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The Power of a Note

Justin Levy

One of the most powerful communications tools still remains the pen and paper. While technologies pentopaper such as blogs, video and photo sharing sites, and phones that can capture and post all of that content, have helped to create a

A Simple Thank You

Justin Levy

I just wanted to take a minute out to say thank you for everyone who took some time out of their day to wish me a Happy Birthday! It means a lot to me and I look forward to what we're able to accomplish over the next 12 months before we

Adding More Value Around Here

Justin Levy

As a way of trying to add more value for you and giving us another way to connect on a regular basis, I have decided to newsletter launch a monthly newsletter. The newsletter will focus on topics such as: social media, marketing

Social Media Marketing in the Restaurant Business

Justin Levy

I'm often asked about the story of my little steakhouse, Caminito Argentinean Steakhouse, in Northampton, MA. It's not often that I write about our full story. Well, recently I was asked to contribute a case study to the WOMMA Metrics

The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Living in the Cloud and Google OS | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

If you've been keeping up on your reading of tech blogs, then you can't get away from all of the increased chatter over Google OS. Google continues to try revolutionizing the way we interact with the web. Google OS is going to change

The Audacity to Win Video Review | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Were you as amazed as most of the rest of the country when Barack Obama seemingly came out nowhere to take the 2008 Presidential election by storm? Have you sat back and scratched your head wondering how the Obama campaign did it

The Aduacity to Win Video Review

Justin Levy

Were you as amazed as most of the rest of the country when Barack Obama seemingly came out nowhere to take the 2008 Presidential election by storm? Have you sat back and scratched your head wondering how the Obama campaign did it

The Importance of Quiet Time | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

In the insanely fast paced lives that most of us lead suggesting that you should add in time for reflection or quiet time sasha would be launch an attack of virtual (or physical) stones being thrown at me. But, taking quiet time is an

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

Inbound Marketing – Video Book Review

Justin Levy

Are you trying to figure out how to develop an online presence and just how Google, social media and blogs will help with that? Wouldn't it be awesome if someone gave you a task list that that would help you “get found” online

Dealing with Social Media Rejection | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Every social network has some type of “follow” or “friend” feature that allows you to build communities on those networks. rejection While there has been much debate over whether the number of friends or followers you have mean anything

7th Son Descent “Special Edition”

Justin Levy

As you know, I regularly review books around here. 7thsondescent Since there are always so many great books that I want to read, I usually have to decide which ones capture my attention right now. To help make that decision

Ignore Everybody Video Book Review

Justin Levy

Are you looking for a book that, according to Guy Kawasaki, will “kick your ass and push you out of your zone of mediocrity and stagnation”? What about a book that is described by Pamela Slim as bringing “the topic of creativity out of

Chasing the Human Web

Justin Levy

Today AJ Leon stops by to share his thoughts on chasing the human web. AJ is co-founder of The LaC Project, a regular contributor to workshifting.com (client project) and spends a lot of his time traveling the world helping impoverished

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Twitterville Video Book Review

Justin Levy

Today I review Twitterville by Shel Israel. enjoyed reading Twitterville because Shel does a great job of telling the stories that have come to make Twitter what many of us love. The book doesn't provide you with a lot of tactical

Rhapsody Thinks Outside the Box

Justin Levy

A few days ago I saw a tweet fly by from Todd Defren mentioning something to do with Jay-Z and Rhapsody. Since I'ma HUGE fan of Jay-Z I followed the link. The link took me to this amazing Rhapsody commercial promoting Jay-Z's new album

When You Hit the Wall | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

This was originally posted on workshifting.com (a client project) but thought these tips could be useful to you over here as hitting-the-wall well. You can always feel it coming. You sit in front of your computer and stare at it blankly

A New Look and Feel Around Here

Justin Levy

So, I was getting jealous watching Danny Brown talk about how much fun he was having playing with the newly released Headway theme. Knowing that my friends over at coffeehouse Ideas will be designing something new and sexy for me in the

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Get Your Chipotle On – iPhone Style! | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Ok, anyone that follows me on Twitter knows that I have a slight obsession with chips & salsa. It doesn't end there though. I'm ALWAYS down for a little Mexican. One of my favorite places to grab good, fast Mexican is Chipotle Mexican

