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Jeff Gibbard
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Attended Drexel University - LeBow College of Business
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Super excited about the new 30 second video feature on the Twitter mobile app.  I don't have it yet, but it's rolling out soon.  I especially love that iPhone users can also upload their own video.  Sorry Android, not yet, but soon for you, too!  

The other announcement, Group DMs for up to 20 people is NOT as exciting.  I already mostly ignore my DMs.  This is gonna be a spamfest.

#twittermarketing   #twittervideo   #twittertipstuesday   #twittertips  
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+Lynette Young  Are you still bullish on G+?  At one point I thought it was the number 1 social network to watch, but I'm beginning to wonder.  Your thoughts?
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Another amazing year in the books for +Global Strategic Management Institute (GSMI)'s Social Media Strategies Summit! 

Read up on 2014 Trends and 2015 predictions from top speakers including +Corey Padveen +Carlos Gil +Caleb Gardner +Pam Didner +Julio Viskovich +Jeff Gibbard +Ramon De Leon and more! #SMSsummit   #socialmediastrategy   #socialmediaconference   #socialmedia   #conference   #summit   #GSMI  
All year long, marketers strive to create the next big campaign that tries to #BreakTheInternet. Luckily for us, we’ve had an impeccable line up of speakers from around the globe share their acumen and trade secrets at Social Media …
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Kiribati is one of the first countries that may vanish into the ocean under the rising seas, caused in large part by man-made climate change.
More than 60% of Kiribati’s population is under 30. As rising sea levels force people to leave this island nation, they may be the last inhabitants.
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This is a really interesting read.
Fund NASA, invest in SpaceX, write your congressperson, and vote. Space travel isn't just cool. It isn't just something to do because we can. If Interstellar has anything to teach us, it's that space travel can save our species. The truth is we might...
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Oh the notifications...so many notifications.
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I moved to Android in December. And, I do get notified about one G+ circle, Facebook posts, people making new boards in Pinterest...but on more than one occasion I've entered an important meeting on the Calendar, and it doesn't ping, or I don't hear it (the speaker sucks on the Samsung).  Take me back to old Apple iPhone. 
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Excellent stats +Jessica Smith
 
65% of US smartphone users check their phones within 15 minutes of rising

64% check their phones within 15 minutes of going to bed.

I'm in this category.

87% of millennials always have their smartphone at their side, day and night

78% of millennials spend over 2 hours a day using their smartphones.

68% of millennials consider their smartphone to be a personal device

These are some pretty telling smartphone statistics about millennials. What bothers me is the amount of businesses that don't have mobile friendly websites.

Are they just plain ignorant or are we not educating them well enough?

Informative read. +Heidi Cohen 
Ensure your 2015 mobile marketing plans are on track. Here are 55 US mobile research facts and 19 charts.
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Image Sizes For Social Media - Infographic

Informative for Social Media marketers!

Her comes the handy cheat sheet with up-to-date information about the image size of various social media.

#SocialMedia #Infographic #SocialMediaTips
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  • True Voice Media
    President & Chief Strategist, 2011 - present
    As the Chief Strategist at True Voice Media I develop social business strategies for our clients, including decisions regarding related services and outside vendors. In order to provide the best strategic advice, I must also remain diligent in following the most recent changes and updates to various social media sites, as well as staying current with case studies highlighting best practices and success stories from other organizations. In addition to the work I do for clients, I also determine the strategic direction of all business and social media marketing decisions for True Voice Media.
  • Devine + Powers
    Director, Social Media Practice Group, 2010 - 2011
  • Gap International
    Interactive Marketing Specialist, 2008 - 2010
  • StreamlineMe
    President, 2008 - 2010
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Passionate. Knowledgeable. Social.
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Passionate.  

I live and breathe social media.  Google+. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Whatever innovation is next.  I thrive on analyzing what’s best for a business need and then teaching others how to use these tools to meet their specific goals--whether through my direct work with clients, through my blog, through speaking engagements, or through every day encounters with people. 

You see, I believe that rather than keeping people apart, used well, social media actually tears down walls, builds community, and provides solutions.  And the knowledge that I can contribute to this result inspires my work day in and day out. 

Knowledgeable. 

I speak the language of business. I use social media strategically to accomplish business goals—not the other way around.  Before founding True Voice Media, I earned my MBA, was a social media marketing strategist, and director of a social media practice group.  I’m a living example of setting your mind to something, and achieving it, and that’s what I want for my clients as well.

Social.

I listen to and love being with people. I’m enlivened by the energy that’s created by engaging with others and the opportunity for personal growth. It’s natural that I’d gravitate toward and specialize in social media, as it’s constantly evolving, and well…social.   

My company is founded on the belief that there’s an exciting new paradigm of customer engagement in business: customers now have access to information, and at the same time, they can mold it, contribute to it, and participate in it.  And the business that really understands this and views its customers as partners in this conversation, rather  than  bystanders, or worse, adversaries, is the business that’s going to thrive. 

How I’m Different.

I founded True Voice Media to enable businesses to successfully use social media with the foundation of honesty, openness, authenticity, and unapologetic realness. Whatever that is for your business--that’s your True Voice.  And when you use and integrate your True Voice with social media, you end up doing what you love, leaving your customers delighted, and producing the results you want. That’s what True Voice Media—and I—am all about.

Many people come to a Social Media strategist for specific outcomes such as getting more “likes” or followers. But these cannot be ends in themselves.  They may be part of a strategy, but without a well-thought out and carefully constructed approach, these “results” don’t make any difference at all.

And that’s what I coach you in. You won’t be using these tools haphazardly or without purpose. Instead, we’ll be selecting the most appropriate tools for YOUR goals, setting the process in motion, and guiding you every step of the way.  

But don’t take my word for it. Let’s talk and you can decide if what I offer is what you are looking for. 

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I LOVE what I do for a living.
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  • Drexel University - LeBow College of Business
  • Temple University - School of Communication and Theater
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There may be a billion people on Facebook, says Jeff Gibbard, but no business needs to reach a billion people.

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One of the hardest parts about delegating tasks to others, is giving up control. I recognize the benefits of outsourcing work, delegating ta

I wouldn't say I was a chiropractics skeptic, but I'll say that--until recently--I'd never had my entire world changed like some people talk about. In general, adjustments made me feel a little better and nothing more. Well, last week I was totally out of whack. My lower back was so tweaked that bending over was so painful that I had to bend at the knees to get anything. Walking was difficult. Certain movements caused extreme pain to shoot throughout my body. I tried to "muscle through it" but it was unbearable. So I went to Dr. Beth. Dr. Beth adjusted me. My body sounded like bubble wrap. I stood up and immediately noticed a difference. My mind was more clear, I could feel energy running through out my body, and the lower back pain went from sharp to muted. The very next day I had virtually no pain at all and the following day was back to normal. It was astoundingly effective, I could not believe how quickly I went from agonizing pain to normal. So I guess you could say I'm a believer now. Dr. Beth is a healer, I've felt it first hand.
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Cajun Eggs benedict and Arizona French Toast. Best breakfast EVER!
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This is a good place to go. Almost everything is very good. The sandwiches are ridiculously overstuffed with meat--something I tend not to like. Highlights include potato pancakes, pastrami, pastrami lox and matzoh brei.
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