Tag: #Social Media

How to get out of the crowd at Herzing College

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Yesterday, I had the pleasure to do a talk at the Herzing College, the school I went to. They allocated me one hour with the students, so I decided to split my time in two parts. Firstly, I did a talk on how to get out of the crowd for the first thirty minutes. The... Read more

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Don’t be ashamed of self-promotion

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Let’s be honest, we all use our social media channels to promote ourselves, and our projects. Many people feel ashamed to do so. I don’t. I think we shouldn’t… There are a lot of things we can promote: our expertise, our friends, our ideas, our tastes, our knowledge, our projects, our company… Like everything in... Read more

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Trace a line between the web, and your private life

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People often tell me that I share a lot of things on the Web: it’s true. As weird as it seems to some people, I traced a line between my private life, and what I’m sharing online. It’s important in today’s world to trace a line between your personal life, and the web itself. With... Read more

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So you want to start blogging? If not, you should!

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There are many things I realized in my life, and I spread those ideas to as many people as I can! I want folk to think about their personal brand. I introduce people to the opportunities that come with public speaking! I’m also praising the benefits of starting a blog to whoever wants to hear... Read more

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My Twitter manifesto

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I was talking with the friend Christian Heilmann the other day, and he was highlighting the fact that it’s important today to have a Twitter manifesto, or a place where followers can refer about what you do, what you won’t do, and what can happen if they follow you on Twitter. Since I’m always transparent... Read more

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Better comment at the source

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It’s been a while that I want to write this blog post, but the friend Nicolas Roberge, beats me four years ago (in French). I think it’s still an important topic, so I’ll write my own version of it. Since a couple of years, we have many communications channels on the web, and some of... Read more

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How I’m managing my social media connections

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I got a question from someone about how to manage our social media connections, mostly on professional networks. I would say that there is no unique way of doing it, even if a social media expert suggests you to do it one way, you need to find what make sense for you. Since there is... Read more

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Social Media Sumo

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I found this drawing of Jeff Taylor, and I in my archives: it has been done by an attendee during my talk at the Social Media Breakfast. Nice one, but one thing is wrong: we were not fighting at all. Maybe someday, I’ll have Cynthia Savard-Saucier from TP1 attend one of my talks, and do... Read more

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Once in a while, you should check your social media access permissions

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One thing I do to help me being productive is to get out of my head everything that is not related to the actual task I’m doing. To do so, I’m using tools like Remember the Milk or my Google Calendar. In the latest, I also add tasks I need to do at a specific... Read more

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What can you expect from me as an Evangelist?

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You probably know it by now, I’m looking for a new opportunity as I’m leaving Microsoft. The next challenge that I’m looking for will certainly be in the Evangelism space (or something related) as it’s a role I like so much, and that is what I want to continue to do for a living. Since... Read more

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