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Joanne Tombrakos
Worked at Storyteller. Marketing and Sales Consultant. Digital Evangelist. NYU Professor. Speaker. Author
Attended Rider University
Lives in New York City
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The ads will soon follow you everywhere - if you let them. #mobilemarketing  
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6 Big Misconceptions People Have About #PersonalBranding  Online. #careeradvice  
Over lunch last week I was talking about a recent in-house corporate workshop I had done on personal branding online. As I looked up from my chicken salad, I could see the surprise on my friend’s face. He didn’t get it. He’s not entirely convinced that there is a need for paying attention to how he shows up digitally. He equates it with wasting time. Plus he found it surprising that any company would want to help their employees improve their dig...
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What We Can Learn About Predictive Analytics From The Blizzard That Wasn't
We are drowning in data. According to Nate Silver we now produce every day, three times per second, the equivalent of the amount of data that the Library of Congress has in its entire print collection.  That’s a lot of data! And it’s only going to get worse...
We are drowning in data. According to Nate Silver we now produce every day, three times per second, the equivalent of the amount of data that the Library of Congress has in its entire print collection.  That’s a lot of data...
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8 Ways to create more time in 2015 - for those things you have to do and most importantly - want to do! 
The first thing to do is accept the fact that time is not something you "find." This is not a search and rescue mission. The time is there and in equal proportion for all of us. It's what we choose to do with our allotments....
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Why desires are better than resolutions and goals? ( hint - less than 8% of people who make resolutions achieve them) #2015 
I gave up writing resolutions years ago. Apparently I am not alone. Less than half of us make them - just 45% - and of those who do less than 8% achieve them. It seems the odds are that you are doomed before you start. Goa...
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My newest blog - 9 Discoveries I Made In 2014 That Make Me Want To Dance
I've learned, that while not discounting those big AHA life altering moments, it is in often in those smaller discoveries that I find my world enhanced. When I uncover that new tool, idea, product or person that has me smilin...
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Love this perspective. Choose singing and dancing versus kicking and screaming. #sethgodin  #wisdom
Unfair things happen. You might be diagnosed with a disease, demoted for a mistake you didn't make, convicted of a crime you didn't commit. The ref might make a bad call, an agreement might be abrogated, a partner might let...
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One big misconception - "it's all about LinkedIn."
Over lunch last week I was talking about a recent in-house corporate workshop I had done on personal branding online. As I looked up from my chicken salad, I could see the surprise on my friend’s face. He didn’t get it. He’s not entirely convinced that there is a need for paying attention to how he shows up digitally. He equates it with wasting time. Plus he found it surprising that any company would want to help their employees improve their dig...
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How to choose your social networks. #socialmediatips  
I live in a city where on any given night there are hundreds, if not thousands of cocktail parties I could attend. But even if I had the desire and the invitations to go to every single one, it would be physically impossible...
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Storyteller. Marketing and Sales Consultant. Adjunct Professor in Digital Marketing at NYU. When not consulting, blogging or working on the next book, I'm fond of naps, dance breaks and dark chocolate. I also offer open workshops on Demystifying the Digital Landscape. For information on the next series - Your Digital You - the blueprint - a workshop designed to improve your digital presence visit www.joannetombrakos.com
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storytelling, inspiring, motivating, teaching, consulting, coaching, writing, digital marketing, social media, content creation, selling ... to name a few
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  • Storyteller. Marketing and Sales Consultant. Digital Evangelist. NYU Professor. Speaker. Author
    A Storyteller, Marketing and Sales Consultant, Professor of Digital Marketing at NYU, Speaker and Author, I blog on demystifying digital for business and life at www.joannetombrakos.com. I work with individuals and corporations to better understand this beast we call digital through programs designed to inform, educate and offer practical tools and training to keep you, your staff and your business digitally relevant. Topics range from Digital Marketing 101 - The Broad Strokes to Selling In The Age Of The Educated Consumer to Your Digital You – A Blueprint for Your Personal Brand. I consider myself a creative entrepreneur and am the self-published author of It Takes An Egg Timer, A Guide To Creating The Time For Your Life and a novel, The Secrets They Kept. I contribute to The Huffington Post, ForbesWoman and BlogHer. A two-time career reinventor my previous incarnations include teaching in the public school system and sales and marketing positions for CBS and Time Warner. My other passions include but are not limited to beaches, good wine and laughter. Think I can help you? Send me a message.
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helping you and your brand stay marketable, relevant and sane in the digital age
Introduction

Founder and Chief Storyteller at Joanne Tombrakos International, a marketing consultancy specializing in all things digital, specifically social media, content marketing and personal branding online. 

