Tag Archives: social networks

An Introduction to Twitter: How—and Why—to Tweet

In my last blog post, I promised to get “practical and tactical” with social networking.  What better way to begin that process than with a “Twitter 101” of sorts? Twitter has been a media darling for a while now; 2009 … Continue reading

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Practical & Tactical Use of Social Media for Small Business

It seems so contrary, that we would be “practical and tactical” about something identified as “social.”  Yet as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and the like grow deeper roots in our everyday communications, it’s essential for business people to (1) embrace social … Continue reading

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Group Dynamic – Make the Most of Social Media Group Participation

Social media groups are topic-specific communities accessible for ‘members’ via  popular social networks such as Facebook and the business-oriented LinkedIn.  Members of these virtual groups can post questions, discussion starters, even news and job listings. I’ve previously written about starting, … Continue reading

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The Collective Connective – It’s Time for Small Biz to Face Up to Social Media

I have her email address and phone number.  She lives no more than a mile from me. However, I opted for direct messages on Facebook to set up our recent dinner outing.  Why did I communicate with my friend this … Continue reading

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