Posts tagged "social media"

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 »

Job Search 101

Job Search 101
Let’s assume it has been a few months since your departure from your last job. You have been immersed in the pursuit of looking for a new job while attempting to enjoy your summer days before it is all over. Have you been using your time efficiently?  And have you committed to your job search?... Read more »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

Watch Out for “Old Friends” Who Connect on Facebook

Watch Out for “Old Friends” Who Connect on Facebook
In high school I had a friend that was like a sister to me. Two years older, we were inseparable. We lost contact and haven’t seen one another for over 25 years. Then on Facebook recently, I received a request from her to connect. I had thought of her occasionally and wondered what she had... Read more »
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The Problem with Social Media

The Problem with Social Media
How much time do you spend a day using social media? One hour, two hours or a half a day? The line is blurred between using these social media sites for our personal and/or business purpose. We think that we are reaching a potential business audience. Are we really making an impact? It’s difficult to... Read more »