Tagged: Social media

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Can We Have Social Media Back?

I met Brian at a Toronto tech meetup in 2011. I was hanging around the back of the room when he introduced himself, and we connected over a mutual fascination with all things social...

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Little Data: Bringing Sexy Back

Forget about big data for a moment: it can seem like a mountain peak viewed from afar, a daunting, mist-shrouded goliath in the distance. Like a mountaineer contemplating a climb, tech-heads like you and...

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Social media behaves like a two-year-old

Social media vs. child-rearing I don’t have kids, but I’ve observed them intently over the course of my 40-odd years (watching six nieces and nephews grow up gives a bachelor about as much insight...

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Building your career with social media

Building your career with social media. Social media is one of the most powerful tools for building your career through the power of your own brand. But where to begin? Here are some tips...

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Social media feeding frenzy

Five years ago, social media seemed blessed with an infinite growth curve. By feasting on the festering yet still fresh corpse of old media, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and others grew dramatically each year...

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Content is the new advertising

Somewhere on the road to the New Economy®, content got commodified. For years we’ve been told that content rules and content is king, which basically means the only reason anyone will pay attention is...