Vincent Wright's Blog – April 2011 Archive (17)

U.S. Is World's Biggest Source Of Spam (Those annoying emails are coming from right here)

While many, many, MANY people still blame Nigeria for scams and spam, isolating Nigeria as the main source of spam is trying to solve spam based only upon reputation and not on fact.  Take a look at this post for Consumer Affairs:

http://bit.ly/USisWorldsBiggestSourceOfSPAM

 

It shows that the USA is the biggest source of spam...

 

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Spam originates where there are the most…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 30, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

Retweet: Branding A Socially Responsible Signature File

In his book "The Complete Idiot's Guide To Growing Your Business With Google", I was happy to see that our own Dave Taylor included a section on "The Importance of Signatures"  (pp 204-205).

 

In that section, Dave mentions that "A good signature block contains your name, contact e-mail address, website address, phone number, and a one- or…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 26, 2011 at 3:00pm — No Comments

CRUNCH THE NUMBERS

Whether you need $100 or $1,000 or $10,000 or $100,000 or $1,000,000, you've got to CRUNCH THE NUMBERS to get what you need! #NoMoreGuessWork

 

(I'm going to intentionally let the above serve as a complete micro-essay post.)

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 26, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Brandergy.com page on Facebook...

Quick FYI: We have a corollary version of Brandergy.com as a page on Facebook at: Brandergy.com page on Facebook

 

+Thanks, and Keep STRONG!!…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 26, 2011 at 1:00am — No Comments

Top 10 Reasons Why I Will Not Move My Linking Power Forum From Ning

With its movement to an exclusively premium-based site, over the past year or so, many people have suggested that I move MyLinkingPowerForum.ning.com from Ning but, here are my:

Top 10 Reasons Why I Will Not Move My Linking Power Forum From Ning.com…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 25, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

You Have To Help Us Find Your Need...

One of the oddest things about the beautiful human mind is that it can trick us out of getting what we need. And we can come up with an endless number of reasons why we haven't addressed a need but, the troublesome thing about "needs" is that they don't go away - on their own, that is.



Recently, I've been having some terrific conversations with some of the most intelligent men and women I've ever met.



Yet, there seems to be this common thread among many of them: many…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 25, 2011 at 7:30am — 5 Comments

Ning Changes Directions: "And That's a GOOD Thing!"

The online company is saying goodbye to consumers and hello to big (paying) companies.

At a time when the hottest tech giants (Apple (AAPL)) and startups (Zynga) are focused on serving consumers, social-media company Ning is going in the opposite…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 22, 2011 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Discuss Your Site

For those of you who have sites to promote, I strongly encourage you to join Promote Your Site here on My Linking Power Forum at: http://bit.ly/PromoteYourSite 

 

By the way: though you can make comments on any or all of the groups here on the Power Forum, you'll get much more coverage for your site if you were to start a DISCUSSION to discuss your site:…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 21, 2011 at 2:16pm — No Comments

Which L.I.S.A. are you like?

Which L.I.S.A. are you like?:  

1.) Living In Suspended Animation or

2.) Living In Spiritual Activation?

Think about something: Are you sure you've living life to your fullest capacity, TODAY?   

Are you doing your very best, throwing yourself FULLY into life, TODAY?

The Spirit present in you says that Life is not to be waited for but, rather, to be LIVED! So, LIVE Life, TODAY!!

 

Thanks, and Keep STRONG!

+Vincent…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 21, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Easiest Way To Find Your Profile Page On Brandergy.com

Because Brandergy.com is arranged a little bit differently than some of the other Ning groups you may belong to, finding your personal homepage can also seem to be a little bit different.  

 

However, across all Ning sites, the easiest way to locate your personal page is to click on your name in the uppermost right hand side of the site.  

 

For example, when I want to access my profile page for a status update, I…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 21, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

President Barack Obama Live Facebook Townhall

Added by Vincent Wright on April 20, 2011 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Coaching Etiquette: (#1 Punctuality Is Etiquette (P.I.E.))

While it's not generally discussed that much in social media circles, a coaching relationship is a BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP.
What that means is that both the coach and the coached have traditional business principles and practices which they must honor in order to get the most out of the coaching.
The coach AND the coached MUST consider the impact of punctuality.  While being late or missing a meeting ONCE IN AWHILE is tolerable, a recurring pattern of lateness and/or…
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Added by Vincent Wright on April 18, 2011 at 11:33am — No Comments

Safety, Privacy, and Passwords on My Linking Power Forum

For our new members who may have missed these earlier discussions, below is a set of searches showing discussions on Safety, Privacy, and Passwords:
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Added by Vincent Wright on April 15, 2011 at 2:20pm — No Comments

Quick Tip: Join Only Groups Which Are Of Value To You...

As members of My Linking Power Forum, you may receive multiple invitations to join some of our more than 200+ groups.  

 

And, yet, even though I've personally created most of these groups to help you, PLEASE DON'T feel obligated to join ANY group which isn't of value to you and your professional networking missions, ok?

 

For example, 
  • 1. most of you might want to join a group like "My Announcements" (…
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Added by Vincent Wright on April 14, 2011 at 12:37pm — No Comments

"Did you watch the video?" should be the first sign that professional networking WILL NOT HAPPEN.

One of my Facebook networking contacts sent me a note with a video in it suggesting that, since I share videos on Facebook, I could make money just by watching the video.
A couple of quick thoughts:
  • 1. I DO share videos on Facebook
  • 2. I DO want to make money
  • 3. I DO like receiving recommendations FROM PROFESSIONALS on how to REALLY MAKE MONEY online
What I DON'T like is having a video serve as a substitute for…
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Added by Vincent Wright on April 13, 2011 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

The Value Of Darkness

I'm not one with a strong appetite for people who are predominantly negative.



Unfortunately, sometimes, some people equate negativity with darkness.



However, the darkness I'm referring to in my post today is not a darkness of negativity.



Rather, it is a darkness of concentration, a darkness of meditation, a darkness of healing.



For most of human history, every plant we've eaten, every child we've given birth to - each and everyone - has required…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 11, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

“P.E.R.F.E.C.T. T.E.N.” Year-Round Resolutions

P.E.R.F.E.C.T. T.E.N.

Year-Round Resolutions...

While no one can guarantee success and while sometimes we just have to repeat and repeat and repeat our resolutions until they become "easy reality" for us, I choose to…

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Added by Vincent Wright on April 11, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

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