Self Promotion is a Social Turn Off

Self promotion, it's all about ME.

Self Promotion makes me sick! Doesn't it you? If you will indulge me just a bit, this post is going to be a combination of ranting against something that irritates me along with thoughts and action steps on how to "not be that person." Because let's face it, no one wants to be that person! Social isn't about self promotion. We've all seen them in our social media world and in our own lives;  people that constantly talk about themselves.  I am not talking about people that Tweet what they had … [Read more...]

6 Topics for Video Success in Your Business

Jen and John

You've heard about it but are you doing it?  Doing what you say...  using video as a part of your social marketing strategy!  We consistently suggest to our clients to use video.  With today's technology you can easily create a video yourself using your smart phone, a tablet or a flip video camera. Other times you may want to hire a professional videographer to capture those special moments. Here are 6 great topics you can capture on video. Tutorial or How-to Product or Service … [Read more...]

Eleven Things NOT To Do on Social Media

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Social Media has become an active component of many marketing strategies. We recently developed a handout entitled,you guessed it, 11 Things NOT To Do on Social Media. We gave you a sneak peak in our post Don't Do It, Three Things that Can Zap the Buzz. Instead of just providing you with the list and making you read them all for yourself, our Social Media (mad) Scientist, John Lusher, put a video spin on some of these items.  We hope you enjoy!! John Lusher on Things NOT To Do on Social … [Read more...]

Don’t Do It!! Three Things That Can Zap the Buzz

The Social Buzz Lab Team

Several weeks ago our Team had the pleasure of participating in the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce Business  Expo held at the beautiful Conference Center at The Inn of Virginia Tech.  This was one of the best events we have participated in and a special thanks goes to the Montgomery Chamber staff for a job well done! There were several hundred business owners expected to tour the Expo, so since we are in the social media business, we decided to provide a handout that included a list … [Read more...]

How to Build Your Alliance Online and Offline

build an alliance

Every morning I login to Facebook, not to see my profile but, to see how many comments my friend John Lusher has received on his morning status update.  John has a large network of friends, who like me, look forward to his engaging, positive and sometimes humorous morning post. It is my pleasure to have John Lusher of John Lusher Consulting, as a guest blogger. He shares how to build a strong alliance. Build Your Alliance I believe most of us have confidence and faith in our own abilities.  We … [Read more...]