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Announcing The Socialized Business Podcast

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Let me know in the comments. After a few months of brainstorming, planning and prepping, Jason Keath , Michael Brito and I are thrilled to announce the launch of The Socialized Business podcast. The first episode of the show is already live. What is The Socialized Business Podcast? What is the format for the podcast? An occasional interview with a corporate social media strategist.

Use Less Folders to Increase Your Email Productivity

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Question: How many email folders and subfolders do you currently use?   Let me know in the comments. Over the years I have experimented with a number of different email folder strategies in an effort to increase my email productivity. have created folder structures by team, project and person. have created sub-folders that sorted email down to a single email in each folder. That’s it.

7 Tips for Consuming More Water

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Leave a comment below to let me know. Keeping up your water intake is vital to your overall health and it goes far beyond wanting to lose weight or grow bigger muscles, though it helps with those goals too.  There There are an endless number of reasons why drinking more water is good for you. So, how much water  should  you be drinking per day? Pretty simple, right? hate the taste of water.”

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Post-Holiday Fitness Series: Workout Plan

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If there are any questions you have or other topics you would like to see covered in this series, please let me know in the comments below. With another holiday season now over, many of us are getting settled back into our normal routines and looking to develop new routines. Throughout the holiday season I typically maintain a 4-day split at the gym, down from my normal 6-day program.

Three Words for 2013

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Share them in the comments below and if you’ve written about them, share the link. Welcome to 2013 and Happy New Year! As the holiday season fades into a memory, we spend time reflecting on the year that has past and on what the next year will bring. The start of a new year represents another opportunity to achieve the goals we have set out for ourselves. Learn. Create. Attack.

The Next Chapter: Joining Citrix Online

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A little more than 2 years ago Chris Brogan and I were both attending the first Social Media Jungle event in New York so we decided to carpool down together. With the new job comes a new place to explore. Photo Credit: Amanda Breann.

It’s Not About the Platform

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A favorite hobby of many in this industry seems to be telling people that they’re doing “it&# wrong, whatever “it&# is in the given conversation. Some people want to debate the technical aspects of the platforms. Debate is good.

Post-Holiday Fitness Series: Meal Plan

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If there are any questions you have or other topics you would like to see covered in this series, please let me know in the comments below. In the first article of the Post-Holiday Fitness Series I provided you with my current workout plan along with how-to videos. Recording Your Current Food Intake. The reality of what we eat and when is usually different than what we tell ourselves.

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Before getting into my thoughts on whether or not media impressions are a useless success metric, this post was inspired by Rob Clark’s post over on Dave Fleet’s blog on whether or not “share of voice&# is a useless PR metric.

14 Situations When You Shouldn’t Tweet

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Sasha runs down the steps and outside with reckless disregard to my personal safety and therefore it can make it interesting to attempt to do all of those things while still trying to hold onto her leash and keep my shoulder nicely in its socket.

Recharging and Disconnecting

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Oh and if you wanted to see photos from my sailing trip, check out the below slideshow: If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Many of us work long hours, often times deep into nights and over weekends. Two years ago I went on my first sailing trip down to the British Virgin Islands.

11 Steps to Developing a Digital Crisis Communications Plan

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You can use a severity grid such as “xx number of comments in 24 hours&# or make it situation-specific. These may be legal or financial inquiries that are not publicly available, potentially inflammatory comments or something that the company does not possess the ability to properly respond to. 7. What separates an elite military group such as the Navy Seals from others?

11 Steps to Developing a Digital Crisis Communications Plan

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You can use a severity grid such as “xx number of comments in 24 hours” or make it situation-specific. These may be legal or financial inquiries that are not publicly available, potentially inflammatory comments or something that the company does not possess the ability to properly respond to. 7. What separates an elite military group such as the Navy Seals from others?

Poke the Box – Book Review

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Seth Godin recently released his new book, Poke the Box (Amazon affiliate link), as part of the Domino Project. As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. This is never the case with Seth’s books.

8 Tips to Get More Out of LinkedIn

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When we talk about social media platforms there is a tendency to point to Twitter and Facebook as the platforms where we all agree that we spend a majority of our time online. When we need videos we go to YouTube. But that’s exactly the issue.

How To Improve Visibility, Communication & Accountability of Social Media Within Your Company

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Comments / Notes: Provide a short update on the status of the project since the last time you sent a project dashboard. Do you want to improve visibility, communication and accountability of social media within your company? It’s as simple as sending a project dashboard on a regular basis to a broader team. Really. That’s the magic pill. Improving Visibility. ” type email.

Why Work Doesn’t Happen at Work

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. It is common to hear people, especially nowadays, complain that they have so much work to do that they’re pulling long night and weekend hours just to stay near the surface. Maybe so. What’s your take? Do you need to be.

