Turn Your Gathering Into A Networking Event

Is a gathering of 2 or more an event? 3 or more? 10 or more? Well, it could be, especially for those with an eye toward networking and marketing and maybe it can be a lot of fun too. We’ve pioneered this simple little technique for turning casual gatherings into something bigger, especially when traveling. […]

What happens when you get 24 #LinkedIn Experts in the Same Room?

(EDITOR’S NOTE: This post is from one of our Rockstar Team members, Petra Fisher following our 10th Anniversary Celebration in Denver CO the last week of November, 2012) 21 #LinkedIn Tips from 7 Experts Three weeks ago I made a whirlwind trip from Amsterdam to Denver Colorado to share the stage with social media experts […]

How to Build and Promote your LinkedIn Company Page

I recently engaged in a discussion on the LinkedIn Company Page Beta Testers group. We’re discussing upcoming features and talking about who is interested in testing them. As people raised their hand, some included the name of their company, others just said yes. First things first, I recommended that people include a link to their company […]

10 + 1 LinkedIn Tips for Channel Professionals

Channel professionals can do lots to help themselves, their companies and their partners by using LinkedIn. In layman terms, Channels refers to the process of having companies and individuals, not employed by your firm, represent your products, sell your products and deliver/install your products. Best Buy is a channel partner for HP.  Bob’s computers may […]

Integrating LinkedIn with In-Person Networking Events

This is one of 40 LinkedIn lessons from the Integrated Alliances U LinkedIn Sales Training Program for corporate sales teams.  While it’s definitely slanted to sales, it makes a lot of sense for ANYONE that networks both in person and on-line with LinkedIn. Networking in person is a wonderful way to forge strong business relationships, and […]

How to Sell Yourself Short (and tick off potential customers)

Note: The Name of “My Connection” has been changed to protect the innnocent.  And, he is innocent. So many people just don’t understand how to interact with other professionals in a space without a human face in front of them… I thought I’d share this dialog to help those who are interested in learning more. […]

The Importance of Music & Social Media

You may be asking yourself, “What is the connection between music & social media?” Music is the universal language that unites us in the world regardless of our many differences. Music raises our social consciousness.  It helps us reflect on happy or sad times. Music empowers us. Thanks to social media platforms like: Photobucket, Twitter, […]