Chris Pirillo’s Quick Tips for Entrepreneurs

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I’ve learned a few things since I started to publish content online in 1996.

The medium is not the message; don’t be afraid to adapt to changing patterns …continue reading

The Zimmerman Trial and How Twitter Felt It

Were you sitting there on the edge of your seat when the Zimmerman verdict was read and processed through the various annals of the Internet? Do you recall your moment or internal conflict? Did you talk about it online? Were you at …continue reading

Monitoring Your Facebook and Twitter Expressions Better

Are you the type who looks to social media like Facebook and Twitter as an outward expression of your emotions? I think, to some degree, we all have a bit of that in us. However, not everyone has the kind of processing …continue reading

Social Responsibility on the Internet Begins at Home

Look, there’s no clever way to SEO this title to get my message across: social responsibility on the Internet begins at home. There’s no way for me to make sure that people are going to get this by inputting something into Google by using specific …continue reading

10 Reasons to Use Deal Sites

This is a sponsored post written on behalf of Deals2Buy, one of the foremost deal sites that compiles bargains, coupons, and sales from all over the Internet and presents them in one place for your consideration. All opinions expressed are 100% my …continue reading

How to Avoid Social Media Overload

Just a few short years ago, there were only a couple of social networks that mattered. Facebook and Twitter were pretty much where everyone hung out. It was pretty easy to keep both sites updated and keep your finger on the pulse of what each …continue reading

Customer Service in the Twitter Age

How does customer service in the age of social media — especially Twitter — differ from customer service at any other time in consumer history? Here’s a little story.

My wife and I decided to buy a desk for my birthday that was coming up, …continue reading

Community Conflict: Causes and Cures

When you’re in charge of making sure that a group of people — any people — get along, it’s easy to wonder if a community conflict is inevitable. And it doesn’t matter if that group of people is an online forum, a classroom, a Facebook …continue reading

How Soon is Too Soon for Social Media?

How soon is too soon when it comes to carrying on with business as usual in the wake of a massive tragedy? It was mere days ago that the horrific and unanswered events of the Boston Marathon bombing rocked the headlines and there wasn’t a …continue reading

Fear of Being Alone: Social Media in Entertainment

I remember this special, magical time in my youth spent with my Sega Master System, where I would need nothing but a controller and my little composition book. My mother had started this trend of writing down notes about the various games I was playing …continue reading