prior to the submission. Researchers are very often seen to get stuck over this phase.  Shortcomings in terms of either

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3 Reasons Why Writing Your Own Resume Could Hurt Your Job Search

Apr 27 2015 | Written by : Pandey| 0 |
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Submitting a job application along with your resume can be a nail-biting process to say the least. The feeling of not knowing whether your resume will resonate with the hiring manager is an uncertainty that typically stems from a lack of confidence in your own resume writing capabilities. While writing

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Good Writing Skills Is a Key to Good Social Media

Mar 13 2015 | Written by : Debbie Elicksen| 0 |

Just because everyone else text talks their way through Twitter doesn’t make it right. While I’m okay with “lol,” for the most part, if you are trying to declare yourself as a social media professional, “iyuttomiwgms” (if you use text talk one more time I will get

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20 Killer Blogging Tools That Work – Pick and Choose!

Jan 27 2015 | Written by : Dianna Labrier| 1 |
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You want to start a blog;  you have a blog, but no one is coming;  you have a blog that is attracting traffic, but not enough conversions to paying customers. All of these goals are a bit different, because they refer to bloggers who are at various stages in their businesses and in their expertise.

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