Nov 30

Do you know about the RED envelope?

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So, do you?  Do you know about the red envelope?  I didn’t, until today. Every once in a while I come across a marketing strategy that makes me say, wow.  Why are more businesses not doing this? Today, at Cafe 50’s in West LA, I came across something I would like to share with you… Read more »

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Nov 29

Updating All Social Networks At Once

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Episode 2: Mike & Doug TV. How to update all of your social networks at once, and why you should. Join Mike Schmidt, owner of Anchor Wave and Doug VanSelmbrouck, Senior Design Manager of Plex Systems as they explain Ping.FM. A tool for simultaneously distributing your message to all of the people that follow you… Read more »

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Nov 28

UStream Office Hours

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Visit with Mike Schmidt, Anthony Rivera and Ben Blodgett Live! on UStream.TV, Tuesday, December 8: 3:30 to 4:30.  We’ll be hosting “Office hours” where you can interact with us.  We’ll be answering questions about internet marketing, website design and anything else that comes up. Ustream.tv quickly and easily allows anyone with a camera to broadcast… Read more »

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Nov 16

The "Why" of Social Media

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Welcome to the first episode of the Mike & Doug show… Meet Doug Vanslembrouck, former Anchor Wave team member and current Senior Design Manger of Plex Systems.  There are plenty of “how-to” guides for Social Media, but few “why-use” social media.  Mike & Doug discuss concepts from Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuck and Tribes by… Read more »

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Nov 4

People don’t read websites.

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This is one of my favorite “take-aways” from Don’t Make Me Think by Steve Krug is the myth that people actually read websites.  This book is a great introduction to website usability and can give you some simple points to keep in mind when deciding how to build your website.  This book is practically required… Read more »

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