Free Royalty-Free Music for Audios & Podcasts

I was just putting the finishing touches to a welcome audio earlier today for a big marketing campaign I’m working on, and I needed to find a snippet of royalty-free music for the intro/outro. “Who ya gonna call?!” Twitter, of course. Thanks heaps to these fine folks on Twitter for the suggestions – I thought I’d share the love on my blog too. I feel like a kid in a candy store! Now I’ll add

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You Could be losing subscribers – Internet Marketers Take Note

Do you sometimes get opt-in emails, then decide you want to change your subscriber options? Here’s how NOT to set up your subscriber options: I get emails from Mike Filsaime. I want to change my email address that I’m subscribed under (in an attempt to streamline all my incoming email!) However, when I scroll to the foot of Mike’s latest email… I see there is NO link for me to change my subscriber options. Just

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Facebook Email: Simple Improvements, Please!

Have you noticed an increase in your volume of email since joining Facebook? Hello!? I sure have. And, mostly, it’s a good thing because I’m meeting so many phenomenal new people. However, I’m finding it a challenge to keep up with responses – 114 unopened emails last count, oh – strike that, now 115 since I started writing this post! I just can’t get to everyone, sorry. (If you’ve written to me and I haven’t

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Facebook Abuse: Is Blocking People Enough?

I didn’t think it would happen to me… but it has. This past week on Facebook, I was the victim of a slew of abuse from a very aggressive Facebook member. I had a gut feeling about this character some time ago when we first friended. In a way, I’ve only myself to blame for having any interactions at all. I’d stepped in a couple times in the past on Facebook Notes to placate and

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What Is Social Networking Anyway?

One of my Facebook buddies, Nigel Legg, recently wrote this Note: I’ve read so many posts on Facebook and blogs and elsewhere about social networking that seem to confuse social networking with what we do on sites like this. Surely social networking is what we do everyday of our lives, whenever we talk to someone, whenever we meet someone new, whenever we develop a business relationship? In this sense, the stuff we do here is

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Goal Post App: Perfect for New Year’s "Resolutions"!

At last, I found a really useful Facebook Application. Based on Keith Ferrazzi’s book, Never Eat Alone, the Goal Post app is simple to use and encourages interaction among small groups of friends. You set a goal (choose from a selection of preset ideas, or customize your own), then select three accountability buddies. You can choose to have your goal public, only visible to your chosen buddies, or private. And, depending on your settings, your

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Optimize Your Real-time Facebook Experience with Facebook Toolbar

I just installed the Facebook Toolbar for Firefox app and *love* it!! (Hat tip to Jonathan Kleiman on Nick O’Neill’s All Facebook blog for the heads up). Looking at the toolbar screen shot above, from left-right, you can: see a list of your friends in order of the most recent status update (I like this one a lot, though I had to widen the sidebar quite a bit to read properly), search the entire Facebook

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