I am sinking in spam.“Hi Mitch! I would love to connect with you on LinkedIn!” –Someone I’ve never heard of, but we might have mutual connections…Ok, I connect. Why? You can never know too many people professionally. From someone who has often been out of a job or between contracts, it is often important to … Continue reading LinkedIn Spam
“Hi Mitch, Looks like you run the marketing system over at Taos. I’m in a similar state here at Fannit; running marketing channels for both our clients and for ourselves. It can feel a bit like being on a treadmill, isn’t it? I’d like to connect and swap stories sometime.”I received this message this morning … Continue reading Do You People READ?
Last year when people were occupying anything they could pitch a tent near we started hearing a lot about the 1%… the ones who control all of the wealth, the ones everyone else was supposed to be supported by. I did some quick calculations after checking my banks account and credit card statements and realized … Continue reading The 1%…
I was really excited when Microsoft released its Social Connectors for Microsoft Office Outlook 2010 (Outlook Social Connectors Make it Easier to Keep Track). In Office 2013 they have, in my opinion, made them even better. For reasons that defy logic my main contact list (the one I have been maintaining since 1996) has 2,882 … Continue reading Office 2013 Social Connectors
Recently Backbone Magazine’s Peter Wolchak asked the question on their LinkedIn group: Does social media actually benefit business? After reading a few of the responses from others I started answering the question from my point of view. Once I realized that I was 750 words into my reply I realized it has to be a … Continue reading Social Media for Business… My thoughts.