Jay Palter

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Don't be a personal brand, playing a person, disguised as a brand

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>Share6<p>Pin84<p>Shares 92<p>There’s a lot of talk these days about the importance of personality in social media. And I agree it’s …

Five things every business leader should know about social capital and the influence economy

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>Share9<p>Pin3<p>Shares 12<p>When I talk about social media strategy with savvy business people and accomplished professionals, I am too often …

6 tips for better B2B social media strategies in financial services

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>Share2<p>Pin3<p>Shares 6<p>Consumer-focused social media strategies have captured our imagination (after all, we are all consumers), but there …

Never hire someone to do social media for you

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>Share7<p>Pin2<p>Shares 10<p>It may seem odd for someone who makes their living as a social media consultant to write an article with this …

10 mostly easy steps to enhance your personal brand

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>Share5<p>Pin2<p>Shares 9<p>How you ever Googled yourself to see what comes up? Try it.<p>This what your prospects, clients and peers see when they …

8 Tweetable quotes about content, influence and building social capital

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>Share4<p>Pin1<p>Shares 11<p>Quotes make for great shareable content in social networks.<p>The best ones are truths – succinct and packed with …

Insurance distribution needs social media strategies for Trust Agents

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share8<p>Share12<p>Pin1<p>Shares 21<p>When I first encountered Chris Brogan and Julien Smith’s Trust Agents, I was listening to the audiobook as I drove …

The misunderstood value of personal branding for professional businesses

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share6<p>Share10<p>Pin21<p>Shares 37<p>Personal branding is often misunderstood.<p>I recently attended a social media conference featuring the who’s who of …

How to build a personal brand strategy and communication plan

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share15<p>Share46<p>Pin6<p>Shares 67<p>Smart personal branding can help you communicate your unique value proposition and enable you to become a thought …

5 aspects of social media that will help you prioritize what you do

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>Share3<p>Pin1<p>Shares 5<p>Social media can feel overwhelming sometimes.<p>Faced with so many social networks and tools, it can be difficult to …

Personal brand builds trust in financial social media

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share9<p>Share17<p>Pin1<p>Shares 27<p>Over at The Financial Brand, Tom Glatt Jr. has written a nice piece on the inane chit chat spewing from banks and …

Your firm needs an awesomely helpful unmarketing plan

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share1<p>Share5<p>Pin1<p>Shares 7<p>For Scott Stratten, the term unmarketing describes how social engagement can be used to turn traditional marketing on …

6 reasons why your business needs to curate content and 17 practical tips for doing it

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share14<p>Share15<p>Pin6<p>Shares 35<p>When people think of information these days, they’re as likely to feel as overwhelmed as they are empowered.<p>Truth …

Think and grow your social capital

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share11<p>Share13<p>Pin6<p>Shares 30<p>I went to the Meet the Teacher night at my kids’ school last night.<p>On the classroom wall, I found this poster …

3 reasons why financial services lag behind other sectors in adopting social strategies

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>Share14<p>Pin2<p>Shares 18<p>Most financial services companies lag far behind mainstream consumer businesses when it comes to embracing social …

If you can’t answer the 5 Ws, then you’re wasting time doing social media

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share5<p>Share11<p>Pin2<p>Shares 18<p>Conversations about social media often start with talk of tactics.<p>“We have a Facebook page and a Twitter …

21 powerful LinkedIn lessons from my first 500 contacts

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>Share21<p>Pin1<p>Shares 29<p>LinkedIn is emerging as the premier social network for business professionals, among all of the major social …

How to use Paper.li to add value, promote influencers and build personal brand

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>Share2<p>Pin2<p>Shares 6<p>Paper.li was one of the early content curation tools for taking your social streams and rendering them in a visually …

The Top 10 Financial Mistakes Women Make

We all make mistakes. I’ve made more than my share.<p>Here are the top 10 financial mistakes professional women make:<p>1) <b>Letting your husband or partner</b> …

3 compelling reasons why you can no longer afford to ignore Google+

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share4<p>Share24<p>Pin1<p>Shares 29<p>Google+ is rapidly becoming the most important social network that you just can’t afford to ignore.<p>My use and …

The value of a good story is that your audience tells it for you

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share9<p>Share8<p>Pin1<p>Shares 18<p>I had no idea who Tim Washer was before I saw this video, but he’s spot on when he talks about the power of content …

How to succeed in social networking by thinking differently in 3 ways

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share46<p>Share18<p>Pin6<p>Shares 70<p>People that have succeeded in leveraging the power of social networking in their businesses have done more than …

What 4 real success stories can teach us about social selling in financial services

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share7<p>Share14<p>Pin1<p>Shares 22<p>If you are not an active participant in social networks, it can be difficult to imagine how social engagement and …

10 types of content every financial professional should share in social networks

+1<p>Tweet<p>Share18<p>Share92<p>Pin2<p>Shares 112<p>Many financial professionals have social networking accounts set up on LinkedIn and some also have accounts on …

GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca | GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca

OSC in the Community is an outreach program which takes the OSC's regulatory mandate from Bay Street to Main Street.<p>Stay informed about the latest …

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Infographic: The Most Popular Toys Of The Past 50 Years

Kids don’t want toys anymore. They want robots and computers.<p>With parents causing so much carnage in pursuit of that elusive PlayStation 4 on Black Friday (so much so that the day is under threat of being rechristened “Bloody Friday”) it’s only natural to wonder what has happened to Christmas. And …

How to Succeed in Social Networking by Thinking Differently in 3 Ways

People that have succeeded in leveraging the power of social networking in their businesses have done more than just learn how to use the tools. They …

Father and Daughter Beautifully Recreate Wedding Photos of Late Mother

Father and daughter Ben and Olivia lost Olivia's mother, Ali, when Olivia was just one-year-old to a rare form of lung cancer. This November, after two years of being on a “rollercoaster of emotions” Ben decided to move out of their Cincinnati home that they had lived in with Olivia's late mother. …

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