Added A Page Listing All My WordPress Plugins

by Jim Caruso on February 7, 2010

WordPress plugins at blog.JimCaruso.com [EDIT] Akismet Version: 2.2.7, By Matt Mullenweg All in One SEO Pack Version: 1.6.10, By Michael Torbert All in One Webmaster Version: 1.1.9, By Arpit Shah Chartbeat Version: 1.1, By Chartbeat DandyID Services Version: 1.5.9, By Neil Simon, Sara Czyzewicz, Arron Kallenberg, Dan Perron, Anthony Dimitre digg widget Version: 1.2, By […]

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Sign up for Skribit easily, logging in with just your Twitter account.  This easy process of login via Twitter uses a service named OAuth that is an open protocol that allows secure API authorization, in a simply and standard method that Skribit can implement its web applications. Why? Skribit is a local startup, launched at Atlanta Startup Weekend and just […]

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Tie PR Strategy Directly To Tactics For Best Results

by Jim Caruso on September 29, 2009

One method for attaining higher quality results, is a PR process that embeds strategy within the tactical documentation for the client. MediaFirst identifies the desired, future positioning for a client. This is a view of how the client firm wishes to be viewed in a year. Since most of our clients are privately held, we […]

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The online craze that is social media or social networking is creating a greater overlap between an individual’s personal and business reputations. For most of us, this phenomenon is most evident from Facebook. Facebook is now the largest of the social media networks, closely followed by MySpace. MySpace, however, is a younger demographic or heavily […]

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Client Top Ten Requested Traits

by Jim Caruso on September 29, 2009

These traits have won us praise over many years: 1. Communicate well with me 2. Be competent and experienced, in technology and business 3. Establish good relationships and be a teammate of my staff 4. Demonstrate leadership 5. Be innovative and creative 6. Understand and address my real needs 7. Know and leverage the available […]

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“Customer Creation” is the lifeblood and purpose of any business, according to management guru, Peter Drucker. One view of the sales cycle is that Awareness is the first step in the multi-step process of Awareness ~> Knowledge ~> Selling ~> Closing. Guide Prospects Through The Sales Cycle This process of creating customers requires identifying prospects […]

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Businesses and individuals increasingly see the value in online social media for industry connections or introductions and clearly for employment opportunities. Beyond these are company branding, business reputation management, and professional business networking. It is true that online networking can degenerate into the kind of networking event where you show up and everyone else is […]

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SoCon 2009, Twitter hash #socon09

by Jim Caruso on February 7, 2009

Attended SoCon '09 at Kennesaw State University on 7 February 2009; also the dinner the night before.  Enjoyed the break-out sessions, on “Social Media For Social Change” hosted by Tessa Horehled ( http://atlantanstogether.org/) on “Online Etiquette: How To Balance Your Personal and Professional Image Online” hosted by Amber Rhea.

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