Connecting 101: How College Students Connect Online

Social networking sites are known for allowing individuals to present themselves to the cyber world in order to establish or maintain connections with others. Participants may use such sites to interact with people they already know offline or to meet new people. Social networking sites can be oriented towards a number of contexts. In particular, […]

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Why You Should Be on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the smartest networking tools today. In a nutshell, it can be described as the “professional” Facebook with the main focus of job seeking, recruiting, and making business connections. Although LinkedIn has significantly fewer users than Facebook, it is changing the way business people network themselves and how job seekers find opportunities. […]

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Connecting for Success

For my generation, social media has become increasingly important throughout our everyday lives. With its rise to popularity in the early 2000’s, through the development of MySpace and Facebook, social media has created a whole new way to connect with friends, distant relatives, and even strengthen global relationships.  As more and more platforms were developed, […]

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Connecting 101: Facebook

One mantra I’ve adopted while working in social media is to connect with intent. With all of our previous Connecting 101 posts (linked at the end of the article), we have given you tips and pointers on connecting with others. We saved Facebook for last intentionally.  Facebook is the largest social network, topping over one […]

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Connecting 101: Google Plus

Google Plus arrived on the scene in late June, 2011. Although considered a social “late bloomer,” the platform made up for the lost time in a big way. A little over two years later, Google Plus continues to acquire hundreds of new users and unique visitors every month. I became an early adopter and started […]

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