Should You Be Using LinkedIn For Your Business And Why?

So, I have a question for you. Are you using LinkedIn for your business? If not, why not? Well, who’s on LinkedIn? I guess that’s the big question that everybody wants to know, and really, if you’re doing business with other businesses, so, you’re doing what we consider to be B2B networking, then LinkedIn is…

Should You Join Facebook Anonymous? “I Am Addicted To Facebook!”

Facebook Anonymous So I just got back from my weekly Facebook Anonymous meeting. It’s kind of like AA for people on Facebook. You stand up and you say, “Hi, my name is Brian Basilico and I’m addicted to Facebook.” I’m just kidding. But I really think we need to start a group like that. When…

What I Have Learned Over The Last 3 Years And 300 Podcasts

I just published Episode 300 of the BACON podcast. It all started November 1, 2014, so in less than 30 days from now, it’s going to be three years old. It’s been a long and crazy trip, but it’s been fantastic. I’ve loved every single minute of it and I’m looking forward to what’s going…

Why Did Social Media Become So Anti-Social? STOP IT!

I want to start off with a story. I’ve been a musician pretty much all my life. As a matter of fact, at 10 years old, I started taking guitar lessons from a colonel at West Point Military Academy. We lived very close. My dad worked at the hotel there, which was on the base.…

How Do You Efficiently and Effectively Measure Success?

What IS Success? I just got back from Denver. I was speaking at a conference that I was invited to. On the plane ride back, I started thinking, “Okay, now, was this a successful trip?” Then I really started thinking. “But how do you measure success?” Success is an ever-changing thing. It’s an ebb and…