Posts by Jean Dion

About Jean Dion

Jean Dion is a Senior Journalist with Jean has worked as a writer and editor for close to 20 years, and as a freelance writer, she's worked on projects concerning health care, pet care, gardening and personal finance. Follow Jean on Google+ or Twitter

Social Media Manners for the Small Business Owner

The world of social media is relatively new. We don’t have decades of Miss Manners books to consult in order to tell us what to say and when to say it, and we often can’t ask our elders for advice on what sort of conduct is acceptable when we’re online. But, there are some basic […]

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Marketing: It’s Not Just for Businesses Anymore

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It’s no secret that big companies spend, and spend big, on marketing campaigns. In fact, according to research conducted by Gartner, companies were willing to spend about 10.4 percent of their revenues on marketing tasks in 2012, and they planned to up that spending by close to 10 percent in 2013. But, how much did […]

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5 Vital Things You’re Not Sharing on Social Media


When clients come to me with reputation management problems, one of the first steps I take involves shutting down and cleaning up their social media sites. Striking negative comments and obliterating embarrassing photographs is Job 1, when it comes to limiting the damage a client might face. But when the dust has cleared, these clients […]