Tag archive for Social Media

Social Media Break

It’s that time again. The next couple of weeks I will be taking a break from social media. This benefits me in multiple ways.
1) Relationships – I’ll be able to better focus on the relationships right in front of me. In particular, my wife and …

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2 Platform Resources

Are you working on building your personal or nonprofit platform? Perhaps you are trying to start a blog. Maybe you are attempting to fit social media into your your busy small business life.
Michael Hyatt recently released two fantastic podcast episodes to help you and me …

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No Excuses: Start Building Your Platform Right Now by Becoming a Content DJ

Don’t have money for marketing? Don’t have the capacity to start blogging? You can still add value to your audience and begin building your platform right now.
Start with social media and become what Michael Hyatt calls a “Content DJ.” As you come across great content, share …

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Start Blogging

It’s time to start your blog. You’ve been thinking about it for awhile. You have considered the pros and cons of why you should blog. Now you need to make it happen.
Where do you start? Well, I still have a lot to learn about being …

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Comments or No Comments?

I have a question for you, do you like having the option to leave comments at the end of a blog post? Why? Why not?
This month, Michael Hyatt made a big change in his policy on comments. For a long time he has been really big …

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6 Things To NOT Do When You Are Trying To Be Productive

“Being productive” is a relative idea, I know. For example, having coffee with a friend is actually extremely productive…for my soul. However, this is not what I am referring to here.
You need to sit down and get to work. You need to be alone and not …

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Start Your Platform

Still not sure about starting an online platform? There are many reasons for starting a platform, whether you are an individual, business owner, nonprofiter or minister. These are 3 reasons why I started an online platform.
1) To Add Value to Friends, Volunteers and Donors. I …

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How Is Your Nonprofit Using Blogging, Social Media, eNewsletters and eAsks?

For my nonprofit, I have been blogging and doing eNewsletters for several years. In the past 2 to 3 years, however, I have stepped up our game and added social media and the eAsk to our mix.
“eAsk?” Yeah, you heard it here first. 😉 What …

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6 Ideas for Using Facebook Groups with Your Ministry, Nonprofit, or Cause

Over the past several years of being on Facebook, I have seen Facebook Groups used in various ways. I thought I would share some of these in order to help you consider ideas you hadn’t previously.
To clarify, I am not talking about Facebook Timelines or …

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I’m Back on Social Media

Well, I am back from my Social Media Pause. It was good to take a break. I was traveling the last two weeks and despite the time change, I slept quite well. I think this could be attributed to the break from social media.
It was also …

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