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100 Years Of Propaganda: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Smashi

100 Years Of Propaganda: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Smashi
Advertisement Propaganda is most well known in the form of war posters. But at its core, it is a mode of communication aimed at influencing the attitude of a community toward some cause or position, and that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. Notice that propaganda uses loaded messages to change the attitude toward the subject in the target audience. In this article, we look at various types of propaganda and the people behind it, people who are rarely seen next to their work. William Orpen: England, 1917 Orpen studied at the Slade School in London alongside the likes of Augustus John and Wyndham Lewis. Dimitri Moor: Russia, 1917–1921 Dimitri Moor (or Dmitry Stakhievich Orlov) changed the face of graphic design in Soviet Russia back in 1918. A lot of Moor’s artwork was restricted to black and red. This is a lesser known poster by the artist, appealing for help for those staving from the Russian famine in 1920. El Lissitzky: Russia, 1920 Beat the Whites With the Red Wedge, 1920 J. Last Click

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Filter Google Alerts with Alerts Grader I’ve been using Google Alerts for tracking my brand name(s) and important keyword mentions for ages. It has never been perfect and I am using it in combination with other tools that either add something or filter the results. I have already mentioned one tool that helps to make sense of your Google alerts. Today I am sharing an additional one (yes, an additional one because I currently use both to emphasize on most important updates without missing others as well). Alerts Grader is a new tool that helps you filter Google Alerts and Twitter Following notifications: for you not to miss most important news. Instantly after creating an account there, you will be given your Alerts Grader email address where you can forward all the notifications. To let the service grade your Google Alerts, you will have to create an email filter – I am using Gmail, so I have created a filter to forward all the mail from: OR

Share on Tumblr - Flock Top 50 Web 2.0 Sites For Job Search In 2010 - page 2 - Flock Some of these tools made the last top web 2.0 sites list that I published. Others were in existence, but hadn't made the list. Over 25% of these apps are new. Many of these sites are free, but not all. Please note, the numerical order isn't important - this isn't a ranking. Social Networks Linkedin – Social network, primarily business Facebook – Social network, business and personal Twitter – Text-like social network Ning – Private Social networks MySpace – Social network, primarily personal YouTube – User generated video Lists and Directories Plaxo – Contact synchronizer ZoomInfo – Business directory Spoke – Business directory & Social network Jigsaw – Business directory Twitter Lists - Lists of top industry Twitter lists Job Boards Office Tools

27 Awesome Blogs about Blogging - Flock Rating: 3.7/5 (17 votes cast) So, you want to be a better blogger, eh? Well, you can either try to go out there and learn everything on your own, or you can pick up some helpful tips from these 27 awesome blogs about blogging. I’ve included a short quote from each blog’s about page so you can learn a little more about them. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. What are some other good blogs about blogging? 27 Awesome Blogs about Blogging, 3.7 out of 5 based on 17 ratings

13 Essential Tips for Landing a Job on LinkedIn - Flock Lewis Howes is a former professional athlete, world record holder in football, and author of the LinkedIn book, LinkedWorking. He is the founder of the Sports Executives Association, and the popular sports and social media blog LinkedIn is one of the best places online to find a job, period. It’s also a great place to connect with top decision makers, generate targeted leads for your business, drive traffic to your website, and more. I hear countless stories every week from people who land amazing full time positions at great companies thanks to engagement on LinkedIn. 1. If someone is thinking about hiring you for a position, he or she is going run a Google search for your first and last name. A profile that is only 55% complete, without recommendations and an updated work history may not make a solid first impression when people find you through search. 2. Your headline is the first thing potential employers and hiring managers will see after your name. 3. 4. 5. 6.

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