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Jay Palter
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Have you seen this slide before?
Mary Meeker’s annual Internet Trends Report is must reading for any business leader these days. It provides a high level overview of many relevant issues and trends affecting the marketplace for many businesses. This year, I reviewed the 196-slide presentation and highlighted those slides that jumped out at me. I hope in some way it is helpful to …
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Julie Littlechild shares her tips and tricks for staying connected in social networks: "Find your human voice and lose the corporate voice."
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Augie Ray is a financial professional that knows how to leverage social networks. Check out some of his tips and tricks.
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+Mash Patel cites acquiring new clients and talent as benefits of his and his company's successful online engagement activities. Read more about how Mash is leveraging social networks to nurture his most valuable business asset: his relationships.
Online social networks are changing how businesses and their leaders communicate and leverage their most valuable asset: their relationships. In this series of articles, entitled New Rules of Engagement, I profile a business leader that I have observed to be using social networks actively and ...
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Bill Sullivan ( Sullivan, William F ) is a case study in a busy business leader who has effectively embraced social networking to gain knowledge, build his thought leadership reputation and broaden his network. Many lessons here for all business leaders. 
Online social networks are changing how businesses and their leaders communicate and leverage their most valuable asset: their relationships. In this series of articles, entitled New Rules of Engagement, I profile a business leader that I have observed to be using social networks actively and ...
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Find your professional mission and BE your brand.
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Do these 5 things and you will thrive on LinkedIn.
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LinkedIn is simple to master: If you can network, you can thrive on LinkedIn.
Most business professionals have figured out that a LinkedIn account is a required tool in the digital age. But far fewer people have a clear idea of what they should be doing with it.For me, it all comes down to this: LinkedIn is for good, old-fashioned networking.It’s for expanding your network and touching base with the people that are already part of it. It’s for helping people find solutions to their problems and to expand their networks. An...
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Great suggestions for helping kids develop financial literacy early in life.
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Great discussion with Chris Moynes and Randy Gerber on the benefits of the niche approach.
It's accepted wisdom that finding and focusing on a niche market is a good idea. However, when it comes to executing on the strategy it's harder than it sounds. And, if it isn't hard, there's a reasonable chance you don't have a real niche strategy, rather a preference for certain types of ...
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I can't tell if it's an honour or an insult to dye the Chicago River green. 
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Toronto and Canada are on the path to flexing their #fintech  muscles.
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Chief Engagement Officer
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Content marketing, Personal branding, Speaking, Writing
Employment
  • Jay Palter Social Advisory
    Chief Engagement Officer, 2009 - present
  • IPS Insurance
    Managing Partner, 2005 - 2009
  • Givex Corporation
    Senior Vice President, 1999 - 2005
  • NetEffect Communications
    Principal, 1994 - 2003
  • Greenpeace
    Campaigner, 1987 - 1994
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Alan Jay Palter
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People do business with people they know, like and trust.
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  • Social media relationship builder and coach
  • Blogger and writer
  • Personal branding consultant
  • Creative doer
  • Primary parenting dad
  • Everyday philosopher
  • Advocate for ecological sanity
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
    Philosophy, 1983 - 1987
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A longevity guru’s tips on Happiness
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Happiness, longevity, health and money are all (as you might expect) intertwined. In his book, You Can Retire Sooner Than You Think (also re

Drive retention and sales by really knowing your clients
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While new client acquisition is often the focus of sales efforts, retention of and selling to existing customers has long been recognized as

Takeaways From The T3 Advisor Technology Conference: PFM Portals, Dashbo...
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Celebrating its 10th year as an event, this year’s Technology Tools for Today (T3) advisor technology conference was the biggest ever, punct

Tweeting maven Josh Brown approaches 100K followers, explains the busine...
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Josh Brown dishes on how writing helps him clarify his thoughts, how social media increased his business, why he doesn't participate in onli

Key to personal brand is to BE your values -
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Sallie Krawcheck has written a great post over on LinkedIn, called Personal Branding 101. (If you don’t know Sallie, you should. Check out h

Are We Innovating or In-denial? —Capitalizing on Technological Turbulenc...
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This is the first in a series of ‘CEO Point-of-View’ pieces in which Simon Tomlinson, CEO of BlueSun addresses key issues faced by carriers,

Stop marketing and start building social capital -
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You don’t need to convince business owners, executives or professionals about the importance of their business networks. They get it. Who yo

Video: Unicycling on Mount Damavand in Iran - Pinkbike
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Lutz Eichholz and his crew took an extreme expedition 17000ft up Mount Damavand in Iran for one of his toughest challenges yet.

It's Official: 2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record
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Deny this. NOAA's monthly temperature data show the Earth's climate warming over 135 years, animated here in less than 30 seconds.

The Next Big Thing in Cybersecurity: Training | Advisor Intelligence
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Prilock, an cybersecurity training service, says it can help guard RIAs from the growing threat of hackers.

Why our Christmas music is still stuck in the ’50s
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Charted: Christmas music as an exercise in baby boomer nostalgia.

WA 21: A Conversation with Jay Palter on All Things Digital Marketing (f...
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In this podcast episode, Stephanie chats with Social Business Strategies, Jay Palter on personal branding, content marketing, and social med

Elf on the Shelf: festive fun or Santa's sinister spy?
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The Elf on the Shelf is a holiday retail phenomenon, but does placing a scout for Santa inside the home teach our kids to accept surveillanc

Interesting Chart Integrating Maslow Hierarchy of Needs with Technology ...
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September, 2014. Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs is a motivational theory developed by the renowned psychologist and humanist Abraham Harold Mas

Conrad Black: The Saudis believe the the West is about to give in to Ira...
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The world’s media have bought into the theory that discouragement of production from new sources that would reduce oil imports, especially b

Your current LinkedIn strategy isn't cutting it.
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If you’re current LinkedIn strategy is rooted in cold emails, than you’re really scaring away your prospects. Here is what you need to be do

Dr. Dreidel is the dreidel that beats all others
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Well, we're peepin', and we're creepin', and we're writin'Just look at what we caught: a wooden Dreidel that's just bangin' Now it's time fo

A Look At The Best White House Photos Of 2014
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Chief official White House photographer Pete Souza and his team follow President Barack Obama and the first family into the Oval Office and