5 Signs You’re a Thought Leader (And How to Become One If You’re Not)

 So, you know your stuff, you’re confident of your abilities and you’re widely considered an industry expert, but are you a thought leader? Here are five ways to tell–or to make it happen:...more

Case allows Employees to run amok on Social Media

Lesson learned: If you run a fast-food restaurant or any company for that matter, you’d better treat your employees right. After all, they have a legal right to tweet all they want about you.A Chipotle Mexican Grill in Havertown, PA, had a ban in place: Employees are prohibited from using social media to spread “inaccurate information” or “disparaging, false or misleading statements.”...more

IS IT TIME TO TRY A NEW SOCIAL PLATFORM?

 The old saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” works great if you’re talking about nostalgic holiday traditions or how much you love a car that would be better off in the junkyard. But when you’re thinking about staying active–and ahead–on social media platforms for your marketing strategies, you need to throw tradition and affinities for just one thing out the window....more

5 Things To Know Before You Start A Blog Online

If you own a business or work for a company that doesn’t have a website, no sweat, it’s never too late to build one. Do you already have one, but feel like it’s more work that it’s worth or have received complaints that it’s hard to navigate? Again, it’s not too late to rebuild a better website that will not only make you happier, but there’s a good chance that your customers and clients will be satisfied, too....more

HOW TWEETING CAN KEEP YOU CONSISTENTLY EMPLOYED

 When thinking about Human Resources and social media, notions of walking on eggshells, being politically correct, and biting your tongue might come to mind. But HR professionals are actually heavily engaged on social media platforms, and you ought to be aware of what they’re talking about. Why? Odds are you’ll one day be looking for a new job one day, and having solid connections can keep you consistently employed....more

Is Facebook Ruining Your Relationship?

A large number of studies and surveys tell us that Facebook is cited as a factor in anywhere from 25% to 66% of all divorces. ...more

The chain letter that finally paid off

One of my neighbors posted something on Facebook a few weeks ago that caught my eye. It was, it said, a “social experiment” in which you send one of your favorite books to someone and then, eventually, you get a bunch of books in the mail from other folks. It was a good old-fashioned chain letter, but with books. After being disappointed time and again as a youth, I finally grew wise to the chain letter and stopped sending them along. But I’m a sucker for a good book — and sometimes even for a bad book, as evidenced by the fact that I read a tome called “Saint Dale” in its entirety....more
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