Posts Tagged 'personal'

Aug
31

Sound Off: RT Thanks or Not?

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Last week I came across an interesting blog post titled “Eight Twitter Habits That May Get You Unfollowed or Semi-Followed“. I thought it was well-written and I agreed with most of it. I left a comment expressing my thoughts and the author and I had a bit of back-and-forth about my one disagreement. He was very cordial and it never escalated into anything ugly, which can very easily happen when two people publicly disagree. In fact, he even went to my own site and emailed …

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Aug
22

How To Build Your Online Presence On The Cheap – Step 2: Choose Your Name Wisely

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This series started in a previous post, so be sure to read the first installment before diving into this one. There is a certain progression that should happen in correct order for the best results, so be sure to follow the whole series by subscribing to the RSS feed or receiving the updates in your email inbox!

As stated last time, the key elements I am focusing on in the series are:

Your Brand – how you will be identified

What makes a good brand?…

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Jul
31

How To Use #MrTweet Instead of #FollowFriday + My Weekly Recommendations

It’s Friday again, and the hordes of #FollowFriday lists are filling up the Twitter stream once more. Every Friday for the past several weeks I have written a Follow Friday related post to share my thoughts and insights into this social media phenomenon, and I have started my own tradition of recommending at least 10 people here with a more detailed explanation of why I follow them in the hopes that you would follow them too and discover the value I have in each of …

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Jul
28

How I Disconnected From Social Media For A Day – And Survived!

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Throughout my life I have been accused of being a workaholic. Lately I have been accused of being a “Twitterholic”. Personally, I just believe I am a passionate perfectionist who takes great pride in producing the best I am capable of in whatever I pursue. Yes, 6 hours of sleep is a long night for me. And 14- to 18-hour work days are more often the rule than the exception lately. But I chalk that up to living life as a full-time freelance graphic and …

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Jul
23

KAVANA: What Is The Aim of Your Design?

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There is a word in ancient Jewish religious tradition that I have delved into in the past because the concept fascinates me. The word is kavana.

“Prayer requires kavana, which implies not only concentration but meaning and intention in expressing ourselves before God. The word kavana basically means “to aim.” There must be intent in whatever we say, an aiming toward closeness to God.” ~ My Jewish Learning, Fixed Prayer & Sponaneity

Now before you run away thinking this post is going to be …

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