Michael Reynolds

135 Flips | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Following | 129 Followers | @MichaelReyn51mh | As an Inbound Marketing Certified Professional, Michael loves making life easier for people using marketing, and technology. Michael devotes part of his brain to ballroom dancing and classical music. Prior to earning degrees in both Cello Performance and MIS from Ball State University, Michael studied the cello with a real live Klingon. Michael enjoys playing tennis, cycling (short distances very slowly), traveling with his beautiful wife, using only one space after a period, and eating lots of sushi.

Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.

A year ago, my boss announced that our large New York ad agency would be moving to an open office. After nine years as a senior writer, I was forced to trade in my private office for a seat at a long, shared table. It felt like my boss had ripped off my clothes and left me standing in my …

10 Inbound Marketing Myths It's Time to Leave Behind

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The Real Reason You're Not Doing Inbound Marketing

How do you know when you're overanalyzing marketing data? - Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog

During last week’s MarketingProfs B2B Forum, Tim Washer asked forgiveness on stage from me and other analysts in the crowd for lambasting …

4 Common Phrases You're Probably Saying Incorrectly [Quick Tip]

Inbound Marketing: You Might Be The Reason You're Not Getting Results

Many people ask us if we guarantee results from inbound marketing.<p>It’s a fair question. If we’re so good at inbound, why wouldn’t we be able to …

11 Lesser-Known LinkedIn Features You Should Be Using

Although lots of people use LinkedIn, many neglect to utilize the professional network to its full potential. Here are a few incredibly useful …

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8 Steps to Creating a Social Media Campaign Like a Boss

13 Big-Time Business Leaders Share the Best Advice They Ever Got

Entrepreneur Staff<p>Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.<p>You never know where inspiration will come from. A respected mentor, a terrible pitch meeting or going somewhere new to change your perspective, can all make a world of difference.<p>LinkedIn asked its Influencer …

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Website Encryption and Security a New Google Ranking Factor [Quick Tip]

What Happens When You Experiment With Facebook Boosted Posts?

The tactical advantage of new things - Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog

A very brief strategic thought about why you shouldn’t wait to try new things in the world of marketing. New things capture the attention of the …

Facebook’s Instant Messenger Push: Tempest in a Teapot?

Posted at 16:05h in Blog by Dave<p>Much angst is being felt by netizens throughout the world about the latest move by Facebook to “force” those who wish …

What Kind of Logo Do You Get for $5?

An epic tale of deception, stolen artwork, and crappy logos<p><i>Note: this is a condensed version/follow-up of</i> <i>The $5 Logo</i><i>. If you like this article, check</i> …

Why Your Social Media Posts Are More Popular Than You Think: Inside the Invisible Audience

Awesome news: 490 people saw a tweet I sent out this week! Awesomer still, 16 people either clicked the link, left a reply, or favorited the …

The Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business

It is commonly suggested that to increase your brand presence, you need to be active on all forms of social media. While that may be true, unless your company has a dedicated social media coordinator, finding the time to maintain every platform out there can be extremely time consuming.<p>The best …

Why you might want to keep blog comments on - Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog

My good friend Chris Brogan is the latest in a series of bloggers who are turning off comments. That’s a personal preference, and I respect that …

Steering the marketing canoe - Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog

I learned 4 things about canoeing while on vacation last week that reminded me of marketing:<p>Canoes turn more slowly than you think they will.<br>• Canoes …

Why we don't speak up at work

Multitasking exacts a hefty mental performance penalty - Christopher S. Penn Marketing Blog

In a 2002 academic paper, Dr. Klaus Oberauer at the University of Potsdam wanted to see just how limited our working memories are. For background, …

The Definitive Guide to Awkward LinkedIn Networking