An Indie Author and Speaker I am also an  Adjunct Professor in Digital Marketing at NYU. I believe it all starts with a good story. When not consulting, blogging or working on the next book I seek out beaches, good wine and lots of laughter.

For more on me, visit www.joannetombrakos.com

 

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In 2008 I left my long term relationship with corporate America. Since then I've authored two books, consult with individuals and organizations to take the mystique out of Digital, teach Digital Marketing at NYU and above all, smile a lot more!
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  • Rider University
  • Temple University
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Seth's Blog: Kicking and screaming (vs. singing and dancing)
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Unfair things happen. You might be diagnosed with a disease, demoted for a mistake you didn't make, convicted of a crime you didn't commit.

Seth's Blog: This is ours
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Last night on the bike path I passed a well-dressed citizen, walking along with a bottle of water. I was stunned to see him finish his water

How to Create Awesome Social Media Visual Content That Gets Results
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Mari Smith hosted a webinar with Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick to talk about how to create the perfect post on social media.

Seth's Blog: Even better than an app?
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Mitch writes about the very near future when most fast-serve and mid-priced restaurants will have a tablet on the table, letting you order a

NYPD to Try Using Twitter to Predict Crime
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The NYPD worked with scientists to create a system that predicts crime. But it’ll only do so much when online crime is getting easier all th

Seth's Blog: Two ways to listen
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You can listen to what people say, sure. But you will be far more effective if you listen to what people do.

Giving Away Long Form Content Instead Of Self-Publishing = Clueless
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Even more platforms are opening up to allow anyone to publish longer-form content beyond shorter status updates. LinkedIn is the latest exam

The Simple Secrets That Make People Fascinating
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Whether you want to be a star in your field or make your product irresistibly interesting, being fascinating is about standing out from the

Seth's Blog: What does it sound like when you change your mind?
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Nineteen years ago, shortly after I hired Mark Hurst to join the team at my internet startup Yoyodyne, I turned to him and said, "I don't th

What Jimmy Fallon’s Rise Means for Social Selling
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There's a big change coming to late night television. Starting February 6th, longtime tonight show host Jay Leno is being replaced by up-and

Should Every Company Have a Blog?
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In a world where everyone from Whole Foods to Patagonia is blogging, is it safe to say that you should join the crowd? Is blogging important

Band of Blockers
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Republicans uninterested in bipartisanship decry President Obama's lack of bipartisanship, and one Congressman gives a NY1 reporter the trad

Super Bowl 2014 Ads: Facts and Figures
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The average cost of a 30-second Super Bowl spot has exceeded $3 million in the past couple of years, and is expected to hit $4 million this

6 fascinating tips you can learn from Super Bowl commercials
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Right now I’m prepping for a segment on ABC’s “LIVE with Kelly and Michael” show tomorrow morning. I’ll be giving insider scoop on fascinati

The Princeton Facebook Study is Missing Something Obvious
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There is a fascinating report coming out of Princeton University about Facebook loosing 80% of its users by 2017. I gave it a read, and here

INFOGRAPHIC: Which Words Will Most Likely Lead To Facebook Status Update...
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A picture may be worth 1,000 words, but which words could be worth 1,000 shares when they are used in Facebook status updates?

Seth's Blog: The humility of the artist
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It seems arrogant to say, "perhaps this isn't for you." When the critic pans your work, or the prospect hears your offer but doesn't buy, th

Seth's Blog: The feedback you've been waiting for
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"You did a great job. This is exactly what I was hoping for. I wouldn't change a thing. You completely nailed it, it's fabulous." Of course,

10 words that confuse advertising executives - iMediaConnection.com
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February 9-12, 2014. Amelia Island, FloridaAn invaluable event for Fortune 1000 brands looking to better understand the new consumer's path

Why I'm Done With Christmas
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It happens every year. Barely halfway through the month of December and I am done with the whole holiday thing. I am already plotting Januar