Monthly Archives: June 2009

Twitter Social Networking: Does It Really Work?

Being a social media consultant I get asked just about every question you can imagine (and many I never would have imagined) by people I meet at events and speaking gigs. One of the top questions is “does twitter social … Continue reading

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Zoning Out Is A "Crucial" Mental State

Daydreaming on the Job?: istockphoto Whew! I thought that it was only me that became more productive when I wasn't under the microscopic and unrelenting eye of the GTD Productivity Jedi. When our minds wander, we lose touch with the … Continue reading

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Recipe for A Great Remote Worker

from WebWorkerDaily by Georgina Laidlaw Written by Georgina Laidlaw. A friend of mine told me today that he just can’t work from home. He simply cannot do it. This guy enjoys his work, he likes his team, he’s great at what he does, and … Continue reading

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4 More Somewhat Interesting Ways to Earn Money Online

May. 6th, 2009 By Ann Smarty Internet has turned into a great place to earn for a living. Some of the advantages it offers are: working from home, (partial) independence and freedom, plenty of various opportunities. The best thing about making … Continue reading

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Career Counseling: Myth or Magic?

from WebWorkerDaily by Georgina Laidlaw Written by Georgina Laidlaw. It doesn’t take an economic downturn to make many people reconsider their careers, their jobs, and their lifestyles. All kinds of changes can make you reevaluate your priorities, but they can also leave you feeling … Continue reading

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Twitter Tools: Decoding the Social Networking Hash Tag Mystery

June 13th, 2009 Posted in Viral Marketing by Lee Hiller Hidden in the million tweets 140 character universe of Twitter the tiny hash Tag aka Pound Symbol [#] is the difference between your messages being seen or being missed. Although not an … Continue reading

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How To Ask the Boss If You Can Work Remotely

from WebWorkerDaily by Georgina Laidlaw Written by Georgina Laidlaw. You’ve considered it. You’ve researched the implications. You’ve spoken to your significant other/landlord/dog and made sure they’re comfortable with the idea. You’re all ready to work remotely. All that remains is (cue suspenseful music) to … Continue reading

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Five Common Client Phrases Decoded

from FreelanceSwitch – The Freelance Blog by FreelanceSwitch.com It may be easy for two design professionals to discuss hierarchy and layout, but it can be very frustrating for a client. During my experience, I’ve noticed a few patterns when it comes to client … Continue reading

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Prioritize Your Tasks by using Urgency and Importance Diagram

from Lifehacker by Adam Pash Whether or not you're an active disciple of David Allen's popular productivity manifesto, Getting Things Done, you may be aware that GTD has a useful—butcomplex—processing diagram. If it's too much for your tastes, the UI/NUI/UNI/NUNI system is a simple, … Continue reading

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Baby Boomers, Social Networking and Competitive Advantage

Posted by: Alin Wagner-Lahmy | Date: May 26, 2009 | for: martindale.com/blog/ | Topic: Web 2.0 This year we have seen amazing growth in Internet use by adults, with 45+ category gaining more and more attention and pulling more weight with web … Continue reading

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