LinkedIn Turns 11 Now What

by Blair Evan Ball May 8, 2014

Did you realize that on May 5th, LinkedIn turned 11? Where does LinkedIn go from here? Launched in 2003, it has grown to a market value of $18.1 Billion. LinkedIn is mainly used for professional networking. Founder Reid Hoffman, previously CEO of LinkedIn, is now Chairman of the Board. LinkedIn is headquartered in Mountain View, […]

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What Happens to Business in an Internet Minute

by Blair Evan Ball May 6, 2014

What will you do in the next minute? What will your business do in the next internet minute? Since the mid-1990s the Internet has had a tremendous impact on culture and commerce, including the rise of near instant communication by email, buying and selling, branding, reach around the world, and social media marketing. The Internet […]

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10 Ways to Amplify Your Brand

by Blair Evan Ball May 2, 2014

How would you like to amplify your brand in a noisy world? Would you be interested in how brands are taking there’s to the next level? Do you realize that brand awareness is the 1st phase in marketing, yet most brands are not on the radar of most internet consumers. David Ogilvy, the great advertising […]

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How to Massively Grow Your LinkedIn Connections

by Blair Evan Ball April 25, 2014

How would you like to massively grow your LinkedIn connections? Would you be willing to spend 10 minutes a day? According to a 2013 Wall Street Journal survey, over 40% of businesses see LinkedIn as their best bet on growing business. It’s no surprise 81% of Inc 500 companies use LinkedIn for social media, in […]

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[Study] Social Media Referrals That Matter

by Blair Evan Ball April 10, 2014

How would you like more referrals? Would it benefit you to know which Social Media Platforms provide the best referrals? What behavior on social media is showing the best results, when we actually interact with a link one of our friends shared socially? The top advertising platforms are… Pinterest Twitter Facebook While you might expect […]

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How to use Twitter for Social Media Marketing

by Blair Evan Ball April 4, 2014

Do you use Twitter for social media marketing? How are you using Twitter for your brand? Did you know that the #1 reason brands use Twitter is for Brand Awareness. Brand Awareness is the first phase of Social Media Marketing. Twitter’s just had it’s 8th birthday – the service was launched on March 19th, 2006 […]

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Hottest SEO Trends to Watch [Infographic]

by Blair Evan Ball March 28, 2014

How do potential new customers find you on the web? Do you have a great website, but no traffic? Are your marketing efforts geared towards SEO (Search Engine Optimization)? Is your website optimized for the search engines? If you’ve been ignoring SEO in favor of other marketing efforts, it may be time to change your […]

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Has Your Business Outlived it’s Relevancy?

by Blair Evan Ball March 21, 2014

What has happened to Sears over the years? Once the #1 retailer in the world. What about J.C. Penney? Founded in 1902, how relevant are they today? Companies today rise and fall…Some faster than others. WHY? In this dynamic world – everybody suffers but staying strong and relevant is important for enduring competition and surviving. […]

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Brand Now if You Want to Survive

by Blair Evan Ball March 14, 2014

What does all this media stuff and content mean for me and my business? Branding, what’s this all about? Why are people now talking about content and content curation? How has branding changed for you and your company?   A couple of years ago I realized I was no longer a person but a brand […]

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The Determinant of High Performance

by Blair Evan Ball March 6, 2014

Are you a high performer? Do you know any low performers? Do you know what the main difference is between the two? The only difference between the high performers and the low performers is their habits. High performing, successful, happy men and women are those who have taken the time and disciplined themselves to develop the habits […]

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