Killer Apps That Will Help You Take Your Office Wherever You Are

Duct Tape Marketing

Launched in 2010, Buffer is a fantastic scheduler for all your social posting. Marketing Tools Public Relations Meenakshi KrishnanKiller Apps That Will Help You Take Your Office Wherever You Are written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing.

Twitter Link Roundup #65 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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Startup Bullshit Bingo – December 2010 Edition – [link]. Best Free Textures and Patterns of 2010 – [link]. Design of the Decade 2010 – [link]. The Best Illustrations of 2010 – [link]. 33 Creative Movie Posters of 2010 – [link].

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Startup Public Relations – Do it Yourself

Startup Professionals Musings

Here is a list of ways that you can use public relations to benefit your startup, even before it is started: Make yourself a spokesman for your domain. As an entrepreneur, it’s never too early to start selling yourself and your idea.

Why Pioneers Have Arrows In Their Backs

Steve Blank

They guess at their business model and then do premature, loud and aggressive Public Relations hype and early company launches and quickly burn through their cash. First-Mover Advantage is an idea that just won’t die.

6 Case Studies That Show How and Why to Focus on Building Consumer Trust

Duct Tape Marketing

It then serves content recommendations from publications and sites like the New York Post , Vogue , and Apartment Therapy. Customer Service Public Relations Aaron Agius

Twitter Link Roundup #204 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

14 metrics marketers use to measure social media ROI in 2010 vs. 2013 - crowdspring.co/1fDCYZw. This is why you should never post your mobile number publicly - crowdspring.co/1h7TykB.

Twitter Link Roundup #76 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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Amazing Basketball-Related Designs – [link]. World Cup Football Designs (1930 – 2010) – Balls – [link]. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #68 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More.

Twitter Link Roundup #68 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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Top Startup Trends of 2010 – [link]. Keeping Score: Exit Activity for Venture Backed Companies in 2010 - [link]. Top 15 New Social Media Apps of 2010 – [link]. The Top 50 Best Photoshop Tutorials from 2010 – [link]. 30 Best Prints of 2010 – [link].

Twitter Link Roundup #71 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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The Top 20 VC Power Bloggers Of 2010 – [link]. Interesting foursquare infographic on check-ins in 2010 – [link]. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #67 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More.

Twitter Link Roundup #114 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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Apple Stores earned $481,000 per employee in 2010 – [link]. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #92 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing. These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Twitter Link Roundup #88 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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The 2010 Darwin Awards – [link]. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #84 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More.

Twitter Link Roundup #58 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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The image above shows a visualization of 11,000 tweets collected over a 24 hour period in August 2010 (the tweets said “good morning&# in English and other languages). 25 Fresh Photoshop Tutorials Of October 2010 – [link].

Great reads on small business and entrepreneurship

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American Public Media: Marketplace. American Public Media: Marketplace. American Public Media: Marketplace. The fragmentation of mass media comes with its own set of benefits and detriments.

How To Get Coverage In Print Media

Entrepreneurs-Journey.com by Yaro Starak

If it is more of a business to business piece, then aim it at industry publications, which is your direct market, rather than a more general audience. They cover television news and programmes, radio programmes, local, rural, community and metropolitan newspapers, national publications, industry publications and the glossy magazines you find in the newsagency. Contacting and communicating with the media is an art in itself.

SEO Copywriting with PR Boosts Sales Fast

Rembrandt Communications

An article in BtoB Online at [link] stresses the fact that traditional public relations activities are an important part of marketing and sales. Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting public relations Small Business Public RelationsDuring tough economic times, it’s important to keep marketing messages in front of target audiences. If you don’t, your competition will.

Appozite Launches TweetReach

Austin Startup

This new offering, TweetReach Pro, is targeted at marketing, public relations, and social media professionals who coordinate Twitter campaigns. Solis is considered one of the preeminent thought leaders in social media and public relations. Appozite , an Austin-based startup and the creators of CheapTweet , today announced the launch of its new professional Twitter analytics service, TweetReach Pro.

