Hal Lublin on March 2nd, 2010

Tweet Do the right thing because it’s the right thing to do. Yes. This blog is focused on business, and how to use social media tools to generate business and enhance marketing. I get that. Let there henceforth be an implicit agreement ‘twixt us (yes, I just went old school on you) that the subject […]

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Hal Lublin on March 1st, 2010

Tweet One week ago I wandered out to UCLA for their 2nd annual Gravity Summit. I had scored a free pass due to my work with Social Media Club Los Angeles. Having never been to a Gravity Summit (they’re held at college campuses around the country from what I’ve been told) I really wasn’t sure what to expect. […]

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Hal Lublin on February 15th, 2010

Tweet I had a whole thing worked out for today’s post – something about routines that I guess I’ll get too later – when something happened that I think merits some discussion. I’m calling it “The Brogan Effect.” I wrote a post back in October about meeting Chris Brogan and the effect it had on my […]

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Hal Lublin on February 11th, 2010

Tweet …Don’t wipe your hands on my drapes. That’s not what they’re for, you know? I use ’em to keep the windows covered, or at the very least as decoration. If you’re like me, your home is your place, where you have your own rules. When you visit someone else’s house, you don’t conduct yourself […]

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Hal Lublin on January 21st, 2010

Tweet I woke up this morning with a post in mind, ready to be written, until I came across this post on ActiveRain. Before I get into it here, let me say that I am NOT going to comment on the politics here, which is the exact point I want to make. On a site that […]

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Hal Lublin on December 28th, 2009

Tweet In catching up on my “tween-holidays” blog reading, I came across this article from The Social Customer which stated: According to a recent survey, poor customer service costs $338.5B per year in lost business. The reasons for this lost business are when customers defect and abandon their purchases. The hardest hit industries across all […]

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Hal Lublin on November 10th, 2009

Tweet I spent the wee hours of this morning walking down San Bruno road in the dark and the cold, walking over the 101 and into the San Francisco Airport until my father picked me up and took me to the airport monorail. Why, you ask? Well, to be honest, it’s kind of mix of […]

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Hal Lublin on November 9th, 2009

Tweet I’ve been improvising for 15 years now. I love improv; the challenge of creating entertainment from nothing has always attracted me; I get a rush from working without a net like that. I’ve taken classes from a ton of different theaters: Groundlings, Second City, ImprovOlympic and more, but there are two big things I’ve […]

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Hal Lublin on November 3rd, 2009

Tweet One time after performing at the old Second City space on Melrose avenue, I wandered over to the Improv Comedy Club next door as many of us did. I was always on the lookout for famous comedians, since a lot of them would come in to hang out and be famous. This particular night […]

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Hal Lublin on November 2nd, 2009

Tweet One of the things I love about Facebook is that it’s kind of all things to all people. Some people use it mostly for the games, and that’s fine with me. Some use it to reach out to customers and create an online community around their product/service. I’m cool with that too. I use […]

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