7 Simple Fitness Tips | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

It's really hard to stay motivated to go to a gym consistently. Some people are intimidated by working out around others. Some staircase have no clue what they're doing and are embarrassed or worried they're going to injure themselves

Gary Vaynerchuk Treats People Like Goldfish

Justin Levy

I bet if you were just cruising through your tweets or feeds, this probably caught your eye huh? You might be thinking that I'm goldfish just trying to create a catchy title to get you to stop on by, right

Take a Peek at Who I Read

Justin Levy

alltop A question I get asked often is who do I find valuable, learn from and would recommend that someone subscribe to. subscribe to, currently, around 250 blogs which help me to stay on top of everything going on around the tech

Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

Facebook Marketing for Businesses | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

writing-a-book Today is a special day for me as I announce signing my first book deal. have inked a deal with Pearson Education/Que Publishing to write a book tenatively titled Facebook Marketing: Designing Your Next Marketing

A Slice of the Federal Government IT Pie

Justin Levy

Being a technology geek as well as someone interested in our Government, I was intrigued when I came across the Federal IT Dashboard website recently. The official description of the Federal IT dashboard is

When a Taco Truck Meets Twitter

Justin Levy

There has been a lot of buzz around Kogi BBQ, a Korean BBQ taco truck in LA that has used Twitter (@kogibbq) to create a phenomenon that produces lines that stretch around street corners to wait for the truck to arrive

How I Use Delicious | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Recently I've been asked a lot more about social bookmarking and the way in which I use it. My social bookmarking platform-of-choice is Delicious. I've used it since it's early days and continue to find it to be the best tool for

Twitter Homepage Refresh | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Since many of you probably use a third-party application like TweetDeck or Seesmic, you may not log into the Twitter homepage that often anymore. Well, it's worth taking a look as Twitter has finally pushed out a refreshed homepage

Google News Should Integrate Twitter Search

Justin Levy

One of the primary websites that I check throughout the day is Google News. have been in love with this website as a source of news since it was released several years ago. It allows me to quickly see what's going on in the world and

Tips for Eating Healthy While Workshifting

Justin Levy

This was originally posted on workshifting.com but thought it might be useful and interesting over here too. If you haven't checked out workshifting.com yet, please subscribe and let me know what you think

10 Ways to Support Charity Through Social Media

Justin Levy

This post is a collaboration between Mashable's Summer of Social Good charitable fundraiser and Max Gladwell's “10 Ways” series. The post is being simultaneously published across more than 100 blogs. Social media is about connecting

The Yellow Pages Equal Spam

Justin Levy

Yesterday I stopped by my mailbox and to my surprise there was a Yellow Pages book sitting there waiting for me. always ignore the stack of them that appears throughout the year by the mailboxes but this time it was actually inside t

Incipio Laptop, blackberry and iphone Cases – Video Review

Justin Levy

Thanks to my friend Jason Moore-Brown (@mobomedia) I got a chance to test out a few products from Incipio. Incipio makes all kinds of awesome cases and other accessories for your favorite electronics such as laptops, blackberry, iphone

Being Brought to You Now in a Mobile Browser

Justin Levy

justinrlevy-mobile Thanks to Douglas Karr introducing me to the Carrington theme plugin by Crowd Favorite, you're now able to enjoy this entire site formatted for mobile browsers. You don't have to anything different when visiting from

Sleep is Forbidden | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

One of the things I get asked the most is whether or not I actually sleep. Due to the amount I try to interact on various platforms, this blog and Prime Cuts as well as my responsibilities to New Marketing Labs, my steakhouse

It's Not the Tools, It's What You Do With Them

Justin Levy

One of the most inspiring and captivating presentations of the Inbound Marketing Summit was the keynote that Chris Brogan delivered. Yes, I work with him at New Marketing Labs. No, that is not why I feel the need to pimp the hell out of

Determining Social Media ROI

Justin Levy

A few weeks before the Inbound Marketing Summit took place, Chris Penn and I were discussing what he should speak about. Of that discussion came the decision to do the presentation on how to determine the ROI of social media