Five Things Friday: Marketing Terms

by Molly Jo Realy @RealMojo68

You know those moments when you know what you know, you just didn’t know you knew it until someone else turns on the light bulb? Yeah. That’s how the new career is lighting up my world lately. And it’s ahh-mazing. It’s like a triple-caffeine-intake while racing the Indy 500 through LA Traffic and surviving kind of high. It is that kind of awesome sauce.

So, I’m still doing the writing thing, still doing the editing thing. But as you can tell, I’m also still doing the marketing thing. And this new career keeps reaffirming that … read the rest. . .

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Social Media for the Anti-Social: If You Build It, They Will Come

Saturday, I had the opportunity to present “Growing Your Social Media Swarm” to the Writers of Kern, a branch of the California Writers Club. I was excited to learn the audience also had non-writers interested in learning better building techniques.

One of the first slides in my presentation is one you’ve seen for years on this blog.

Remember back in the day when I revamped my blog, and my brother created this wonderful graphic for me? It’s years old, and it still thrills me.

It’s a reminder to take those steps toward better social media. “If you build … read the rest. . .

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Are they hearing you?

People hear what they want to hear.

Children have selective hearing that picks up words like “ice cream” and ignores others like “chores”. When a friend asks, “How are you?”, they’re already hoping you’re going to ask them the same question. Our lifestyles are wired to be self-fulfilling, and serving others is a secondary agenda.

But what if what you have to say is important? So important, it could be a life changer? And what do you do if your audience refuses to listen?

In the last few years, I’ve changed jobs, quit a relationship, and forayed into more writing, … read the rest. . .

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