Best New Online Personal Branding Web Tools and Websites

Best New Online Personal Branding Web Tools and Websites

Keeping on top of your online personal brand can take a lot of time, but with some new web tools and websites the ability to keep a handle on your social network, job opportunities, friends and family relations, and recreation, is easier than ever. From quality top seo companies, to all-in-one IM websites, to new social networking sites, this new slew of websites helps the individual proliferate their influence and message with greater ease and efficiency; therefore qualifying as the best new online personal branding web tools and websites for 2012. Continue reading Best New Online Personal Branding Web Tools and Websites

How to Effectively Use Social Media to Look for Jobs

How to Effectively Use Social Media to Look for Jobs

The unemployment rates have been staggering through the roof in the recent past. This has many new graduates and job seekers worried for what their futures will become. For others, this lurking and deeming possibilities for getting jobs has also got new job seekers worried more-employers are just not as enthusiastic as they were a few years ago. However, even with these odds at play there are also statistics to the effect that there are some people who aren’t really struggling to get new jobs.

What is the reason for this? The answer lies in the effective use of social media – a strategy one employs to get work make contacts, new connections and advertise their skills. Continue reading How to Effectively Use Social Media to Look for Jobs

Tips for Branding Your Business

When it comes to just starting a business or needing more recognition for your existing business, branding your business name is an important part of your success. You need to get your name out there whether it is new or has been around for a while. The only way to get customers and grow your business is if people know it exists.

Here are a few tips for branding your business and getting your name out there. Continue reading Tips for Branding Your Business

Resume Tips for Recent Graduates

On their way to obtaining a college degree, students write many important papers. Some write essays that determine whether they will be awarded scholarship money; most write themes or project reports that will result in either a passing or failing grade in required courses. While all of these documents demand a student’s best effort, the same time and care should be invested in writing a great resume. We have some resume tips for recent college graduates. While each resume should be crafted for a particular job, the following tips should apply to most: Continue reading Resume Tips for Recent Graduates

Digg is Dead. Long Live the Digg.

The pursuit for the all mighty dollar has led many down a frustrating, windey road; fraught with pitfall and exhilaration and often times, compromise.

Success can be elusive, especially for two similar sites
Success can be elusive, especially for two similar sites

Such is the case with Digg. When its recent iteration of its website hits the internet it will be quickly be known as what it is – another Twitter, NetNewsWire, or Google/RSS Reader – unfortunate for Digg investors and fans, it is too little, too late. Kevin Rose never found a way to monetize the site, and now at the pressuring of investors has sold out.

I say this as an avid, enthusiastic user of Digg. Check my stats here. I spend a lot of time on Digg: reading stories submitted by friends and others, commenting [poorly] on stories where appropriate, and submitting stories that I enjoy and feel are of value.

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