Chris Dessi Success

10 Unusual Ways to Manifest Success In Your Life

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Too many think that if it doesn't feel good - you're not following your passion. Bull. If you have a vision and you know that you have to climb a mountain to get to the top, you're taking the steps to land on your passion.
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One Simple Life Hack to Help You Create Good Habits

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I don't pretend to have all the answers. But lately I've been implementing a little trick that has helped me. I think it can help you too. My agency is growing. We have amazing clients. We also produce a world class conference. The conference and the clients are synergistic events on paper. In execution they are at odds. One takes from the other in time, energy and sweat equity. I needed to clone myself, or find a solution.
Chris Dessi on unemployment

The No. 1 Thing You Need to Do Right Now If You're Unemployed

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I have lots of experience being out of work. It happened to me three times in a two-year span. Five times total throughout my career. I'm only 40, so that's a pretty impressive streak. Also - I split up a business partnership. I didn't read the fine print of our contract. I battled my partner for almost a year. I made almost no money.
15 Tips for Introverts Networking That Will Blow Your Mind
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15 Simple Tips For Introverts Networking That Will Blow Your Mind

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Three years ago I launched the first Westchester Digital Summit. Last month Forbes magazine called us one of the "Conferences That Will Keep You Ahead of Marketing Trends This Year." We've hosted over 1000 executives in that time. I'm an extrovert, and I understand the power of networking. What hurts me is to see introverts not capitalize on the opportunity of an event like the summit. So here are 15 practical tips you can use the next time you're at an event. I hope you join us at this year's summit and test them out.
Silverback at Fortina
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What a Year for Silverback Social

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What a Year. A look back at 2014 for the Silverback Social team - Westchester Digital Summit, Baltimore Digital Summit, & clients like Legendary Pictures.
Silverback at Fortina
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Social Media is Dead.

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The past two weeks have been unique. Last week I was in Syracuse, New York training a brilliant sales team at BlueRock Energy. The week before was spent hopping from borough to borough with the talented team at Vanguarde Consulting speaking with small business owners (save the Bronx due to a scheduling mix up).
Silverback at Fortina
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Social Week Gives Back

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Big things are happening. Next week I’m honored to host and present during Social Week’s special event called “Social Week Gives Back.” This special event will take place over the course of five days next week. It will be held in each of the five boroughs of New York City. Here’s the schedule – follow the links for registration details.
Silverback at Fortina
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5 Steps to Super Charge Your Facebook Fan Engagement Today

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I’m blessed, really I am. I’m infinitely passionate about what I do for a living. I also love helping people. Despite some isolated incidents when I’ve felt that prospective clients have taken advantage of my good nature (which I’ve blogged about here), I love to share information that will help us all engage better via social media.
Silverback at Fortina
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Warning: Facebook’s Promoted Posts Fall Flat

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A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to appear on Inside Edition to discuss social media. Well – more specifically I was there to discuss the scandal associated with the newly revealed fact that Boo the Dog’s owner is a Facebook employee.
Silverback at Fortina
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The Future of Social Media is You

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Last week I was honored to lecture to a group of MBA students at my Alma Mater Loyola University Maryland. I’m always thrilled when I have the chance to get back to Baltimore to help my fellow Greyhounds – but I get particular enjoyment when the people I speak with get it.
Silverback at Fortina
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Mark Zuckerberg Must Step Down as CEO of Facebook

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Last Friday I appeared on Fox Business, Varney & Co. to discuss why social media stocks are tanking. During the segment which lasted just over four minutes we focused mainly on Facebook.
Silverback at Fortina
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5 Steps to True Social Media ROI

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How do you get to the true ROI of social media? Here are some tips: 1) Start today
Silverback at Fortina
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The Social Media Tidal Wave has Crashed.

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While I know it’s only the end of July, I happened to catch a special on the History Channelabout Nostradamus last night which got me thinking about the new year. So I thought I’d make some Nostradamus like predictions for 2013.
Silverback at Fortina
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In Response: Cathryn Sloane’s Social Media Article

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This afternoon I was perusing my Twitter feed when I came across Noah Malin’s Paper-li The Social Media Thinkers Daily. This is also where I discovered Cathryn Sloane’s post titled: Why Every Social Media Manager Should be Under 25.
Silverback at Fortina
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Everyone is talking about Pinterest! Are you on it? Have you heard of it?

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Chances are, your customers have! And they may be on there pinning your company, looking for your products, or recommending your competitors. What the heck is Pinterestanyway?