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+Michael Daniels we not only survived the webinar, it was great. but i have some other things i want to do with you, coming up.
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And there's more proof of why this community works! :-)
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Sing Halelulah! US Airways forgives post of pornographic Tweet - breaking long-standing tradition of blaming the intern or the agency

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The case for pet insurance: my dog, Benny Bix Ochman, suffers from idiopathic seizures - the medical term for we don't know why he gets them. 

He takes an expensive medication and has to see a doggie neurologist on occasion for checkins. 

I have had +Trupanion - Pet insurance insurance since he was a puppy and they have been wonderful about covering these expenses. Without insurance, I don't know how people are able to cover some of the things that inevitably come up.

A friend's doodle just went through thousands in vet bills because of a foreign object he swallowed that made him deathly sick. Sadly, pet owners sometimes have to put down their pets when expenses get out of hand.

Consider getting insurance when your dog or cat is a baby. Just saying...
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Ye my dog looks a bit like a rat after he has his hair cut 
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Pretty impressive looking creature!
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What a terrific way to promote this wonderful event! 
We are making blankets all day long. This may not sound exciting, but when you have at least 100 people at each location sewing, cutting, pinning - it's quite the event! We average 200 blankets in 5 hours at these large events.  Connecticut Binky Patrol has thrown down the gauntlet and issued Beaverton, OR a challenge! We accept and will be broadcasting live from the events throughout the day. 

If you are interested in attending either event, dropping off FLEECE to make no-sew binkies. All blankets will be donated to local area shelters, hospitals and transitional housing. In Beaverton, we are sending a bunch up to Washington for the communities affected by the loss of the mudslide victims. They are really hurting up there - the ripple effect at it's worse!
#CCDay #BinkyPatrol Bink-A-Thon
Sat, April 26, 12:00 PM

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Google+ communities offer huge opportunities and advantage for fundraising and also for private paid events. Here are 19 ways G+ communities can help businesses.
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10+ years director-level experience conceiving, selling and executing the sophisticated integration of traditional and new media marketing for blue-chip corporations.; GooglePlus coach for brands and agencies; Publisher, What's Next Blog, co-founder; contributor to AdAge Digital Next,
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    CEO, 2013 - present
    GooglePlus coaching for agencies and associations. Google+ strategy, content, live, events, YouTube integration, private and public communities.
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    Publisher, 2002 - present
    Award-winning What's Next Blog,, an AdAge Power 150 blog covering digital strategy, technology, Internet business trends and related news.
    Co-Founder, 2007 - present
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    President/Founder, 2012 - present
    Helping blue chip brands integrate new media into their marketing since 1996. GooglePlus Coach, Google Partner, YouTube Partner, Google-certified YouTube Channel Creator. Clients include: Cendant, Meijer, Ford Motors; IBM, Simon & Schuster, American Greetings, McGraw- Hill, Transitions Lenses, Right Management and Mrs. Fields Cookies
  • AFS Intercultural Programs
    Sr Creative Technologist/Contractual, 2011 - 2012
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    Managing Director of Emerging Media, 2010 - 2011
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B.L. Ochmanuniquely experienced digital pioneer who has been helping blue chip brands incorporate social media into their marketing strategy since 1996. Google+ Coach, Google-certified GooglePlus Helpouts Coach, Google Partner, YouTube Partner, Google-certified YouTube Channel Creator.

With experience in verticals from cars to cookies, I've conducted corporate training and coaching on new media marketing opportunities for brands including including Ford Motors, IBM, Meijer, Transitions Lenses, Cendant and McGraw-Hill. She has created groundbreaking digital marketing programs for Cendant, Transitions Lenses, Simon & Schuster, American Greetings, among others.

Please contact me at 917-566-5855 for GooglePlus coaching or digital communications strategy to drive traffic and sales to your business. 

15+ years director-level experience conceiving, selling and executing the sophisticated integration of traditional and new media marketing for blue-chip corporations.

Clients include: Cendant, Meijer, Ford Motors; IBM, Simon & Schuster, American Greetings, McGraw- Hill, Transitions Lenses, Right Management and Mrs. Fields Cookies 

Social media campaigns include: a branded Facebook game for Transitions Lenses & Up Your Budget, a ground-breaking online Treasure Hunt for Cendant that achieved one million unique visits and 10 million pageviews in 4 weeks

Accolades and street cred: One of the top 40 digital strategists in the world; One of 25 of The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Social Media; Top 150 Social Media Marketing Influencers 2012; AdAge Power 150 blogger. Contributor to AdAge Digital Next, Social Media Today, Mashable, MediaPost and BusinessWeek. Blogger since 2001. Speaker at more than 25 conferences, often as keynote.

- GOOGLE PLUS COACH specializing in agencies and associations
- CO-HOST OF THE BEYOND SOCIAL MEDIA SHOW. We do a live Hangout on Air every Wednesday at 9 PM EST. 

Recent accomplishments include:
  • Coaching agencies and associations on maximizing GooglePlus for business
  • Coaching in Helpouts on integrating Google+ into digital strategy
  • Google+ optimization
  • Certified by Google as a YouTube Channel Creator
  • Strategy for re-branding of Mrs. Field's Cookies
  • Leader of a team creating a global online and mobile community for non-profit AFS Intercultural Services. the world's largest foreign exchange program for high school students.
  • Creator "Sightings, a branded Facebook social game  for Transitions Lenses
  • Chief architect of a specialized social influence measurement and analysis platform in use by Light Squared, Transitions Lenses, Avon and other major corporations
  • Head the creative team of, blog at What's Next Blog (an AdAge Power 150 blog
  • Partner in  - where pet lovers can create and send free ecards using their favorite pet photos
  • Contributor to AdAge Digital Next
- Digital marketing strategy, with emphasis on emerging media
- experiential marketing campaigns ranging from Facebook games to online contests to community creation
- Google Plus coach
- integrating Google+ into digital strategy
- digital reputation management
- social media research to determine who is influencing your brand
- C-suite and corporate coaching and social media strategy
- proven record in high-yield blog advertising campaigns

As a leader in social media marketing, I created the renowned, precedent-setting Up Your Budget Treasure Hunt for Cendant.

This 4-week, 16-city search for $160K in cash was the first-ever entirely blog-based viral marketing campaign, promoted exclusively through blogger outreach and blog advertising.

In only four weeks, it generated a million unique visits, over 10 million page views, and more than 300 online and offline stories – for less than the cost of a 30-second national ad on network TV.

I conceived, edited and launched and the 25-author blog-based online community Clutter Control Freak, for Stacks and Stacks a California-based top 300 Internet retailer of products for home and office organization. Launched in July 2007, the blog was recently voted one of the Top 10 Business Blogs.

My articles and case studies about Internet marketing trends appear in MarketingProfs, MediaPost, Businessweek Online, and several other publications.

Before turning my talent to the Internet in 1995, I ran an award-winning New York PR firm that I grew to one of the 100 largest independent PR firms in the US, with clients including Stew Leonard’s, Miracle-Gro Plant Food, The American Dairy Association, Kaneka Corporation (Tokyo: JKFC) and many more.

Bragging rights
Accolades: One of the 40 top digital strategist in the world (2014), One of 25 of The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Social Media (2013); Top 150 Social Media Marketing Influencers; AdAge Power 150 blogger. She’s been a speaker at more than 25 conferences, and is a Google-certified YouTube Channel Creator, (June 2013) and GooglePlus Helpouts Coach (Sept. 2013.)
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