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How to Ask for Social Media Favors
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How to Ask for Social Media Favors

Posted  July 30, 2014  by  Ross Quintana

How to Ask for Social Media Favors Hello Everyone, If you have been around social media for a while there will no doubt come a time when someone asks you to do social media favors. I get requests like this all the time as do many other people especially if they have a good sized […]

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Social Media Tactics - Social Magnets
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Social Media Tactics of Marketers Across the Web

Posted  July 25, 2014  by  Ross Quintana

Hello Everyone, The internet is a roaring sea of information. A marketers paradise, or a mirage for many. The ability to market to target audiences and even mass market are ridiculous, but all this noise makes success a mirage in the online desert. Marketers are constantly looking for new social media tactics and advice from […]

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The Sum of All Smarts
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The Sum of All Smarts

Posted  June 16, 2014  by  Ross Quintana

Hello Everyone, Alas, I felt the need to write a post and here we are sitting together. I was recently reflecting on one of the core things that I feel separates me from many other people. I like to do things smartily. Yes I can and will make up words with no fear of a […]

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How to Create Excellent Video without Smarts
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How to Make Exceptional Videos Without Smarts

Posted  May 29, 2014  by  Ross Quintana

Hello Everyone, Video has been looming around the social media landscape for some time, yet only recently is it really coming into its own. Youtube has a huge hand in making video stay on top of mind, and recently sites like vine have shown people can make videos on the fly, but there have been […]

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Counter Positioning to win
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Counter-Positioning to Win

Posted  May 28, 2014  by  Ross Quintana

Hello everyone, When it comes to positioning, this is one of the most powerful concepts to good strategy. It reminds me of the the ancient karate master who stands there smoking his pipe while 3 young guys try and fight him and he defeats them with little to no effort. He is a master of […]

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How to Ask for Social Media Favors

How to Ask for Social Media Favors

How to Ask for Social Media Favors Hello Everyone, If you have been around social media for a while there will no doubt come a time when someone asks you to do social media favors. I get requests like this all the time as do ma...
by Ross Quintana
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Social Media Tactics - Social Magnets

Social Media Tactics of Marketers Across the Web

Hello Everyone, The internet is a roaring sea of information. A marketers paradise, or a mirage for many. The ability to market to target audiences and even mass market are ridiculous, but all this noise makes success a mirage ...
by Ross Quintana
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The Sum of All Smarts

The Sum of All Smarts

Hello Everyone, Alas, I felt the need to write a post and here we are sitting together. I was recently reflecting on one of the core things that I feel separates me from many other people. I like to do things smartily. Yes I ca...
by Ross Quintana
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How to Create Excellent Video without Smarts

How to Make Exceptional Videos Without Smarts

Hello Everyone, Video has been looming around the social media landscape for some time, yet only recently is it really coming into its own. Youtube has a huge hand in making video stay on top of mind, and recently sites like vi...
by Ross Quintana
1

 
 
Counter Positioning to win

Counter-Positioning to Win

Hello everyone, When it comes to positioning, this is one of the most powerful concepts to good strategy. It reminds me of the the ancient karate master who stands there smoking his pipe while 3 young guys try and fight him and...
by Ross Quintana
1

 

 
3 Tips for More Social Engagement on Twitter

3 Tips for More Social Engagement on Twitter

Hello Everyone! OK so I had to actually take a break from my work to write this post because I work with social media every day. I see the good bad and ugly on Twitter. With over 50k followers my feeds, are like a stock ticker....
by Ross Quintana
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Staying in Front of Your Customers

Staying in Front of Your Customers

Hello Everyone, OK I’ll admit I have not written a new post for a little while. Having tons of projects, a move, and all my clients takes you away like a groundswell, which by the way is a great book :] Shout out to Charl...
by Ross Quintana
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Popups sent to hell

Why Your Pop-up Ads Will Burn in Hell

OK, it’s true, I’m going to go holy roller on you. It is time to send your pop-up, pop-under, and panel advertising to H – E Double Hockey Sticks! Let me start this post with a simple event today. I was on Fac...
by Ross Quintana
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Small Voice in a Big World - Social Magnets

Small Voices in a Big World

The internet is big and it connects billions of people. This means the level of noise is immense. Our response to the noise of the world like a baby’s response to over-stimulation is to need quiet time. This is why market...
by Ross Quintana
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Samsung UnPacked 2 - Social Magnets

Samsung UnPacked Event and What they are Missing

Well, Samsung held their UnPacked 2 Event at IFA 2013 in Berlin. I wrote a post last year about The Good, Bad , and Ugly of their last event where I analyzed the event, products, and their target market. Well, this is the 2nd S...
by Ross Quintana
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The Secrets of Social Gratitude - Social Magnets

The Secret of Smart Social Gratitude

I was reading a post by Mark Schaefer this morning called, Why I stopped thanking people on the social web. It was an interesting article on the issue of Tweeting thank you’s to people who share your content. There is an ...
by Ross Quintana
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Social Collaboration - The Next Level

Social Collaboration – Mixbit and The Next Level

The world of social media is constantly changing and evolving. Where is it heading and what is next? Today I saw Mixbit trendingĀ on Twitter so I checked it out. The original co-founders of Youtube Steve Chen and Chad Hurley ha...
by Ross Quintana
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Collect it All - Privacy Rights

Collect it All – Social Media and Online Privacy

In a recent article about the NSA and the Snowden Leak about Prism the NSA’s information collection program, the Guardian boils down the heart of the story. “Collect it All” This was a brilliant piece by them ...
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