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World's Largest Professional Network. Job Interview Follow-Up Etiquette. A Knock em Dead Facebook follower writes, “When writing a ‘Thank you for the interview’ letter, should I address the person by first name since I usually refer to them by their first name in the interview?”

Job Interview Follow-Up Etiquette

An interesting question of professional etiquette, where as much depends on the age and status differential between interviewer and candidate, as it depends on the interviewer being addressed as s/he prefers. Let’s review the essential rule of interview address and then apply it to a thank you or follow-up letter. A job interview is not a situation where your personal preferences hold any sway, so always address an interviewer as Mr/Ms until requested to do otherwise.

5 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Company Followers. B2B companies now have the ability to share updates with their followers on LinkedIn.

5 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Company Followers

This is the first company page functionality that LinkedIn added that would be more effective with additional followers. Based on executive remarks, more functions are coming to company pages. To make sure you are ready, here are five ways to increase the number of followers of your company on LinkedIn. 1. How do LinkedIn Advertisements Work? If your company is in business to sell to other businesses, LinkedIn is arguably a much better platform than others for targeted advertising to individuals.

How do LinkedIn Advertisements Work?

Google AdWords, by contrast, is in the same ballpark, but its purpose is to capture specific keyword searches, while advertising on LinkedIn is all about catching the attention of business people. As a result, companies that need to know they're advertising to specific people have embraced campaigns on LinkedIn. Facebook, on the other hand, is great for targeting retail customers, while LinkedIn is more for the professional business-to-business set.

If you want to advertise surfboards to twenty-somethings in California, Facebook is ideal, while selling a product to buyers at sports and leisure stores would be more of a move for LinkedIn. LinkedIn has differentiated itself over the years to be a no-nonsense, professional social network free of games and music, while Facebook is more of a personal space. #Newhousesm4. Newhousesm4. Book Review: Twitter for Good – Change the world one tweet at a time, an essential guide to Twitter for non profits - Krishna De: Social Media Marketing, LinkedIn Twitter And Facebook Training Ireland, Online PR, Digital Marketing , - Krishna De: Social M. 5 tips for a more effective social media strategy. The Rise of the Zuckerverb: The New Language of Facebook - Ben Zimmer - Technology.

Last week, as he paced around the stage at the f8 Developers Conference, Mark Zuckerberg declared with wide-eyed optimism that Facebook was "helping to define a brand-new language for how people connect.

The Rise of the Zuckerverb: The New Language of Facebook - Ben Zimmer - Technology

" "When we started," Zuckerberg explained, "the vocabulary was really limited. You could only express a small number of things, like who you were friends with. Then last year, when we introduced the Open Graph, we added nouns, so you could like anything that you wanted. " And then he delivered the breathless payoff: "This year, we're adding verbs. We're going to make it so you can connect to anything in any way you want. " Last of all, the authors of the languages formed the verbs, as we observe children expressing nouns and particles but leaving the verbs to be understood. -- Giambattista Vico, The New Science, 1744.

Facebook 101 [COMIC] Vadim Lavrusik: What Facebook’s latest updates mean for journalists. Facebook has released several updates in the last month that will affect how journalists use the platform for reporting and storytelling.

Vadim Lavrusik: What Facebook’s latest updates mean for journalists

Twitter's most asked questions. 10 amazing Twitter infographics. Blogging For Dummies – An Opportunity For Personal Branding. This blog has been inspired by Jan who contacted me through Twitter saying, “Would I think about doing an article on “Blogging For Dummies”.

Blogging For Dummies – An Opportunity For Personal Branding

Jan has just started a blog and she said in her first post on February 28, 2010. “I have started this blog because frankly, I, like thousands of others, have recently been downsized. I am unemployed. I am home without a job to go to for the 1st time in 25 years. It is a staggering admission and why would I want to expose this to the world? You have to admire the honesty and the effort for being that open as well starting a blog! A colleague I recently met at a dinner party, also said that he had started a blog while he was “transitioning between jobs” and turned that time into an opportunity to reskill and position himself online in his area of expertise and passion.

10-levels-of-intimacy.jpg (JPEG Image, 482x700 pixels) - Scaled (92%) How do You Use LinkedIn? [INFOGRAPHIC] LinkedIn is the poor second cousin of the social networking fraternity with its glamorous siblings Facebook and Twitter hogging the limelight.

How do You Use LinkedIn? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Facebook wins the popularity contest with nearly 8 times more friends than LinkedIn and Twitter just keeps getting mentions in the newspaper’s society pages. If LinkedIn had a personality, you would maybe say that it was quiet, professional and quite private. How you use social media is dependent on what you are trying to achieve (goals) and who you want to meet (target audience) and if you want to make serious professional contacts for B2B then LinkedIn is the place to hang out. LinkedIn is the Cocktail Party LinkedIn with more than 100 million members and an average income of more than $100,000, is the social networkings equivalent of the cocktail party while Facebook is the backyard barbecue. If you want to network with serious decision makers then LinkedIn provides the appropriate channel. 1. 2. HOW TO: Make the Most of the New Facebook Timeline Cover Photo [PICS] 7 Ways Facebook Complicates Dating. Yes, Facebook connects us with the people in our lives.

