Are you LINKED?!

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I recently read an article titled “Ten Ways to Use LinkedIn” – written by a fellow blogger! His ten ways to use LinkedIn include: Increase your visibility. Improve your connectability. Improve your Google PageRank. Enhance your search engine results. Perform blind, “reverse”, and company reference checks. Increase the relevancy of your job search. Make your interview …

Communication Tools

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Every Twitter account uses communication tools in different ways. Some follow their followers, send direct messages, or even mention them on a regular basis. But what is the most effective communication tool? There is no one correct answer here… it is all in who you are and what message you hope to convey.Three organizations that …

Meet, Greet, Tweet.

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I started up on Twitter about a year ago – Tweeting about my then job as a Modelling and Self-Development Instructor. I find the 140 character limit to be something that really separates Twitter from other social media networks – something that, to me, makes it more intriguing. When you read a person’s Facebook profile, …

Trending

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Social Media is assumed to be used by almost everyone. However, what I have found and what I have learned through my Communication & Public Relations programs and experience, is that using social media in the most effective way for your company can be a whole other story. Two companies that I have been following actively on social …

My Social Network

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Then I first started a Facebook account in high school, and within a year I had gained about 800 friends. As I got older and matured, I downsized my friend list to just over 500 people, which is still a little too much for me. After the popularity contest of high school wore off, I …

My Personal Participation in Social Media

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Social Media. The Oxford English Dictionary defines it as: “websites and applications used for social networking.”Facebook. Twitter. LinkedIn. Empire Avenue. YouTube. StumbleUpon, and so on. So what is the appeal? I know that for me personally, I started up on MySpace in high school, and as soon as Facebook was open to a wider range of …