Best Part of Free Business Advice?

By Gene Marks Features FOXBusiness

Bitcoin is making people rich and poor and other interesting “Tweet” observations to help me run my small business this week.

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61% of US mobile users will access social networks on mobile devices in 2013.

all new condos = "luxury apartments". all startups = "disruptive". so what's tech analog of granite countertops, stainless steel fridge?

Heard my wife tell our 3 year-old girls to "lean in" -- then realized she meant eat over the dinner table. (cc: @LeanInOrg @sherylsandberg)

Sometimes I like to show up to work late just to keep my coworkers in suspense about my outfit

My goal for today: gain ten more followers on Twitter and have a real conversation with a human being by next week Friday

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The best part of free advice is you don’t lose money when you throw it away.

Thought for the day: most iPads and iPhones are owned by Windows PC owners.

Until the way we conceive of and measure progress is redesigned, we're not going to get much more progress.

I think of failure in the same way a professional baseball player thinks of striking out. How fast can I get up to bat again?

Bitcoins above $200. Soon going to need a log graph to display the price sensibly. (Note: price guaranteed to crash. At some point.)

Only in politics do people not recognize that a cut to the rate of growth is a cut.

So three days ago, I tweeted a compliment to the hotel I was staying in. Still haven't heard from them. Don't be that brand.

Everybody likes the Internet. Even if it costs them their career.

FourSquare local ads for retailers means it'll be an instant coupon machine in real world. Checkin: get news, deals.

The Winklevii: blessed with good looks, cursed with world's worst business luck.

If I never hear about J.C. Penney or Bitcoin again it'll be too soon

Hoping Ron Johnson's exit from JC Penney gets some startups to question their creepy reverence for Apple's tactics. Do your own thing.

Just asked if I could pay for my dinner in bitcoin. Apparently not.

Without communication and understanding, it's not collaboration.

A press release without a contact phone number is like a worthless page of the Internet.

Watching the "undo" send link disappear while simultaneously realizing you need to unsend. Hate it when that happens.

Gene Marks owns the Marks Group PC, a ten person sales and marketing technology consulting firm outside of Philadelphia that serves more than 600 small and medium companies around the country.

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