Posts Tagged ‘Networking’

To Brand or Not to Brand Your Twitter Profile

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Posted 11 Aug 2009 — by Ellie
Category Technology

Twitter is possibly the largest social networking site out there,and people are always looking for ways to make it help them improve other parts of their lives. There’s buzz around the blogosphere and Twitter about branding your Twitter profile to match your blog or website, keeping your profile in a certain niche or even using Twitter as a networking tool.

When marketing yourself, you want all pieces to look similar and cohesive: logo, business cards, letterhead, envelope, website, brochure, media kit, marketing materials, signage, etc.

Keep track of your online resumes

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Posted 15 Mar 2009 — by Ellie
Category Random

Where have you posted your resume online? Did you forget about that old resume from Monster.com in 2003? Or what about an old website?

No matter where your online resume is posted, if you can still access the email accounts associated with them, you are in luck. You can update your resume (or remove it totally).

Big Day Tomorrow
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In my reading last week, I found 10 great tips for making your resume stand out in the deluge that recruiters and HR professionals are receiving. I want to share them with you guys, and hopefully this will make posting your resume online easier. Check these tips out, then go ahead – post your resume online. A list of sites is also included at the end of this post!

Power up your feed with Feedburner

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Posted 04 Mar 2009 — by Ellie
Category WordPress

Are you using Feedburner for your RSS feed? Why not?

Feedburner gives you stats on how many people read your feed, click on your posts and visit your site and more. Statistics are important to any blogger who really wants to improve their blogging experience. Plus, who doesn’t love bragging rights about how many readers (subscribers) you have?

How to exclude a category from your WordPress RSS Feedburner feed
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Make it easier for your readers to get your content into an online feed reader like Google Reader or Netvibes, or a desktop program like FeedDemon. Cutting down on daily visits to individual websites saves your readers time – and increases the opportunities you have to reach a wide audience.

10 Things to Look for in a Web-host

Posted 02 Mar 2009 — by Ellie
Category Geek Girl

Finding a new web-host can be a challenge, especially if you are new to having a website or blog.

However, there are 10 Things to Look for in a Web-host, and these 10 tips will ensure you get the best host to meet your needs.

  1. Price is important. You do not want to spend a lot of money for hosting that is mediocre, nor do you want to spend money if a free host will fit your needs.
  2. How much storage is the host offering? You’d be surprised at how hosts offer so many different amounts of storage space. Find a good balance between storage and the other features, to get your money’s worth of the hosting.

Mashup RSS feeds into Posts with RSSdoodle and Twitterdoodle

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Posted 21 Jan 2009 — by Ellie
Category WordPress

twitter21The Lessnau Lounge brings to the table two great WordPress plugins – Twitterdoodle and RSSdoodle.

Twitterdoodle allows you to create mashup posts (or roundups) of tweets about a specific topic being talked about on Twitter. For example, if you want to make a post about Apple iPods or your favorite tv show, Twitterdoodle has some great features, such as an option to make posts go automatically to your category archives and not your blog’s front page.

RSSdoodle works the same way, except it compiles lists of blog posts from around the web.

Social Networking – On and Offline

Posted 08 Jan 2009 — by HarriMac
Category Soulville

I’m always wanting to meet new people. I like my internet friends and I like my real life friends but especially when I move to a new place I feel lost all over again. Here is my list of awesome social networking websites and a list of places to meet people in real life.

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