How to Avoid PR Rip-Offs

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting Web Copywriting free publicity public relations Small Business Public Relations“I just paid a small fortune to a big, PR agency and have nothing to show for it!” “We We hired a freelance copywriter, and he took our money and ran.” “I I paid a lot of money for media placements. Isn’t that how it works?” Yes, folks. These are just some of the unhappy questions I [.].

5 Ways to Generate Press

Rembrandt Communications

As a new business owner, it’s easy to rush through publicity efforts in order to concentrate or core business activities and priorities. Business Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting free publicity public relations Small Business Public RelationsBut before you contact the media or post a press release, ask yourself if the information you’re about to send is really newsworthy. Will a reporter really care about what you have to [.].

Are You Really Ready for that Press Release?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations Web Copywriting free publicity media relations public relations search engine optimizationYou have your business up and running and are ready to announce it to the world. Hold on! Before you send out that press release letting everyone know about your services, there are three things to keep in mind: 1. Is your site ready?

Rich Dad’s Robert Kiyosaki – An Exclusive Interview

Rembrandt Communications

Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO Small Business Public Relations marketing strategy newsletters public relations SEO CopywritingSeveral months ago, I met Robert Kiyosaki, and he agreed to offer his advice for my blog and the StartupNation audience at [link] Robert is the author of The New York Times, international bestselling book, “Rich Dad Poor Dad,” with 26 books in the Rich Dad series.

Where’s Your Power?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Increase Sales Marketing Motivation PR Reaching Goals Copywriting free publicity media relations public relations search engine optimization SEO Small Business Public Relations social marketingWith all of the ugly economic-news, the recent earthquakes and the snow and rain, it can be easy to feel sad.

10 Questions Never to Ask a Reporter

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting free publicity [link] [link] business [link] public relations Small Business Public RelationsWhen you prepare to contact a reporter, it is essential to conduct some research first. Media members receive hundreds of calls and e-mails each week, and you want to make a good, first-impression without being annoying.

10 Questions Never to Ask a Reporter

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting free publicity [link] [link] business [link] public relations Small Business Public RelationsWhen you prepare to contact a reporter, it is essential to conduct some research first. Media members receive hundreds of calls and e-mails each week, and you want to make a good, first-impression without being annoying.

8 Media-Pitching-Tips for Fast and Free Publicity

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations free publicity media relations public relations search engine optimizationAfter optimizing your site for the search engines and pursuing other marketing-efforts, it’s time to use the “power of the press” to boost sales, awareness and credibility cost-effectively. But how do you pitch your story to a reporter?

8 Media-Pitching-Tips for Fast and Free Publicity

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations free publicity media relations public relations search engine optimizationAfter optimizing your site for the search engines and pursuing other marketing-efforts, it’s time to use the “power of the press” to boost sales, awareness and credibility cost-effectively. But how do you pitch your story to a reporter?

Twitter Link Roundup #70 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

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The Top 20 VC Power Bloggers Of 2010 – [link]. Related posts: Twitter Link Roundup #65 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Geben Communication

crowdSPRING Blog

media/blogger relations, online community building, and content marketing … to securing. 2011, we grew 150% over 2010. Related posts: Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Twittapolls. Sometimes it seems like the world of entrepreneurs is approximately 5,000% male.

Got a Newsletter?

Rembrandt Communications

Copywriting Marketing PR Reaching Goals free publicity [link] [link] relations Small Business Public RelationsDo you have a newsletter? If not, you may be missing out on a valuable, marketing opportunity.

Avoid PR and SEO Rip-Offs

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO sales SEO Copywriting Small Business Public RelationsIt’s time for holiday fun, sales… and scams. “I I got ripped off! Can you help?” I’ve heard this so many times… good business people spending a lot of money on big companies or agencies and seeing little results. As a business owner who started her business with nothing, I HATE to see other business owners [.].

