In this post, you’ll learn the key to getting new newsletter subscribers to your blog or online cult (the good kind). Enjoy! I was having a chat with a bloggy friend today. The chat was about things, and then other things, but all devolved into a discussion of why people subscribe to blogs, and why […]
I’ve got a new podcast up where I tell you why I think you should pay to volunteer. Yup – I said. And I’m serious. Paying to do short-term volunteer work in an international setting is (to me) essential to non-profit sustainability. Listen to it here.
When I first declared Twitter bankruptcy last week, I didn’t tell anyone. And, appropriately, no one noticed. For two days, it was the best thing I ever did that no one knew I had ever done. Or something like that. In fact, it took 48 hours for one of my former 700 Twitter followers to […]
This is hardly a comprehensive list of the best people to follow on Twitter. But it is mine. So, after declaring Twitter bankruptcy for my birthday this week, I knew I wanted to make a big birthday Twitter bang when I followed back a bunch of my favorite Twitter users again. This “big birthday Twitter […]
This is an article about declaring bankruptcy on Twitter. Not the other kind. Act accordingly. Five years ago, the maximum number of starred emails I allowed in my Gmail inbox was 100. Over time, that has creeped up. And up. Now, I regularly work hard to keep the number of unread or starred messages staring […]
As I’ve said before, for the last four (five?) years I’ve set a goal to read 100 books a year. In 2011, I hit the goal (yay!) and have finally gotten around to updating the final list. I’ve also started my new 2012 list here. (And, and as amazing new addition — In 2012 I’ll […]
What is the Twitter for Good Unconference? A chance for you to learn how to excel on Twitter (as I teach in my book), from the comfort of the non-conference venue that is your home/computer/ipad. Killer video and audio content, smart lessons, etc. Learn all about it here. Want in on the Twitter for Good Unconference? […]
My Twitter for Good Unconference is coming up next week and today’s the last day to enter to win a free pass. (You can also sign up directly with a $100 donation to Hope Runs here.) Go here to enter! If you’re signed up, I’ll be sending out log-in information tonight for the Monday start!
If you read this here blog, you know I’m hosting a Twitter for Good Unconference next week. (Here are 5 reasons you should sign up). For those of who are not interested in donating $100 to Hope Runs to sign up, I’m offering 3 free passes that you can enter to win! Do You […]
In the first ten of my social media pet peeve videos, I’ve managed to talk about why you shouldn’t talk too much about yourself a full three times. So it must be an important one. Here’s installment there of why you shouldn’t talk about yourself on social media too much. Listen and learn.