Archive for March, 2009

Facebook Changes Home Page…Discovering the Glitches

The most popular social networking site, Facebook, changed the information that appears on everyone’s home page this week. I’m sure there are a lot of improvements, but of course some glitches too. One big glitch I caught today is

Continue Reading March 16, 2009 at 7:01 pm Leave a comment

Twitter: Don’t become a Follow-aholic

twitter-logoDon’t be a Follow-aholic!

Twitter, the biggest current social media craze, can be very powerful and very addicting.  It’s easy to get caught up in getting lots of people to follow you on Twitter these days.  But it’s important to keep your focus on following people who add value and useful information to what’s important in YOUR daily life.  It doesn’t matter if you follow 20 people or 10,000 people.  If the 10,000 are not adding value to your life but the 20 are really useful sources, then obviously less is more.

Here’s a great article I just came across about avoiding becoming a Twitter Follow-aholic.  There are excellent sources and tools in this article too.  Enjoy!  http://mashable.com/2009/03/10/twitter-followholic/

March 16, 2009 at 2:06 pm Leave a comment

Create a Visability Plan to Map Social Media Efforts

With social media changing how we market our businesses today, there is a new document your business needs. In addition to a business plan and a marketing plan, you should also create a Visability Plan. Basically a summary of all the ways that you are putting yourself and your company out there online. How are you keeping your customers engaged, informed and maybe even entertained?

Continue Reading March 15, 2009 at 9:44 pm Leave a comment

Planning Committee Brings Social Media Breakfast Toledo – April 3rd

Social Media Breakfast Toledo planning committee:

Julie Cantu
Kevin Cesarz
Janeile Cudjoe
Mike Driehorst
Patrick Giammarco
Victoria Kamm
Tim Langhorst
Allen Mireles
Steve Robison
Michael Temple

Continue Reading March 11, 2009 at 3:03 pm Leave a comment

Make A Referral Week – March 9-13th 2009 – Stimulate the local economy Toledo!

Make A Referral Week - March 9-13

Attention all Toledo businesses!  This is Make A Referral Week – March 9-13th, 2009. 

In an attempt to help stimulate the economy – Make a Referral to another local business.  This is a national effort, but think about what you can do here locally to help other businesses.  Give and you’ll get back!  

Read more on the Duct Tape Marketing site by John Jantsch  http://www.ducttapemarketing.com/blog/2009/03/04/have-you-made-your-referral/

March 9, 2009 at 11:10 am Leave a comment

Social Media Breakfast Toledo – April 3rd

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Join us for the first ever Social Media Breakfast Toledo.  A power team of marketing professionals have come together to form a new monthly networking event to help everyone understand the benefits of and how to use social media tools such as blogging, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter to grow your business.  Open to public – please rsvp as we only have 200 seats!  Great networking and lots of information and guidance.

When:   Friday, April 3, 2009    7:30-9:30 am

Where:  Elks Lodge – Holland-Sylvania Rd between Central & Sylvania Ave.  Toledo, Ohio

Cost:   $10 – includes breakfast

RSVP:    julie@my360graphics.com

March 9, 2009 at 8:55 am Leave a comment

Green Business Marketing -Think Green First

360 Graphics is passionate about helping green businesses and sustainable energy alternatives.  We have been servicing several small and start-up businesses in the area lately and are actively looking for more.  Not only is it the wave of the future, it just makes sense.  We get excited about helping entrepreneurs and small businesses that are helping make the world a better place.  One of the sources I turn to in order to find out more about what’s going on in Toledo, Ohio  is www.thinkgreenfirst.net  

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March 2, 2009 at 11:51 pm Leave a comment


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