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Julia Hidy
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This is super post on the best of the best #powerpoint_presentation s.  Steve Jobs and a great TED talk are in here, among others.  See how your own #slideshow 's compare or could be improved.  And let's end Death by PowerPoint once and for all. 
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A moment of #cutenessoftheday .  What a darling little sign of Spring!  Thanks to +Magnus Fahlén for the original share.  And to +Raquel Hunter for the share.  
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I'm glad you liked it +Julia Hidy ... :-)
I'm off to bed now, 10.30pm here in Sweden, so take care and have fun Julia !!
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If you're an #android  lover, but liked what the iWatch might do for you, check this out.  

Pardon the pun, "The whole world's 'watch-ing."  - or soon will be - literally, not figuratively.

Thanks to +Pepper Oldziey for the share and +Anfernee Tan for the original post. 
Android Wear

OMG! The UI in this video is awesome! I wanna have that watch!!!

#android #google #wear #developer
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I'll look forward to that, +Pepper Oldziey.  We'll make sure we co-ordinate and match colors.  
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I'll edit an audio clip live on a Hangout On Air so you can see what I do to sweeten the sound, add equilization (EQ), and boost the audio levels to those that are acceptable by Audible and for use in enhanced editions e-books, and other uses.  
This Hangout On Air is hosted by Julia Hidy. The live video broadcast will begin soon.
Audio Editing Workshop
Mon, March 17, 7:00 PM
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Hi +Joanne McCall and +Marjorie J McDonald.  So sorry about that. I'm going to watch a few more YouTube videos on the screen share feature because there must be something I'm not doing correctly.  Google Hangouts On Air is NOT like GoToWebinar or any other webinar hosting that I've used as far as screen sharing goes, so there must be something I'm not doing. I'll figure it out though. I have screen capture software and will re-record the part that's missing and will edit it into the file - hope tomorrow or Wed.  Thanks to both of you for stopping in.

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If you've ever had  a #client  tell you that social media doesn't work, here's a great #infographic  you can share  Thanks to  +saad ahmad   for the post and +Irfan Ahmad for the share.  
Your Guide to GooglePlus Business to Business Marketing
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It's safe to say that the debate over the importance of using social media for marketing is over. Business marketers have realized that social media is an impactful tool and cost-effective way to build brand awareness and reach new audiences - not to mention businesses of all sizes are using this channels in some fashion. But when it comes to "which platform to use and why" particularly for B2B companies, debate continues to rage.

After a Ghosty start, Google+ has established its presence in the social media landscape, now just behind Facebook and surpassing Twitter in its number of monthly active users. Whether they are already actively using G+ or not, marketers, especially Business-to-Business marketers cannot afford to ignore its potential.

Here's a handy infographic highlighting why having and managing a GooglePlus presence for B2B marketers is important.

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Unfortunately the source of this graphic is not mentioned anywhere. So credit goes to: +saad ahmad for finding this visual on:

#googleplustips #googleplus  
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I think I need to read one of these every day for the next 50 days and actually do the exercise.  This is a great reminder.

Originally posted by  in the Healthy Living (Discussion) forum and shared by +James Woolley .
50 Reasons To Exercise
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A must read article from +Mark Traphagen about recent changes to Google #authorship  and #authorshipmarkup .    

Many thanks to Mark for his ongoing generosity in sharing his articles and content with us.   
Why Your Authorship Photo Disappeared from Google Search

I'll be sharing my findings from the article below at #Pubcon  in New Orleans this afternoon. (Here's the slide deck I'll be presenting:

#authorship   #authorrank   #plusonly  
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Here is an example of a new #authorship  feature in Google.  I'm not sure how this will play out for those of us without an Emmy nomination.  I'll have to hope my accreditation will do.  But this is a great new feature and benefit for using Google Authorship. 

Also, make sure you check out the posted comments in the thread.  Thanks to the original share by +John Dietrich, and comments by +AJ Kohn and +Elke Greim , among others.   
New Authorship feature. Okay, so I just found this one today and thought I'd share to see if anyone else has seen these.

Good morning Google Authorship and Author Rank community!

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Thanks for sharing and for the mention here +Julia Hidy! Yes, the comments in my post by +AJ Kohn are excellent. Basically that this is a kind of hybrid Authorship post using the Knowledge Graph to determine an Entity. In this case Diane is the Entity Google has been able to figure out with a high level of certainty.  
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This is a major change and #seotips   worth noting for people setting up G+  #events  and #hoa  session.  Thanks to +Joshua Berg for the original share. Please share this with everyone you know on G+.  
Search Update: Google+ Events are now indexed in Google Search. I actually noticed this before last week, and I believe it may have started with the recent Google Calendar update. Previously G+ Events were almost the last type of G+ content that had yet to be indexed in Google Search & well... just so you know, now they are.

I've previously had this discussion with a few people & explained that Events were not indexed, but the completed Hangouts are, so I thought I'd make this change clear. This doesn't prove that all events will be indexed, but certainly high authority profile events should be.

