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Why 9Round should be using SOCi for social media management

Why 9Round should be using SOCi for social media management

OK, this may well be my weirdest post ever, so bear with me. This isn't actually happening; it's theoretical. SOCi is a former client and 9Round is my new HIIT kickboxing gym.

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Use Instagram as the starting point to promote your business online

Use Instagram as the starting point to promote your business online

I chose Instagram as ground zero for Live Tweeting events because with just a little set-up, you can take just one filtered square photo with your smartphone using Instagram and you can automagically post to Facebook, Flicker, Tumblr, Twitter, and Swarm with one click — it just takes a little bold sharing of your organization’s Facebook, Flicker, Tumblr, Twitter, Swarm logins and passwords.

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The fitness gear and tech that will make me strong and skinny in 2016

The fitness gear and tech that will make me strong and skinny in 2016

So, my obsession with Fitbit, Runkeeper, and MyFitnessPal has been an absolutely essential part of my essential weight management and health maintenance program.

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Guest Panelist on FIR #15: The Open Web vs. Content Silos

Guest Panelist on FIR #15: The Open Web vs. Content Silos

Late last year Shel Holtz actually tapped me and asked me to be a guest on his For Immediate Release podcast. FIR was on my bucket list and it was a really enjoyable experience. I hope to do it again. Let me know what you think.

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Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Add For Immediate Release to your podcast queue

Out of thin air, and fulfilling a dream, Shel asked me if I might be willing to join a hand-picked panel of PR professionals and I jumped on it.

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3 predictions for online marketing in 2016

3 predictions for online marketing in 2016

Happy holidays, readers! If you’re here visiting from a global fortune 500 company you may already know some of these predictions because, until now, only enterprises could hitherto afford to innovate and integrate the sort of services and application development required to go from the standard WordPress + Google Analytics + Google AdWords + MailChimp + Facebook set up that most SMBs are rocking for their web presence and online marketing.

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In praise of social media mediocrity

In praise of social media mediocrity

Social media rewards consistency, persistence, and attention, even if it isn't super-service or if you take a full 24-hours to respond to a query or concern.

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Unison Names Chris Abraham as Social Media Director

Unison Names Chris Abraham as Social Media Director

Chris Abraham will be responsible for the direction and leadership of Unison’s social media practice bringing his skills to their global client base.

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The quantum mechanics of blogger outreach

The quantum mechanics of blogger outreach

Pitching all available bloggers simultaneously allows one to quickly — immediately — discern which bloggers are interesting in carrying the story and which aren’t, allowing my team to decommission all unsuccessful instances, releasing valuable resources, in favor of all instances that result in bona fide social media mentions.

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Don’t Save the Whales Still Going Strong

Don’t Save the Whales Still Going Strong

I wrote a blog post entitled Don’t Save the Whales over six years ago in April, 2005, and it is still going strong, for obvious reasons.

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Don’t Save the Whales

Don’t Save the Whales

There is no cause so noble that you should sacrifice your children to its altar. Shame on you.

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Health Begot Health; Trust Begot Trust; Faith Begot Faith

There is a slogan I remembered this morning which brought everything together for me: fake it ‘til you make it.

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Domke F-2 Reviewed

Domke F-2 Reviewed

The most wonderful bag I have ever owned for my cameras. Cannot beat the Domke F-2. I have owned my black canvas F-2 since 1994, which makes my bag 9 and a half years old.

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Wireless is Heavenly

Wireless is Heavenly

I do most of my work from the various charming confines of coffee houses like Murkey Coffee (nee Stompin' Grounds) and Starbucks.

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Katja Scholz mentioned in the Washington Times

Our favorite Yogini, Doula, and HypnoBirthing guru, Katya Scholz (nee Katja), is mentioned in the following article "Deliverance from the pain" by Michelle Rothman of the Washington Times. Kudos to Katja!

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Chris as Morning Person? Believe It!

The changes in my life have been dazzling, especially for me. Now I am a morning person.

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Run, Abraham, Run!

I have been running for about 45 minutes to an hour every morning for weeks now and every run is as fulfilling as the last.

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Washington Sports Club

Washington Sports Club

I spend more time at the gym than I care to mention. Just about every night, sometimes every other. I am about to go now. Its not as stultifying as it sounds.

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36x32

The age-old tale of a fat old codger who is slowly becoming a young buck.

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Addicted

Addicted

I just quit the gym. I am addicted to running. Running takes a long time, so I can only do one or the other, and the Washington Sports Club loses this battle. There is nothing like running, to be sure.

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A Simple Solution

I have always had a terrible time keeping my space clean and organized. Everyone knows that who knows me.

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eResources Press Release

eResources Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC – eResources, a leading provider of content management systems and IT solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Abraham as the new Director of Sales. Abraham will be responsible for guiding the company’s business development efforts.

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Las Hadas

Las Hadas is the most beautiful resort on planet Earth and you can see it thanks to Chris and Kerri McCanna!

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Director of Sales at eResources

Director of Sales at eResources

Yesterday at lunch I accepted a position as a salesman for eResources LLC.

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Bahía Tortuga

Mark and I sailed Kinship II from Cabo – the last place from which I reported – to a small fishing village named Bahía Tortuga, or Turtle Bay. Turtle Bay was a reluctant stop. We wanted to come in, fuel up, and then head out. Charlie’s Charts recommended Jorge, and he was the first person to zip up the Kinship in his outboard.

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Back Home

Nature has done brilliantly as she has made Washington simply devastatingly inviting.

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