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Author Archives: jackie.sauter

For social media, 2010 will be an exciting year (access required)

I thought I’d share some reflections on the evolution of social media as we say goodbye to 2009 and head into the year 2010. So, here goes. There’s no doubt that 2010 will bring heaps more progress and change to ...

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Creativity = good social media marketing (access required)

When it comes to social media, it’s not enough to simply fulfill the requirement. You must be creative. Anyone can create a Facebook page or a Twitter account (and many people do). But the risk is that your marketing efforts ...

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Recommendations based on your location (access required)

Yelp is my new best friend, and I’ll never leave home without it. It’s an easy promise to make, since the mega-review Web site has an app for the iPhone that goes with me wherever I go. Most of you ...

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‘Unconferences’ extend Web2.0 to events (access required)

I spent last Friday at the State Theater, a popular entertainment venue in Falls Church, Va. – but not at a show. I attended the third (and final) Blog Potomac “unconference,” a congregation of social media marketing enthusiasts from the ...

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Internet-fueled entrepreneurs on the rise (access required)

I firmly believe that using social media helps to turn people into entrepreneurs. The Internet has leveled the playing field in a lot of ways to make running a business possible for all kinds of people. I’ve been thinking about ...

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Baltimore lawyer leaves Venable (access required)

Baltimore lawyer Sheryl Robinson Wood, who resigned from her post as a monitor for the Detroit police department in July amidst scandal, has left Venable LLP. Robinson Wood, a partner since joining Venable in January, resigned effective Aug. 31, a ...

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State revenue plunges by $660 million (access required)

State revenues dropped by more than $660 million in fiscal 2009, the Maryland Comptroller’s office reported Tuesday, a 4.9 percent drop during the first full year of new tax laws enacted two years ago to boost the state’s coffers. The ...

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Death to office buzzwords (access required)

One of my favorite scenes from the hit NBC sitcom “30 Rock” involves an exchange between exec Jack Donaghy and main character Liz Lemon, when Jack is discussing his role as keynote speaker at an upcoming Six Sigma management retreat. ...

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The Greenbrier’s uncertain future (access required)

On my long commute home to Bethesda last night, I heard a radio advertisement that caught my attention: the Greenbrier resort is offering a new collection of vacation packages on their Web site. Curiosity arose, and I visited the site ...

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Can’t find a job? Try again. (access required)

If you’re looking for work and frustrated at the local offerings, I’ve got news for you: it doesn’t get better than here. Via Lifehacker come these figures on job market competition in June of this year. Indeed.com has compared the ...

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