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Join the conversation! Dorie Clark, author of Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It, will be my guest for My Book Club.

A guide to becoming a recognized expert in your field

Too many people believe that if they keep their heads down and work hard, they'll be recognized as experts on the merits of their work. But that's simply not true anymore. To make a name for yourself, you have to capitalize on your unique perspective and knowledge and inspire others to listen and take action. But becoming a "thought leader" is a mysterious and opaque process. Where do the ideas come from, and how do they get noticed?

Dorie Clark explains how to identify the ideas that set you apart and promote them successfully. The key is to recognize your own value, cultivate your expertise, and put yourself out there.

Featuring vivid examples and drawing on interviews with Seth Godin, Dan Pink, David Allen, Robert Cialdini, and other thought leaders, Clark teaches readers how to develop a big idea, leverage existing affiliations, and build a community of followers. She offers not mere self-promotion, but an opportunity to change the world for the better while giving you the ultimate career insurance.

More about +Dorie Clark and Stand Out here: http://dorieclark.com/stand-out/
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Announcing our book for September book club! Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It by Dorie Clark.
Enter the book giveaway sponsored by Penguin Random House here: https://a.pgtb.me/VQMchx
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FTC Puts Social Media Marketers On Notice With Updated Disclosure Guidelines - http://mklnd.com/1JPHv8y
The U.S. agency updates its FAQ page for endorsement requirements for the first time since 2010. The new guidance could precede a crackdown.
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+Sara Hawkins Thanks Sara. You're the smarterest. :) (yes I know that's not a word, using it anyway)
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Car wash the same way as to what are the week before we get a chance to the first thing tomorrow and milk products to the gym in love it was going out tonight or are we meeting tomorrow morning to get the moment I will try my phone was in love the week of September I will try my phone was in love and miss your voice to text back from you soon and
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Did you sign up yet? #viralwebinar
 
How to Easily Discover Great Visual Content

Have you been wondering how to use visual content to improve Facebook Page engagement?

Looking for some helpful tips to create images that your Facebook fans crave?

Then join +Rebekah Radice and +Peg Fitzpatrick on August 26th for a FREE webinar!

During the training you'll learn:

 - How to quickly (and easily) discover great visual content that your Facebook audience will LOVE
- The key to creating images that stand out and get noticed in the Facebook newsfeed
- How to design optimized images for your Facebook cover, profile and ads

Ready to get started?

Sign up here: http://bit.ly/1OKkRyE

#socialmedia   #visualmarketing   #facebookmarketing  
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+Karen V Chin Awesome Karen!
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Hubspot has created a custom must-see session list for every business specialty at #INBOUND.
See the cool choices here:  http://www.inbound.com/personalized-inbound-sessions

My session is falling in the social media AND design session tracks.

The social media track features Sonia Simone of Copyblogger, Danny Sullivan, Larry Kim of Word Swag, Frank Eliason formerly Comcast Cares, and Mike Stelzner of Social Media Examiner.

The design track features Brian Solis, Oli Garnder of Unbounce, and more.

Really tough decisions to be made on what sessions to choose.
Which session list would you choose to attend? at +HubSpot's INBOUND conference?
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How many times does it take you to get a good selfie?
It always takes me more than one. I was testing my new Cowboy Studio light kit for videos. I really like it - super easy to use.
In case you need lights. http://www.amazon.com/CowboyStudio-Photography-Portrait-Umbrella-Continuous/dp/B003WLY24O/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1439569070&sr=8-1&keywords=cowboy+light+kit


Google created this cool collage from my photos. These are no filter or editing, using one of the lights in the kit.
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All the secrets of Canva for Work revealed!
See all the great new design features and how they work including the magic resize button!

Read it all now: http://pegfitzpatrick.com/everything-you-need-to-know-about-canva-for-work/

Pin it for later: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/159526011778114257/
Sign up here for access on Monday! >> http://bit.ly/1H1TArH

#canvaforwork   #DIYdesign   #design #socialmediatips #artofsocial  
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Thank you, +Dustin W. Stout and +Peg Fitzpatrick. You keep it simple. As always. And I'm grateful!
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More great blogs to add to your reading list!
 
Top 25 Social Media Blogs to Follow Right Now

Need some new blogs to spice up your daily reading? +Diana Adams knows exactly how you feel and has what you crave.

She's created a list of her 25 fav social media blogs via +PostPlanner including +Peg Fitzpatrick, +Ann Tran, +Aaron Lee,+Brian Fanzo, +Marsha Collier,+Mari Smith - Business Page, +Andrea Beltrami,+Ahna Hendrix, +Adel de Meyer, +Brian Honigman and so many more. 

