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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.
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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.
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Facebook Fan Pages: Why It’s Important For Fans to “Like” Your Brand

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A Facebook fan page can be one of, if not the most important extension of your brand in the social media ecosystem. Facebook now has over 500 million people using it’s service. The reality of that number means that Facebook has created it’s own Internet within in the Internet. Some people log into their account in the morning, and keep that Facebook window open aChris Dessi look up Interactivell day.
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NHL on Facebook: Why the NHL is the Darling of the Social Media Community

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A few weeks back the NHL launched their custom Facebook page. Full disclosure: the NHL is a client at Buddy Media. They have quickly become the darling of the social media community because not only are they engaging in social media, but together we have implemented one of the most dynamic, engaging, fun and “fan centric” Fan pages on Facebook.
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The Total Social Media Makeover; Why Every Company Needs a Facebook Page

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The best way for your business to get your social media house in order is to have a Facebook fan page. A page is the most efficient, and appropriate launch pad for your business into the social media ecosystem. Think of it as your home base. The central nervous system of your social media life. A Fan Page offers your business the ability to stay agile, adding content and commentary. Video uploads, along with photos, RSS feeds and the ability to engage with your consumer are endless. All of this is possible without unloading your entire marketing budget. Having a Facebook fan page for your brand is a proverbial “no brainer.” Facebook continues to innovate page features to help alleviate concerns that businesses may have. Today Allfacebook reported that Facebook will launch a new “email notification feature”
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Don’t be a Twitface; Stop Syncing Tweets with Facebook Statuses

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People are generally lazy. I understand this. We’re human. But there’s one place where I have to insist that we kick the need to cut corners. Please walk away from the dreaded Twitter/Facebook status “sync”, avoid the want for speed, and just take a minute to update both our Twitter and Facebook statuses separately.