Archive | December, 2012

The Duplicate Content Myth. Busted!

If you search Huffington Post for the phrase “This article originally appeared in”, you get over 11 thousand results. That’s 11 thousand pieces of duplicate content. Of course, this is one of million examples I could have listed. Every big site, from Forbes, to Mashable, to RWW, to you name it…sais they’re doing us a favor [...]

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Happy Holidays with Viveka’s Best 23 LinkedIn Tips

Yeah yeah – the 24th and the 25th days of December get all the hype! But what about the 23rd? What’s with 23 you ask? Well on December 23rd I release my 23 LinkedIn Tips guaranteed to create a better new year for you! Guaranteed by who? Well by Santa and all the elves. Yes [...]

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Top Secret Social Network No One Talks About

I’ve been suspecting it for a while, but only mentioned it in confidence. But now I know…top players in the blogosphere are keeping Triberr a secret. Hehe…get it? “Top” secret? Get it? oh, nevermind…moving on… :-p Of course, I’m biased, but I dare you…I double-dog dare you to find a platform that came out in the [...]

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21 LinkedIn Tips From 7 Experts

Three weeks ago I made a whirlwind trip from Amsterdam to Denver Colorado to share the stage with social media experts from 3 countries and 4 states. After a great party to start the holiday season on Tuesday, we had a day of training, training and more training on Thursday November 29th. As if the [...]

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Apple Rejects Simon Sinek’s Teachings. Steve Jobs Turns In His Grave.

I was just sitting there, watching it in disbelief. The new Apple commercial, there was something odd about it. It created this odd psychic friction in my mind. Something was different about this one. But what was it? Apple’s noise canceling technology, “so when the world gets noisy, calls sound better,” the voiceover proclaims. Link [...]

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Just the Tip…of the Influence Iceberg

In any industry, there is a very small number of top tier players, a large number of those who aspire to be like them, and a very large number of those who will live vicariously through the top tier. A good example of this is NFL. There are less than 200 professional NFL quarterbacks. And yet, [...]

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Triberr Founders Get Invited To #HecklersHangout To Answer Tough Questions #Video

My Denver connection, Brian Vickery, and my girlfriend‘s favorite online buddy, Margie Clayman, invited me and Dan to join a Heckler’s Hangout. What’s a Heckler’s Hangout, you ask? Think a hornet’s nest of bloggers that’s always buzzing with tough questions. It was a blast. For a written breakdown of the hangout, check out Margie’s write [...]

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Community Engagement & Content Strategy with @sendgrid’s Brandon West

I was in Denver, CO last week, and I happened upon the offices of SendGrid. Triberr uses SendGrid for its transactional emails, as do many other big platforms (Pinterest, FourSquare, etc.) Whenever you receive an email such as “you have a new follower on Pinterest”, or “you have a new friend request on FourSquare”, you’re [...]

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