How are you Dealing with Turbulence?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Increase Sales Motivation Reaching Goals media relations PR publicity sales SEO Copywriting Small Business Public RelationsThe plane drops and rises suddenly. It feels like I’m on a roller coaster thousands of feet in the air. Some passengers squeal every time the plane goes up and down. A baby cries. Finally, we land safely in Detroit. And what do you know? It’s not even raining. After the flight, I’m anxious to [.].

Update Your Site Recently?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR SEO SEO Copywriting public relations publicity Social MediaI’m swamped with new client work, optimizing Web sites and SEO copywriting this week, so I’ll keep it short. But I wanted to share a question with you that I’m asked often: How often do I need to update my website? Well, the answer is, if you have not updated your website in the last [.].

Back to Business – Are You Ready?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Motivation PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations Writing Tips free publicity search engine optimizationWith Labor Day comes back-to-school and back-to-business. With this in mind, are you dreading your old routine and the cooler months ahead? Well, here are a few things you can do now to make a smoother transition and have more business success 1. Check Your PR Action Plan.

Are You Losing Sales Because of Your Television?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing Motivation PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting free publicity public relationsYou may think I’m nuts, but I’m writing this at 4:45 on a Tuesday morning. I just put three loads of laundry into the washing machine, and I’m now tackling several, SEO writing assignments in addition to this blog. Don’t hate me because I’m a morning person. I had to train myself to get [.].

Your Competitors Are Doing This, Are You?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing Motivation PR Reaching Goals SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations publicity SEOYou smell the freshly cut grass and the tangy barbeque sizzling on the grill. You sip a nice, cool beverage by the pool and start to fall asleep. Ah…summer. It’s time for rest, relaxation and fun. But wait a minute…Wake up! It’s also a time to be aware of your business. Well, while you’re [.].

Your Competitors Are Doing This, Are You?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing Motivation PR Reaching Goals SEO Copywriting Small Business Public Relations publicity SEOYou smell the freshly cut grass and the tangy barbeque sizzling on the grill. You sip a nice, cool beverage by the pool and start to fall asleep. Ah…summer. It’s time for rest, relaxation and fun. But wait a minute…Wake up! It’s also a time to be aware of your business. Well, while you’re [.].

Want Free Publicity? Pick up the Phone!

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales PR Reaching Goals free publicity public relations SEO CopywritingAs a small business owner, getting the media attention you deserve is not as difficult as it may seem. In fact, it’s just a matter of picking up the phone and being a good sales person! Here are five tips to help you get started. 1. Research.Before you contact reporters, be sure you know what [.].

Detroit Windsor Tunnel Interview – How Do Market the Only Way to Cross the Border Under Water Without Getting Wet?

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO Copywriting Small Business Public RelationsAre You Traveling This Holiday Weekend? If so, you may want to check out the Detroit Windsor Tunnel and my StartupNation interview with Carolyn Brown, the DWT Executive Vice President, at [link] You see, The Detroit Windsor Tunnel is one of the great, engineering marvels of the world and is the only “vehicular international subaqueous [.].

5 Ways to Create Newsworthy News

Rembrandt Communications

As a new business owner, it’s easy to rush through publicity efforts in order to concentrate or core business activities and priorities. Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting free publicity public relationsBut before you contact the media or post a press release, ask yourself if the information you’re about to send is really newsworthy. Will a reporter really care about what you have to [.].

3 Top Ways to Get Customers Fast

Rembrandt Communications

Business Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals SEO SEO Copywriting Web Copywriting Writing Tips free publicity media relations Small Business Public RelationsThings may be tough right now, but there are new customers out there who need your products and services… But how do you attract these new customers, and keep them, without a big budget? Well, here’s a quick reminder of the top three, cost-effective ways to start increasing your sales: 1.

Hiring a Publicist? Caution!

Rembrandt Communications

If you simply don’t have time to do your own publicity, you can generate new sales and awareness fast by hiring a professional. Copywriting Increase Sales Marketing PR Reaching Goals Small Business Public Relations copy free publicity sales SEO Copywriting writingBut what should you look out for, especially if you have a tight budget? Well, in addition to reviewing credentials and references, here are three, key warning signs to be aware of [.].