Six Things Silicon Valley Can Teach Social Entrepreneurs

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I recently wrote a piece for Fast Company (and the new Skoll World Forum website) about the Six Things Silicon Valley Can Teach Social Entrepreneurs. If you’re a social entrepreneur, or you work in a fast-paced technology environment like Silicon Valley, these might ring true.   Here’s a preview…   Six Things Silicon Valley Can Teach […]

Why Smart People Prefer Twitter

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There’s been a lot written about the use of Twitter for writers, and for folks who think in words. As others have said before me, Twitter helps you distill your ideas, refine your thinking, and polish what you want to say into less. If you used to think in words, now you may think in Tweets. […]

Social Media Pet Peeve #2: Over-Sharing

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Ah, the case of over-sharing. On social media, it (sometimes) appears that over-sharing seems to be certain people’s #1 favorite idiotic thing to do. In this social media pet peeve video #2, I share about why over-sharing is so: unnecessary, annoying, and not smart.   Want more social media pet peeves? #1 (Over-asking for retweets) […]

How to Get Book Endorsements and Reviews: Part 2

My endorsement of Michael Hyatt's latest bestseller, Platform. Happy to see other authors I love endorsing it, including Donald Miller and Chris Brogan.

Earlier this week I gave you the top five of my ten tips for getting and managing book endorsements on your next book. (Want the audio version? Check out my podcast on the same topic.) Here are the remaining five tips from the list. 6. If It’s a Glowing Review You’re After, Provide Some Suggestions. Here’s […]