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Twitter is immensely useful as a utility for joining in the global conversation and sharing thoughts, opinions, information, and media. But for new users, there's also a fairly steep learning curve. For many people new to Twitter , the site doesn't immediately "make sense" and it can be a bit daunting. But there are things those users can do to make the service more useful from the get go.
Image via CrunchBase Twitter still comes in for high-blown denunciations from Great Persons who have never used it. But I ventured to suggest the other day (in a tweet, of course) that it is now an open question whether anyone can be a paid-up member of the commentariat in 2011 without a Twitter handle.
Curious about Google+, but don’t know where or why to start?
Overview Your LinkedIn profile represents your definitive professional image on Web and is discoverable through millions of searches on LinkedIn or from search engines like Google. You are in complete control over what others see on your profile, so leverage this to showcase your skills and talents so the right people and opportunities find you.
LinkedIn is considered the non-sexy, sleeping giant of social networks.
One of the most important parts of LinkedIn is your profile. That's what you use to connect with people in your network and your profile is how you get found on LinkedIn, because it contains information about your skills and experience. In addition, your LinkedIn profile can increase your visibility online and help you build your professional brand that showcases your background to prospective employers.
This is part of our success story series where users share their tips and tricks on using LinkedIn more effectively. Today’s user experience story comes from Divya Gugnan i, a venture capitalist and principal at First Mark Capital who provides companies with strategic and operational guidance to achieve their visions. Read more on one of her more recent sponsorship deals she closed, with the help of a LinkedIn connection.
Against all odds, you likely know someone who still hasn't succumbed to the lure of Facebook. Maybe you’re a beginner yourself.