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Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

Marketing Fit Interview: Mike Vardy of Productivityist

May 14, 2014
While I don't consume every post from the majority of the blogs or podcasts that I subscribe to, there are a handful that I never miss an article or episode from. Mike Vardy's website, Productivityist.com, and his podcast, Mikes on Mics, with Michael Schechter are two of those. If there is a new productivity tool or technique, Mike has likely already tried it. He has a straightforward approach to his writing. Mike helps those that regularly consu…
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Fit Friday Recipe: Quick Chili with Ground Turkey, Spinach and Brown Rice

Fit Friday Recipe: Quick Chili with Ground Turkey, Spinach and Brown Rice

May 2, 2014
Fit Friday Recipes is a weekly series posted every Friday that provides you with a healthy recipe to try making during the weekend. Every recipe can be modified based on your fitness goals and taste preferences. It's the middle of a busy week and you're craving comfort food. Or maybe you're tired of eating chicken breasts, steaks and fish but are trying to stay healthy while keeping a high protein diet. Either of these sound familiar? Stress n…
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Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communications

Marketing Fit Interview: Christopher Penn, Vice President of Marketing Technology, SHIFT Communicati…

April 28, 2014
Throughout life we have the opportunity to meet people who make you smarter by being around them. They push you to be sharper. They help you to see challenges from different angles. Christopher Penn is one of those people in my life. In fact, Chris pushes us all to be better. Better marketers and better individuals. In this Marketing Fit interview, Chris covers everything from his top productivity tip to what he's learned self-publishing two b…
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Fit Friday Recipe: Healthy Spicy Chipotle Chicken Burritos

Fit Friday Recipe: Healthy Spicy Chipotle Chicken Burritos

April 25, 2014
  Fit Friday Recipes is a weekly series posted every Friday that provides you with a healthy recipe to try making during the weekend. Every recipe can be modified based on your fitness goals and taste preferences. Eating healthy does not have to mean eating bland food! Take for example this recipe that we recently created to solve a Mexican food craving that both Laura and I had. It is easy to make, tastes like you’re having a chea…
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How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

How I Am Finding Value Using Foursquare

April 22, 2014
As I sat in my car trying to catch my breath following a gut busting workout, I opened my phone and checked in on Foursquare at the gym. It occurred to me that checking in at the gym has become part of my morning routine. When I arrived home and took Sasha for her morning walk, I began evaluating how I am currently using Foursquare. I realized that I use Foursquare for three main purposes these days: Fitness Events Vacations On a t…
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Are You Focused

If you’re new here or just an old friend, I’d love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. Thanks for taking time out of your day to come hang out here!Earlier tonight I decided to watch a keynote by Gary Vaynerchuk that I like to watch often as a source of motivation.  I’ve watched this […]

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9 Ways to Use Facebook to Connect and Interact

Facebook continues to grow at a breakneck pace of approximately 600,000 new users per day along with more than 140 million active users of the service.  With so many features built into the service and many additional features that can be added on to extend Facebook, it is only appropriate to put together a list […]

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Using Video to Engage and Strengthen Your Community

Last week I had the great opportunity to be on a panel along with Matt Cutler, VP Marketing & Analytics at Visible Measures, Mike Volpe, VP Marketing at HubSpot, and Matt Kaplan, VP Solutions at PermissionTV. The topic surrounded the idea of using online video to strengthen your relationship with your community. It was a […]

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Organizational Barriers to Social Media Adoption

MarketingSherpa has published a new chart showing the organizational barriers to social media adoption. It is not surprising to see that the top 2 barriers are a lack of knowledge and the perceived inability to measure ROI. When it comes to a lack of knowledgeable staff, the MarketingSherpa team touched on one of the dangers […]

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Living Out of a Box

For those of you who follow me on Twitter or Facebook you know that I’ve spent the past few weeks preparing to move up to Boston.  This week was the big week and we moved on Friday and Saturday.  So, that means that right now I’m living out of boxes.  While some may not like […]

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