How a blog and a LinkedIn profile add up to a new job

Interesting concept for creating visibility and securing a brand, suggest a WordPress blog if you decide to give this a try.

Content Rambler

Are you out job hunting, or just wondering if you should be? Here are a few steps that can help you if you want either social media, writing, blogging, or content in any form to be part of your job:

First, start blogging

Nearly 11 months ago I started this blog with the main aim to start writing because all I’d done was keep a diary about our son for over two years. By that time, I was ready to look for a new challenge.

After writing a couple of posts I started sharing them on Twitter. Then I went a bit crazy and got accounts for nearly everything I could hook up to my blog so I could automate sharing in different places. Blogging and writing are popular with my fellow bloggers on WordPress.com, but the best results in terms of sharing and replies to my ‘business’ posts have been on Twitter and…

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What Makes a Successful SOcial Media Campaign?

Useful to clarify your thought processes

SO! What? SOcial.

How is a social media campaign best executed?

This infographic below created by Cox Blue highlights some of the universal components of a successful social media marketing campaign. What are your thoughts in regards to this infographic?

What makes a successful social media campaign?

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Does what we say describe our time in history ?

Interesting – I hope there will be some sort of accurate filtering against white noise, otherwise our era will be remembered for Beiber and Gaga, is that really representative of this generation?

Digital History @ UW

According to Google’s new n-gram tool, when researching history, words count.

Literally.

By analyzing over 500 billion words from 5.2 million books in Chinese, English, French, German, Russian, and Spanish, the n-gram tool allows users to track the usage of words from 1500AD onwards.

The implications of this tool in terms of historical and cultural research are just beginning to come to light. In the article  “Quantitative Analysis of Culture Using Millions of Digitized Books,” Jean-Baptiste Michel and his fellow researchers suggest that Google’s n-gram can be used to track the emergence of diseases, state censorship and the relative “celebrity” of a given person.

There is no doubt that the n-gram is, and will continue to be, an extremely useful tool in historical inquiry. However, there are some limitations that need to be addressed.

Firstly, the Google n-gram is limited in regards to language. Most of the collected works…

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Blogging – is it getting squeezed out by twitter ?

Blogging – is it getting squeezed out by twitter ?

I’ve commented on this because from my perspective I feel that my blog gets better traction than my twitter account. Perhaps I’m just too boring with my factual tweets.

Either way it is certainly something to consider, as we all try to get our personal brands exposed to build our trust with others.