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Sounds exciting Ken! I look forward to seeing you again soon. Best wishes for your new endeavor!
10 months ago on Change is in the Air at Inkling Media
Great article Ken!
1 year ago on Social Media: Where Marketing Goes to Die
Thanks Gini. I always learn something from you! When my new company grows, I'll make sure to have my speed dial up to date.
2 years, 1 month ago on Six Tips for Managing an Out-of-Control Social Media Crisis
You can win free tickets to the Comedy Club in Harrisburg by commenting there. (at least I did the other week)
2 years, 8 months ago on Do As I Say, Not As I Do: Confessions of a Social Media Hypocrite
Very happy for you Gini! I'm trying to think of a way I can work in a ride during the day.
2 years, 8 months ago on Caught in the Busy Trap: Is it Making Us Less Productive?
@KenMueller I don't think that it would be worthwhile. Rather spend my efforts trying to work with our followers and grow things organically.
2 years, 9 months ago on Facebook’s Promoted Posts: Are They Worth the Cost and Effort?
Great info Ken. Thanks!
Very inspirational post Ken. Besides that, it is an amazingly well done post, including all of the things that you tell others to include in their posts.
2 years, 9 months ago on Small Business Weapons: Vulnerability and Getting Naked
Ah yes. Another example of us old guys failing to keep up with technology. It is a struggle. That's why there are guys like you Ken!
2 years, 10 months ago on Hello, 1995! – Why You’re Not Getting Found Online
Congratulations Gini! You rock! Keep making things happen and you will be rewarded. So happy for you.
2 years, 10 months ago on Arment Dietrich Creates Partnership with Thornley Fallis
Great post Ken. Reminded me of the idea for my next post on Sustainability. I guess I better get to work! ;~)
2 years, 10 months ago on Culture Surfing: How Small Businesses Can Ride the Waves
Another Muelerific post! Have you started your own dictionary yet? I really liked this one and it got me thinking about the way that I post to my business Facebook page.
2 years, 11 months ago on Color Commentary and Play by Play: A Well-Rounded Approach to Facebook
I love their smorgasbord and always worry about missing something good. I feel the same way about SM. You don't have to consume everything, but it helps if you wear your stretchy pants! ;~)
2 years, 11 months ago on Facebook Advice for People Who Don’t Want to be on Facebook
Finding enough work to keep everyone busy is more important. Think we got another nice church roof to do. YEAH!!! But obviously reading your blog is more important than most other things in my life.
2 years, 11 months ago on Is There Such a Thing as Information Overload?
I started reading this early this morning. Came back to finish it at my afternoon break. There are ways to deal with the flood of info. as you said.
We send out a survey with new roof warranties. The feedback is priceless!
2 years, 11 months ago on Small Business Tip Tuesday: Customer Service and the Power of Inviting Feedback
@KenMueller Yeah I remember him. He always sat around on his front porch, drinking beer and dispersing wisdom!
2 years, 11 months ago on Your Business and the Need for Change
"The only thing constant is change" I don't know who originally said that, but it is as true today as it was then.
Another great post Ken. Reading them makes me wish that I had more time to read and comment on more things. You do a great job. Can't wait until it warms up and we can meet on the porch!
2 years, 11 months ago on 6 Reasons You Should Comment on Other Blogs
Wait a minute, you mean that the Easter Bunny isn't serious? Where did that idea come from?
2 years, 11 months ago on 9 Blog Post Ideas for Your Small Business Blog
Ken, I appreciate your articles that help to make me a better blogger. Thanks!
2 years, 12 months ago on 4 Important Elements of Every Blog Post
Sounds like you had a fun weekend! Funnier than going to the movies. You could have sold tickets and popcorn.
3 years ago on Marketing Lessons from My Neighbor’s Yard Sale
Gini, Thanks for another great post that I can relate all too closely with.
3 years ago on Cash Is King Or You Are Dead
There are way too many platforms and things move way too fast for a small business person to keep up with!
3 years ago on Small Business Tip Tuesday: In Praise of Moving Slowly
Yeah, I've been putting mine off. I guess you talked me into singing up for the contest. Ooooh I can't wait!
3 years ago on Have a Colonoscopy and a Smile!
Very cool idea and wonderfully done!
3 years ago on Letter to My 18 Year Old Self
This hits very close to home. It's all on the line. There seems to be no one who understands and then I read this and know that at least I am not alone in the world. I think that we have turned the corner but it will take a few months to know for sure. I know that my Vistage group will understand, but I'm not so sure about my banker.
