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The Pitfalls Of Social Media

Tweet Ginger Snaps writes of how social media was distorting and confusing about this week’s death of Natasha Richardson. However, Richardson’s story at first seemed it would have a happy ending.  Reports were that she had gotten right back up and was laughing, but had later complained of a headache, and simply went to the […]

10 Ways Newspapers Can Save Themselves

Tweet From Mashable: These days, everyone knows that one of the hottest stories any newspaper can cover is that of its own demise. The collapse of print advertising and the downturn in sales, at the news stand and through subscriptions, has led to a frantic search for new ways to monetize content that’s often available […]

Baby Boomers And Social Media

Tweet Well, this is groovy. A new report from Forrester Research revealed some surprising information: apparently Baby Boomers aren’t exactly the technology Luddites that people think they are. In fact, more than 60 percent of those in this generational group actively consume socially created content like blogs, videos, podcasts, and forums. What’s more, the percentage […]

Social Media Zombies

Tweet A bit of fun from Fanboy: Nearly a day goes by on Twitter without yet another social media “expert” choosing to stalk me. At first it started innocently — back in the day (about a year ago) various techie friends started to declare themselves social media gurus because they decided to hang out on […]

Twitter And The Legitimacy Of Breaking News

Tweet More ruminating from media strategists on Twitter and the US Airways bus crash in the Hudson River on Thursday. The news comes to us via regular folks on Twitter, the tweets spread like wildfire as they are retweeted, then traditional media picks up the story. Ironically, said traditional media then tweet the story. News […]

Create a killer resume (whether you need one or not)!

Tweet By Marivic Valencia There are countless resources available on the preparation, format and components of a professional resume. Most would agree that you need to include the basics: Name, Address, Contact Info, your ‘Objective” and your “Qualifications” followed by job and education history. Some people include references, others don’t; at the very least you […]

Will You Marry Me?

Tweet Grant Robertson could not wait a moment longer. On twitter, he asked the love of his life a question. Christina Warren answered about ten minutes later a resounding “yes, Yes, Yes.” Follow their story on Twitter. H/T at Laurent François

Conversational Media

Tweet If you aren’t reading Hammock Inc.’s blog, well, you should be. Bossman Rex is giving our some sound advice on creating your online presence in 2009 by utilizing social media. He has a list but this is the first one: 1. If you haven’t already, set up accounts on these services: YouTube.com, Flickr, Twitter, […]

Cartoonists On The Newspaper Industry

Tweet One of my best friends is a cartoonist who supplements her income by designing ads. I can’t imagine how hard it is for her to sit listening to advertisers who want 1,000 words in a 3 by 7 ad. I’m sure it is daunting. Cartoonists are paying attention to the newspaper crisis in this […]

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