What You Can Learn From Guy Kawasaki's Model for Blog R ...

For those who are fans of Guy Kawasaki, there is a phenomenon he is fond of calling "Guy’s golden touch."   It is his own trademark reversal of a well known saying, where he likes to note that "everything that turns to gold is what whatever is gold Guy touches." (Correction for the confusing structure I

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The 4 Elements of Getting Videos to go Viral

Note: This post is republished from the original posted on the Ogilvy 360 Digital Influence blog. On November 24, 2007, a fellow named Dan Ackerman Greenberg wrote the kind of blog post that was either the dumbest of his career, or the most brilliant … depending on how you look at it.  The post was

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Inside the 5 Badges of the Conference Caste System

At every conference or tradeshow, you get a badge.  I have a box full of them on my desk, an increasing number of them with the title of "Speaker" affixed beneath my name.  I recently had a conversation with some colleagues about the importance of being a speaker at an event.  Often, the most important

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Blogger Social 2008 and the Art of Personalized Outreach

The first thing I should say is that I was planning to write about Blogger Social 2008 anyway.  You’ll see why I started with that disclaimer in a moment … Just about everyone in any kind of communications role has probably reach out to at least one blogger at some point to share something of

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My 3 Social Media New Year's Resolutions

Today is the day for new year’s resolutions.  For most people, this means the inevitable pledges to get healthy, lose weight, work less and spend more time with family.  Like any good blogger, though, I have several social media resolutions for the new year.  In no particular order, here are my three big ones: Comment

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The Dilbert Blog and the Danger of Blog Dissonance

The author of one of the greatest blogs on the Internet announced a few weeks ago that he would be posting far less often.  In a world where it seems that everyone (and their mom) is starting a blog for one reason or another, seeing one prominent and popular blogger decide to do it less

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17 Unpublished Posts And A Blogging Lesson

Over the last two and a half years of blogging, I’ve published many tips and tricks to help people who are just starting blogging on how to find time to blog, styles of blogging or ways to optimize your blog.  One thing I haven’t written that much about is how I decide whether something is

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Announcing The Ultimate Marketing Bookstore

Several months ago I participated in the LitLiberation Blogger Challenge launched by my friend Tim Ferriss to try and raise money for DonorsChoose.org (a site which allows teachers to submit funding proposals to ask for help doing something they don’t normally get the funding for).  Around the same time, I started playing around with Amazon

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A Recap of Ideas from Nielsen's CGM Summit 2007

I spent the day today at the Nielsen CGM Summit in NY listening to some panels and presentations from Nielsen and many of their clients about the future of measuring CGM.  One thing I was looking forward to about this event in particular is that the percentage of brands vs. agencies in attendance would be

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Blog Action Day: 7 Tips on Eating Differently To Impact Clim ...

One thing I can’t resist is an ambitious project.  As a marketer, if there is a groundswell for something that I believe in or find interesting, I am highly likely to try and be a part of it.  That’s why I join all sorts of groups, and why I try to lend my voice to

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