To run the all-virtual consulting and media company Convince & Convert, Jay Baer and his team use more than 50 tools. Here are his 9 favorite productivity tools.
Today is the six-year anniversary of the Convince & Convert blog. Since 2008, this blog and the community that surrounds it has grown from me and my Mom, to hundreds of thousands of marketers and businesspeople from all corners of the world. It’s been an amazing ride, and I thank every one of you for […]
As the “original” Convince & Convert team member (I’ve been working with Jay on C&C since 2009), I have a unique look into the evolution of this company – one that started with a single political-science-major-turned-social-media-expert and has grown into an 8-person virtual powerhouse. In the beginning, Jay was blogging at least 4 times a […]
For a long time now, I’ve been writing about the power of the “Social FAQ.” It’s a simple premise, really. If you want to garner trust and overcome objections, proactively answer the questions that your customers and potential customers have about you. This idea is echoed often by my friends Joe Pulizzi and Robert Rose […]
Besieged by blog posts, articles, and columns about social media and content marketing? I have a solution. Last week, I wrote about our new blog and editorial calendar, coming soon to this very space. Today, news of our brand-new email service….One Social Thing. (www.OneSocialThing.com) One Social Thing takes content curation to its logical conclusion. The […]
Soon, you’ll be seeing an all-new version of Convince & Convert. It’s undergoing a full makeover, led by the amazing Rafal Tomal from Copyblogger Media. We’re of course staying with the Genesis Framework that provides enormous customization capabilities with unmatched ease-of-use. Here’s an almost-ready preview: The design is based on the new Streamline child theme […]
I was all set to write another book this year. Solo this time, as my book spouse Amber Naslund has her hands full with her new social business consultancy Sidera Works. I loved writing half of The NOW Revolution, and loved even more traveling around North America giving presentations about social media and social business […]