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The Power of Tribe

Battle Rock

Yesterday I told a story of bravado. I thought I could take my fully-loaded motorcycle a gravel road down to the beach at Port Orford, Oregon for the glory of a bragging rights photo of my front tire in the Pacific Ocean. You’ll remember that I mentioned a cool outcropping of volcanic …

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2011 Summer Publicity & Social Media Intern Needed

This year’s trip I’ll be interviewing subjects for the book I’m writing as well as raising money for breast cancer causes. To those ends, I want to build followers for myself and the upcoming book. Based on last year’s experience, I foresee some specific roles the intern will play, but …

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Reverb10, Day 17: Lesson Learned

Prompt:  What was the best thing you learned about yourself this past year? And how will you apply that lesson going forward? Some 20 years ago now, I watched the Bill Moyers series of interviews with Joseph Campbell, author of many books, including The Power of Myth.   What I …

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“Involve Me, and I Will Understand”

statue of playing children

Since I’m an avid BMW motorcyclist now, I came across this video on a forum I belong to. Don’t dismiss it just because you’ve no interest in motorsports — there’s an important takeaway for professionals who want to connect at a deeper level with clients and prospects. Involve = Engage This …

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Reverb10 Day 7: Community

Prompt:  Where have you discovered community, online or otherwise, in 2010? What community would you like to join, create or more deeply connect with in 2011? Online community was the bounty of  both 2009 and 2010. In 2009 I met my co-author on Twitter and in 2010 I met dozens …

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Case Study: My Social Media Road Trip

I had the opportunity to debrief the Business Sorority of NC on the vital role that social media played in my 2010 road trip. I used Twitter, Facebook Pages, Vimeo, Flickr, and my travel blog to: raise money for my expenses and  the National Breast Cancer Foundation get news stories in …

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No Experience, No Motorcycle, No Money? No Problem!

Many of my Facebook and Twitter friends followed my trip from its conception in March 2010 to its conclusion at Kickstands Down in August 2010.   In this series of four videos, taken from a fundraising event for the Pink Ribbon Possee, a Charlotte, NC  Susan J. Komen affiliate, I recap …

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Feeding That Hungry Media Machine

When I pulled into the Caribou Coffee back home, two TV station trucks, The Charlotte Observer and South Charlotte Weekly magazine were there to greet me. Larry Sprinkle makes 6:45am worth the effort Here’s my interview with the NBC affiliate the next morning (6:45am). WBT’s Keith Larson commits And here’s …

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Social Media: Ethics & Best Practices for Attorneys

Like financial professionals, attorneys bear the burden of using good sense and propriety online.  Would that everyone bore a similar burden! (but I digress). Friday morning I co-facilitated a continuing education seminar for the Mecklenburg County Bar on social media with Andy Ciordia and Ted Claypoole . The attorneys asked great …

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C’mon, Caribou!

I’m putting social media to all kinds of use on the pre-trip.  Let me tell you about Facebook’s power: in one evening’s search I found a group of women motorcyclists from Canada and the US who are riding to a central(ish) meeting point in Cheyenne, WY in support of the …

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