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Using social media effectively can make a world of difference in growing and maintaining your creative business. While signing up for accounts may be easy, mastering their use takes time and effort! Whether you're new to the world of social media or a die-hard tweetaholic, there's always something new to learn and share. Jump in and be inspired!
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So, as a quick note: Apologies for the delay. In retrospect, starting this group as we were launching a new product at work was probably not my smartest decision in recent memory!At any rate, I'm currently working on a piece about the usage of Facebook Fan Pages vs standard Facebook profiles. In the meantime, I was hoping to hear from you!If you DON'T have a Facebook Fan Page:Why not?What's your biggest hurdle with regards to creating one?What questions do you have about fan pages?If you DO have a Facebook Fan Page:What do you want more information on and/or still have questions on?How often do you post to your Fan Page?What's been your biggest struggle with regards to using your Fan Page?And any other questions you might have with regards to the wild world of Facebook Fan Pages, really. I won't be able to cover everything in one go, but your feedback will help me plan out upcoming posts.Thank you!Continue
By RACHEL EMMA SILVERMAN and LAUREN WEBERTwitter is becoming the new job board. It is also becoming the new résumé.Fed up with traditional recruiting sites and floods of irrelevant résumés, some recruiters are turning to the social network to post jobs, hunt for candidates and research applicants.Some recruiters say Twitter has transformed their prospecting and hiring, helping them identify candidates they wouldn’t have found otherwise, but others say the messaging platform has some way to go before it can replace LinkedIn, Facebook or other job-hunting tools. Lauren Weber reports. Photo: Twitter.Job seekers, in turn, are trying to summarize their CVs in 140 characters or six-second videos.Twitter, which was founded in 2006, isn't yet revolutionizing recruiting, but some employers are already using…Continue
What's a new group without an introduction thread?Who am I?Tara J. Brannigan: A bit of a geek, all things considered. I play video games, spend far too much time on Facebook and make 'kind of strange' bits of jewelry and costumes whenever I am able. I also have a serious love for the country of New Zealand and will use and abuse every opportunity to talk about it whenever possible!As far as what I do for a living:I am a 'Community Marketing Manager' in the social game industry, for PopCap Games (EA) in Seattle, WA. My day to day responsibilities include the planning, creation and execution of customer facing marketing efforts for one of our great social game franchises.As part of that role, I build, grow and maintain communities on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc. Some of my previous projects have involved communities of several million people. It can be a little crazy and challenging, but it's also a lot of fun! While some of that work and the…Continue
Seriously, what in my life is so imminent and important that it needs constant sharing? Seems that bugging people via their phones 10 times a day is just a waste of everyone's time. --Trust me, my life is not as glamorous as you think. I take out the trash. Want to know about it? Didn't think so.What are everybody's thoughts? In what way is twitter a good tool? What am I missing?Tara, have any good advice for us?Continue