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How to Correctly Format a Blog Post

By Bridget Willard | May 29, 2020

When you write a blog post it’s more than just an essay that you used to write for school projects. You need to write in a way that’s educational, informative, and slightly entertaining. This is marketing copy; it’s not a term paper. A blog post is not a journalistic article. People are used to seeing…

Facebook for Business – I don’t want to be your friend. By @TheFabulousOne

By Bridget Willard | August 9, 2011

When I saw this post on Amy’s profile, I had to ask permission to cross-post it here.  Often we just need to hear the fundamentals of social media to reinforce what is true. I’m not an expert. I’m an enthusiast when it comes to Social Media and Facebook. For my personal brand, I prefer Twitter,…

Email: It’s Not an Eighth Grade Paper

By Bridget Willard | July 24, 2011

If you write an email that’s easier to read (scan), you’re more likely to get a response.

Manage Twitter in Less than Five Minutes A Day

By Bridget Willard | June 4, 2011

With time management, you can literally tweet and reply to mentions in five minutes a day. Pair this activity with checking your email in the morning. I promise you have time. Put it in your calendar. Do it every work day for a month. Then look at your stats. You’ll never regret it. You have…

Customize Public Settings on LinkedIn

By Bridget Willard | June 2, 2011

Why am I on LinkedIN?  Well, it seems either someone wanted help with how to use it or someone else was looking for a job and wanted a recommendation or I felt that I was socially compelled to accept the invite.  For whatever reasons I’ve maintained my profile all of these years, I’ve never taken…

Twitter and LinkedIn – How linked should they be?

By Bridget Willard | May 22, 2011

Update 6/29/12: Thanks to an announcement today, this entire blog post is obsolete.  Let us all take a moment of silence to remember the chaos once inflicted upon us by serial cross posters. Now go and share some relevant content with your professional connections.  As Linkedin recommends: “Initiate the conversation on LinkedIn.” Wow! What a…

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