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You’re working for a 100-year-old company that sells some of the most iconic high-end furniture designs of all time. How do you reach out to your fans and clients on Twitter and Facebook? Well, for one, you might not abbreviate: No LOLs, BRBs, or ttyls. At least that’s a rule Ron Reeves follows on the job. Ron is the public relations and social strategist at Herman Miller —a HootSuite customer and one of the world’s most prestigious and well-known furniture companies.
Twitonomy is a new Twitter analytics tool that, according to the site does the following:
Well, the news is well and truly out now, and as many people have been predicting, Facebook has launched their own search engine. The video at the end of my post gives you a quick overview of a few of the things that it's goingo to cover, but I'm obviously interested in looking at it in terms of the information professional. It's being rolled out slowly, with limited testing in the United States, so the rest of us will have to wait awhile before we can start to play with it, but you can request early access as well.
Social media addiction: a disease likely affecting millions, but one that's hard to track because it comes in many forms.
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Continuous professional development is a critical part of a trainer’s work. We often think of it from the perspective of our learners, but need to think of it from our personal perspective as well.I think of this now as I prepare to attend the ASTD International Conference and Exposition next week in Denver. Conferences are one of the best professional development opportunities for trainers, as it allows you to step outside of your day-to-day duties and focus exclusively on your development for a few days.The problem is, they can be expensive.
Want to make the most of the social web? It's more complicated than just posting status updates at random and seeing what sticks.
Social media is an important technological trend that has big implications for how researchers (and people in general) communicate and collaborate. Researchers have a huge amount to gain from engaging with social media in various aspects of their work.