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Don Power
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Attended Beaconsfield High School
Lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia
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In my business as a professional speaker and social media consultant, I often get asked a version of the following when I tell people about the value of using Twitter for business:“Isn't Twitter just
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In my business as a professional speaker and social media consultant, I often get asked a version of the following when I tell people about the value of using Twitter for business:“Isn't Twitter just
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 Long live égalité in business conversations!
It's well documented that subconsciously, people size someone up and make a decision or "judgment" within seconds. Malcolm Gladwell's recent book "Blink" gives crisp examples of how we do this quite
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Hey +Dan Parks This (or similar G+ Hangout Directories) might be a good idea to list with: https://plus.google.com/107715000322688441489/about Cheers!
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In my business as a professional speaker and social media consultant, I often get asked a version of the following when I tell people about the value of using Twitter for business:“Isn't Twitter just
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Content marketing has been around for years as a method for businesses to communicate their story and share their unique offerings. However, many enterprise companies today have it wrong thinking
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Career pivot. Seeking New Opportunities....I Got This! http://bit.ly/YouGotThis
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Career pivot. Seeking new opportunities. Here's my story. Reach out! Cheers!

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Professional Speaker | Social Media Consultant | Author | Editor | Nanaimo, BC
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Professional Speaking, Social Media Consulting, Writing, Editing, and of course, Twitter
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  • Don Power.COM
    Professional Speaker, Social Media Consultant, Author, 2008 - present
  • Sprout Social
    Managing Editor - Social Media for Business Blog, 2010 - 2014
    Editor of Sprout Insights - Official blog of Sprout Social
  • OTHER:
    http://linkedin.com/in/donpower
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Nanaimo, British Columbia
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St. John's, Newfoundland - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Quebec, Toronto, Ontario, - St. Jean, Quebec - Toronto, Ontario
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I Think in Tweets. Try me > @donpower
Introduction

I think in tweets. And yes, I see the irony of saying this on Google+

I'm a Social Media Speaker and Consultant based in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada

Reach out. The world is our oyster!

- Don Power

@donpower

http://donpower.com/contact

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Have jumped out of a perfectly functioning plane - more than once > http://bit.ly/YouGotThis
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  • Beaconsfield High School
  • Le College Militaire Royal de St. Jean (CMR)
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
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@donpower, http://donpower.me, http://donpower.com, http://twitterforskeptics.com
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Twitter: It's Not Just for Breakfast Anymore
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The Insiders Guide to Content Marketing for Enterprise Businesses
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Do Your Prospects See You As An Equal?
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"You Got This!"
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We talked to two marketing professionals who see Snapchat as a viable marketing option for certain brands under certain conditions.

Spotlight on Startups: HelloFax says goodbye to the fax machine
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HelloFax is a service that allows you send documents electronically to a traditional office fax machine.

How to Create a Google+ Hangout for Your Customers
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Here's how you can create a Google+ Hangout for your customers and use this tool to position your business as a market innovator.

What My 80 Year Old Dad Can Teach us About Social Media | Don Power | Bl...
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They say everything old is new again. Sometimes we can learn new tricks from an old dog.

“I Don’t Have Time to Tweet!”
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People actually do have the time to tweet, and could make this activity a productive part of their workday, if they chose to make it a prior

“What Do I Tweet About?”
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A common objection I hear (usually from people trying their darnedest not to try Twitter) is: "I don't know what to tweet about." Here's som

3 Ways for Make Sure More People See Your Facebook Updates
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This week we'll share a few good practices to ensure that as many people see your Facebook Page's updates as possible.

Pinterest vs. Tumblr: Which Is Better for Brands?
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You should consider dedicating some of your marketing resources to Pinterest, Tumblr, or both — but which one is most effective?

Twitter: When in Doubt, Learn the Language
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Twitter is like a foreign language. Once you learn the basics, you'll find that it can bring you more enjoyment and opportunity than you eve