Social Network Business Cards – Found Fab Printer On Twitter!

I just had the most awesome social network business cards designed and printed… in record time. And, I found the designer/printer via Twitter! The gal I’ve been using for my business cards for years suddenly became unreachable for some reason. I was in a pinch. I needed new cards for an upcoming event (jvAlertLive in Las Vegas!). I thought about sending a general tweet as I’ve done in the past when looking for a specific

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Facebook Fundraising: How YOU Can Help Make A Difference With The Coinjars App!

My Facebook friend, Sara Waller, is part of the brainpower behind the Facebook app, Coinjars. Coinjars provides a way to move iCoins around the internet without incurring ANY charges! iCoins are REAL money. You can use Coinjars as a super simple and secure way to collect donations or take payments on Facebook. What are Coinjars? The Coinjars application provides a mechanism for the FREE movement of funds down to as little as 1c (US) between

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My New Email Autoresponse: Inspired by Tim Ferriss & Gary Vee

Whether you’ve read Timothy Ferriss’ Four Hour Workweek or not, I’m sure you’re familiar with “vacation responders.” Essentially, whenever someone emails you, your email program automatically triggers a canned response to that person. In his book, one of the many lifehacks Tim Ferriss describes is dramatically decreasing the amount of time you spend reading/responding to email. Tim suggests limiting email checking to two times per day and setting up an autoresponse message such as the

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How PASSIONATE Are You About Your Work?

I’m a huge believer in “do what you love and the money will follow.” BUT, there is a caveat: you have to have a viable business model. You can’t just goof around with a hobby and hope and pray the money will flood in. You need to work, and work hard! A huge source of inspiration for me is WineLibraryTV creator, Gary Vaynerchuk. Gary totally tells it like it is. No BS. No hype. Just

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How To Create and Promote Your Facebook Fan Page

Facebook’s Terms of Use stipulate you can only have ONE account and it must be in your own REAL name. Not your business name, a fake name, pen name, etc. Nor can you have duplicate accounts. However, good news! Facebook does provide a place for you to represent your business, and that is Facebook Pages. Here’s the #1 reason to have your own Facebook Page (as well as your own Profile): More people can find

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Twitter Lingo Demystified!

Many of my tweeps (Twitter people) have asked me lately about various acronyms, odd lingo and twords (Twitter words). I’ve compiled below a shortlist of the most popular terms many active Twitterers, including myself, use in everyday tweets. First, what is a tweet? If you’re new to Twitter, I appreciate even the word “tweet” may sound odd! It’s your 140-character “instant message” or “mini/micro-blog post” that you send out into the world… particularly to your

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10 Reasons To Use Facebook for Business

Social networking sites, especially Facebook, have significant implications for business owners, marketers, and entrepreneurs around the world. To keep your business current, you should at least be familiar with the latest social media marketing techniques and viral technologies, including Facebook and its array of powerful features. Facebook recently crossed the 100 MILLION member mark. That’s no small number for sure. Yet, millions more will join this incredible platform in the coming months and years. And

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