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Social media rant

December 4, 2013

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Do you love social media? Or do you hate it? Right now, I’m leaning more towards the hate side. Hate is a strong word, maybe more like annoyed. Blogging is my exception. I love it because I’ve met so many wonderful people from all around the world. I haven’t traveled abroad much, so it’s especially […]

My Blog: 2010 in review

January 4, 2011

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The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how my blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 3,100 times in 2010. That’s about 7 full 747s. In […]

I just don’t get this Twitter thing

August 25, 2010

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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 […]

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 […]

What Survivor can teach you about social media

April 7, 2010

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and I’ll admit it, I’m a big Survivor fan. Yes, this classical music, Masterpiece Theater person also likes reality tv. What does Survivor have to to with Social Media? Here’s my take: Everyone is talking about it Relative unknowns can become ‘famous,’ if only for a short while It offers a microcosm of human behavior […]

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. […]