Jargon and Jibber Jabber

Jargon and Jibber Jabber

P.T. Barnum was a man of many words, which he used to promote hoaxes and circus acts. These days, a whole cadre of words belong to a genre known as jargon. These jibber-jabber nonsense words have come to be a nuisance for legitimate businesspeople and the elixir of life for the more unscrupulous snake oil salesmen in our midst. This month’s Word Carnival explores Jargon in depth across a variety of industries, but one thing’s for certain: there’s no double-speak here, just on-the-money advice for anyone tired of flim-flam.

Welcome to the freakshow! Time to trim the Bearded Lady and feed the Two-Headed Man. Take a bag of peanuts and pull up a chair!

Read on: (not all links may be active until Wednesday AM!)

Carol Lynn Rivera of Web Search Social
The Only Buzzword You Must Eliminate From Your Marketing Vocabulary
@CarolLynnRivera
facebook.com/WebSearchSocial

Sharon Hurley Hall
Content Creation: Beyond Thought Leadership
@SHurleyHall
facebook.com/SharonHurleyHall

Ashley Welton
{Industry Jargon} Authenticity Is Not The New Black
@miniskirtninja
facebook.com/miniskirtninja

Melanie Kissell of I’m Blogging This
Your Hangover Was Not Epic. Not Epic At All.
@melaniekissell
facebook.com/SoloMompreneur

Tea Silvestre of Story Bistro
Roadmaps, Blueprints and Formulas (Oh, My!)
@TeaSilvestre
facebook.com/StoryBistro

Annie Sisk of Stage Presence Marketing
Can’t Wait to Ship It – Ship It Real Good? Read This First.
@AnnieSisk
facebook.com/StagePresenceMarketing

Michelle Church of Marketing Support 4 U
The Simple Truth to Consider when Seeking Gurus
@virtuallyassist
facebook.com/marketingsupportspecialist

Photo Credit: Welcome to the Freakshow by Brian Angers

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