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Twitter 1 Google+ 1 LinkedIn 3 reddit Buffer It started with a simple question posed during a staff meeting by a senior marketing executive. After being blindsided with time-critical information regarding market events that he should have known, the exec went on to ask: “If the President of the United States can get a daily briefing …
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So, while most of the time I'm sporting my Shoei RF-1100, I sometimes like to ride open-faced.

I bought a Bell C500 but it makes me look like the Great Gazoo http://imgur.com/gallery/OL9BaZS -- see? https://flic.kr/p/yNC891

Call me a dum-dum but I am looking for a low-profile, retro-style, barely-legal (if need be) lid that doesn't make me look any more of a dork than I already am as a middle aged man rolling down the street on my sweet 1995 BMW K1100LT.

Something less bulbous, closer to the head, a little cooler. Yes, I have an enormous head, but I am sure there's a solution somewhere. Think Easy Rider.

What do you recommend? Please offer recommendations with a clean conscience. It's just that every once in a while I envy those cafe racers and Harley riders their illegal beanie helmets helmets a little and would just love to get a little more wind in my face.

Sometimes I wake up Born to be Wild. Sometimes I wake up feeling like I just want to be an Easy Rider.

Thanks in advance!
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I currently have 663 members in my Chris Abraham Gaggle. That means that of those members, a number of them automagically pass through each and every Twitter and LinkedIn posts to their social media streams while the remaining members are given the option to posts my content based on how well each suggested Twitter, Linkedin, Facebook, and Google+ content fits them. 

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If you’re on the fence about Spin, do it! Even if you have never been to a Spin class before or are insecure about your body or your competitive nature would make it far too shameful if you were unable to keep up or won’t know what to do once you got there, it’s really hard to get embarrassed if nobody can see you! Biker Barre Spin classes begin, middle, and end in the dark. All your secrets are safe! 
Biker Barre Spin classes begin, middle, and end in the dark. All your secrets are safe!
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Here's the latest webinar that +Chris Abraham of +Gerris did for +BiznologyChannel: http://bit.ly/diyInfluencerMarketing
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OK, this is the last time I share my ‪#‎DFL‬ 5K ‪#‎4COURTS4MILER‬ -- I will be registering for the upcoming Pacers Running-sponsored ‪#‎CC5KFRIDAYS‬ -- and I'll actually run them when my Biker Barre ‪#‎SpinBuddy‬ is traveling for work. Need good habits to replace bad for when B is out of town and I can't self-motivate to drive over to the Hill. Even though Katie Geffken is amazing. This is where my HOKA ONE ONE shoes have taken me! ‪#‎hokaoneone‬
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So, while most of the time I'm sporting my Shoei RF-1100, I sometimes like to ride open-faced.

I bought a Bell C500 but it makes me look like the Great Gazoo http://imgur.com/gallery/OL9BaZS -- see? https://flic.kr/p/yNC891

Call me a dum-dum but I am looking for a low-profile, retro-style, barely-legal (if need be) lid that doesn't make me look any more of a dork than I already am as a middle aged man rolling down the street on my sweet 1995 BMW K1100LT.

Something less bulbous, closer to the head, a little cooler. Yes, I have an enormous head, but I am sure there's a solution somewhere. Think Easy Rider.

What do you recommend? Please offer recommendations with a clean conscience. It's just that every once in a while I envy those cafe racers and Harley riders their illegal beanie helmets helmets a little and would just love to get a little more wind in my face.

Sometimes I wake up Born to be Wild. Sometimes I wake up feeling like I just want to be an Easy Rider.

Thanks in advance!
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Chris Abraham was out running. He tracked 3.34 mi in 47m:53s.

