Here's the scoop. If you ask to become one of my LinkedIn connections, DO NOT make our first communication one where you are trying to sell me your services or products. That is NOT what LinkedIn is for. Period. If you do that you will lose connections, you will lose respect, and for certain you … Read more about Things You Should Not Do on LinkedIn
I am a pretty social person, hence the name of our company, Social-Cindy. In my socializing, both at networking events and on the various social media outlets, I often hear from people looking to change careers and wondering if I have any helpful hints for them. Since I have not been in the market … Read more about Are You Looking For a New Job?
Okay, folks, readers, bloggers, everyone..please listent carefully. If you want to become a social media person, if your goal is to have a successful blog, if you want your Mother to be able to read your blog.. If you want to be able to read it 10 years from now and not shake your head wondering … Read more about WHAT NOT TO PUT ON YOUR BLOG!!
Social Media to Replace the Resume? This is for all of the people who have listened to me drone on and on and on about social media. For all the people who've sat through my class on how to build a basic free WordPress.com blog. For those who have said to me, “Cindy, this is all well and good, … Read more about No More Resume’s-Social Media Instead
We are a social media company, so it's not a big surprise we are always on the lookout for information we can share about the subject of social media. At the same time, I get tired of reading the same posts over and over again about the 7 things every company needs to know about social media. Or the … Read more about Which State is Leading the Charge in Social Media
I taught a class today on how to build a Wordpress Blog. I would like to say I did a great job, and most times I do, but I only had a short time slot, and I did not fit everything in. What I did do is educate people about why they would want to build a blog. About why anyone would want … Read more about Cindy, Why Should I Build, and Use a Blog?
A year ago10 of my best friends were either out of work, or working at jobs that were paying considerably less than what they made four years ago. Some of them had been out of work for up to three years. In the past 5 months, 8 of them have landed new positions. They are still making less … Read more about Good News in this Economy
As past of my chosen career path, Social Media, it is important for me to read up on all things Web related, but I must tell you the sheer volume of material available is almost overwhelming. The difficult part of my current postition is to give out useful information without going too far over … Read more about Blog,Tweet,Yelp,Howl…Facebook Advertising
Social Media is not rocket science, it is just time consuming. In previous posts, I have said that consistency is the bedrock of any marketing campaign. It is even more important in your Social Media campaign. What you are trying to do is not only buy a piece of people's minds, you are trying to … Read more about More Social Media Tips
Drip, drip,drip,drip..... Today's blog post is about consistency and persistency. My partner and I have set up blogs for at least 30 people in the past year and a half. Because of budget constraints, they were willing to pay us to set up their blogs, but not to maintain them. I understand!! … Read more about Drip, Drip, Drip
You are going to want to book mark this blog post and keep it top of mind. There are so many people out on the web touting the virtues of using Social Media to promote your company, and you don't have to search hard to find an overwhelming volume of information on how to do it. What I am going to … Read more about How to use Social Media like a Presidential Candidate
Are you hearing this over and over again? "Social Media, you need Social Media, set up a Blog, set up Twitter, use the right keywords, are you on LinkedIn, Facebook? " And are you saying, what for? You need to watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIFYPQjYhv8 That is some startling … Read more about What is Social Media and why should you care?