LinkedIn: Connect to Connect

Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by .

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The goal on LinkedIn is to establish your professional reputation within your field. The key to this goal is building a network of professionals through strong connections. Like many forms of networking, the most important aspect is the quality of your connections – as opposed to the quantity. How can you network and build quality [...]

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Thinner, lighter and faster: The iPhone 5

Posted on 24. Sep, 2012 by .

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Thinner, lighter and faster: Apple’s latest-generation smartphone, was unveiled in Australia last Friday. Apple told us that it notched two million pre-orders in the first 24 hours, more than twice as many as that recorded for the iPhone 4S last year and over three times the iPhone 4′s figures. Personally, getting my hands on one [...]

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How to Change Your Twitter Header Image

Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by .

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Following in the footsteps of Facebook and Google+, Twitter has introduced a redesign that lets you customise your profile with a “header photo.” The header photo is different from your Twitter profile picture, which appears inline when you send a tweet. Your profile picture is an icon; the header photo is a background image. Once uploaded, the header photo image is [...]

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Facebook to make job hunting Social

Posted on 17. Sep, 2012 by .

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Facebook’s widely anticipated job portal will launch on the back of their successful joint foray into job advertising with the US Department of Labor. If recruitment focussed sites like LinkedIn, Seek and Monster aren’t worried, they should be. A strong push into classified advertising, starting with jobs, is a logical play for Facebook and one [...]

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Facebook For Business

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .

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Facebook is not restricted to only connecting with family and friends. If you arm yourself with sufficient knowledge, it has the very real potential to take your business to the next level. Facebook is an excellent platform which provides you with the opportunity to connect with over 750 million registered users who have similar interests. [...]

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Share and Share aLike

Posted on 27. Aug, 2012 by .

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Social Media has fundamentally changed the manner in which we consume and share media and one of the biggest shifts is towards the consumption of video online. Internet video now accounts for 40% of consumer internet traffic and is predicted to rise to 62% by 2015 (Source; Reproductions). YouTube now serves 4 billion global online [...]

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All Wrapped up

Posted on 04. Aug, 2012 by .

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The latest social innovation, Social Gifting, arrived in Australia this week with the launch of Wrapp.  Founded in Sweden last year, Wrapp allows users to give their Facebook friends gift cards valid at a wide range of local retailers.  Some of the foundation retail partners in Australia include Roses Only, La Senza, Lorna Jane, Mossimo [...]

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Twitter / LinkedIn partnership ends

Posted on 02. Jul, 2012 by .

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Over the last three years, users of both Twitter and LinkedIn have benefited from a partnership between the two. After linking your accounts, either all or selected tweets could automatically appear on your LinkedIn feed, allowing you to easily integrate your content across both platforms. However it’s been announced that this has come to an [...]

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Facebook changed your email

Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by .

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You may have realised some time ago that Facebook automatically assigned you a facebook.com email address – which just sends your emails through to Messages – but chances are you’ve never used it. Instead, most of us display our own preferred address on our profile so that friends (or rich Nigerian princes, depending on your [...]

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