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I just don’t get this Twitter thing

August 25, 2010


Tweet, tweet. Twitter terms are cute, but so what? I’ve read a lot about how to use Twitter effectively, but I still don’t get it. I just don’t care for hourly updates, even from experts. I mean, no one can be THAT interesting all the time. I try to practice good Twitter etiquette. If someone […]

How to create great Facebook fan pages

August 12, 2010


  So you’ve decided that a Facebook fan page is the way to go. Now what? Here are a few tips to help you get started. 1. Set your goals. What do you wish to accomplish with your fan page? To you want to educate? To Entice? To engage? 2. Be consistent across all media. […]

Do you need a Facebook Fan Page?

August 4, 2010


Facebook is more than just a bunch of college students staying in touch with their friends. I’m sure you’ve heard that businesses are flocking to Facebook too. Should you, or your company, have a Facebook fan page? The answer is – it depends. Things to consider before setting up a Facebook fan page: 1. Where […]

Better social media metrics

July 14, 2010


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 […]

More Facebook privacy changes May 2010

June 7, 2010


  In response to the recent backlash against Facebook’s latest privacy changes, Mark Zuckerberg announced yet more changes. Supposedly these changes make it simpler for users to set privacy controls. A summary of the changes follows. 1. Simplified privacy controls. Go to Account –> Privacy Settings and you’ll see a summary of how you’ve set […]

Facebook privacy changes

May 24, 2010


  Facebook is once again in the news because of their latest privacy changes. In December ’09, Facebook made all profile information public by default. They’re continuing to open up your Facebook information. A summary of the changes: 1. Everything you list on your profile is now public. This includes: city you live in, photos, […]

Best Facebook applications for personal branding

February 22, 2010


      My goal was to write a post about the best Facebook applications for personal branding. I quickly learned that the list was a very short one! I started with the Mashable blog post: 30+ Apps for Doing Business on Facebook. As I dug further into the more interesting apps on the list, […]

LinkedIn vs. Facebook – where to start?

February 11, 2010


   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. […]

Facebook Fan Pages vs. Facebook Groups

February 1, 2010

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  Have you ever wondered about the difference between a Facebook Fan Page and a Facebook Group? It can be confusing. FACEBOOK FAN PAGES The Facebook definition of Fan Page: “[Fan pages are a way to] create a presence that looks and behaves like user profiles to connect and engage with your customers and amplify […]

Facebook privacy – 8 important tips

January 22, 2010


Before deciding on your Facebook privacy controls, ask yourself: “what are my reasons for being on Facebook?” Is it just for fun and to keep up with friends? Or is it to create more of an online presence? If you’re on it just for fun, you may want to have your information more private than […]