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This is too damn funny @ginidietrich. I won't even mention to Kelly that Jack with 4 had more mentions on the list than Kelly did, at 3. lol Any list you can go from just sharpened knives, to brushing your teeth, to Canadians is a great list to me.
2 weeks, 2 days ago on The 82 Things I Love
@RebeccaTodd's style > anyone else style
2 weeks, 6 days ago on #FollowFriday: Our New Paid Media Manager
@jasonkonopinski @ryancox @ginidietrich lol well my edit was wrong, but either way I caught it. Ha! For me, catching anything edit wise is a HUGE WIN. I'm talking like Cubs winning the world series huge win. Congrats @jasonkonopinski, great news. @ginidietrich is assembling one hell of a team. Look forward to what y'all have in the works for 2014
I’m a voracious reader — and almost of it comes from business books. <---almost all of it. Caught a @ginidietrich typo. #iwinfriday
Woot woot! That is too cool. Petrolinoooooooooo and i go way back! Very solid hire @ginidietrich! Arment Dietrich = Most fun virtual workplace? lol Its gotta be in the running!
1 month, 2 weeks ago on #FollowFriday: Our New Client Services Director
This was a well-written "hears what it means" @ginidietrich . I'd point anyone that asked me the question to this post. (Am I out of the doghouse yet? #teamkelly)
1 month, 3 weeks ago on News Releases: Five Ways to Avoid Google Penalties
Here is another one I notice @ginidietrich, spacing after punctuation. I have been told that according to the AP stylebook, etc. it is 1 space _ not 2 _ _. (I notice 2 spaces from people A LOT)
3 months ago on Grammar Police: Twelve Mistakes Nearly Everyone Makes
@ginidietrich that's you're opinion.
So I'm 0/12. What does that mean @ginidietrich? Did I win something? #perfectscore
I found myself agreeing with your message her x2 Sarah. Vine was all the rage (me included) because it was the first form of video-tweeting (as I called it). It was Instagram video with all of the same nuances. I thought I'd dislike video's being in Instagram because they'd be worthless and too vine-y in a non-vine world, but I find myself enjoying them more and more. As much as I'd like to discount Facebook's innovation over the last 2 years, "they" got it right with video in Instagram.
I still hold-true that the vine style for videos is going to be a new form of ads, highly targeted and highly engaging...but we might be 1-2 years early on consumers "wanting" that.
3 months ago on Credit where it’s due: One thing Facebook has done very right
This was my first morning read of the day Gini and I came away from 3 full post-it-notes, an email to someone, and added 2 books to my audible account. I'd say your content (while not in-depth) worked. #golfclap
3 months, 1 week ago on Create In-Depth Articles to Increase Your Google Authority
I'm new to the marketing game, being only 29, but here is my observation: buzz words are changed, but the core competencies aren't. I think a reason that I've managed some success so far, and I believe I will continue to only excel more is that I recognize that. As you say in this post @Danny Brown --"The truth of the matter is context marketing is nothing more than understanding your customers, and this has been the heart of good marketing for decades – or should have been."The aspect of business you're representing doesn't matter -- knowledge of your customers give you the exact data points you need to meet your customers' needs. Not sometimes, every time. Inbound marketing, is understanding-your-customers-needs marketing. Content marketing is understanding-what-your-customer-is-looking-for marketing. Influence marketing is understanding-what-your-customer-is-drawn-too marketing.The single most important (and only) asset in all of those is understanding. your. customers/consumers. Cheers Danny. Flippin' cheers.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Why Context Marketing Should Already Be Happening
We're going through a complete rebrand right now at DXB (new name is secret) and my mind has been in this space for about a week now. I think that whether starting, re-starting, or fixing, there is an awful lot of easy-to-do steps that should come into a site owner or marketers mind after content like this. Divide it up into smaller steps, expand your "content marketing calendar" to a couple months so you're sending new signals longer, and don't think its a zero-sum game to be done in one day.Guest post opportunities on your site create an awful lot of additional content, and you can really do some fun campaigns with content on other pages of your site that will show both customers and Google that you're more than a one trick pony.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on Content Marketing: Get New Content Without Tons of Work
I'm a pretty fairy princess, and to be perfectly honest, I couldn't say it any better than the pretty fairy princess Laura Petrolino. So much in fact, I'm just going to copy and paste a specific part of the pretty fairy princess Laura's comment: "Anyway this is the second SEO post you've done that has given me actionable advice that is easy and not overwhelming." I think the pretty fairy princess @LauraPetrolino #nailedit that actionable easy-to-digest posts from pretty fairy princess @ginidietrich make even us somewhat savvy SEO pretty fairy princesses happy.Like you said -- think of it like a competition. I hate to lose, most business owners or entrepreneurs do, ...more than most... so it helps. Thanks Gin-eeeee.