A side aspect to this might be, that an HOA Event setup early & receiving some good authority, through shares & engagement, will likely rank higher in search potentially providing another level of audience reach depending on the topic.

#GoogleSearchUpdate #GoogleEvent  
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If you're using #googleplus  for #business  or for #socialinfluence , this article originally shared by +Wade Harman  via +Mark Traphagen will help you greatly.  

Why You May Be Creating Your Circles Wrong
Obtaining a large following is something we all desire on any platform, but it's definitely not in simply following large masses of people.  If you happen to be like I was when I first started on Google Plus, then you may actually be circling in the wrong way. 

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This article will show you why the people around you will affect you in various ways.  You are who your friends are so choose carefully!  I remember a conversation with +Mark Traphagen about this very thing as we sat at a great lunch together.  Glad I've got him in my circles!  What is your opinion on circling, or circle sharing for that matter?

If you would like to be included in my Blog Notification circles, let me know in the comment section and you'll get notified of more posts like this in the future!
#googleplustips   #googlepluscircles   #googleplusmarketing  
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Thanks for sharing +Julia Hidy glad you liked it!
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Managing Partner,; Co-producer,; and Publisher, EnergyForYourLife series books, Weight Loss for Your Life, and Energized Living Multimedia books and websites
Skills best selling author; and multimedia producer of books, audios and videos, course development and nationally integrated marketing program management for new product launches.
  • Energy for Your Life Multimedia
    Author and Chief Creative Officer, 2008 - present
    Publisher and Author of bestselling Energy for Your Life book series and Weight Loss for Your Life book series. Multimedia content developer and B2C online marketing and media management. Began co-producing in 2013.
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    Managing Partner and Producer, 2008 - present
    Developed and ran U.S. and Canadian marketing plans for top ranked B2B ERP technology developers, environmental and retail clients.
  • Blinco Systems / 3rdwave
    Director of Communications, 2000 - 2008
    Developed online, print ads, marketing, communications and public relations for Blinco Systems, a top 25 ranked ERP global supply chain solutions' developer. Clients included Honda Trading America, Atalanta, Liberty RIchter (Tree of Life Group). Won U.S. National software developers' award from AMR Research and top trade editors.
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    Project Management Consultant, 1998 - 2000
    Project control officer for large billing, accounting and marketing CMS software installation. Project was brought in on time and under budget.
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Bestselling Author of Energy for Your Life and Weight Loss for your Life series books. President of multimedia marketing agency,
Energy for Your Life and Weight Loss for Your Life books have been bestselling titles.  I'm also an online business owner and B2B and B2C marketing consultant to ERP tech firms with international reach in the retail and global supply chain space. 

My G+ interests are varied and eclectic - a bit like me: 
  • Authors' advocate and have spoken at writers' conferences, BookExpo Canada, PodCamp, BookCampTO and IBPA Publishers' University. 
  • My books and courses for Energy for Your Life, Be Positive, Think Positive and Be Equal help people use their energy better. 
  • Weight Loss for your Life and 101 Foods from A to Z Most Likely to Cause Cravings will soon be followed by the 101 Foods You Can Eat to Not Gain Weight.
  • I'm currently writing Sleep for Your Life and Foods for Your Life; and 
  • I'm now an instructor at  

I've been successful at marketing ERP and technology firms because I take a fully-integrated approach to marketing at .  I have a select list of technology and vertical-leading clients and generate a consistent flow of qualified leads in North America and beyond.  I'm experienced developing and running B2B and B2C campaigns.  I've helped my clients win national awards and received constant media coverage. And I've put millions of dollars of additional revenues onto their bottom lines as a result of the campaigns I've designed.     

I also develop online courses and publish content to a number of my and other sites, including

I enjoy business as much as I do developing creative projects.  It's interesting to find the meeting points between the two.  Lately, I've been producing more videos and multi-media content specifically for tablet and mobile users.       

When I'm not developing content and business plans, I read, hike, walk, ski, run, cook, eat, laugh and enjoy every possible moment.       

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Managed $3.5 billion in projects for global Fortune 500 CEO's. Richard Branson and Jimmy Pattison have played practical jokes on me. Studied film music with Ron Collier, Duke Ellington's arranger. Attended master classes with Academy award-winner Jerry Goldsmith (Star Trek, Mulan, Poltergeist and many others), Earl Hagen (original Twilight Zone, Mod Squad and The Andy Griffith Show), and Don Sebesky (Julie & Julia, Paul Simon, Carly Simon). Played flute. I admit that I went to band camp and have won T-shirts at karaoke.
  • Eastman School of Music
    Film Composition, Summer Program
  • Ron Collier, Private Study
    Music Arranging & Composition, 3
  • Todd Booth, Private Study
    Modern Arranging, Gordon Delamont Progam, 3
  • Royal Conservatory of Music
    Composition, Piano & Conducting, 3
  • Ryerson University
    Business & Communications
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