Social Media Marketing Industry Report (summary)

This post is a summary of +Social Media Examiner's 7th annual Industry Report re. Social Media Marketing. They surveyed 3,720 marketers, business owners & solopreneurs world-wide and did a great job at summarizing the info they gathered here…. Read More

Being a Conversation Starter More Than a Conversationalist

Check out this short audio published by +Mark Traphagen on helping to spark conversations, and why it is important. Originally shared by +Mark Traphagen Be a Conversation Starter More Than a Conversationalist A secret that bartenders use to… Read More

Your Business & Google+… ways they work together

Read this article to see the various ways different kinds of businesses can take advantage of the Marketing Power Google offers via Google Plus. +Stephan Hovnanian does a great job of laying out the goods here. Nice breakdown… Read More

Social Benefits you can get from using Google plus

8 Reasons from 8 power users of Google+ as to why this social network can make an impact for you online. I got to be part of the list here, and my tip focuses on the ability to… Read More

10 Tips on Crafting Google Plus Posts

This is an indepth guide covering 10 aspects to crafting a good Google Plus post, both technical and social aspects are covered. Take the time to read through the 10 areas, and see if you use them all… Read More

Why you need to be an Expert

Since things have changed and it is easier to appear professional online, more and more people need to trust you in a deeper way before working with you. In days past, setting up a business took much more… Read More

Where does Social Fit in the realm of Business & Brands?

The featured guest +Mark Traphagen has some great insights to share in this area. This is one you should try not to miss.=== === #SocialMediaMarketing #SocialMediaStrategy #Brands Originally shared by +RightStart Websites Another Small Business Conundrum Mention Social… Read More

Keeping it Real… How Brands get Personal using Social Media

Please join us today for a live discussion on the topic of Brands (big or small or in-between) and Keeping it Real online via Social. Join +Mark Traphagen, +David Amerland and myself in the 30 min. broadcast via… Read More

The Road to San Diego and Social Media Marketing World 2015

Come join me at #SMMW15 – I'd love to see you face to face in real life as we say. Visit for details. Some may know but here's a short version of the story…I used to travel… Read More

How Social Media Communities Impact Marketing

Watch this Hangout on Air show featuring +David Amerland, +Eric Enge & +Mark Traphagen as they discuss the impact that Social Media Communities can have on Search Marketing and Social Media Marketing… aka Online Marketing. I recently took… Read More