Category — social networking

LinkedIn: change your primary email address to avoid spam

Your LinkedIn connections can get a copy of your email address, and since they will sometimes send you emails that aren’t important to you (and are sometimes outright spam), you might want to make your primary LinkedIn address an email address other than your true primary email address.


December 16, 2013   1 Comment

Your Facebook business page status updates are being ignored, & why

You assume that if someone “Likes” your business page, and you post a status update, that it will show up on their News Feed if they look quickly enough, right?

Wrong – Most status updates by business pages are not shown to most of their fans.


March 27, 2013   4 Comments

Facebook posts like “name a band with no X in the name”

Name a word that starts with G and ends with E and rhymes with Hullible. Its harder than you think!

No, it isn’t.

And here’s why they do it…..


March 4, 2013   4 Comments

Clever, innovative LinkedIn tip for sales people – sports tickets

You have extra season tickets for Red Sox games. How you could use LinkedIn to help make great business connections, and maybe someday make some new referrals and sales.


February 17, 2012   2 Comments

LinkedIn using your picture to advertise products (social advertising)

LinkedIn may now use your picture to advertise other products. Change privacy settings if you don’t like this.


January 30, 2012   No Comments

How to make YouTube videos start at a specific time other than the beginning

You can start a YouTube video at some point other than the beginning by using the #t option.


January 20, 2012   4 Comments

How to see public Facebook status updates (search is hidden)

Here’s how your Facebook status updates can be seen by the public, and how to restrict them so the public cannot search for them.


September 21, 2011   18 Comments

LinkedIn training tip for sales – look at prospect’s interests

Before you call a prospect, check their interests. Or you can look for interests in a “reverse direction”


August 4, 2011   6 Comments

Fox TV: How I Used Facebook And Twitter During Japan’s Tsunami

My interview on Fox TV News about how I used social media during the tsunami in Japan.


March 24, 2011   2 Comments

Get more Twitter followers – the Charlie Sheen hacker technique

There’s a new sleazy techniques that spammers are using to get an account with lot of Twitter followers, and got 20,000 a day using the “Charlie Sheen” effect. The trick? Create a charliesheen account, but replace the lowercase “L” with and uppercase “I”.


March 3, 2011   3 Comments