Category Archives: Social Media

How to Customize a Link Using bitly

Tuesday night, I attended a Stanford Small Business Entrepreneurs Club event.  The guest speaker was Carlos R. Hernandez and his topic was “Social Media for the Uncomfortable.” Carlos began his talk by explaining that five years ago the most technical thing that … Continue reading

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Four Effective Uses of Social Media

We rely on social media to connect, communicate, educate, promote, receive information and be entertained.  It is likely that you are participating in more than one social network. You’re probably already a member of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and perhaps, Foursquare, but…

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Social Media Promotes a Real World Encounter

Last night I was shopping for some snacks at Lucky’s before going to a friend’s house.  As I was walking toward the checkout counter, my friend Rawlins ran up from behind and surprised me.  It was a great surprise because I … Continue reading

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Worlds Collide: Icebreakers, Common Friends, and Social Media

Last night I had a very interesting experience when social graphs intersected and an introduction between “strangers” took place in the real world. I found the coincidence of last night’s encounter to be hilarious, especially given the circumstances of events … Continue reading

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