Category Archives: Social Networking

News and opinions about social networks and how to improve personal and business networking using various social networks like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more.

Has Social Media Helped the Social Recluse?

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The meaning behind a “Social Recluse” as derived from the Urban Dictionary:

“A person who voluntarily removes themselves from social situations, or society altogether.”

May not be applicable to many others since the term can be from a compilation of things that have caused us to shy away from society and become a recluse without choosing too. Such things could include, shyness, a variety of anxiety disorders and one in which is a disorder that is for the social recluse, known as “Avoidant personality disorder”.

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Dealers Do Not Need to Know Social Media They Just Need to Care

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As Social Media has progressed in the past few years it is hard to keep up with what will turn the crank on gaining people who will be of value to you as you would hope to be to them. As a dealer trying to figure out the inner workings of the Internet may sound achievable until you try it and learn how much work is needed to put true effort into your social media sites.

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Does In House Management Matter when Hiring a Social Media Specialist?

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It is almost guaranteed that any business module you are currently using to track your business efforts does not attain the tracking necessary for social media.

Everything created to help businesses remain informed as a unit from each department would not have thought to include a section that would properly track social media efforts as preferred since social media changes faster than algorithms within Google.

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Why I Do Not Like the New Look to Pinterest

Do Not Like New Pinterest

You may have noticed some articles stating that you may not notice changes to Pinterest, but any avid Pinterest user will certainly take notice to its platform changes since the two newest changes are in areas in which you scale your pinning actions.

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Am I Relevant?

Am I Relevant

As children we all aspire to do great things and often dream of becoming someone memorable. As we grow into adolescence and adulthood, the world goes from innocent to egocentric and then to realizing that the world is a lot bigger than us, much like someone peering down upon small ants of people. This is the stage in which we reflect on our childhood dreams, on the days in which freedom was not only of the spirit but of the mind and in a world so big we question, Am I Relevant?

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Should We Complain about Paying to Reach People on Facebook Pages?

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There has been a lot of talk buzzing around the web regarding Facebook’s changes to “people who saw this” or in other words how many people a brand can reach on their Facebook page. Two stories that caught my eye recently were surrounding the opinion of the Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban; on why he believes Facebook is driving brands away. The other story though acts as a rebuttal to Cuban’s theories and is on the opposite side of the scale. But which one is right?

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Did you know Facebook had Friendship Pages?

New Layout for Friendship Pages

I like to say that I know my Facebook pretty well but I have got to say that I did not know that Facebook had a Friendship page feature. That is until today, when Facebook announced that they are revamping their Friendship pages many did not even know existed.

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Would You Rather have Social Networks Track Your Online Activity or Have Them Make Money off of You?

Social Networks Track Your Activity

I have often wondered which of the two social giants were the lesser of two evils when it came to privacy, and although I choose to be a public person, I still remain wary of my privacy rights and how I too can protect myself from having those rights violated.

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How-To Start your Small Business on Social Media Platforms

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We have all come to the same conclusion by now, that Social Media is not going anywhere, and its various platforms have become useful to our businesses and brands by optimizing their presence, connecting further with customers and building online communities that can generate possible leads.

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