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Billboards? – Or, Build Relationships?

Monday - November 30, 2009

Are social media sites just another place for you to put up a billboard about your upcoming webinar, workshop or boot camp?  From the way most speakers, trainers, coaches and consultants are using Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, you’d sure think so.

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The Source of the Problem with Google News

Friday - October 23, 2009

Sorry, we just couldn’t resist that headline for this blog article. But, we promise you will learn how to use Google News (and Yahoo News) better if you get to the “Source of the Problem” and remember “Location, Location, Location.”

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Oh, the Connection Places You’ll Go!

Sunday - July 5, 2009

We decided to test yesterday’s advice to the National Speakers Association in NSA Speaks Many Twitter Languages. We can already claim one additional attendee for the convention – and we found a “couple” of additional new friends for our own lonely speaking niche.

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NSA Speaks Many Twitter Languages

Saturday - July 4, 2009

It’s time for another National Speakers Association convention and the NSA has certainly caught the social media bug – with blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn taking the main stage. They didn’t ask us, but we have a suggestion or two for them (and for you, too).

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You Have a Right to Remain Copied

Thursday - February 26, 2009

by guest writer, Mark Partridge

MarkPartridgesmMark V.B. Partridge, JD, attorney, law professor and professional speaker, and has been named one of the Leading Trademark Attorneys in the world by Law Business Research Ltd.  His latest book is Intellectual Property for Professional Speakers: How to Build and Protect Your Greatest Asset.  

So when can you use another’s work?  Not all copying is infringement.  Some instances of copying are permitted as “fair use.”

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Bloggers Need Love, Too

Monday - February 16, 2009

They are called “review copies,” “advance copies” or “readers copies” and they’re what publishers use to create buzz around newly published books. The buzz, however, has gone somewhat silent of late – as the world of journalism changes and fractures.

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It’s What’s “Below the Fold” that Really Matters

Tuesday - February 10, 2009

Things seem to be perking up again for the NSA Bloggers at Yahoo Groups (the National Speakers Association). This group, which had fallen silent, is beginning to get some conversation going after falling silent for some time.

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