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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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"Teach someone to read and you guarantee that they will be able to learn forever." #sethgodin   #literacy   #wisewords  
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What I learned when I broke up with my hair stylist - among other things - that standing still and complaining changes nothing - making a move does. #businessadvice  
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I find most people get turned off at the idea of selling - if you are one of those people you might find these 12 alternatives eye-opening.
I hear it all the time. From smart, creative entrepreneurs and corporate executives alike. "I can't sell." "I am not a salesperson."  "There are a lot of things I am good at - but selling is not one of them." "I could never...
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I learned this long before there was an online me - but I think the lesson might apply more than ever in a digital world. #businessadvice  #reputationmanagement What do you think?
I was raised in a business where the make-good was a vehicle to cultivate relationships.  When we didn't run your radio schedule in the right dayparts - we never said sorry, that's too bad. We offered make-good spots. ...
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Have you seen this yet? I'm finding it quite clever on the part of Mattel and LinkedIn
Last week, we were thrilled to welcome Entrepreneur Barbie to LinkedIn who just launched the 'Dream Incubator’ to help girls around the world play out their imaginations. Barbie has an impressive professional profile with more than 55 years of experience and 150 different careers, so we thought it
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What I Learned When I Broke Up With My Hair Stylist #breakups   #haircare  
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The hazards of tweeting. #reputationmanagement   #socialmediamarketing  
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I learned this lesson long before there was an online me - but I think it applies more than ever in a digital world. What do you think? #businessadvice  #reputation
I was raised in a business where the make-good was a vehicle to cultivate relationships.  When we didn't run your radio schedule in the right dayparts - we never said sorry, that's too bad. We offered make-good spots. ...
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The Art Of The Make-Good
I was raised in a business where the make-good was a vehicle to cultivate relationships.  When we didn't run your radio schedule in the right dayparts - we never said  sorry, that's too bad . We offered make-good spots. When we ran the wrong ad copy, we nev...
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If you have not read James Altucher this is a good start. He talks about the new book he has coming out with his wife. Sounds like a must read #ThePowerOfNo  
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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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Storyteller. Marketing and Sales Consultant. Digital Evangelist. Adjunct Professor in Digital Marketing at NYU. Believes 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 information on how to sign up for my next open workshop series - Your Digital You - the blueprint - a workshop designed to improve your digital presence follow this link.

 

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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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