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Clutter is Killing Your Creativity
Maybe you should rethink your relationship to it

I've always been a bit of a neat freak. Not your "typical" artist. But +Jeff Goins identifies himself as one who is prone to clutter like many creative types.

What he talks about is that despite what you think clutter might do for you, it may be hurting you more than it's helping you.

Definitely worth the read: http://dustn.ws/1Q3UftK

Would you say you have clutter tendencies? Or are you someone who needs lots of breathing room?

#creativity #productivity
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Hmm where is my desk... I can't find it
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Read now: http://bit.ly/1fR3e4C

Is Facebook taking up all your time? Interested in ways to maximize your workflow?

When you streamline your work and know exactly where to look for the right information, your job becomes easier.

Click the link to discover eight ways to manage your Facebook marketing more effectively: http://bit.ly/1fR3e4C -Kim

#facebookmarketing #smexaminer
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Google+ App Update for iOS!

Well we finally have collections available on iOS! Woo-hoo! This isn't the major update I thought we'd get though.

Since its been so long since an iOS update for Google+ I kinda hoped that meant they were looking to do a major overhaul to match the Android and mobile web version. Not so much I guess.

Oh well. Still pretty cool to now be able to post to Collections from mobile.

Are you utilizing collections yet? If not, read this: http://dustn.tv/google-plus-collections/

#googleplusupdate
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+John Ward hahaha!!! 
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+Chris MacKinnon my guess is you'd only see it for a slit second as it burns through your retinas. Lol
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What's new this week? YouTube Gaming launched, Google Map Maker was enabled in 45 more countries, plus tips for Google+, Google Photos, AdSense and more!

Get the full roundup of this week's updates and tips:

www.peggyktc.com/2015/08/week-in-review-august-29-2015-youtube.html
This week YouTube Gaming launched, making it easier to find your favorite gaming content and be notified of new live streams (and Hangouts on Air)!  There are also tips for Google+, Google Photos, AdSense and more. Image: my ...
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How Marvel Perfected The Integrated Social Campaign

Great case study by +Simply Measured on how Marvel killed it on social for The Avengers:  Age of Ultron
It's no secret that Marvel Entertainment -- the Disney-owned entertainment company known for its Marvel Comics subsidiary --  is masterful at integrated social marketing, but their efforts around the upcoming The Avengers: Age of Ultron movie (release date: May 1) shows particular, multi-channel ingenuity. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmeOjFno6Do   Marvel has driven over 71 million views of the teaser trailer alone --  an impressive lift even ...
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From $5k to $25k in Monthly Recurring Revenue in 4 Months
How a Content Marketing "Home Run" Jump-Started This Company

Not every piece of content you create is going to be a run away success. But that's okay-- you only need a few knock-out pieces to see incredible results!

I love the analogy of content versus a sales rep:

"A single article could easily pull an extra 100,000 people to your site. Compare this to sales -- one sales rep can only contact a fixed, much more limited number of people."

In this article, Steve Klein from StatusPage tells the story of why/how content is the way to go for growing your business.

Read how they did it: http://dustn.ws/1MXTe6L

Some important points to note:

- Content helps people find you
- Solve a deep burning pain
- Challenge people's behavior, beliefs, or belongings
- Use what is already working
- Tell personal stories

And if you need help coming up with content ideas, I'm happy to help. It's what we do at +Weal Media for clients big and growing.

#contentmarketing #blogging #business
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Google has the resources & talent to beat Amazon's new Echo listening device. But the question is, will they?

Will this technology even catch on with the mass market or will it just be a geek novelty?

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Google OnHub Review
This is more of an investigation than a review. So much of it doesn't work yet, but it's still interesting.
Today it's a $200 Wi-Fi router. Tomorrow? We have no idea. (Ok, maybe some idea.)
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Instagram Removes Square Image Limitation: This Week in Social Media

Welcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention: http://bit.ly/1hmRUhG -Kim

#socialmedianews #smexaminer
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Ich finde die Meinung auch lol.
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Mike Tompkins Does Skrillex "Cinema" A Capella
And I can watch it a hundred times over

This cover lands among one of the best covers of any song ever in my book. +Mike Tompkins (who I've only recently discovered) has an incredible gift to recreate music with only his mouth and few pieces of technology. 