Finding Fresh Voices

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. As we wind down 2010, I’ve begun assessing what I’ve accomplished and what new challenges I’m going to take on in 2011. To help find new people to connect with I headed over to Listorious and found a few new lists to follow.

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Still Think Social Media Is A Fad?

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Written on May 11, 2010 by Justin Levy in social media , stats , video 19 Comments - Leave a comment! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] thgbusiness Still Think Social Media Is A Fad?: Amazing stats huh?

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Before getting into my thoughts on whether or not media impressions are a useless success metric, this post was inspired by Rob Clark’s post over on Dave Fleet’s blog on whether or not “share of voice” is a useless PR metric.

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

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Written on June 24, 2010 by Justin Levy in announcements , books , facebook 32 Comments - Leave a comment! This includes a summary and detailed description of the basic profile options, notes, photos, videos, comments, likes, friends lists, Facebook Chat, and many other features. link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] tweetamar Facebook Marketing?

The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook | Justin Levy

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Two Faces of Privacy on Facebook Written on July 22, 2010 by Justin Levy in books , facebook , social media 0 Comments - Leave a comment! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.

Get 25% Off the Genesis Theme

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Since then I couldn’t be happier and Genesis has become the premium WordPress theme that I recommend to anyone that’s consider switching things up on their website or launching a new project. Even better. Act Now to Save.

Amazing Things Will Happen – Video Book Review

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Question: Have you already read  Amazing Things Will Happen ?   I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. When  C.C. This isn’t a marketing book. This isn’t a self-help book, though that is how it’ll get bucketed. This is a guidebook. field manual to a better life. guidebook to achieving everything you’ve been jotting down on your  life list. created.

It’s Not About the Platform

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. A favorite hobby of many in this industry seems to be telling people that they’re doing “it” wrong, whatever “it” is in the given conversation. Some people want to debate the technical aspects of the platforms.

Happy Birthday, Laura!

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So, as I do every year, I’m asking you to stop by and leave a comment wishing her a Happy Birthday. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Imagine if your birthday fell the day after one of the biggest party days of the year. Doesn’t sound too much fun, huh? Cheers!

Being a Big Deal Isn’t Such a Big Deal

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. When I talk to my family, friends, colleagues or community and ask them how they’re doing, usually they respond with some variation on being too busy, tired and in need of a vacation. What are your thoughts? 

Meetings Are Broken

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If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. In most companies meetings are broken. You and I both know it. We organize and attend meetings that take too long, are unstructured, involve too much rambling and not enough follow-up. We meet for the sake of meeting, not out of necessity. Purpose.

Coca-Cola's Happiness Machine | Justin Levy

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Coca-Cola’s Happiness Machine Written on January 20, 2010 by Justin Levy in social media , video 28 Comments - Leave a comment! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.

The Power of a Note

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Power of a Note Written on August 8, 2009 by Justin Levy in communications , customer service , interaction , loyalty , presidentobama , social media , video , zappos 35 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed.

The Growth of Demand Discovery

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking The Growth of Demand Discovery Written on July 1, 2010 by Justin Levy in content strategy , guest post , marketing , marketing strategy 0 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Not literally, but figuratively.

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

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking It’s Not the Tools, It’s What You Do With Them Written on October 14, 2009 by Justin Levy in business , business strategy , chrisbrogan , communications , ims09 , inbound marketing , motivation , social media , social media strategy , video 21 Comments - Leave a comment! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Yes, I work with him at New Marketing Labs. channel.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! Admittedly, I comment a lot less than I used but I share tons more now.  Thomas I like comments.

The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators

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Sure, every single comment or like doesn’t have to be responded to and sometimes you will have people there just trying to pick an argument with you or your company. You also don’t need to run down a list of comments with “Great, thanks” type comments. It’s only natural. There is no strategy. No goals. No content calendar. Not having any goals.

Holiday Recipe Resources

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Add them below in the comments so the rest of us can go check it out. If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader. Anyone that knows me knows that I’m a huge foodie. guess that’s what you would expect out of a restauranteur, huh? FoodGawker. Food Network. AllRecipes.com.

Reply to Facebook Comments via Email | Justin Levy

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Reply to Facebook Comments via Email Written on January 12, 2010 by Justin Levy in facebook , social media 15 Comments - Leave a comment! Today Facebook launched the ability to reply to comments (status updates, photos, videos, and Wall posts) via email.

Capturing One Day of Your Life

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Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Capturing One Day of Your Life Written on July 7, 2010 by Justin Levy in community , video 0 Comments - Leave a comment! If you enjoyed this post, please consider leaving a comment or subscribing to the feed to receive future articles delivered to your feed reader.