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Who are your influencers

Surround yourself with the right influencers

  “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.” —Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker. Who are your five people? Ask yourself this: How insightful are they? How optimistic are they? How open minded are they? How supportive are they? What do you want to achieve in the […]

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Project Management Series

When a due date simply isn’t enough

You know that moment when your project takes a turn for the worse? When the deadline is looming, and yet you see no possible end in sight? Me too. And I hate that feeling. Here are a seven tried and true ways to ensure this doesn’t happen to you: Break down your project into multiple mini-deadlines […]

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Tips on LinkedIn

Using LinkedIn Endorsements to stay top of mind with your connections

While LinkedIn abounds with connection opportunities, it can be difficult to get in front of someone using LinkedIn without seeming needy. One simple way to gain attention is by taking advantage of Endorsements. Using Endorsements to stay top of mind: Let’s say you meet someone at a conference and have a few good conversations about […]

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Thinktapp brand core attributes

The importance of your brand’s core attributes

One of our favorite branding exercises when working with a new client is creating a core attributes list. The list becomes our go-to gut check as we move forward with new projects. These core attributes are at the root of our strategy and referenced when questioning motives behind activity throughout the company. Example: One of […]

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Social media customer service visual

6 tips to improve customer service via social media

Many business owners think they know the answer to the ‘Why should I be on social media?’ question, but they don’t ever really figure out the ‘How should I be on social media?’ question. Providing outstanding customer service is directly connected to

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Smartphone shopping statistics

Google ad distribution and your mobile website

Wait. What? You don’t have a mobile site. This could be a problem. Analytics prove that the increased usage of mobile devices and tablets has continued to grow. Have you visited your website on a smart phone? Not so smart-looking is it? There are plenty of options out there for getting an optimized site, and […]

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Facebook loves the Hashtag

In a blog post today, Facebook announced the rollout of hashtags. Now, when you click on a hashtag in your Facebook stream you’ll be served up a collection of conversation points within that specific hashtag (topic). Great news for heavy Instagram users, since all of those awesome hashtags haven’t been clickable up until now. Can’t […]

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Build Relationships Not Followers

7 easy tips for building relationships not followers

  One of the bigger social media mistakes we continue to see remains a focus on the wrong metric. Yes, it’s easy and fun to show off huge numbers of followers, but followers are not an indication of actual success.

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Tips for Google Plus

5 Google Plus tips to maximize your social success

Google Plus is owned by the world’s largest search engine, Google. If you choose to ignore this important social network, there could be consequences to your organization’s social success.

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The best Twitter unfollow tool

With today’s high activity levels on social media, there’s no way we could manage our client’s presence alone. We depend on tools to help us stay productive. We use ManageFlitter to help quickly and easily see who our clients follow, who doesn’t follow them back, and which of those accounts are stagnant, spam-driven, which accounts are […]

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