Posts tagged "Facebook"

2014 Career Tips

2014 Career Tips
  With 2013 over and a distant memory, its time to make 2014 a year of positive change and to toss out the baggage from last year as you make plans of action. You can’t change the past; you can only learn from it and make changes in your life that will translate into better... Read more »

What Does LOL Mean to You?

What Does LOL Mean to You?
Do you remember the first time someone used LOL in their email message or on Facebook? People have been using the term LOL for a number of years, so it is certainly not a new or hip acronym.  The first time I saw it I had no idea what LOL meant and was embarrassed to... Read more »

The 90-Day Job Search

The 90-Day Job Search
With Labor Day quickly approaching, it is time to energize your job search. You have 90-days to get situated in a new job before the holidays, when not much hiring will be done. These next three months are critical in your hunt for a new job. They are the last days of hiring before most... Read more »
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Networking 101: Five Tips to Assure Success

Networking 101: Five Tips to Assure Success
Our lives are filled with networking opportunities. In a world that uses social media, the playing field has changed. The reality is the better you are at using social media and networking, the better chance you will have in getting to know people who can help you in your career. Networking is something you should... Read more »

Is Facebook Dead?

Is Facebook Dead?
I have written about Facebook for years. Sometimes I have spoken highly of it, other times I dislike it for its never ending “moaning” and promotion. I wrote an article this month about having a “dislike” button installed. It only makes sense. If we can Like something, why not Dislike it? It this rude? Maybe.... Read more »

How to Build Your Profile on LinkedIn

How to Build Your Profile on LinkedIn
  When LinkedIn was launched May 5, 2003, founders Reid Hoffman and Konstantin Guericke, most likely, never expected that it would become the number one business networking resource in the world. It is where companies look for job candidate’s replacing many outsourced recruiters. It is the place for people to source contacts for their business... Read more »
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Should Facebook Have a “Don’t Like” Button?

Should Facebook Have a “Don’t Like” Button?
Every day most of us, including me, scan Facebook for postings from our FB friends, quickly responding with our Like button acknowledging the posts we can relate to or to support a friend. It is an easy way to stay in touch with those we follow. With all of our busy lives, it is a... Read more »

How to Go Viral with Your Blog Post

How to Go Viral with Your Blog Post
I have written blogs for four years for numerous news agencies. As a former reporter, author and journalism major, I am always looking for news worthy material or tips that my readers can benefit from. The rule has been in the past that a successful blog post should be 80% information and no more than... Read more »

How to Find Your Audience on the Internet

How to Find Your Audience on the Internet
The use of social media to connect and the internet to explore has changed how we do business. In fact, this is the fastest growing sector in our economy with social media and marketing research experts in demand. Being part of this trend is hardly an option these days; rather it is a necessary tool... Read more »
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Is Social Media Effective for Branding?

Is Social Media Effective for Branding?
Everyone is using social media as a vehicle these days to promote themselves and their brand or are trying to get us to “buy something.” The Internet Highway as I call it is getting packed with drivers who are attempting to build their brand or business online. We are bombarded with so much information every... Read more »