Not only do I LOVE this song-- I like it better than the original!

#music   #entertainment   #acapella  
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+Dustin W. Stout This guy is Really Good ... WOW
that is some #CRAZY Talent :)
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Koenigsegg CCR Revo!
What makes this particular Koenigsegg unique is that it is the only CCR with a visible carbon fiber body (hence the "Revo"). It's also only one of five CCRs in right-hand drive, and that additional big wing shows that this Segg means business.

http://jalopnik.com/watch-the-koenigsegg-ccr-revo-in-action-685467419

#cars #supercars #granturismo #hypercar #photo #speed #fast #carmagazine #automobile #autoenthusiasts #tonytabim8 #koenigsegg
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A growing number of fans (author included) are opting to wear their fandom on their sleeve, or leg, or chest. The Force in the Flesh documents this geeky art.
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+Nicky Pasquier oh, I'd never get a Star Wars tattoo-- no matter how much I love the franchise! lol
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Canyon Country, CA
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Porter Ranch, CA - West Hills, CA - Granada Hills, CA - North Hollywood, CA - Sharon, PA
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Social. Web. Strategy. Design.
Introduction
Currently the Chief Marketing Officer of Weal Media. I am a web designer, branding enthusiastblogger and social media junkie. Creativity is my fuel, social media is my game, and Jesus is my homie.

Social Web Strategy Design

"Crafting creative ideas and turning them into visual and verbal brilliance. I help individuals and brands excel online through design and social media integration, strategy, and execution."

For consulting, contact me here.

I mainly post about Social Media, Creativity, Design, and Branding. I've also been dubbed a Google+ Scholar (whatever that means). So if you're having trouble getting the most out of Google+ then feel free to ask me questions! I may not have all the answers, but odds are I at least know someone who does!

Some circles I might fit well into are:

- Designers
- Social Media
- Branding
- Blogging
- Technology
- Geeks
- Christians
- Film lovers
- Awesome people

Recommended Reading
I've wrote a few things that have gotten some attention. These are a great representation of what I write about most:

Social Media / Google+

Creativity

Design


Communities
I currently run a number of Google+ communities and moderate on a few others:


So what are you waiting for? Shoot me a +mention here on Google+ and let's connect!
Bragging rights
Survived an encounter with Chuck Norris. Was on Google+ before the masses.
Work
Occupation
Digital Marketing Consultant, Designer, Blogger
Skills
Design, Branding, Social Media, WordPress, Blogging, Google+, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, Modeling, Acting, Dialects/Accents, Public speaking, double-jointed
Employment
  • Weal Media
    Chief Marketing Officer, 2014 - present
    Responsible for overseeing marketing initiatives, branding and corporate messaging. Developing areas such as brand development, sales management, product development, distribution channel management, marketing communications, including advertising and promotions, pricing, market research, and customer service.
  • Warfare Plugins
    Co-founder, 2014 - present
    Branding, front-end product design, marketing, blogging, new product development and customer relationship development.
  • dustn.co
    Founder, Creative Architect, 2010 - 2014
    Helping individuals and brands excel online through social media and design. Cultivating creative ideas and turning them into visual and literal brilliance.
  • GPlusTuts.com
    Co-founder, Lead Editor, Web Designer, 2010 - 2013
    Helping you get the most out of Google+ through tips, tricks and tutorials.
  • Impact Shirts
    Designer, Digital Strategist, 2011 - 2014
    Designing custom screen-printed apparel, designing online web properties, managing digital presence on Google+, email newsletter development/implementation/deployment.
  • Shepherd of the Hills Church
    Director of Student Ministries, 2008 - 2011
    Youth and student ministries oversight, planning, teaching and program development. Also handled organization-wide graphics work and social media.
  • Steady Demand
    Social Media Specialist, 2014 - 2014
    Strategic management of client Google+ pages including: - Content creation - Circle management - Community development - Content curation - Graphic design
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Birthday
February 17
Relationship
Married
Other names
Dustin Stout, Dustin W. Stout, DustinWStout, Dustin Wayne Stout, el Guapo