Turning Your Hobby Into a Business

I did a recent interview with a crafter/artist who turned her hobby into her business.  Re-reading it, two things struck me: I bet there are a LOT of people out there who have turned their hobby into a business. I bet there are even MORE people out there would LOVE to turn their hobby into…

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For a Publishing Company, Twitter is the Best of Many Worlds

Inteviewer’s Note: As I’ve been exploring ways to use Twitter for business, I figured the best way to find out more information was to ask fellow business owners. In the latest part of our never-ending series,  we’ll be talking to Kathy Reading of ScanGroup.net, who I befriended on Twitter after meeting him through Pluggio’s friend…

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Twitter Vs Facebook: Entry #2

I’ve been researching more about the relative merits of Facebook and Twitter, especially when it comes to being used for business.  A lot of press articles have been popping up lately, so I thought I’d share some of the more interesting ones: Fortune reports that Twitter might find a fortune to be made in directly…

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How Twitter Helped an Artist Turn Her Hobby Into a Business

Interviewer’s Note: As I’ve been exploring ways to use Twitter for business, I figured the best way to find out more information was to ask fellow business owners.  In the latest part of our never-ending series,  we’ll be talking to Roni Rosenzweig , an artist/crafter I  befriended on Twitter after meeting her through Pluggio’s friend…

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Twitter Vs. Facebook: Why Is Twitter Better for Business?

Time and time again in my interviews, I ask people about their social media strategy, and time and time again, they tell me that Facebook was a complete waste of time. Twitter, on the other hand, was a godsend. Yet every day I read another breathless article from a tech journalist reporting on how Facebook…

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Crisis Management With Twitter: In Conclusion

OK, indulge me just ONE more quick post about the whole Netflix brouhaha, and then we’ll return to our regularly scheduled programming :) I noticed that the company silence has finally been broken.  Yesterday, they began talking about a new feature for Android phones, which falls in line their strategy to focus on streaming video…

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