3 months, 2 weeks ago on On-Page SEO Tips for PR Pros
I'm adequate in photoshop, and I do have a similar white chair if you want do go for it @ginidietrich . With that being said : this is the statement that struck me -- Women make up more than half of the world’s population, but we don’t have more than half – heck, not even half – of the power. ..... What would happen if, oh I don’t know, we supportedone another instead of judging each other because someone might not make the same choices we make? Men do that. Why can’t we do that?^Obviously I'm not a female, but it makes sense to me. Lets whittle it down to sheer numbers, more than half > half. It stands to reason if women "organized" and "supported" they could change a lot more than men could. Just an observation, but it makes a whole lot of sense.I pose this statement: If Marissa was a man, and did the same thing, here is what would have happened: women would have ooh+awwed and men wouldn't have cared. But if a women does it, men are interested (sex value) and women either "eww" or "defend". So because it seems men control the narrative, (in the minority), of the "which matters more", that women (the majority) default too.It seems backwards. I don't know, that's a bit broken/confusing, but I think you'll understand my point.
3 months, 3 weeks ago on The Double Standard in Women’s Equality is Alive and Well
I just read this @ginidietrich and while I hate always agreeing with you (makes for less #ohsnaps kind of comments, I agree 100 percent. I have been living a modified-version of this for the past six years. I did not "plan" on having kids yet, but when I decided to step up and become a guardian of two of my nephews, I immediately had to juggle it. Luckily, my mom was the other guardian, so I wasn't trying to do it solo.
I was faced with a decision though -- invest in myself, or use what little free-time I had to do the normal mid-twenties stuff. I decided to invest in myself and spent the majority of that free-time building relationships, learning, practicing, etc.
So like I said, I was a modified-version of the examples you gave, it was still semi-related. I'm glad I chose what I chose.
In the grand scheme of things, I agree with you 1000 percent. I have too many female friends now (who are we kidding, it's 99 percent of the cases) who are complete care givers, but are struggling to find a job, find relevance in a job, or are simply choosing not to work at all.
Divorce is a much more common thing now then X years ago (sad to say, but fact) and I worry that many of them are putting themselves behind the proverbial eight ball.
4 months ago on What the Opt-Out Generation Means Longer-Term
I loved this @ginidietrich. So much so, I'm going to text you and tell you so. But seriously, I'm going to bookmark this, and send the link to every bad pitch I get. I'm not kidding...I'll BCC you on the first.
4 months ago on Media Relations: How to Do it On Your Own
So much perspective here Gini. Loved this piece x2. So much "seriously perspective people" takeaway here. I hope the right people find this and say to themselves, "Ohh..wow that makes sense. Whoops."
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Perspective: Public Speaking and Time as a Gift
This was a good post @Debra_Ellis. There really isn't a whole lot anyone can say yet because so much is unknown. I appreciate the 'hypothesis' you came up with, and this is a pretty solid description of what it means in the immediate-time for marketers, or any email marketing program. Like you said and further alluded to, separating the gmail addresses out and test, test, test is the best first step. It will be interesting to read from other "big boys" like ExactTarget what their tests are showing. Thanks for the post Debra!
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Gmail Hosted Email: Will the New Inbox Affect Email Marketing?
@KateFinley that doesn't shock me. I tend to do that. It obviously was someone else. #sigh
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Free Google Penalty Checker Tool: Check Your Site in Two Minutes!