Entries by Sandy Wiles

Quick Tip: Google Alerts

You really need to know where you’re showing up online and the easiest way to do that is to use Google Alerts. It’s super easy. Just go to Google Alerts and either do a search query or enter the alerts you want to receive. You need to set up your own name but you can also set up alerts […]

Do the follow up

If you do any type of networking, you must do the follow up. We all know it. We’ve all heard it before. But somehow follow up is the one task that gets left on our plate every week. Follow up is basically a two-step process; find a contact manager and add it to your schedule. Contact Manager […]

Listen Carefully; Increase Efficiency

Over the last few weeks I’ve run into several situations where so much confusion has occurred and time has been wasted due to a lack of listening. And by listening, I mean really listening; completely reading; paying 100% attention to what’s being said. In most cases this occurs in email communication. Email is a communication […]

Don’t Slam The Social Door on Engagement

Don’t blow it when it comes to engagement on social sites. Too many brands (and you’re a brand if you’re running a business) spend way too much time and energy pushing their message out while ignoring the fact that social media is just that–social, and there is an absolute need for interaction and engagement. Small business […]

Audio File Reduction in iTunes

I do a small amount of audio editing for clients and always run into the same problem — the audio file is too big to email. Now, I know I could upload the audio to a file sharing service and share the link but in most cases I want an audio file that is smaller. […]

Is Facebook Really So Horrible?

I was reading this article today and am really excited about the new look Facebook is going to be putting out. I know not everyone agrees with me. People hate change. People complain about change…and ads. Those are two of the biggest complaints I see everyday. I spend some time on Facebook. I know that I only […]

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Building Your Digital Home

When it comes to engaging customers and potential customers on your website, you need to know that there are tons of possibilities out there. You’re really only limited by your imagination. Not sure you’re ready to shell out the big bucks for an expensive website? Not to worry. I wouldn’t even bring you here if I […]

Segmenting Facebook For My Sanity

I’ve seen a lot of posts on Facebook lately about Interest Lists. Rumor has it that if you hover over the Like button on a fan page, it gives you the option to add that page to Interest Lists and it will show up regularly in your newsfeed. While that may be true, I wanted […]