Signing In Is Not Enough: How To Really Link On LinkedIn

Social media has completely changed the way employers view potential job candidates. Where employers used to just be able to find you on Facebook or MySpace, there are now entire social media venues dedicated to helping you find a job.  LinkedIn is the pioneer in this category of networking websites. It can be your best friend if used correctly and...

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Tweet It! Finding Employment In 140 Characters Or Less

  Twitter long ago outgrew its juvenile roots as a monument to celebrity narcissism. What was once a forum for mind-numbingly mundane proclamations (“just brushed my teeth!! mmmm minty!!!!”) has become a new source, a marketing tool and even a leader of revolutions. The little social media that could has become a very big social media indeed, one that has...

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A Geek’s Guide To Using Facebook Safely

  Using Facebook is an excellent way to shape your personal brand (and have fun!). But how do you ensure that your information won’t get intercepted by a third party? Unfortunately, anything we put online is fodder for interception. Here are a few tips you can use to keep your information a little safer. Change your password, and change it...

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Why Become A NEXT for Women Member?

For the college student and emerging professional, aspiring business owner, or job seeker – this series is available only for members of the NEXT for Women community!   Morra Aarons Mele, the founder of digital PR and marketing firm Women Online, is an Internet marketer who has been working with women online since 1999. She helped Hillary Clinton log on for her...

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F is for looking fabulous on Facebook: using social media to build your professional visibility and personal brand.

Social media can no longer be considered just an option – it’s a necessity. Consider your presence on social media as a complete outfit, where each channel acts as an individual piece or accessory. Would you walk out the door without your shoes? So what is the best way to build your professional visibility and personal brand? According to Facebook...

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There’s an app for that!

    If you have a smart phone in hand you are in luck.  Now there are tons of different apps that will help you keep track of finances Here are just a few…. moneyStrands – It is a free online personal app that gives you up-to-date finances, as well as money management tips and comparisons of spending habits of...

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Get Networked: Using LinkedIn To Develop New Contacts

  While Twitter and Facebook are considered to be the more popular social networking sites and are often leveraged for personal use, Linkedin provides a targeted, easy to search pool of potential business contacts. If you are interested in using LinkedIn to create new contacts, read on!   Use InMail, not a connection request. If you have never met the...

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