Now Comes The Hard Part


Launching a website is a ton of work but it is only the beginning. Now that your digital real estate is ready you have to get people to care....and that isn't easy....

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Don't wait for perfect


In the world of the internet I think perfect means - 'good enough to help someone'. If one person is able to take your idea and make their life better isn't it better to put that out there right now instead of waiting until it is perfect?...

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Use the tools


You now have access to tools that will let you compete with media powerhouses. Why do so many people choose to not use these tools to drive traffic and conversion - even after they are all set up?...

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Your Personal Brand is More Important Than Ever


It doesn't really matter if it is a job search, bulding business relationships, bulding personal relationships, or just someone's curiousity about you - you will be searched for online. The big question is - do you want to craft your online message or let someone else do it?...

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We must jealously guard our time


Labor Day 2012 has me thinking about time. Maybe the fact that I am just over a year from turning 40 has me thinking about time also. I am thinking about the time that Team Station puts into on our projects. They have nothing more valuable to give and I appreciate it....

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Why doesn't anyone get SEO?


Providing SEO services continues to become more difficult. Everyone wants a magic wand but that isn't how it works. You better be ready to put out some real content. If you try your best to give your prospects great information search engine results happen naturally. ...

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Does Your Work Matter


The team we have, the clients we work with, the friendships we have built. Those things don't happen easily and if you have them you know you are doing something right....

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You Can't Outsource It


When it comes to social media you just can't outsource it. Social media is difficult for most people to wrap their heads around. The obvious answer is to find someone to do it for you. The biggest problem with this is that the conversations you have with your clients and prospects online are too important to outsource....

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The Importance of Perspective in Our Lives


I have an awesome and healthy family, love my work, nice house, car, etc... Of course there is nothing special about me. Many of the people that I interact with have a pretty similar lifestyle. So then why is that some of the people I know constantly complain about "stuff"?...

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LinkedIn might not be the dominant social networking tool for the job seeker much longer...


I just learned about BranchOut (thanks GaryVee!) and it is a must use tool for the job seekers out there. At first glance this tool is very well done and the Facebook integration is a huge magnifyier for any new tool that hits the market. I predict they will grow their user base and job listings at a dizzying pace so get in early!...

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Visual CV is a great resouce for job seekers (and everyone else)!


In keeping with our theme of helping the job seeker and their personal brand I thought showcasing a robust profile site might be helpful. The nice thing about a profile site like this is that you really "set it and forget it". Unlike a blog where you need to post content regularly for maximum benefit a profile site is much less daunting for the job seeker that is just getting started wiith their online presence....

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Do you own YourName.com? Part II


By now you have purchased your domain name. If you haven't already then shame on you - go register it now and then come back. Now it is time to decide what the best platform for you to publish some content about yourself. Some options are...

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Do you own YourName.com?


I am speaking on using social media in your job search in the next couple weeks and I will be posting content regularly on that as I put together my presentation. I will be focusing on social media tools and tactics, managing your online brand and the importance of social media in the workplace in the future....

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Tribes are a good thing


It is no secret that I am a Microsoft guy. My business focuses on .NET development and I LOVE my new windows phone. I think Windows 7 is amazing (hell, Vista wasn't near as bad as many people thought), I can't wait for Windows 8 and hopefully a highly powered Windows 8 powered tablet is in my future....

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Are you using Twitter to listen for jobs?


Twitter is a very powerful platform for industry research of all kinds and job search is no different. If you aren't usng Twitter as a job search tool you are missing out....

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