Take a look and see who's missing from your list! http://rebekahr.com/1JIcTSJ

#socialmedia   #socialmediamarketing   #bloggingtips
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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Easily Discover Great Visual Content
Today at 2 pm ET
Wondering how to leverage visual content to boost Facebook Page engagement? Stop wondering! Let +Rebekah Radice and I show you how (FREE).

Sign up here!  http://bit.ly/1OKkRyE
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Stormy drive in Vermont.

Shot on my iPhone while driving. There was a spectacular bright rainbow that turned into a double rainbow and then a full arch rainbow with vivid colors. It wasn't possible to get a great shot of the rainbow because it was almost dark and it was raining but it was a gorgeous drive.
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The camera quality is amazing, beautiful photos :) 
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Tag you're it! Thanks for having me in your #Vlogust  vids.

This is a Mom tag video where we answered questions. +Shayla Fitzpatrick is a super fab vlogger. We tagged +Rebekah Radice to do a tag video.

Is glitter a color??
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+Rebekah Radice Yay! I can't wait to see your video Rebekah. We had a really fun time making it.

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4 Fantastic Design Ideas For Facebook Pages
For all you bloggers, entrepreneurs, and social media managers!

Have you lost that loving feeling...with your Facebook Page? These four fantastic design ideas can help revive your social media and give some ideas for your visual marketing.

Grab all the tips NOW: http://pegfitzpatrick.com/4-fantastic-design-ideas-for-facebook-pages/

Pin it for LATER: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/232779874466777492/

#socialmedia   #smtips   #artofsocial   #socialmediatips   #facebookmarketing   #visualmarketing   #designtips   #DIYdesign  
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Author • social media pro • speaker • rockin' a positive attitude • innovative idea girl • visual marketing maverick • naturally caffeinated • Google+ evangelist • travelista • and so much more.
Introduction
Author and social media strategist. Co-author of The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users with Guy Kawasaki. 

Social media is my passion. And my job. I'm here sharing my professional experience working day to day in the trenches of social media, marketing, and blogging. I work with global brands and leaders in the social media sphere every day. I've spearheaded successful social-media campaigns for Motorola, Audi, Canva, Google, and Virgin as well as having been a brand ambassador for Kimpton Hotels. I work with the best brands and make them even better!

I'll share tips and tricks, provide positive inspiration and answer social media questions through the content that I create and curate. I'm active across all social media platforms with a special focus on visual marketing and Pinterest.

What sets me apart? I'm an innovative idea girl that follows through and gets the job done. Social media is my career, not just a hobby. If you're interested in how I do what I do, I wrote The Art of Social Media to help explain it.

If you're interested in having me speak at your next conference or event, please contact Keynote Speakers: Phone: (650) 325-8711



I travel frequently and love to share my experiences and photos. I love photography! I'm currently shooting with a Fuji X100S and my mobile. 

You can find my writing on my blog  PegFitzpatrick.com. I'm also a Huffington Post contributor and Co-Editor-in-Chief at 12 Most.

A few of my most favorite posts are:

Oh Snap, Can I Legally Use That Photo - guidelines for online photo usage and where to find free, legal photos.


Goodbye, SEO - Hello SMO (Social Media Optimization) - learn about the importance of social media to optimize your blog and online presence.

I'd fit great in these circles:
  • Social media
  • Travel
  • Google+ Evangelist
  • Writers or bloggers
  • Positive people :)
  • Social media marketing
  • Pinterest Lovers
I love Pinterest. Check out my Pinterest Boards! To find out how I use Pinterest and Google+ together, check out one of my most popular articles: How Google+ and Pinterest Go Together like Peanut Butter and Jelly.

To learn how I post on Google+, see my ultimate guide on Google+ posting: Five Easy Steps to Bake the Perfect Google+ Post.


Co-moderator of the APE Community for writers, it's a closed community but open to all requests. Here's the APE Pinterest board.

Founder of the Closing the Google+ Gap community for social media.Sharing ways to work Google+ into your socialsphere and your social world into your Google+. Come and say hello!

Are you interested in writing a book?
APE: How to Publish a Book by +Guy Kawasaki and +Shawn Welch is THE guide for writers. Excited to have a feature in it about marketing with Pinterest. http://amzn.to/APEtheBook I also constructed and executed the social media marketing for APE which was a best-seller. 

Thrilled to have contributed a chapter in What the Plus!the unofficial guide to Google+, by Guy Kawasaki.

If you made it here, wow! Thanks for taking the time to read my whole bio. 

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