Browsing all posts in October, 2008.

Oprah Endorses Amazon’s Kindle: Will E-Books Go Mainstream?

Last week the folks at Amazon got a big boost when Oprah endorsed their e-book reader the Kindle. The Kindle has been a subject of discussion for many people I know.  I have heard both good and bad reviews. Regardless of how you personally feel about the Kindle and e-books, do you think that the [...]

How To Become A Learning Jedi In 30 Minutes Or Less

<p>In a recent post I talked about the importance of <a href=”http://www.digitalcapitalism.com/digitalcapitalism/2008/10/how-to-be-successful-in-social-media-take-action-and-hustle.html”>hustle</a> in succeeding&nbsp; in social media. I realize hustle won’t get you far if you are going in the wrong direction.&nbsp; However, if you are smart about how you hustle you will get where you want to go even faster. </p><p>I have talked about [...]

Social Media’s Key Virtue: Persistence

Today, we live in an online world in which information is exchanged in seconds instead of days. We are consumers of an endless parade of new shiny products and applications.  The great thing about social media is that it is easy  and free to use, but that is also the worst thing about it. Why? [...]

The Basics of Twitter and Business According to Hubspot

If you are new to <a href=”http://www.twitter.com”>Twitter</a> the popular microblogging service and are wondering how you could use it for business the folks at <a href=”http://www.hubspot.com”>Hubspot</a> did a webinar to explain just that.&nbsp; I have embed the video below in case you didn’t call into the webinar last week.&nbsp; Please keep in mind it is [...]

Social Media’s Key Virtue: Persistence

Today, we live in an online world in which information is exchanged in seconds instead of days. We are consumers of an endless parade of new shiny products and applications.  The great thing about social media is that it is easy  and free to use, but that is also the worst thing about it. Why? [...]

How To Be Successful in Social Media: Take Action and Hustle

Social media is becoming popular everyday. More people are understanding the power of online conversations thanks to books like Groundswell.  As social media becomes more popular and we see the rise of online personalities like GaryVee and iJustine people will continue to ask the following questions: “How do I become popular like them?” “How do [...]