Posts tagged Linkedin

How Many Social Media Networks Are You Using? When is Enough, Enough?

This past weekend I went through and listed all the social media networks I have active accounts with. So far I have totaled up 13 active social media accounts. No wonder I’m never on facebook! Where am I? Besides the standard facebook, twitter and YouTube accounts, I have used tumblr, flikr, Dailybooth, foursquare, wordpress, Google Buzz (Does that count?), Linkedin, Tout, Fellowup and Vimeo. I feel like I’m forgetting one but I’m sure it’ll come to me. Oh Yeah, I just started using “Meetup” Make that 14… There are still… Read More

Generation X is Incredibly Active on the Internet

I was checking out some research done by the Pew Internet Project and decided to post some of their findings here. I highlighted two categories I found interesting. SNS (Social Network Services = Social Media) use decreases the older you get. I expect those numbers to level out within the next couple of years as

Google’s Newest Algorithm Based on Reputation. Can It Still Be Gamed?

Based on an article in the NYTIMES, Google recently addressed an issue regarding businesses who were being ranked highly on the search engine because of negative feedback from their customers. A crucial factor in Google search results is the number of links from respected and substantial Web sites. The more links that a site has from big and well-regarded sites, the better its chances of turning up high in a search. I know this based on experience with this site. I check my rankings daily on Google to monitor for… Read More

Long Island’s Very Own Startup “GrubLifeMetro.com”

This Long Island Blogger would like to give a special welcome to Long Island’s very own “GrubLifeMetro.com“. One of the bigger tech stories I’ve been following this week is Google’s interest in buying Groupon.com in a deal that will be worth upwards of over 5 Billion dollars. Groupon is a group buying website that leans heavily on social media platforms to spread the word about deals that local small businesses are offering. These deals can be up to 50% off retail making the group buying phenomenon a popular way to save… Read More

Tech Tuesday: Activeinbox for Gmail

It’s tuesday and time for my weekly tech tip. This week’s tip…. Activeinbox for Gmail. Activeinbox is a small plugin for Gmail that uses the GTD (Get Things Done) method to organize your Gmail. If you struggle to control your inbox like I do this little tool may just do the trick. Check out the accompanying quick video… Activebox is a fairly new plugin that has been out just about a month. I’m using it and I have to admit it has really forced me to organize my Gmail. It’s… Read More

Job Hunting 2.0 – Tips and Tricks From Someone Who’s Been There, Done That

Image by Robert S. Donovan via Flickr I had the opportunity, a few days back, to participate in a discussion with a few individuals who were currently unemployed. The general feeling was that in today’s economy it was hard to locate work because “Everything is now done with the computer“. I couldn’t talk long but I left my card with the group and promised I would write about it. So, I explained, “Welcome to Job Hunting 2.0″. Some experts may say your network just might be the most important way… Read More