Social Media Challenge 3: But What Should I Post?

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Social Media Challenge 1: The First Step Is Admitting You Have a Network Social Media Challenge 2: How to Make a Social Media Calendar Social Media Challenge 3: But What Should I Post? Can you believe that it’s week 3 already? Time sure does fly when you’re tackling a rewarding and interesting challenge. Last week […]

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Social Media Challenge 2: How to Make a Social Media Calendar

Social Media Challenge 1: The First Step Is Admitting You Have a Network Social Media Challenge 2: How to Make a Social Media Calendar Social Media Challenge 3: But What Should I Post? Welcome to challenge two of the four part social media challenge. Last week we picked our network and played with it, so […]

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Social Media Challenge 1: The First Step Is Admitting You Have a Network

Social Media Challenge 1: The First Step Is Admitting You Have a Network Social Media Challenge 2: How to Make a Social Media Calendar Social Media Challenge 3: But What Should I Post? Welcome to 2014 everyone! Chances are, you, like me, have a brand new collection of goals, and as a communications professional, I […]

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See you in 2014

You are currently reading the last blog post of the year! I know that there are two more weeks left in 2013, but there won’t be a new blog post until January so I can take a break. While I’m on break, I’ll be out of town until Jan. 6. All my active clients will […]

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The Glory of Whitespace

          Don’t give your user more information than they need.          

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Broken Livestream: Video/Audio Not Coming Through

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Welcome to the second post in the Livestream troubleshooting series. In the first post we addressed bandwith, buffering and download speed, in this post we’ll talk about some of the reasons you may not be seeing video or hearing audio in your playback. Step one in this process is to diagram your equipment. This is […]

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Broken Livestream: Signal Drops or Constant Buffering

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Marina, you told me to livestream, and I tried, but it doesn’t work and now I want to kick you. I know, and I’m sorry to have lead you to to this terrible new ruin. Nothing can be so frustrating as a computer that doesn’t work. But I’m here to help. What follows is the […]

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Six Month Performance Survey

This Friday marks 6 months since Marina Martinez Consulting officially opened for business. In that six months, I’ve got a long way towards making this a stable, profitable enterprise that people are happy to interact with and eager to pass on to their friends. But we could always be better. To that end, I am […]

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In Praise of Smallness

When I was a young woman, I had a side business where I made clothes and accessories by hand. I paid $300 a month for an 8×12 room, and my workspace was a plywood board that had a former life a modular shelf whose shelving unit was no longer with us. At the time, I […]

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It’s Time to Take the Internet Seriously

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Since I started consulting back in May, I have met a disproportionate number of otherwise mature, competent professionals who allow the fate of their organization to lie squarely in the hands of a summer intern. A depressing number of businesses leave an increasingly important component of their branding and marketing strategy up to unpaid or […]

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