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Five Keys to Successful Personal Branding With Social Media

99620-20131028 With society increasingly becoming a knowledge-based economy, personal branding is more common today than ever before. Individuals representing a wide diversity of professions engage in personal branding as a necessary means of getting their name before the public—in most cases a very specific, targeted public, audience. Read More

Getting your comments approved on social media and blog sites

spammer Most social media sites and blogs that allow comments on articles and other content usually use a gatekeeper system to reduce the amount of spam and spurious information on their site. Like clockwork, I spend upwards of two hours each Saturday morning sorting through comments that have been held by the system for review. I like to keep my social media sites and my media professor site clean and simple. I’m probably not alone.Read More

What a difference a decade makes in modern media: Part 1

Realistic Transistor Radio by Radio Shack When I was growing up I never imagined a world where media would be so pervasive. After all, we had a black-and-white TV that received about 6-8 channels depending on the weather, a tube radio, and my dad’s 8mm projector for movie night on Friday or Saturday if he wasn’t out on the road truckin’. I chuckle a bit now whenever I see the NBC peacock, because the first one I saw was just shades of grey! Things sure have changed for better or worse depending on your perspective.Read More