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Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

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While I don’t consume every post from the majority of the blogs or podcasts that I subscribe to, there are a handful that I never miss an article or episode from.

12 Ways to Improve Focus

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Add that to the never ending abundance of information from blog posts to tweets to status updates to magazines, books and other forms of media and you can quickly start to feel like we’re drowning.

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Revisiting My 3 Words for 2012

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Writing more both here, launching my new newsletter and writing on our company blogs will be areas that I put more focus into during the next few months. Welcome to July. We are now 50% of the way through putting 2012 in the history books.

Overcoming Self-Doubt to Achieve Your Greatest Potential

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Told myself that I didn’t like writing even though I’ve published hundreds of blog posts and wrote a book. We all face self-doubt. Even the most confident people have moments where they doubt their capabilities.

Breaking Through a Marketing Plateau

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We read blogs and ebooks and attend webinars about these marketers that are seeing incredible results with their marketing programs. Adjust the position of an image in your blog post, newsletter or email. Has your marketing program become stale?

Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communications

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You publish a new blog post every weekday on your personal website. Awakening your superhero isn’t about a shiny badge for your blog or calling yourself a marketing superhero in your slide deck. That’s what this blog is about, ultimately.

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It’s Not About the Platform

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One area that has never ceased to die down and has continued to be hotly debated is blogging platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Blog Social Media Platforms

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

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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.

Being Prepared with Back-Pocket Metrics

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We’ve launched a new blog and it’s being shared a lot.” In the above example, instead of providing the generic “we’ve launched a new blog” answer, a more impactful response would be: “Everything is going great.

Poke the Box – Book Review

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As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. and began writing a couple blog posts. Seth Godin recently released his new book, Poke the Box (Amazon affiliate link), as part of the Domino Project.

Please Take My 2014 Reader Survey

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After I have compiled the data, I’ll share the results with you in a blog post. Announcements Blog Social Media One area that I have struggled with over the past couple of years has been consistency in writing.

Finding Fresh Voices

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I have been seeking out fresh voices in two main ways: Google Reader – A few days ago I went through all of my feeds, analyzed the stats and unsubscribed from blogs that weren’t providing value to me any more.

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My 3 Words for 2011

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These goals include a mix of personal and professional challenges , including financial, fitness, blogging, and project goals. For example, I’ll blog daily for 3 weeks and then not publish another post for 4 weeks after that. This doesn’t just apply to my blog, though it is the primary reason for me choosing this word, it also applies to projects at Caminito, fitness and several other areas. Over the past week I have been working on my goals for 2011.

Being Prepared with Back-Pocket Metrics

Justin Levy

We’ve launched a new blog and it’s being shared a lot.” In the above example, instead of providing the generic “we’ve launched a new blog” answer, a more impactful response would be: “Everything is going great.

Being Prepared with Back-Pocket Metrics

Justin Levy

We’ve launched a new blog and it’s being shared a lot.” In the above example, instead of providing the generic “we’ve launched a new blog” answer, a more impactful response would be: “Everything is going great.

Developing Routines and Finding Time

Justin Levy

When I look at my blogs and see that I haven’t written in several months I let out a deep sigh. I’m not making a lofty goal of writing a new post every day for multiple blogs. Making anything a routine is hard. This becomes harder as the demands on our time increase.

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

Justin Levy

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.

Get 25% Off the Genesis Theme

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If you’ve stopped by the blog recently instead of only catching up via a feed reader such as Google Reader then you noticed about a month ago I switched over to the Genesis theme framework (affiliate link) and chose to use the Prose child theme.

12 Ways to Improve Focus

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Add that to the never ending abundance of information from blog posts to tweets to status updates to magazines, books and other forms of media and you can quickly start to feel like we’re drowning.

Getting in Shape and Achieving Success in Social Media

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Whether it’s writing new blog posts, doing research, engaging in social channels or any number of other tasks, they are consistent. You’ve decided that this year will be your year to get into shape. You’re going to hit the gym a few days per week and start eating healthier.

Developing Routines and Finding Time

Justin Levy

When I look at my blogs and see that I haven’t written in several months I let out a deep sigh. I’m not making a lofty goal of writing a new post every day for multiple blogs. Making anything a routine is hard. This becomes harder as the demands on our time increase.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

One area that has never ceased to die down and has continued to be hotly debated is blogging platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Blog Social Media Platforms

Happy Birthday, Laura!

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Each year I dedicate my blog to Laura for her birthday. But, since we no longer call the radio stations to dedicate songs to our loved ones, I always figured the next best thing in the digital age is to dedicate your blog, right?

Facebook Marketing: Now Available! | Justin Levy

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12 Ways to Improve Focus

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Add that to the never ending abundance of information from blog posts to tweets to status updates to magazines, books and other forms of media and you can quickly start to feel like we’re drowning. We’re all incredibly busy these days trying to balance an endless list of demands on our time. Every day it seems as though we’re saying “yes” to another personal or professional project while jotting down another idea that we hope to pursue someday.

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!

The Power of a Note

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While technologies such as blogs, video and photo sharing sites, and phones that can capture and post all of that content, have helped to create a 24/7, always-on communications and news cycle, it has only enhanced how powerful a simple pen and piece of paper can be.

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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!

Being Your Own Competition

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You don’t start blogging daily because Christopher Penn does. Who is your competition? Not who is your company’s competition but who is your personal competition.

Revisiting My 3 Words for 2012

Justin Levy

Writing more both here, launching my new newsletter and writing on our company blogs will be areas that I put more focus into during the next few months. Welcome to July. We are now 50% of the way through putting 2012 in the history books.

Developing Routines and Finding Time

Justin Levy

When I look at my blogs and see that I haven’t written in several months I let out a deep sigh. I’m not making a lofty goal of writing a new post every day for multiple blogs. Making anything a routine is hard. This becomes harder as the demands on our time increase.

It’s Not About the Platform

Justin Levy

One area that has never ceased to die down and has continued to be hotly debated is blogging platforms. Other blogging platforms such as SquareSpace, TypePad and MovableType enter the discussion too but the main focus has been between the big 3. Blog Social Media Platforms

Using Impressions as a Success Metric

Justin Levy

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.

The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators

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You won’t be one of their “must check” Pages just like if you’re not active on your blog or other platforms, they will quickly move on there, as well.

The 9 Deadly Sins of Facebook Pages and Their Administrators

Justin Levy

You won’t be one of their “must check” Pages just like if you’re not active on your blog or other platforms, they will quickly move on there, as well.

Poke the Box – Book Review

Justin Levy

As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. and began writing a couple blog posts. Seth Godin recently released his new book, Poke the Box (Amazon affiliate link), as part of the Domino Project.

Poke the Box – Book Review

Justin Levy

As an avid reader of Seth’s, both his books and his blog, I was excited to read it. and began writing a couple blog posts. Seth Godin recently released his new book, Poke the Box (Amazon affiliate link), as part of the Domino Project.

Now Running on the Genesis Theme Framework

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If you visit this blog via a browser, then you probably noticed that I have been making some changes ’round these parts over the past week or so. Tags: announcements blog miscellaneous

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Holiday Recipe Resources

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Besides these resources, there are thousands of food blogs out there, many of which you can find through FoodGawker and FoodBuzz. Do you have a favorite food blog that you find as a great resource? Anyone that knows me knows that I’m a huge foodie.

Understanding How Google Works [Infographic]

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The folks over at PPC Blog have created an infographic to help us visualize how many considerations and actions take place in less than a second from when you initiate the search and before that results page loads.