7 Ways Facebook Complicates Dating

Sometimes, however, the social network can complicate our dating. Here are seven examples. Information about your current partner, ex, or a potential boyfriend or girlfriend to-be can be too much to handle! For example, if her status update says, “Goin’out tonight. Home girls and drinks,” you might wonder whether they’re going to talk about you and her, and what they will say. There’s a good chance that the love of your life is one of your Facebook friends, and that can be a very good thing or something quite painful.

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Facebook Launches New Metric: "People Talking About". Facebook has overhauled its Pages Insights analytics tool and added a new metric to gauge the health of a page: "People Talking About.

Facebook Launches New Metric: "People Talking About"

" That statistic, which users will see on Pages below the total number of "Likes," will be one of four tracked by Pages Insights. Facebook Engagement Benefits Students: Infographic. Jackie Cohen on October 14, 2011 10:51 AM Whether Facebook benefits students depends on how they use it. Those who focus on engaging with other people on the social network come out ahead. So concludes Online PhD in an infographic summarizing Facebook use among students has evolved since the site hatched as a college-only network. 20 Ways to Master Google+ Google+ is rapidly evolving.

20 Ways to Master Google+

If you’re looking for easy ways to improve your knowledge and experience with this hot new social network, keep reading. The fast-paced development of Google+ has become a force to be reckoned with. Social media marketers and community managers will undoubtedly feel the pressure to keep up. The Top 35 “Connectors” on Twitter. Twitter By Brian Rice, Published October 7, 2011 A few months ago, I created a list of the 40 most engaging and approachable people on Twitter and since I had so much fun putting it together, I figured it was time for a new list. With the importance of “Klout” circulating around Twitter lately, I decided to look at an even more important trait than one’s influence – their ability and willingness to connect others. In addition to being knowledgeable and extremely personable, the following 35 individuals (in no particular order) have the “networking gene” that triggers their ability to bring people together.

Sam Fiorella = @samfiorellaPeggy Fitzpatrick = @PegFitzpatrickPaul Biedermann = @PaulBiedermannBonnie Richards = @BonRichsDan Schawbel = @DanSchawbelSarah Goodall = @tribalimpactGlen Gilmore = @GlenGilmoreChris Abraham = @chrisabrahamCheryl K. PR-Squared – Social Media Marketing and Public Relations. Texas Man Attacks Wife for Not Liking His Facebook Update. 2 Flares Facebook 0 Twitter 2 Google+ 0 LinkedIn 0 Buffer 0 StumbleUpon 0 Pin It Share 0 Email -- 2 Flares × In the “so bizarre it has to be true” news… Benito Apolinar, 36, was arrested this week after fighting with his wife of 15 years, from whom he had recently separated.

He had posted an update on Facebook about the anniversary of his mother’s death and became angry when he noticed his wife had not clicked the "Like" button. So when he went to drop his children off on Tuesday night, he confronted her: “That’s amazing everyone Likes my status but you, you’re my wife. They argued, and when he refused to leave the property, a fight ensued, during which he allegedly punched her and pulled her hair. Apolinar has pleaded not guilty and is due to appear in court on December 22. via MSN News – Image: Sam Michel.

Peoplebrowsr Launches Kred. Yes, It Competes With Klout. Florida State Players Vote to Ban Social Media. 20 Ways to Make More Money from Your Blog. Twitter Revenue to Hit $400 Million By 2013 [STUDY] The success of Twitter's Promoted Products will propel the company into $400 million in revenue in 2013 compared to $45 million last year, says a new report.

Twitter will earn $139.5 million this year, a 210% jump over last year, according to eMarketer. Debra Aho Williamson, principal analyst at eMarketer, credited Promoted Products' success for the rosy estimate. "Since their debut in April 2010, Twitter’s Promoted Products have proven successful in the U.S. ," Williamson said in a statement from eMarketer. Parisian Love. Twitter. 10-06-2011 - Steve Jobs Death Smashes Twitter Traffic Records. Steve Jobs has left a legacy to the world and has transformed the way we view movies (Pixar), listen to music (iPod) and and use our mobiles (iPhone). There are two quotes of his, that sum up his approach to a life that has profoundly changed the world we live in and how we experience it.

#Newhousesm4. Aabowser. My Blog. Blog » Blog Archive » How To Find An Internship: Kristin Lenander. October 5th, 2011. The Dashboard Dance.