Doctors Attempt to Fight Social Media

The other day I found an unbelievable article about how some doctors are making their patients sign waivers prior to treating them.  While that’s nothing new for most professions- many require some sort of waiver releasing liability- this was something different. The waivers/agreements said the patient was not to write an online review that put…

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Building My Twitter Following: Trends Observed

I’m up to a little under 900 followers as of today. Still working on building the ranks, every day. It’s an ongoing task but it’s fascinating to watch how it does accelerate. A lot of entrepreneurs and business owners have told me about this acceleration phenomenon: they’d set out to Tweet regularly and watch people…

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How Twitter Helps an Architect Market his Business

Interviewer’s Note: As I’ve been searching for unique businesses to feature on the Pluggio Blog, I met Greg Shue, who runs a South Carolina architecture firm specializing in traditional designs. We spoke via email about his work and how he uses social media in his business. Welcome to the Pluggio Small Business Blog, Greg! Please…

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Did Twitter Help Re-invent the Stock Market?

So I’ve been searching for topics about how people are using Twitter to make money, and came across an unexpected tangent. It’s about 50Cent using a Twitter blast to hype up one of his stocks, which then rose in value and increased his worth by over $8 million- in a single day. Told so I…

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Watch me Learn How to Market Using Twitter in Real Time!

Welcome to my first blog post for Pluggio! I’m Jason, an entrepreneur from Los Angeles running a few small businesses, exploring the world of new media and e-commerce. I’ve done a little bit of everything over my 8 years in L.A. (scuba diver, filmmaker, hypnotherapist, illustrator).  And now I’m a blogger. Justin, the man behind…

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How Can Your Profile on Twitter Reach The Right People?

Every day I look at potential new people to follow on Twitter,  scanning every suggestion Pluggio sends me, based on the search results of keywords like “smallbusiness” and “entrepreneur.”  Then I make a snap decision to discard or follow that person.  If they are relevant to small business somehow, I’ll follow them.  If they’re not,…

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