Social Media Activity

How to Determine Your Best Times to Tweet

It doesn't matter if you're new to social media or have been tweeting for years, when and how often to share your posts and messages are at the core of what business owners and marketers want and need to know about their social media activity. The challenge of course, lies in the fact that there is no one definitive answer that works for everyone. Tweeting 9 times a day between 12 and 5 might work for me, but not you.

A funny thing happened on the way to Chinatown

A few weeks ago, I decided that it would be really nice to make the 10 hour drive back home to Ohio and surprise my mom for her birthday. She adores her granddaughter and I knew they both would be thrilled to see each other. Not long after I informed my wife and we scheduled the trip, we were invited to a baby shower in Chicago on the same weekend. While we wouldn't be able to attend the actual shower, we love visiting Chicago and decided to stop there on the way back to St. Louis and spend an additional night.

How the 80/20 Rule can help your business

Have you ever been to a networking meeting like BNI, or perhaps a local Chamber of Commerce function? The truly skilled networkers do not attend these events to sell themselves. Instead, they want to make as many quality introductions as possible, and ask questions about those people. What do you do? What kinds of business or clients are you looking for?