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CI 310: an Interview with Cedric Hohnstadt.

Bob interviews professional illustrator Cedric Hohnstadt. In this episode Cedric and Bob discuss marketing techniques, networking, social media and self promotion.

Cedric is an extremely talented character designer and humorous illustrator who specializes in mascot design, cartooning, animation, logos and other forms of marketing entertainment. Some of Cedric’s clients include Disney,…

CI 306 An Interview with Dani Jones

If you’ve been on twitter, Ustream or any of Dani’s many websites you know what an amazing and talented artist Dani Jones is. Chris and I had the privilege of interviewing Dani a little while back. It was a fantastic interview unfortunately the sound quality was so poor we weren’t able to release the episode.

Dani was kind enough to grant us another interview. In this episode she talks…

CI 305: Another Twitter Episode

General Text Messaging definitions

There are scores of places on the web to find the definitions for this texting shorthand that is developing around short-form messaging, but here’s a decent on to start with:

http://www.webopedia.com/quick_ref/textmessageabbreviations.asp

Twitter Tags – what do they mean?
@<username> – Use this tag when you want someone <username> to s…

CI 303: A Twitter Episode

So, maybe if you’ve been living on a deserted tropical island or under a rock you haven’t heard of twitter. This episode, Bob and Chris talk about the basics of Twitter and go through the process of getting you set up and branding your account. Twitter helps you reach clients and grow your business 140 characters at a time.

Wordpress 2 + Wordpress MU = Wordpress 3…

CI 302: Bob visits Wake Tech

Short show this week. Bob does a quick recap on his way to visit a group of art students at Wake Technical Community College. Home work assignments for this week will be collected with the release of the next episode. If you haven’t done your assignment yet there’s still time. Just head on over to Linked In and sign up for an account. If you’ve already signed up or have an account find the CI…

CI 212: Learning Linked In – Part 2

linked-in

In this episode, we conclude our discussion of LinkedIn by leaving the realm of the personal profile and looking into the many features that Linked In offers for network, for promoting yourself, for promoting you business, and job searching.

Topics covered this episode:

Inviting your friends and colleagues.
Finding people on LinkedIn
Using LinkedIn’s Search
Setting up contact…

CI 211: Learning Linked In- Part 1

Chris and Bob take a look at Linked In. This episode is the first in a two part series showcasing the many features available on Linked In.  Once you’ve listened to the show please visit Linked In and join the CI group . Don’t forget to let us know you heard us on the show. As always thanks for listening and Pod…

CI 208: Getting Social

Getting Social

This episode, Bob and Chris talk about the business applications of social media: promotion, networking, community and lead generation.

The social media scene is so big that there’s no way we can touch on everything, but we can definitely talk about some of the more relevant types of tools available, and we can certainly list a bunch of them below. The categories below are very genera…

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