How Social Media is Affecting Your Job Search and Turning Pins Into Projects…
Pinterest: How Do You Turn Pins Into Projects?
This article gives step-by-step instructions on how to turn pins to projects on Pinterest. Submit your best Pinterested-inspired project by Friday, February 17, and it could be featured on CNN and Mashable! Here is how to get involved:
1. Pin a craft, recipe or project you love
2. Follow the directions and reproduce it in real life, snapping photos from start to finish
3. Upload the photos of your project, along with a screengrab of the original “pin” to iReport. In the text, explain how the project turned out in comparison to the original
Submissions can also be sent on Twitter, Instagram or PicPlz along with the hashtag #pinstoprojects
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5 Ways Social Media Could Be Hurting Your Job Search
Tony Morrison is the Vice President of Business Development at Cachinko, a professional community where social networking and job opportunities come together, provides insight on whether your social media efforts are having a negative impact on your job search.
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Social Media Disappoints as eCommerce Driver
Facebook, Twitter and other social are undeniably a force to be reckoned with in e-commerce, yet many observers say that despite the buzz, social media is far from buzzing. Brian Walker, analyst with Forrester Research states, “It is a customer-acquisition tool, but it’s not as effective as search and email marketing.” Young adults hardly interact with Facebook pages past “Like”.
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12 Ways to Give Your Brand Advocates a Megaphone
In order to get the population that loves your product, service or brand to talk you up, you have to give them something to talk about! This article lists 12 ways to cultivate your advocates and equip them speak on your behalf.
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5 Ways to Secure Your Facebook Profile in a Post-Timeline World
With the ongoing rollout of Facebook’s new Timeline feature, many users are finding their pictures, posts, comments, likes, etc. from their past that are now easily accessible. In the next few weeks, Facebook will make the Timeline feature permanent for all users, if your profile has not been affected already. Here are five ways to lock down your profile in the post-Timeline world.
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How to Attract the RIGHT Social Media Followers for Your Business
This article gives insight on how to reach your top influencers and targeted connections, how to leverage your existing fans, and the likes on your business’ social media sites.
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