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Personal Content Marketing Strategy

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

My ongoing job search lately has lead me to do a lot of Googling and a lot of lying in bed unable to sleep, which sometimes leads to me getting up and sitting in front of my computer more. There are a lot of self proclaimed experts online, some of them actually know what they are talking about, some of them just talk a lot. Separating the wheat from the chaff is still a billion dollar problem online, as someone who continues to spend too much time online, here is how I manage my personal social media firehose…

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Klout and Personal Branding Online

Monday, November 14th, 2016

During my never ending job search I sometimes get questions or comments about something on my website, sometimes the comments are positive, sometimes less so. In fact I think people who don’t value honesty and integrity probably never interview me at all. That said a lot of effort has gone into this website over the last ten or fifteen years. The ROI has not been enough…

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WordPress Plugin Woes

Saturday, November 12th, 2016

Although I and indeed the whole world have much bigger problems, I’ve continued to tweak and try to improve my WordPress install and theme. I am waiting for replies or updates for several plugins or support threads as detailed in my previous post. What I should probably be doing is studying but my heart isn’t in it and what I’m really waiting for is the company I interviewed with last to get back to me…

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Impact VS Influence, Another Dichotomy

Friday, June 3rd, 2011

I decided to write another blog posting elaborating on one of my all encompassing theories from yesterday’s post. The theory in question I dubbed “Concentric Circles of Coolness” and it was developed late one night in Nuremberg Germany while listening to Townes Van Zandt…

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140 Characters to Rule Them All!

Wednesday, May 19th, 2010

So it is Wednesday and I pick up the Globe and Mail and to read at Subway, I get to the Careers section and what does it advise? Tweeting! I’m still trying to blog my way to a better career, now I’m supposed to tweet to my army of fanatical followers about needing a job. Color me skeptical…

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Miniature Scale & Social Networking

Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

I actually got the idea behind these photos from something I saw over at Blackmoor.ca. Angela Imrie, an excellent female miniature painter from Calgary Alberta, took a picture of one of her miniatures positioned beside a quarter, no a US penny…

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Your Personal Brand Online

Sunday, August 20th, 2006

You can’t control what other people say or think about you, so online there is always potential for less than flattering information turning up in a Google search conducted by your future boss. Rather than worrying about what you can’t control you can be more proactive by publishing online yourself…

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