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Networking Philosophy

My philosophy of networking is two-fold: Removing Roadblocks & Building Bridges. Building Bridges How can I build a bridge for the person I’m talking to? Can I make an introduction? Can I offer an invitation? Can I make a recommendation? Removing Roadblocks How can I remove a roadblock for someone? Can I collect the empties after an […]

Building Bridges

Building Bridges as a Connector

Most people probably don’t think of building bridges when it comes to networking, or making connections. Most probably think of all the things that AREN’T part of making true connections. What it Isn’t Being a connector ISN’T: passing out business cards, collecting business cards, being the life of the party, being in the spotlight, remembering […]

Using LinkedIn Search Alerts

Find New Connections Using LinkedIn Search Alerts

If you’re using the free account on LinkedIn to cultivate relationships in your lane (and if you’re not using it at all, you should be), you’ll find at some point that your search is limited to only four people per search. When you hit that limit, it can be very frustrating and just not worth spending […]

Tweet from Periscope

YouTube: How to Periscope DM from the iOS App

How to DM from Periscope I recently broke on Periscope how you can send direct messages (DM) and replies (@) on Twitter from the Periscope App on iOS. It’s very simple, really, but the implications are huge!

Android Notification

Android Notification when a Twitter List member begins a #Periscope

Is the chirp driving you MAD? New #IFTTT recipe: Android notification when Twitter List members begin a #Periscope. It’s good for those people whose SCOPES you want to see, but you don’t want to get all of their SHARES. http://ift.tt/1dFdsnN  

iOS Notification

iOS Notification when a Twitter List member begins a #Periscope

Is the chirp driving you MAD? New #IFTTT recipe: iOS notification when Twitter List members begin a #Periscope. It’s good for those people whose SCOPES you want to see, but you don’t want to get all of their SHARES. http://ift.tt/1dEPJEq

Follow The Leader

No Shortcuts… But Relationships Come Pretty Close

This year, rather than making a resolution for the year, I’m participating in an activity called, “30 Days of Hustle,” started by Jon Acuff. Someone has already done what you are trying to do. —Jon Acuff Here is a tidbit from Day 13 (TODAY) of the Hustle, which embodies the mission of ConnectorMan: Someone has […]

AJJB PB Page

Make Your Facebook Page Sticky

Planning for a Facebook Page When you set up your Facebook Page and start inviting people to it, be ready to tell your “Likers” how to use the page, and how you’re going to use it. Are you going to be sending a feed from your blog there? Will every post show up? How often […]

Voyeur - Feb 2013

Lights! Camera! Conference!

After writing Conventional Wisdom: The Attendee’s Guide to Making the Most of Trade Shows, Conferences, and Conventions and offering it for Kindle on Amazon, I received an email from journalist, Nichola Clark. Nichola asked if she could quote me for an article she was writing for Virgin Australia’s in-flight magazine, Voyeur. Her article, “Conferencing: a curtain-raiser,” discussed […]

SharePoint Saturday Nairobi

Building a Community

A week from right now, the second annual SharePoint Saturday Nairobi will be wrapping up. A year and a half ago, there was no organized community of SharePoint users in Kenya. “I’m the only one in Nairobi using SharePoint.” —The first 50 SharePoint users I spoke to in Nairobi In February 2012, when I first […]

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