Monthly Archives: March 2011

Fascinating Facebook stats from Fast Company

This month’s issue of Fast Company features an infographic with some fascinating stats about Facebook. Here’s a sample: Estimated valuation of Facebook: $50 billion There are 610,736,920 member profiles on Facebook–one for every 11 people on the planet 24% of … Continue reading

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Turn the camera around

Organizations are used to putting themselves in front of the camera to tell their story. Today, there’s a better way. Instead of pointing the camera at the organization, it’s crucial that you point the camera at the audience and let … Continue reading

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Today’s Midday Matters segment available as a podcast

Today, I had the true pleasure of being part of WBOI’s Midday Matters segment, talking social media along with Kevin Mullett and Susan Burns. The podcast is available here. The first 20 minutes feature Jane Applegate talking about the Chain … Continue reading

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Are you connecting, or just collecting?

Last week, a small (very small, to be honest) brouhaha erupted on a Fort Wayne Facebook page. A friend of mine jokingly referred to a news story that touted his social media prowess (he wasn’t being serious). Someone who apparently … Continue reading

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Join me for LinkedIn In Depth on Wednesday

On Wednesday, I’ll be presenting LinkedIn In Depth at the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber–please see below for details and a registration link. You can keep track of all my upcoming presentations and classes by clicking on the My Speaking Topics … Continue reading

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Help out a job seeker – Fort Wayne networking groups

I’m looking to help out a friend who is in the market for a new job. Can anyone suggest a networking group like the one described below? I’m struggling for opportunities to network with people other than former co-workers.  Would … Continue reading

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Vaynerchuk: “This is the calm before the social media storm”

Chris Sanderson, aka Tech Savvy Lender, pointed me toward this great Gary Vaynerchuk interview on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” The whole 8+ minutes is worth watching to understand why Vaynerchuk believes we’re in “the calm before the social media storm”–and what that means … Continue reading

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