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Can You Control Social Media? Should You?




Can you find your favorite social media logo here?

Can you find your favorite social media logo here?

Is social media controllable? If you think it is, should you attempt to control it? If you think it isn’t – what does that mean for your organization. Can you control your customer’s use of social media?

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Clients are like 3-year-olds! Treat them accordingly!




Even though you know kids will cry, you still tell them no. And you should handle clients the same way.

Even though you know kids will cry, you still tell them no. And you should handle clients the same way.

For those of you who manage clients this is not exactly news. As a parent of a 3-year-old, I recently realized there were many parallels between parenting a 3-year-old and managing clients.

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More Thoughts on Twitter




First of all, let me say that Twitter has dramatically improved their service – I haven’t seen the fail whale logo since April which is pretty amazing given the growth that Twitter is continuing to experience these last two months and the massive surge in tweets in the days immediately following Michael Jackson’s death.

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Typing, an underappreciated skill




For high school kids in honors classes typing isn’t usually on the syllabus, but my mom insisted I know how to type. This is why I found myself in a room with 25 manual typewriters, 21 girls, 3 other guys and one very cranky teacher whom I’ll call Mrs X.

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Twitter Thoughts Flittering around in my head




Twitter’s exponential  growth continues unabated and like millions of other twitter scofflaws, I’ve stepped into Twitter’s waters teeming with 140 character missives. (You can follow me @jobhuntin ) It took a little time, but I’ve quickly found it to be an interesting way of sharing information and finding people with new and interesting points of view. Twitter is like a river – it’s always there and yet it’s never the same river. I find it a very Zen experience because its whole purpose is to live in the now – not dwelling on the past or the future. And unlike a blog or an email stream, there isn’t the requirement to read every post since the last time you checked the feed in order to get up to speed.

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