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What I’ve learned from Social Media

August 18, 2010

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Whenever I delve into something different, I always learn something new about myself. Social media is no different. Here’s what I’ve learned about myself from using social media. 1. I’m not really social.  I’m not anti-social, but then again I’m not one for being connnected 24/7. No surprises on this since I needed a lot […]

Why everyone needs Social Media

July 28, 2010

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You can’t escape it, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are everywhere. Think you can ignore it all? Think again. Here are 5 Reasons why you need Social Media: 1. Define your online presence. The first thing anyone will do before meeting you is to Google you. You want to have some control over what they see. […]

Better social media metrics

July 14, 2010

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All this social media stuff is fun and is a great way to extend your social circle. But, so what? What measurable results have you achieved from your social media activities? Or have you even thought about your goals? It’s all to easy to get caught up in the numbers hype. How many connections can […]

4 tips to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

April 28, 2010

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Okay, so you’ve completed your LinkedIn profile, crafted a killer tag line, have lots of glowing recommendations – now what? How do you make your LinkedIn profile stand out from the other 65 million other profiles? Before you start, you should define your goal. My goal is to showcase my skills as a content marketing […]

How to put your content online

March 23, 2010

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  The Internet choices are overwhelming and it’s hard to know where to start. Here are some suggestions to get you started on putting your content online.   1. Participate in Forums. LinkedIn Question & Answer is a great place to start. Also, try LinkedIn groups or other forums in your industry. Answer questions in […]

Personal branding – when less is more

March 5, 2010

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How much of an online presence do you need? Some advise you to be on as many sites as possible so you increase your chances of being found online. I disagree. I recommend that you have quality content on a few sites. Focus on the mainstream sites like LinkedIn, Facebook and Zoominfo. Focus on niche […]

LinkedIn vs. Facebook – where to start?

February 11, 2010

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   Where should you focus your energies? You need a presence on both LinkedIn and Facebook if you want to be credible online. If you’re a job seeker or just thinking about a career move, you should start with LinkedIn. Crafting your LinkedIn profile and tag line will help you to crystallize your professional qualifications. […]