Category Archives: Social Media

Social Media, College Grads and the Interview

One of the aspects of social media in today’s world is the absence of filters.  A spontaneous response to sensory input is output on Twitter or Facebook instantaneously. In fact, most communication between the younger generation is electronic.  Absent in … Continue reading

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The New Power of Twitter

Would you say the same thing in an interview as you post on Twitter? What used to be mindless banter between followers has turned into source material for public opinion. Case in point is Jay Cutler’s knee injury and how … Continue reading

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Friday Bytes

Back to Tuscon.  Due process is a fundamental component of our legal system as is the human right of innocence until proven guilty.  But one would think that when there is irrefutable and undeniable evidence of the commission of a … Continue reading

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Do You Have a Social Media Hangover?

I, like many of you, have a social media hangover.  And I, like many of you, continue to contribute unconsciously to the data stream for fear of being thrown off the train.  And I, like many of you, need to … Continue reading

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Year Two of Blogging

The first post to my blog was one year ago today. In that time I’ve written 85 posts over 30 categories with 395 tags.   Subject matter has been kind of all over the place.  I’ve received 33 comments, but … Continue reading

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Discussions on LinkedIn Need Better Monitoring

If you are a professional and are actively engaged in social media then you probably have a profile on LinkedIn.  You also are likely to participate in discussions from time to time. Generally, I’ve been disappointed with how discussion groups … Continue reading

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Breathe Me, Breathe Me!

Today’s statistics reveal  278,254 bloggers, 358,526 new posts, 323,589 comments, & 74,464,850 words on WordPress.com.  And that is only WordPress. Statistics such as these suggest that the blogosphere is kind of like the atmosphere where one blogger represents a molecule … Continue reading

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CFOs – Are You Changing With Technology?

In Sunday’s NY Times there was an article that discussed the likely evolution of technology over the coming year(s) and its impact on companies.  In this article the following quote appeared. “The guy buying software and hardware for your average … Continue reading

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Creating Your Digital Footprint

Six months ago I began to establish my digital footprint on the internet.  This footprint included making my presence known on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Ziggs, Zoom Info and starting my own blog. So off I went.  I read and typed … Continue reading

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Teaching Your Teens the Benefits of Social Media

For most teenagers social media begins and ends with My Space or Facebook.  I can honestly say the last thing my 17-year old son wants to do is to befriend me on Facebook.  I’m okay with that.  But the other … Continue reading

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