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Social Media Detox: A World Without Twitter, or Facebook, or Blogs

Like many other people whose profession is primarily online, I spend a lot of time, well, online. The amount of information available to me relevant to my field is rich to the point of being overwhelming. I read — or skim the headlines of — over 50 blogs via Google Reader. I’m connected to nearly 1,000 people on Twitter. I check in with Facebook regularly. And then there’s LinkedIn, and listservs, and email. There’s so much good stuff out there,…

10 Tips for Promoting Your Facebook Page

In part one, I talked about the new Facebook Pages for business – what’s changed and how to create and personalize a page. So you have your shiny new page and it’s not like Field of Dreams – you’ve built it and they’re not coming. How do you promote what you have? Don’t Forget the Obvious As Avinash Kaushik wisely said, “Why do otherwise intelligent people ignore the low hanging fruit and want to eat the whole tree first?” While…

Claim Your Name, or: The Case For Multiple Social Media Accounts

At the original Social Media Stardom event in January, speaker Rohit Bhargava made an interesting comment that got my attention. He said that whenever he was on a long conference call, he made use of the time by going to social media sites and signing up. It’s the flip side to the strategy of deleting accounts that you’re no longer using. While Rohit initially made it seem like a somewhat casual approach, his process is more methodical than that. After…

Promoting Your Business on Facebook

There are several ways to promote your business – whether that’s a personal project, a band or a major brand on Facebook. One of the easiest is to create a page – similar to a personal profile – dedicated to your business.

Everything That Rises Must Converge

The tech community — particularly the social media and marketing folks — were all, well, atwitter at the news today that social aggregator site FriendFeed is introducing a new beta interface. Here’s Friendfeed before: And the beta, which will run concurrently for a while before replacing the old UI: Yes, kids, the result is a UI that looks less like a firehose of information and more like current media buzz darling Twitter: Plenty of other tech sites and blogs are…

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