Hot Shot Marketing
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Hot Shot Marketing

The world is filled with hot shots and arrogant people. One thing about these people is that their attitude and the way they act makes it hard to ever forget them. If you use one of these hot shots in a commercial and add a touch of humor you can create a very memorable advertisement.

Learn about social media for free
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Learn about social media for free

If you are looking to learn more about social media marketing from people like [Kris Jones](http://www.pepperjamblog.com), [Shoemoney](http://www.shoemoney.com), [Todd Malicoat](http://www.stuntdubl.com), and I, here is your chance. On Thursday, March 22 at 4:15 PM EST we are going to have a FREE live social media session during the [eComXpo](http://www.ecomxpo.com/). So if you have any questions for us leave a comment below and we will do our best to answer them.

Twitter: Who To Follow
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Twitter: Who To Follow

Twitter has been the talk of the Internet recently but it seems that many people are quick to write it off as a fad and fail to realize its potential: to be the go-to place for breaking news. That’s not to say it will ever reach that potential, certainly there are obstacles in the way such as how well the site can scale as it grows (it seems to be having some growing problems recently) and finding a balance between mundane updates (I just ate a great apple!) and breaking news (Earthquake in San Fran!!!).

Optimizing Firefox for Digg.com
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Optimizing Firefox for Digg.com

Surfing socially driven sites can be informative and entertaining at the same time, but sometimes it can also be a little cumbersome. To help you make the best of your socially driven experience, this three-part series will help you optimize Firefox for the best socially driven experience possible.

Rush Hour with Shoemoney
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Rush Hour with Shoemoney

In this week’s Rush Hour episode Neil & I were joined by Jeremy Schoemaker (aka Shoemoney) to talk about monetizing social media traffic. Shoemoney explains the success he has had with MySpace and other social media sited for a number of his different businesses. He also walks us through a day in the life of Shoemoney and what it takes to make $500,000 in two months off of ringtones.

San Diego Meetup
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San Diego Meetup

Every month Cameron hosts a small meetup in San Diego called [Refresh SD](http://www.refreshsandiego.org/). I am not sure how many of you are in LA, Orange County or San Diego, but if you would like to meet Cameron and I and learn about the latest online trends come to Refresh SD.

How-to Make $500,000 in 2 months
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How-to Make $500,000 in 2 months

Want to become rich? Well here is your chance! This Wednesday, [Jeremy Schoemaker](http://www.shoemoney.com) (aka ShoeMoney) will be joining Cameron and me on Rush Hour. Jeremy is well known for his $500,000 check as well as his newly launched project [Auction Ads](http://www.auctionads.com).

Put on Your Game Face
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Put on Your Game Face

You are probably a great writer with many insightful things to say and have lots of people reading your content, but for some reason not many of these people ever get in touch with you. You don’t have people leaving comments, filling out contact forms, or wanting to get in touch with you outside your blog. Why is this?

Explode!
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Explode!

There are two kinds of passionate social web users. There are those who are passionate about the social media space and want to try out ever single site out there, and then there are others who are passionate about one particular site and stick to it.

Bad Bad Buzz
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Bad Bad Buzz

[Comcast’s](http://www.comcast.com) image is anything but Comcastic. They have been lambasted on numerous fronts because of their poor customer service and seemingly unethical mode of operation. To further confound their situation, they have been radio silent about most of their issues and seem to have a “don’t wanna know” and “don’t wanna care” attitude about it.