Archives for May 2011

Facebook Friend Requests & LinkedIn Invitations – 5 Tips for Not Being Mistaken for a Stalker or Aggressive Salesperson

Facebook Friend Requests & LinkedIn Invitations – 5 Tips for Not Being Mistaken for a Stalker or Aggressive Salesperson

Want to grow your social networks beyond the connections you already have?  If you are a professional or business owner, this is normally the point of diving in the the social media arena.  However, there are a few things that you should keep in mind while making new connections.  Here are five tips for getting "accepted". … [Read more...]

Bye-Bye PowerPoint!  Why I ♥ (Love) Prezi!

Bye-Bye PowerPoint! Why I ♥ (Love) Prezi!

I feel a little bad, as though I am not being loyal to a good friend.  PowerPoint has served me faithfully for many years.  I remember creating a much lauded presentation using PowerPoint in high school- yes, I'm a Gen Y.  Imagine my professor's surprise in college when, for a project, I created an interactive Jeopardy game using  PowerPoint- I … [Read more...]

The Role of Social Media During Natural Disasters

The Role of Social Media During Natural Disasters

First, let's stop and take a moment to send love and light to the people of Joplin, Mo. who have experienced the most deadly tornado in U.S. history.  When I saw this story this morning, it made me think about the role social media has played after natural disasters-  Joplin Globe’s Facebook page locates, reunites missing people in tornado … [Read more...]

10 Things I Have Learned from a Baby Boomer (In less than six months)

10 Things I Have Learned from a Baby Boomer (In less than six months)

Have you ever noticed the generation gap that exists in most industries?  It seems like the more technology we create, the further the chasm between my generation, Gen Y, and Baby Boomers.  Perhaps this is because many Gen Y feel that the Baby Boomer outlook is outdated and slow.  Perhaps it is because many Boomers feel that Gen Ys lack experience … [Read more...]

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