Archive for April, 2010

Companies use social media to boost e-Commerce sales

April 30, 2010

Companies + social media marketing = boost for e-Commerce sales Online retailers, computer companies, and other more traditional “brick & mortar” type companies are leveraging social media to boost e-Commerce sales.  While other companies appear ready to consider a marketing option that includes at least some aspect of social media, Starbucks, Dell, and JetBlue are […]

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Friday shout-outs => Best social media + job search + personal branding sites

April 23, 2010

Friday shout-outs => Best social media + job search + personal branding sites 4/23/2010 It’s Friday and I thought I would try something new.  For those of you on Twitter, I’m sure you’re familiar with the #FollowFriday concept. This is how you recognize friends, authors, industry leaders, and others, with a Twitter @mention on Friday, […]

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Best of Richmond Social Media Examiner Articles

April 19, 2010

I have been sharing social media news, views, tools, and tips from my Examiner articles on my blog since June of last year.  I’ve highlighted a few of the more popular ones for the new followers that may have missed them the first time. If you find them helpful, please feel free to share, and […]

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Social Media and the Job Hunt – a panel discussion

April 7, 2010

Given the current economy and high unemployment rate, many recruiters, hiring managers, job seekers, networkers, and job placement firms are embracing social networking sites for help.  LinkedIn and Twitter are seen as a great sites to get information quickly about potential new hires, companies, industry trends, job search tools, and late-breaking news. I attended a […]

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