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Blogging Tips?

18 February 2008

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A good friend of mine Kiley Newbold has recently started a new blog about Effectiveness and Creating Results, and asked me how long I take to write blog posts. My reply sure felt like a good post in and of itself (and since I’ve been seeking a reason to post), I’m sharing it with you [...]

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About My Company

4 February 2008

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Note: I wrote this post while I worked for SOS Technical. I don’t work there anymore. I run my own recruiting agency now called M|REC (Merrill Recruiting). I still recruit, but now I do it even more awesomely than before. I can help your company suck less at recruiting, too. This post is here for [...]

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Tools I Can’t Live Without

16 January 2008

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I’m a hyper-connected freak. Its my job to know what’s happening, where, when and how much we’re billing for it. I have no choice but to have it all at my fingertips, and to get from A to Z in as few steps as possible. Want to know my secrets? Here’s a list of some [...]

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Favorite Books of Utah Business Leaders

3 January 2008

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Connect Magazine recently put out their 2007 Reader’s Choice Awards. For many of the 25 people featured, they each listed an answer to the question: “Which book has had the greatest impact on your leadership style” I thought a compilation of their answers might be interesting: When page loads completely, the links below will take [...]

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Top 5 Ways Smart People Use Twitter

29 December 2007

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Sharon Sarmiento at 901am put together a great piece on the five cool ways smart people are using Twitter. Its good to see a small list of how peopele are leveraging Twitter, the hyper-short (140 character) micro-communication platform, can do (and avoiding what it doesn’t do). Its great that Sarmiento starts out with the obligatory [...]

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Calendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007

6 November 2007

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Got a phone? Get registered for an incredible Personal Branding teleconference happening Thursday (two days from when I am writing this) and includes an incredible lineup of speakers from all over the world. This conference is FREE, but you must register, and then get on the phone during the section you want to learn. From [...]

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Calendar: Blogging for Business Conference Monday

18 October 2007

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The Blogging for Business conference will be next Monday. Click below to see the Rocky Mountain Voices vidcast with Matt Reinbold and Brad Baldwin Related Posts:Network With MeaningCome one, Come all to Facebook… except you… and you… and…Calendar: Guy Kawasaki Speaking in Utah November 1st, 2007Twitter Me This – Why Hyper Connected People *Need* TwitterLinkedIn [...]

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Come one, Come all to Facebook… except you… and you… and…

12 September 2007

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Yeah, I know this is old news, but when Facebook puts up a tool asking you to import your Gmail contacts, and then BANS YOU for doing exactly that… something’s gotta be said. Harry Joiner, the Marketing Headhunter, was banned for doing just what Facebook said. Maybe it’s because he’s a “recruiter” (boo, hiss) and [...]

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hCard Embedded in New Email Signature

31 August 2007

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<GEEK: BEGIN> I updated my work email signature and felt a little saucy and embedded my hCard information right into the HTML. (Yes, the Unix users out there who only read plain-text emails won’t see it). hCard is a microformat, a way to encode certain pieces of human-readable information with machine-readable meta-data to allow computers [...]

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LinkedIN: Im Gonna Have to Block You

30 August 2007

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Asking people to join your network may be hazardous to your (network’s) health. Recently, LinkedIn, the granddaddy of all business social networkins sites, added some good features, trying to help people get and keep connected.  I am strongly in favor of LinkedIn, and I am glad they made some changes to keep up with the [...]

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