2015-02-04 11.16.48 It’s time to take a stand.

For years, the species Libris Flavum (Yellow Book) and its kin, Liber Populus Numerus (Phone Book), were a regular and welcome part of our lives. We got excited whenever a new one would arrive on our doorstep, wrapped in its plasticine cocoon, quickly swooping it up in our arms in order to shower it with love.

“It’s here, it’s here!” we would exclaim with joy, as we were giddy with excitement for this new addition to our home.

 

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A New Way to Increase Your Facebook Likes

by Ken Mueller on February 23, 2015 · 0 comments

facebook-like_kleinFacebook continues to be one of the top social networks for small businesses, mostly because of it’s size and the sheer number of people who use the platform regularly. But with algorithmic changes that are seemingly making it harder for small businesses to reach their fans, it’s important to look for legitimate ways to reach more fans and/or increase the number of people who like your business.

Recently, my friend Liz Jostes at Eli Rose Social Media discovered and clued me in on a relatively new feature that addresses a problem regularly faced by businesses: how to get more likes for your business fan page. [click to continue…]

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Tweeting with the Presidents

February 16, 2015

Today is the day we refer to as Presidents’ Day, a holiday worth of closing schools, banks, government offices, and some businesses. I, however, will be working. But, I still decided to have a little fun. The original version of this post first ran here in 2012, but I’ve updated it a tiny biy. While […]

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Back to Basics: Why Social Media?

February 6, 2015

As I speak to various business groups, business owners, and classes, I am constantly reminded that while this whole social media thing has been around a few years, and most people and businesses have seemingly jumped on board, there are still a lot of people who are behind the curve and don’t get it. So […]

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6 Problems with Being an Infrequent Blogger

January 11, 2015

 A version of this post was originally published in April 2013. I’m republishing it here and now because I’ve been feeling guilty about my lack of activity here, particularly as I start teaching again this week. I need to be a better example to my students, and I also need to practice what I preach. So […]

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The Final Social Life of Frank & Linh: Converse

December 28, 2014

Well, this is it. After providing us with laughs and insights from an internet cafe, The Social Life of Frank & Linh is moving on. Jeff Burkholder has been doing this comic for several years, and he has decided to close down the cafe and move on. I’d like to thank Jeff for stepping in […]

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