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About Coach Allam

Are you feeling lost when it comes to social media for a business? Social media is about building relationships based on trust - not amassing thousands of fans who will never pay you a dime. Most businesses know they SHOULD be using social media, but they don't know how to effectively bring a result. Without a clear business development plan, you are likely wasting time. There is a solution! You need a B2B system that marries your marketing and advertising efforts with your business development goals. Bottom line: I coach companies on how to strategically use social networks to earn trust, build meaningful relationships, and generate sales. You can find me in the gym by clicking on GYM in the menu.

Introducing Mailbag Monday

Each week, we open up our school’s mailbag to answer YOUR questions about how to use social media for business development. The answers are quick, to the point and (hopefully) provide clarity so you can intuitively move forward. If you have a question, please e-mail Coach Allam or tweet him [email protected] ask! We may just [...]

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Look Who’s Acting Human Online: TREKK Design Group!

You often hear companies SAY they focus on the people who work there, but we know that isn’t always the case. TREKK Design Group, a woman-owned, Kansas City-based civil engineering firm, focuses on IMPROVING LIVES - especially that of their employees and those affected by their work. Because of this focus on PEOPLE, we decided [...]

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3 Types of Posts For Your Company’s Blog

Does the thought of writing blog posts give you the heebie-jeebies? You probably think you don’t have anything worthwhile to say, or you don’t consider yourself a “writer” so the thought of sharing your writing with the entire world sends shivers down your spine. Trust me, I’ve been there! I’m here to assure you that [...]

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Dear Facebook: Your App has a Major Problem

Dear Facebook: In a few short years, your mobile app has become one of the most popular and powerful programs in computer history. Unfortunately, it has one major flaw: our ability to interact with other pages as a page we manage. It’s so simple on your website. When we find a post we want to [...]

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Who’s Acting Human Online? Johnson County Automotive!

Have you ever taken your car somewhere for repairs and weren’t sure if you were being taken advantage of? You know the drill... you go in for one issue and they somehow find several other things that need fixing. Ugh! Wouldn’t it be dreamy if a car shop existed where you knew the humans that [...]

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How to Make a Viral Video

You can’t. Every business wants to create the next gigantic hit that goes viral, like “Chewbacca Mom” or “Dollar Shave Club.” Unfortunately, those internet sensations are extremely rare and almost impossible to duplicate. A “viral video” is one that’s so useful or entertaining to your audience they feel compelled to share it with their own [...]

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How to Record Video on Your Phone

Do you know how to hold your phone to record videos? Many people screw it up and end up with the sides cut off and it just looks horrible. If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from V.V.S. What is V.V.S.? V.V.S. stands for Vertical Video Syndrome, and it occurs when people hold their phones [...]

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Introducing Spammy Sammy: The Student We Struggle to Reign In!

Your company joined a social network with good intentions. You wanted to get your company out there talking to people in order to generate sales, right? Unfortunately, not everyone understands how social media works and many companies have unintentionally hired a person we, at Social Media Business School, know all too well…. His name is [...]

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