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Networking

Product Launch Fatigue? Or Networking Fatigue?

Dave recently wrote an awesome post about his recent launch and provided commentary about his launch fatigue experience. Now, as his OMG, I got a behind the scenes view of this launch. Many people come to me when they want to make purchasing decisions. I’m in a unique position where I get to see things […]

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Networking

Networking Secrets The A-Listers Won’t Tell You About

I’ve got a bit of a reputation as a skilled networker. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and working with many A-Listers and have had many people beg for my secrets. The truth? There aren’t any. There are strategies. There is hard work and the willingness to accept failure. Rather than provide yet another tutorial, […]

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Conferences

From The Trenches: Connect Now Edition

There has been an influx of trench posts lately. That’s because I’ve been so darn busy just taking action. I’ve just been doing the usual – creating, launching and meeting Gary Vaynerchuk! This trip to Sydney was a test. I wanted to see where I fit in the Australia social media community and how I […]

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Conferences

How to Rock It At a Conference

I just registered for the Connect Now conference in April. I may be freaking out. It will my first interstate trip by myself and will be a massive challenge. Its also a massive opportunity. I love conferences. We don’t get that many awesome ones in Australia and Connect Now has attracted a high calibre of […]

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Rebuilding My Business

Lessons From The Trenches: Prelaunch Edition

Those who follow my twitter or facebook account may know that my friend, Bill, and I prelaunched our joint business site. It was the culmination of an amazing, and insane, fortnight. Its called Social Media Solutions and is looking awesome. In my last post, I talked about how I got into the NEIS program. What […]

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Promotion

3 Essential Lessons (and 3 Benefits) about Viral Blog Posts

You may have seen my latest guest post at Problogger: 30 Bloggers to Watch in 2010. I’ve been doing a bit of guest posting over the past 6 months but nothing as huge as that post. It went viral. The post is still echoing around the blogosphere and it even sparked a group writing project […]

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Rebuilding My Business

How I Screwed Up My Blog in 2009.

I’ve been avoiding writing this post since last year. So. In 2009, I had some severe problems that caused me to make some major screw ups online. I can’t talk about it but I can say, it affected me a lot. I spend half my time at my parents, helping out and babysitting, because thats […]

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Promotion

Why Guest Posting Is Just An Illusion

If you’re following my twitter account, you’ve probably noticed I’m on a slight guest posting spree at the moment. I had one up recently on Remarkablogger. I’ll now be working on ones for other blogs. In this post, I’m aiming to shatter a lot of the myths surrounding guest posts and give tips on how […]