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@nycework tweet digest: 06/23-28/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? The 3% Rule for a healthy bottom line; edible landscaping; being eco-friendly at work and play; safe and courteous bike sharing; throwing caution to the wind..and soil…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 23 through June 28, 2013:

Low-hanging grapes

Low-hanging grapes, perfect for city landscapes.
(Photo credit: Andreas Fischler via Wikimedia Commons)

  • A quote and reminder by Kahlil Gibran about why you should spend more time with Mother Earth;
  • an article listing 52 inexpensive ways you can be Earth-friendlier;
  • an article about using The 3% Rule to find and keep clients who enjoy doing business with you;
  • a video featuring Pat Warhurst talking about using city landscapes for growing fruits and vegetables instead of inedible plants;
  • an article listing 10 eco-friendly tips for your workplace;
  • a humorous set of images depicting basic tips and etiquette for users of New York City’s bike sharing program;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post featuring Shawn Achor talking about the happy secret to working better.

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@nycework tweet digest: 06/16-21/2013

Last week’s tweet highlights in a nutshell? The secret link between happiness and better work; helping someone is helping yourself; using “unclear” words to connect with your audience; noble computing; they summon your apps with light and sound; your gadget is a marketing spy; whoa, they can hack that, too…

Here’s a quick summary of tweets posted by @nycework between June 16 through June 21, 2013:

Identity

Internet marketers can track you by “fingerprinting” your devices.
(Image credit: Adaiyaalam via Wikipedia Commons)

  • A quote by H. Norman Schwartzkopf about what happens when you help someone meet a goal;
  • an article about how crooks use music, lighting and TV frequencies to trigger malicious apps in smartphones and other devices;
  • a video in which Shawn Achor shares the secret formula for happiness and better work;
  • a list of words that have many meanings, which makes them perfect for “spicing up” your headlines and titles;
  • a list article suggesting ways you can compute and be environmentally friendly;
  • an article about how Internet marketers are silently and aggressively tracking you by “fingerprinting” the devices you use to access the Internet;
  • and, @nycework’s previous digest that includes a video post featuring Avi Rubin talking about how easily hackable all technological devices are.

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Seth Godin: How To Get Your Ideas To Spread

@nycework tweet digest: 03/17-22/2013

Here are seven must-share tweets posted by @nycework between March 17 and March 22, 2013, and include:

Government Debt and You [In Plain English]

Government Debt and You [In Plain English]

  • An Arabic proverb admonishing you to do no work until you’ve negotiated fair compensation;
  • a no-frills checklist on how to write a business plan;
  • an infographic showing 10 places to avoid using your mobile phone, and why;
  • a video featuring Chemist Lee Cronin discussing a project he’s working on that will make it possible to print your medication on a 3-D printer;
  • a short, easy-to-understand video that explains what government debt is and how it affects you;
  • an infographic with tips on how to get your first 500 Twitter followers;
  • @nycework’s previous tweet digest that includes a post about selling your ideas ‘The Steve Jobs Way’…and more.

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@nycework tweet digest: 03/10-15/2013

Here are seven mind-expanding tweets posted by @nycework between March 10 and March 15, 2013, and include:

Steve Jobs 'Inspiration' poster

Steve Jobs Inspiration poster
(Photo credit: MarkGregory007)

  • A Spanish proverb underscoring why truthfulness is a good habit to cultivate;
  • an article that shares 7 ways to sharpen marketing and presentation skills so you can sell your ideas ‘The Steve Jobs Way’;
  • an article explaining how choosing shoes, eating marshmallows, and interacting with dogs can reveal the state of your mental health;
  • an article revealing how surprisingly simple habits like exercise can improve the health of your brain and memory;
  • an infographic explaining what your product and brand colors communicate about your business;
  • an article showing 5 quick ways to get more traffic to your site with a single post (or article);
  • and a link to @nycework’s previous tweet digest with a post about 8 essential life skills they didn’t teach you in school and why it’s important to master these skills…and more.

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Sales and Marketing Lessons Learned from Gamil-Dot-Com

Readers, I need your help. Business-wise, there is one problem I have struggled with for some time. As readers of this article and potential clients, maybe you can provide clarity. Your advice helps, no matter how insignificant you might think it is. So thanks for your time, participation and contribution.

The Problem

I have read many business startup books and articles. Among many things they say one has to do to officially be in business, these are some common preliminaries:

  1. Choose something you are passionate about. [Check]
  2. Choose something you already know how to do well or something you wouldn’t mind investing time to learn. [Check]
  3. Choose to do one thing and one thing alone as a business. [Huh?]

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