Tag Archives: Facebook

How authors use Facebook

While researching Facebook strategy for authors for a client today, I cam across this fantastic blog post: a Q&A with author Jane Friedman, widely noted for her own social media strategy. Friedman’s tips are not only relevant to authors, but … Continue reading

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Social Media is Not About You

The title of this post comes from something that @krochmal, a Columbia University professor said: “Social media is not about you,” he shared with the group at large during a feedback plenary session. “It is about connecting with people and … Continue reading

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Oh, no, a LinkedIn Competitor!

A new facebook app called BranchOut is trying to steal LinkedIn’s thunder. Do you think it will succeed? The great thing about LinkedIn is that it allows us to separate our professional lives from our social ones. I was hesitant … Continue reading

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Think Before You Tweet and Post

I can’t emphasize this point enough. Social media takes planning, and it’s not just a one-sided effort – make sure you’re engaging with others! While you’re tweeting and posting, be sure that you are conscious of what personality your conveying. … Continue reading

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AMBER Alerts on Facebook

Mashable.com reports that you can now receive AMBER Alert notifications for your state on facebook. Apparently, the site has already helped track down a 12-year-old and her abductor, and I don’t see why it couldn’t help solve innumerable cases. This, … Continue reading

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