Really wish that I had your way with words. Great job!
3 years ago on It’s Lonely At the Top
I looked at it yesterday and I'll probably activate it today. What's the worst that can happen?!
3 years ago on The New Facebook Business Timeline: Is There a First Mover Advantage?
@KenMueller @shonali What I thought was really funny was when I mentioned her in the reply, it went an e-mail to her saying she was mentioned in a post about.......hahaha
3 years, 1 month ago on Of Offensive Smells, Foreign Substances, and Bad Attitudes
Great point about the attitudes, because sometimes it gets a little difficult when everyone is working so hard and tired as we discussed @shonali 's blog yesterday.
I was just talking to someone about this yesterday. It seems to me that we are all working harder for less money. I wonder about politics and the economy, but when it comes down to it, I know that I just have to keep working as smart and as hard as I can. But I too am VERY TIRED!
3 years, 1 month ago on Tired
@KenMueller Another great post Ken. I wish that I had more time to spend on keeping up with everything. I'm still struggling to get a blog post out every week. As you know, I need all the help I can get!
3 years, 1 month ago on Small Business Tip Tuesday: 9 Ways to Prepare for Facebook’s Timeline for Business Pages
It sure is not easy to keep up with all of the changes in all of the platforms! I think we need an "AP" for that.
You crack me up! Very witty!
3 years, 1 month ago on Tweeting with the Presidents
I wouldn't even know how to begin to separate the two. I think that people should just be authentic. It sounds like way too much work to be two different people.
3 years, 1 month ago on Small Business Tip Tuesday: Don’t Get Caught in the Two Twitter Trap
@ginidietrich we do some homes, but most of our work is commercial or industrial.
3 years, 1 month ago on Stuck In a Rut? Pivot Your Business.
In our business (Roofing) we have made the decision to "Pivot" away from new construction work. This has been a great decision, driven by my COO. Now we are focused solely on re-roofing and repair work. Change does not happen overnight, but life is much better and we can focus on providing better service to our customers.
Really like this post Joey and I tagged it to go back to when I'm working on my own posts. Thanks a lot!
3 years, 2 months ago on [Title of the Post]
I'm in the wait and see category. I haven't even been on the site yet. Good luck to both of you.
3 years, 2 months ago on The Pinterest Debate Between Two Friends
IF I print that Coca Cola coupon and take it to the movie theater, do you think it's still good?
3 years, 2 months ago on Small Business Tip Tuesday: If a Deal Falls Over in the Forest and No One Hears, Does it Exist?
Good timely post Ken. I appreciate the explanation and really hate to have to question everything that I read, but some things change very slowly. What I think is even more of an issue for me is the way that the "media" treated this great man in his last year.
3 years, 2 months ago on Social Media, Journalism, and the Death of Joe Paterno
I think that it is also important for businesses to make sure that the customer is a right fit for them. Social media allows us to make sure that the fit is right on both sides. And yes, sometimes I think that my business is full of nuts! Great post Ken.
3 years, 3 months ago on Customizing Your Business: With or Without Nuts
Great Christmas post Ken. Way to tie in Santa, business and the internet! Have a wonderful holiday!
3 years, 3 months ago on Are You and Your Business Naughty or Nice? Santa Knows…
Elizabeth is awesome. Ken you need some work on your knitting. Maybe start with something for Shadow?
3 years, 3 months ago on Knitting & Social Media, part 1: The Art of Planning
I also really like Inkling Media. You can't beat doing business on the porch! It's true, but I was also wondering if kissing up gets me any extra points? Hahaha
3 years, 3 months ago on Support Local Businesses with Social Media and Win (Contest)
@KenMueller @BestRoofer I love Nuts about Granola!
Can't believe no one mentioned Lancaster Central Market yet. The market IS Lancaster. Fantastic businesses and great history. Lancaster Central Market RULES!
Great place to go on a date night! It used to be The Cove I think? @KenMueller
This morning I liked "the Waterfront" restaurant and gave them a quick review on their Facebook page. The food really was FANTASTIC! Is it OK to come back whenever I promote other local businesses and post again?
I love the idea of "community". I think that it is inside of us and we can choose whether or not we personally want to use it. Through social media we have the ability to find like minded people who want to be a part of our community. You can kind of build it yourself, not reliant upon relations or neighborhoods. Like any community, you will have some that are more involved than others and some who choose to sit on the sidelines and watch.
3 years, 3 months ago on What We Can Learn from the Amish about Online Communities