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Do you create great content? Find out how Author Rank allows you to claim ownership of your content regardless of where you publish online, become an authority in your niche and have your avatar and name show up in the search results. What is Author Rank? “Google needs a better way to sift through and determine quality in an age where content can so easily be produced and distributed” – Peter Norvig, Director of Research at Google. Simply put, Author Rank is the idea that your…

Blogging by definition is a display of web log posts, normally in reverse chronological order. It can be a company blog, personal blog or business blog. Blogs can be the work of a single individual, a small group, or (more recently) multiple authors. Multi-author blogs (MABs) consist of posts written by a number of authors and professionally edited. The majority of high profile collaborative blogs are based around a single uniting theme, such as politics, technology, or business. The Blogging…

I have just spent a number of days going through a remarkable 184 page document produced by McKinsey Global Institute (MGI). The title of the report is The Social Economy: Unlocking Value and Productivity Through Social Technologies.  This report shows what a tremendous advantage Social Technology is to the world of business. Here I am going to highlight some of these benefits to save you having to read 184 pages… Advantages to business of social technologies Product…

On July 1st, 2012 #45Conversations was launched by Jane Boyd.  It was a challenge to see if 45 Google+ Hangouts On Air could be held in 4 days.  What has unfolded since can only be described as a crazy and epic online conversation adventure that has been full of learning, amazing people and endless possibilities.  Jane has talked with some really interesting individuals – all over the world.  Every person has shared unique stories plus tons of ideas related to social media,…

This post was originally published on the Bizsugar Blog. If you missed it, last week concluded our month long “Rock Your Biz” business blogging contest. The full list of contest winners can be found here. As you might certainly imagine, it isn’t possible to put together such an extensive undertaking without support from many people. That group, of course, includes the members of the BizSugar community. Behind the Scenes However, we thought we’d also pull back the curtain a bit to…

A Funky Name, a Funky Business, and a Funky girl. That’s certainly what the Irish Dragons thought of Samantha Kelly of Funky Goddess when she presented to them recently for funding and mentoring. Funky Goddess began as an online site selling a beautifully packaged gift box for young teenage girls called “Welcome to Womanhood”. Samantha really did turn taboo into funky in a country that not so long ago had pharmacies selling sanitary towels and tampons in brown paper bags. Her promise to…

There is a new movement led by grassroots DIY organisations, the cultural sector and social entrepreneurs who accomplish monumental feats with scarce resources. They are fuelled by a Big Idea and a strong collaborative ethic. As hinted in my last post on re-purposing vacant space, SMEs And Start-ups have a lot to learn from this sector as they too grapple with the same challenges and motivational forces.  It is a movement characterised by community building, innovation and sustainable…

Tweak Your Biz (formerly Bloggertone) is a business blogging community that has been online for three years. In those years it has grown into a recognised international online publication.  Having different contributors who are all experts in their field makes TYB a “go to” place for original, bona fide and relevant articles which are helpful to everyone. I thought I’d ask a few of the regular contributors what they see as the benefits for writing for Tweak Your Biz and here are…

Former TV presenter, Alan Stevens, is now an author and journalist, and runs his own business Media Coach. As an expert interviewee he has been involved in over 2,000 radio and TV interviews. With his wealth of experience he is ideally placed to give insights about the media, and how individuals and organisations can build and protect their reputation.  In April 2012, he was named number 66 in the “Top social media experts to follow on Twitter” by influential blogger and commentator Evan…

It has been just over a year since we launched TweakYourBiz TV (formally Bloggertone TV) and during that time, we were very lucky to get to interview some truly knowledgeable and inspiring business people…… John Jantsch Fred kicked off with an interview with the World’s Most Practical Small Biz Expert, Mr. John Jantsch. Jill Konrath Next up, Greg interviewed the wonderful Queen of Sales and best selling author Jill Konrath. Anita Campbell Then, Ivan interviewed Anita Campbell…