Do you like flowers? Yes! Do you enjoy flowers? Well, yeah. Do you love flowers? Most people say that they like flowers and would be flattered to receive them. BUT very few people truly love the flowers of a plant. Love requires sacrifice. How many people do you know who will sacrifice for a plant,Continue reading “Sacrifice for the Flowers of Social Media”
What can I say? At home in Fort Smith, Arkansas it has hardly rained in two months. Even the watermelons are in short supply and they can grow in road ditches, given that they get enough water. Where I normally have a beautiful flower garden and vegetable garden, I now have a lot of brownContinue reading “Now What: Connect Authentically”
First allow me to tell you a little bit about what brings me here, to this place and time. In January 2010, I was doing marketing for a small business in Fort Smith, Arkansas that had a shoe-string budget and wanted to reach as many of their target audience as possible with little to noContinue reading “Social Media: Now What?”
Do you now or would you like to own a small business? Have you ever worked for a small business? I can answer these questions with conviction and odds are that you can also. In my opinion, small businesses are where it’s at and they are the back-bone of America. (Non-profits aren’t too bad either.)Continue reading “Running water, toilets, electricity, frozen ice cream, tillers, jeeps and Social Media”
An advocate by definition has nothing to gain from the advancement of a cause, practice and/or belief. However, when your job and/or lively-hood and reputation is on the line then it is not as easy to be a consultant, coach, thought leader and/or innovator. Or is it? I assert that indeed one is no differentContinue reading “Connect: Touch the Worlds and Lives of Others”
Recycle, Reuse and Reduce (Waste) Recycle, Reuse (Content) and Reduce Practice Makes Perfect – So Write, Connect & Share!. Have you ever written an article, a review, a story or a blog and realized later that you didn’t do all that you could to show it in it’s best light or didn’t share it withContinue reading “Practice Makes Perfect – So (Re)Write, (Re)Connect & Share!”
I had to stop myself twice today, because people that I hardly know put forth the effort and took the time out of their day to compliment me and I am embarrassed to admit that both times instead of stopping, looking the person in the eye, smiling and sincerely thanking them for their kindness, (headContinue reading “A Special Thanks to @IngridElfver”
Press Release Paragould, AR: Entrepreneurs, economic development leaders, and entrepreneurship educators from across the state of Arkansas will have the opportunity to hear from experts at a two day conference on April 7th and 8th, 2011. “Entrepreneurship at the Next Level,” hosted by the Arkansas Association of Two-Year College’s Entrepreneurship Training Consortium and Black RiverContinue reading ““Entrepreneurship at the Next Level” on April 7th – 8th, 2011”
Annie Sells welcomes you to the 2010 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. This is the sunrise that greeted me one year ago today. If you have not been out to the Fiesta, witnessed this sunrise and watched the hot air balloons soar and then rain out of the sky, then seriously consider it. I have onlyContinue reading “Annie Sells Welcomes You to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta!”
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All I have to say is has anyone seen Wall-E? Qwiki is the world’s Auto. Instead of searching the tube with a remote control or scrolling through movies on your computer to save to your Nextfix, all you have to do is pick a topic and sit back.
Why would a successful CEO, social media guru, public speaker and blogger want you to write about his topics? According to Chris, “If we’re going to show people how to use social media to drive meaningful conversations instead of being yet another marketing tool, we have to run out and educate at a break-neck pace, so we can bring more and more thought leaders into alignment with these big and not-so-big organizations who could use our help.”