Happy Friday! Just for you: Communications-related links from the past week (excluding the ginormous stories that you’ve probably already seen).
Three ways to connect
online after meeting in person
Sure, the advice here may be common sense, but how many times do you follow through thoroughly after meeting someone? I know I’m guilty of dropping the ball. These tips might help.
Poupon rocks their Facebook page
Christopher S. Penn alerted me to this brilliant use of Facebook by Grey Poupon, my new favourite mustard. See how they created a “members only” area, to which we must apply. So clever. (Yes, they let me in!)
wonder how Social Media Examiner grew so big?
Jeff Bullas reveals these secrets of a successful social media blog.
prospects by connecting, not selling
My good friend Sue Horner (The Queen of Event Reviews) did a really nice recap of the IABC/Toronto Professional Independent Communicators meeting on September 12, with guest speaker Steve Slaunwhite. If you’re an independent communicator, this is required reading!
Google+ Hangouts are growing in popularity. Check out a cool way to promote your Hangout here.
ways to be known as an expert
This post is geared to the under-30 set but applies to most of us who want to get known and be remembered.
lastly, a post of mine: See you at the 2012 Canada Business Communicators
I love attending and speaking at IABC conferences. Please let me know if you’ll be in Ottawa for this event in early November.
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