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Best ways to learn social media

June 28, 2010


It’s pretty easy to set up profiles in most social media sites. This is both a blessing and a curse. People not comfortable with technology usually like step-by-step instructions on what to do. This is not the best way to approach social media. A recent blog post by a colleague, Josh Waldman, Social Media Cannot […]

4 tips to make your LinkedIn profile stand out

April 28, 2010


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 […]

Personal branding – when less is more

March 5, 2010


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 […]

Facebook etiquette

December 31, 2009


What’s the etiquette for interacting online? Do you sometimes feel as though there is an unwritten set of rules that everyone else knows but you? Wikipedia defines etiquette as: “[telling us] which fork to use. Manners tells [us] what to do when your guest doesn’t use his fork.” This can apply to online behaviors as […]

Build your online presence in 7 easy steps

December 11, 2009


The first thing anyone will do before meeting you is to do an online search on your name. This is commonly referred to as Googling, named after that famous company. Whether you’re searching for a job, networking to meet new people, or trying to build your business, be proactive in building a positive online presence. […]