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How to Use Google+ Hangouts for Your Business Are you using the Google+ video hangout feature? Are you looking for some creative ideas to use hangouts? Keep reading to discover how your business can connect in a personal way with your customers using this face-to-face video conferencing tool.
ne of the most magical things about the internet is that it's a whimsical rabbit hole of discovery – we start somewhere familiar and click our way to a wonderland of curiosity and fascination we never knew existed. What makes this contagion of semi-serendipity possible is an intricate ecosystem of "link love" – a via-chain of attribution that allows us to discover new sources through those we already know and trust. A suggested system for honoring the creative and intellectual labor of information discovery by making attribution consistent and codified, celebrating authors and creators, and also respecting those who discover and amplify their work. While we have systems in place for literary citation, image attribution, and scientific reference, we don't yet have a system that codifies the attribution of discovery in curation as a currency of the information economy, a system that treats discovery as the creative labor that it is.
If you’ve seen Eminem’s movie 8 Mile, you surely remember the scene of an industrial basement packed with hip-hop fans assembled for the battle between rival rappers. Will they cheer you or boo you off the stage? The refrain repeats, “You’ve got one shot.” It’s the pivotal moment in which you must persuade them to join your movement or slouch off stage in humiliation. How To Prepare When You Only Get One Shot At Persuasion
Last Updated Oct 28, 2011 5:56 PM EDT No skill is more important in selling than knowing how to close the deal. I've written on this subject extensively, but have not yet set down the most important rules for closing deals. The 6 Essential Rules for Closing Deals | BNET
by Adam Rosenberg on Feb 25, 2013 Since my last post regarding Facebook’s now infamous 20 Percent Rule (infamous meaning of course ‘MORE than famous‘), there has been plenty of uproar over how Facebook has gone about enforcing the new rule. Through all the grid tools, measurements, tweaks, and rejected posts, we’ve learned very little about how to consistently know whether or not an image violates this rule before actually publishing it. This is what we do know: Social Fresh | The Crowdsourced Facebook Marketing Book