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What is Social Capital? How Online Influence Leads To Real Wealth

January 30, 2015 1 Comment
What is Social Capital? How Online Influence Leads To Real Wealth

In my previous article I discuss personal branding and only very briefly discussed the concept of social capital. I ended with the thought, “Where financial capital fails, social capital performs tremendously well.” It’s certainly an enticing thought for me that one can brace for economic shock through the development of your personal presence on the Internet – […]

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The Power of Personal Branding and the Business of Being You

January 27, 2015 4 Comments
The Power of Personal Branding and the Business of Being You

What is a business or brand without a reputation? How well-known and regarded is this reputation and is it helping or hurting the organization? Without name recognition (good or bad) a business goes no where. It ceases to exist in the mind of the consumer. Did you know that, today, your personal brand is every […]

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YouTube’s SmarterEveryDay Takes On Facebook: 6 Tips for Fighting Digital Piracy

January 20, 2015 0 Comments
YouTube’s SmarterEveryDay Takes On Facebook: 6 Tips for Fighting Digital Piracy

Emerging Online Feud Between Popular YouTube Channel, Smarter Every Day, and Facebook over Bauer Media Group’s Unauthorized Use of Intellectual Property Prompts Video Entrepreneur Magazine Executive Editor to Issue Six Tips for Combating Digital Piracy Rife Among Abusers of Video Hosting Platforms L. Scott Harrell, Video Entrepreneur Magazine’s Executive Editor, wrote about the public row […]

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90 Second Reads – 13 Great Tips for Starting a Blog & Keeping it Going

April 19, 2014 0 Comments
90 Second Reads – 13 Great Tips for Starting a Blog & Keeping it Going

With the demise of Facebook’s free organic reach for brands and businesses, many of my friends and colleagues are moving to Google Plus and going back to blogging, and for good reason: Google Plus has been shown to dramatically improve the search engine rankings of associated blog contents. Blogs continue to be one of the most important […]

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“Can I Make Money In Any Online Business Using A Simple…?” No, You Cannot.

April 8, 2014 2 Comments
“Can I Make Money In Any Online Business Using A Simple…?” No, You Cannot.

A dear friend from high school asked me this morning what I thought about an advertisement disguised on Facebook to look like an article titled “Learn How to Make 6-Figures In Any Online Business Using a Simple 3-Part Blog Formula” in which the authors are touting a free online webinar promising to teach others: Why there’s […]

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