Category: Social Media

Facebook Tip: Tagging Just a First Name

Have you ever wanted to tag someone in a Facebook status update using just their first name? Here’s how. This tip is brought to you by the Secret Technology Club. Possibly Related Posts: Write an Operating System for Your Brain The Four Processors: A Neogeneralist Problem? Strategies for Escaping the Echo Chamber Lean in to the Discomfort Steal Back Your Time and Accomplish Your...

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Leverage Your Social Network

Last week I gave a new presentation at DevLearn called “Leverage Your Social Network as a Mentoring Community.” As always, Mat Moore did a fantastic Illustration for the Prezi. One of the points I stressed was setting measurable goals as you set out to cultivate a social network: Start with a good bio and picture (don’t be a n00b) Find 50 great people to follow (begin learning from others) Plan a project that you can tweet as you go (establish your own presence) Reply to others two times a day (engagement) Get your first 50 followers (real followers mean...

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Becoming a Tweeter

I’ve actually been “tweeting” from inside Gmail for a while now, but I decided to take the official “Twitter” plunge. You can see my tweets on the sidebar of the blog, or just bookmark my twitter page. I figured those of you without gmail (still don’t know why you haven’t taken that plunge) never see the taglines, and there’s no way to go back and see all of them for a period of time. Plus, I’m thinking about trying to use twitter to keep track of my dissertation tasks once I get back from India. Possibly Related Posts: Write an Operating System for Your Brain The Four Processors: A Neogeneralist Problem? Strategies for Escaping the Echo Chamber Lean in to the Discomfort Steal Back Your Time and Accomplish Your...

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What’s the deal with LinkedIn anyways?

Some of you may have received invitations to linked in, or maybe even accepted invitations. Do you really understand what LinkedIn does? Here’s a CommonCraft video on … LinkedIn! Possibly Related Posts: Write an Operating System for Your Brain The Four Processors: A Neogeneralist Problem? Strategies for Escaping the Echo Chamber Lean in to the Discomfort Steal Back Your Time and Accomplish Your...

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