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Facebook Twitter 1 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. EdCals - Free Editorial Calendar Tool from Cision. Geoff Livingston's Blog. When I woke up this morning the following pitch was waiting for me in my email… Hi Geoff – I hope all is well.

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I’m a fan of your writing and share the same area of focus. I started, which we launched in Beta form in March and are now overhauling with a very specific focus that will differentiate us (and our value-add for charities) quite substantially in a pretty crowded field (online fundraising). Also, it looks like we have the same taste in motorcycles (see below)…. Anyway, I’d love to chat with you sometime soon about what we’re up to and planning, and online giving in general, if you’re game to do so. “It’s time for the popularity-based charity craze to evolve into a much more productive form of crowdsourcing that can better benefit society sans social network spam.” Let me know, thanks! Scott Arneill Why I Loved This Pitch Let me just state I almost never ever follow-up on cold pitches via email. 3) The soft sell works.

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With that in mind, I thought you might like to hear an interview I just did with Andrew Brown and Robert Gold at BusinessCast, on the subject of “using social media to protect your reputation.” BusinessCast Episode 171 – Using Social Media to Protect Your Reputation Rather than a typical interview format, Andrew and Robert threw me into a scenario: A Canadian-based financial services company has launched a campaign that renews one of its seasonal consumer-based investment products (e.g.