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Show Up Online Like You Show Up In Person

By Joanne Black
Business2Community

Social media is the place to begin a conversation, to begin a relationship that might even turn into a friendship. Then it’s time to take your conversation offline. Share ideas, learn about business challenges all over the world, and strengthen your ties. Who knows? You might get a new client or an introduction to the perfect prospect.

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Media Outreach with Twitter

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

Not everyone is on Twitter, but one sector that pays a lot of attention to the twitterverse is the media. Your media outreach strategy should definitely include the use of Twitter.

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5 LinkedIn Mistakes to Avoid

By Justin Wilson
Business2Community

LinkedIn is a massive social network – with over 350 million members, it is the world’s third largest social network, behind only Facebook and Twitter. However, lots of members does not mean that everyone is doing it right – for example, 50% of Twitter users have never actually sent a tweet.

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Should You Join Every New Social Network?

By Stephanie Vermillion
Business2Community

As PR pros, should we sign up for every new social network? I vote yes, but only if it’s a personal account. Sure, this can get out of control quickly (who wants 800 emails from 800 social sites?), but being personally on top of the latest sites with the greatest brand potential increases your value to clients.

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Your Profile Picture and Your Online Brand

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

Illustrating and reinforcing your messaging in images is important to a successful personal brand. Here are some things you should think about when selecting the right profile photo.

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Online Job Searching: Get the Biggest Bang for Your Buck

By Christine Muncy, M.Ed., GCDF
Contributor, Career Services

Seasoned career searchers will tell you that the most successful job searches will have a plan, involve being organized, and knowing your material. However, that is often easier said than done, particularly with the overwhelming number of open positions available. While there are a plethora of sites, blogs and job boards to choose from, often the most effective ones are provided and administered by a university's Career Services office.

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10 Social Media Marketing Trends to Watch Out for in 2015 (Infographic)

By Jomer Gregorio
Business2Community

As much as 97% of marketers use social media, with up to 92% acknowledging the importance of this tool for their businesses. The following provides an overview of new trends, highlights and things to watch out for next year so you can prepare yourself and your business for what’s in store for social media in 2015.

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Managing Relationships on LinkedIn

By Jill Kurtz
Online Career Tips Contributor

LinkedIn has added functionality to help you track your relationships with the people who you connect with there. These tools are a great way to enhance your current networking experience.

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