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5 great ways to lose business, respect and networking opportunities

Over the last few years I’ve watched and worked with many business owners: from running their social media PR campaigns to blogging, writing articles, guest posting, reviewing, running giveaways, hooking folks up to network with each other and much more. There’s a great deal of Psychology involved in running a business, in my opinion. The […]

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Is Mommy Perks a mom blog…or PR? (Let’s clear this up)

I’ve found myself becoming very frustrated over the months, based on the emails and inquiries I receive. Yesterday, I wrote a post that touched on some of those issues. Someone tweeted me: “It’s hard to know which blogs are editorial/journalistic and which are only writing about paid sponsors.” Fair enough – good point! Let’s clear […]

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Social Media over-rated?

A few days ago I received a webinar invitation. The webinar premise was: “Is social media over-rated?” The email went on to explain that while social media might be important, it’s just one aspect of news/klout/information/power. While I did understand his point, I wondered about it all the same. It seems to me that twitter […]

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October 13, 2010

20 Social Media Tips for Small Business

20 Social Media Tips for Small Business Compiled by Shara Lawrence-Weiss, owner of Mommy Perks 1. Social media is about building relationships. It’s not about pushing a sales pitch. 2. If you are viewing social media as a fast sales platform, you’ll quickly be let down. 3. Don’t worry about rushing your social media presence. […]

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June 19, 2010

4 Business Tips to live by in the age of Social Media

When I was growing up, my parents were involved in various forms of small business, entrepreneurship and service to others. I watched and learned from their actions and decisions, when dealing with people and human nature. Back then, folks would show up at your door to chat, send a letter or make a phone call […]

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