I am about two years into blogging now and it has been a pretty eye-opening experience so far. When I look back at some of my original posts I quietly grin and grit my teeth a little. As much as I chuckle at some of my first posts I can say emphatically it was well worth the effort to progress through the growth curves. [Read more…] about Exploring Blogging Growth Curves
I had the esteemed privilege to work with a cool group of bloggers last week. We talked a lot about blogging to build community, where inspirations come from and a host of other tidbits of conversation that was truly refreshing. What I absolutely loved was the overall enthusiasm and visionary approach this group had. One of the questions that came to me was where I come up with my content inspirations both on The Training Factor blog and my personal one. [Read more…] about Content Inspirations of a Socius Nerdius
If there is one certainty in business nothing ever goes perfectly. We may have really awesome productive days and then there are days we wish we could have a do-over. What we do every day with our customers dictates how they will react when things do go wrong. This is how developing sustainable social capital comes into play. [Read more…] about Developing Sustainable Social Capital
After all the heartfelt comments in my last post on Social Media Street Gangs, it paved the way for a whole bunch of new thoughts in my little brain. The comments themselves spoke of the challenges people are having and the overall effect it has had. Some folks have penned some posts regarding social media marketing and the bubble bursting. I am tackling this from an angle where initially there was great hype in certain circles about the ability to connect but now that bubble has burst for some. [Read more…] about Social Media Bubble- Burst or New Bubble?
I came to the realization today that I needed to make some changes in many things I pay attention to in the social media space. It was inspired by a couple of posts that helped me gain perspective on what is important in life. My family should be my shining light each day and the work I do to take care of them should never have anything that interferes or clouds that path. [Read more…] about Don’t Lower Yourself to the Social Media Street Gangs
‘Community’ continues to be a mainstream word we are using to establish what and how we do things with social media tools. Of course, there are a ton of different thoughts out there on how to build a community and what it will take to see if function. People are using Facebook pages, Twitter Chats, LinkedIn Groups, and many other items to attract persons who have similar interests. With the number of successes out there, we also see numerous failures. Why does this happen? [Read more…] about Building a Community on Lint and Marshmallows