5 Strategies for Business Development on Linkedin

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1. DON’T CONNECT WITH EVERYONE. Polluting your network can be fatal to your reputation.  Export your connections and “delink” anyone who is not someone you know, like, or trust.  Remove anyone you will absolutely not refer.  Remove anyone who is only a personal friend or contact.  It’s okay to start with a small number of […]

How Interns Added Profit to Our Company

ThinkViral's summer interns, Remy Gordon and Leah Thomas.

  This summer, ThinkViral hired our first two real interns: Remy Gordon and Leah Thomas, both seniors at Shawnee Mission South High School. While most interns tend to be going into, or are already in college, we wanted to give these younger kids a shot to see what they could actually do. Because of the level of responsibility, Gordon […]

Who have you invited to your LinkedIn party?

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Many of you have worked your asses off networking at every event in town trying to meet people and build your pipeline.   Maybe you did this online – which saves time but can also be a huge time waster the second you get lost in a Facebook newsfeed.  It’s a numbers game, right?  The more […]

Who’s Acting Human Online? Johnson County Automotive!

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Have you ever taken your car somewhere for repairs and weren’t sure if you were being taken advantage of? You know the drill… you go in for one issue and they somehow find several other things that need fixing. Ugh! Wouldn’t it be dreamy if a car shop existed where you knew the humans that […]

How Your Business Can – And Should – Act More Human Online!

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We all live, work, and do business in an increasingly wired world. Mobile data is the 3rd most heavily used media channel after Internet and TV, and the International Telecommunications Union estimates that there are 6.8 billion mobile subscribers worldwide. That’s about 96% of the world’s population. In the United States alone, mobile devices have […]

TWITTER CHEAT SHEET!

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Confused about how to use Twitter for your business?  You may need a cheat sheet to do it right! Here’s a handy guide to help you out: – Twitter only gives you 140 characters to articulate your message. If you are anticipating a response from followers or clients, consider conserving space in your message so […]

How scheduling posts ahead of time could be hurting you

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So we’re all looking to get a little bit ahead, and scheduling content in advance is way more efficient and just plain faster. Right?  Absolutely!  It is definitely faster. And way more efficient than actually having to be AT the party. Think about that.  It’s more efficient than having to be AT the party.  If […]

Look Who’s Acting Human Online Showcase: LockPath

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One wouldn’t think that a provider of governance, risk management, compliance and information security software solutions would excel at acting human online. LockPath, however, has found a way to make internal audit software accessible (and understandable) to the average social media user. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Overland Park, Kansas, it’s clear that LockPath […]

Stop crying about paying for ads on Facebook – Here’s how the paid game works

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This past summer, our friends at Morgan Miller Plumbing (who we are very proud of!) were invited to talk business with Facebook at their HQ in Palo Alto, California. You know what Facebook told them? They told them that Facebook was only 1% done. Wow. There’s never been a Facebook before so what a great […]

How NOT to Sell on Social Networks

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Someone recently sent me a Facebook message trying to sell me a Beach Body nutrition system. Mistake #1 – She spelled my name wrong. This doesn’t seem like a big deal but when my name is blatantly on my profile for the world to see, she showed me she is lazy, so why should I […]