Sunday Brunch Reads with Social Media ReInvention: 04/19/15 to 04/25/15

Sunday Brunch Newspaper

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Hi Social Media ReInvention Community. Sorry for not publishing and keeping in touch over the last few months. Some personal hiccups derailed and distracted me. Writing about these share-worthy links and sharing my take on why you’ll find them valuable is part of the process to get myself on track.  (more…)

When Did Larry Page Become Steve Ballmer?

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Farhad Manjoo of The New York Times published this thought-provoking article: Google’s Time At The Top May Be Nearing Its End. Manjoo discusses how Google’s current and past domination in desktop search advertising is leading to the source of its undoing as a technology leader.  (more…)

Sunday Brunch Reads with Social Media ReInvention 02/01/15 to 02/07/15

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Sorry I didn’t publish last weekend’s editon. Super Bowl Sunday got a little crazy here. Yes, I’m still questioning Coach Carroll’s goal-line call for a pass play. Ugh.

Here are the Social Media ReInvention Community’s shareworthy links. Enjoy your Sunday Brunch! (more…)

17 Research Sources Validating 11 Twitter Best Practices to Grow Followers

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Earning Twitter followers for new users can be challenging. Are there best practices for organically increasing Twitter followers? Yes! (more…)

Sunday Brunch Reads with Social Media ReInvention 01/17/15 to 01/24/15

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My  favorite US National Holiday, Super Bowl Sunday, is coming soon! I’m rooting for the Seahawks because I have family in Seattle. I hope my allegiance to the defending champions doesn’t “deflate” the hopes of my Boston-based friends (insert drum rim shot here).

Here are your share-worthy links for the Social Media ReInvention Community. Enjoy your Super Bowl Sunday Brunch! (more…)

7 Habits and Resources to Rocket Your Blogging Productivity and Creativity

Creativity Child Building Blocks

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61% of survey respondents say their personal blog helped Them Win Their Latest Job. My personal blog launched my new career in digital marketing strategy and analytics.

My last post shares why our professional and digital identities shouldn’t be beholden to a single social media platform. Do more than the herd. A personal website or blog differentiates you from other job candidates by showing how you go the extra mile. (more…)

Sunday Brunch Reads with Social Media ReInvention: 01/11/15 to 01/17/15

Sunday Brunch Menu

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I’m still shocked Big Ten Football captured the first-ever national championship game playoff.  I hope these share-worthy links ease the sting for other SEC fans. Stay warm Social Media ReInvention Community Members and enjoy your Sunday Brunch! (more…)

Are Our Professional Identities Too Dependent on Social Networks?


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These posts in the blogosphere and LinkedIn’s Publishing Platform showcase employment trends describing why a personal blog or website is a vital 2015 professional development goal:

I’d like to add an important and overlooked reason for investing in our own online real estate: Being Blind-Sided by an Online Platform’s Policy Changes.


Sunday Brunch Reads with Social Media ReInvention: 01/05/15 to 01/10/15

Sunday Brunch Newspaper

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Brrrr! It’s cold in The Midwest (East/West Coaster Translation: The Flyover States). Please keep warm and enjoy these share-worthy links during your Sunday brunch.  (more…)

A Public Fan Letter to Marissa Mayer: Keep Fighting. Don’t Give Up.

Marissa Mayer Yahoo CEO

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Dear Marissa,

Navy Seals say, “the only easy day was yesterday.”

I can’t imagine what you feel as negative press swirls around you during your CEO tenure at Yahoo!. From an outsider’s perspective, it seems like you’ve been under personal siege since the summer of 2012 when you accepted Yahoo!’s top job. Tomorrow, a well-publicized book will be released about you. I’ve pre-ordered it to review and draw my own conclusions.

But, I don’t have to read the book to conclude how “tearing down Marissa Mayer” exploded into a schadenfreude, spectator sport.

I’m not a Yahoo! stockholder, but I cheer and root for you. Everyday. (more…)