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Your Employer, Your Pastor, Your Lawyer & Your Mother are watching.

I will never forget the day I saw my 80 something year old mother update her Facebook. I asked her how she learned how to do that and what her interest in social platforms might be. I mean really you

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Be Who You are Online As You Are in Real Time

I have learned something about myself this past year.  It is actually kind of embarrassing. So much so, that to overcome I am going to write about it. I 100% stink at promoting my own brand. I actually have a

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Posted in Sales & Marketing, Uncatagorized

Five Tips On How to Turn Off Your WORK Day

Do you ever feel confused as an Entrepreneur? Your creative mind on ALL the time, and sometimes thinking not, “Where do I start?” but more, “Where do I end?”  When we love what we do, it really is like playing.

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Posted in Sales & Marketing

Customer Experiece Will Cost You

In order for  your business to thrive in today’s world of frenzy, you will have to reinvent your idea of what that customer experience really is.  If you want to go after that customer, guess what it WILL cost you.

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When Tacos Meet Ortega

Sometimes I run across a brand and go chatty crazy over it. I also have the honest thought that if I write about it, they may just send me a case of this yummy goodness. After all, why not? Imagine

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Posted in Food Critic

“Washington Federal-Invested Here”

Washington Federal, you may have invested in the right “here”.  Does all this stuff matter to a potential client? Look at this picture. Washington Federal went all out. They delivered coffee cups, tape measure, a mini canister of breath mints,

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Posted in Business Spotlight

Jason Mraz Knows How To #SpreadYes

I have a confession about Jason Mraz. For the longest time I did not connect his name with his music. With 5 kids between 8-26 yrs. I have been tagging along to their music interests.  However, that being said, there

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Posted in Business Spotlight

Brands Are Catching the Connection

Brands are beginning to really catch the connection.   Remember the day of opening a candy bar, biting down, and believing you had a tooth in your bar, writing a letter to the company and getting a box of 48 candy

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Posted in American Idol, In Real Life, Portland

Taking Your Offline Business Online

Social Media is changing how I work and talk about the businesses I work with, both online and offline. It’s been a bit of a mystery for me to think and work differently. How is this space different? For the

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Posted in Business Spotlight, Sales & Marketing

Everyone Should Have A “Copa Moment”

Today I met with a new company I hope to be working with. Since there are all kinds of laws about disclosing that you are getting paid or given stuff when writing a post, I am happy to say that

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Posted in Business Spotlight

The Love of Harry or #TheLoveOfHarry

I wrote about Harry Connick, JR last December. On the heels of having met him, it was very easy to write “When Harry Met Sally” (you can read that here).  Now that American Idol is in fully engaged in Season

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Posted in American Idol

I Can Only Imagine

I Can Only Imagine what it might be like to be in the same room of American Idol Contestants.  I can only imagine what it might be like to actually kind of sort of sing a duet with one.  And

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Posted in American Idol, In Real Life

The Online Dinner Party-Facebook

I love Social Media. I love connecting, making new friends, and learning more about people, their lives and their work. When I first started out, I thought Social Media was just another form of advertising. Nothing seemed to work and

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American Idol & Vocal Coaching

I seem to write my best posts when a few thousand feet in the air from my IPad. I think I will start with the events on Thursday Jan. 31st, 2014. It started with one of our Fox network contacts

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