http://app.endomondo.com/workouts/702342565/4889146
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When I pitch my influencer marketing services these days on behalf of my digital agency Gerris, I find that I am not competing against humans at other agencies, I am fighting it out with Google AdWords, Facebook Ads, Twitter Ads, Bing Ads and even Pinterest Ads. What’s more, because there have been so many bad actors in the influencer marketing space, it’s quickly becoming perceived as a cash-only, pay-per-post, payola game. 
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Hi +Chris Abraham. I would like to offer a friendly piece of advice to improve your engagement on Google+: I received a notification for this post because you probably included Extended circles, _Your circles, or specific circles when you shared it with Public. Sharing in the manner I described can create notifications that the recipients do not want. Many people therefore view it as a form of spamming. Their reactions frequently include uncircling, muting, blocking the poster and even reporting them for spamming. I therefore encourage you to stop including others when sharing with Public except in the following cases: * where you +mention people in your posts -- Part of the reason for +mentioning is to notify those individuals (assuming their notifications allow you to notify them). * when notifying family or close friends who you know will not take offense to notifications from you. * if you have set up a “notification circle” of people who asked you to be notified. (Note that it is extremely poor etiquette to tell people you will notify them unless they ask not to be notified.) That being said, please either follow the advice above or remove me from your circles. I prefer not to have to mute you because that could prevent my being able to help you if you ever need to come to the Google+ Help community for assistance.
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I wasn’t DFL last night. I ran the first Crystal City 5K Friday race last night and was 488 out of 497 for my gender — not last! — and I was the 1,070th finisher out of 1,126 finishers! I am not sure if I was DFL for my age group, but I doubt it. That’s progress and that’s all I really need, right? What’s more, there are four additional identical races every Friday the month of April and I am registered for all of them, so I’ll easily be able to compare like with like. The numbers won’t lie. 
I wasn’t DFL last night. I ran the first Crystal City 5K Friday race last night and was 488 out of 497 for my gender — not last! — and I was the 1,070th finisher out of 1,126 finishers! I am not sure if I was DFL for my age group, but I doubt it. That’s …
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Hi +Chris Abraham​. I would like to offer a friendly piece of advice to improve your engagement on Google+:


I received a notification for this post because you probably included Extended circles, _Your circles, or specific circles when you shared it with Public. Sharing in the manner I described can create notifications that the recipients do not want. Many people therefore view it as a form of spamming. Their reactions frequently include uncircling, muting, blocking the poster and even reporting them for spamming. I therefore encourage you to stop including others when sharing with Public except in the following cases:

* where you +mention people in your posts -- Part of the reason for +mentioning is to notify those individuals (assuming their notifications allow you to notify them).

* when notifying family or close friends who you know will not take offense to notifications from you.

* if you have set up a “notification circle” of people who asked you to be notified. (Note that it is extremely poor etiquette to tell people you will notify them unless they ask not to be notified.)


That being said, please either follow the advice above or remove me from your circles. I prefer not to have to mute you because that could prevent my being able to help you if you ever need to come to the Google+ Help community for assistance. 
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Chris Abraham was out running. He tracked 4.14 mi in 1h:06m:19s.

http://app.endomondo.com/workouts/686059655/4889146
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Education
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    American Literature, 1988 - 1993
  • Chaminade
    Philosophy, 1986 - 1988
  • UEA
    Post War Literature, 1990 - 1991
  • St Louis
    School, 1982 - 1988
  • Aliamanu Elementary
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  • Saint Louis School
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Chris Abraham is a leading expert in digital: online reputation management (ORM), Internet privacy, social media marketing and digital PR with a focus on blogger outreach, blogger engagement and Internet crisis response. A pioneer in online social networks and publishing, with a natural facility for anticipating the next big thing, Chris is an Internet analyst, Web strategy consultant and advisor to the industries’ leading companies. Chris is based in Washington, D.C.
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Started two global digital PR companies with a global reach and reputation.
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Chris Abraham is a leading expert in digital, including online reputation management (ORM), Internet privacy, social media marketing and digital PR with a focus on blogger outreach, blogger engagement and Internet crisis response.
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  • Gerris digital
    Principal, 2012 - present
  • Unison Agency
    Director, Social Media, 2013 - 2013
  • Reputation.com
    Team Lead Special Projects, 2012 - 2013
  • Social Ally
    President, 2012 - 2012
  • Abraham Harrison LLC
    President, 2006 - 2012
  • New Media Stategies
    Technology Strategist, 2003 - 2006
  • eResources
    Director of Sales
  • Caucus Systems
    System Administrator
  • Edelman
    Senior Account Supervisior, 2006 - 2006
  • US Treasury
    Application Developer, 1997 - 1999
  • NLADA
    Application Developer, 2002 - 2002
  • Beehive GmBH
    Managing Director, 2000 - 2002
  • Gerris Corp
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It's the only place in the Metro DC area I would use to maintain, fix, repair, and restore my 1995 BMW K1100LT touring motorcycle, and Khanh Nguyen is the only mechanic I would trust her with. He's "my mechanic." I'll never get any other bike besides a BMW and I'll never use another mechanic besides EUBMW. I have been using him since 2013.
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Fantastic place to browse and buy bikes -- and receive service under warranty. The people are charming but they have their hands full. They're best at high-end and new bikes. Leave the old and restored bikes to other shops like Crossroads Cycle or EUBMW.
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