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Five Keys to Successful Personal Branding With Social Media

99620-20131028 With society increasingly becoming a knowledge-based economy, personal branding is more common today than ever before. Individuals representing a wide diversity of professions engage in personal branding as a necessary means of getting their name before the public—in most cases a very specific, targeted public, audience. Read More

Professional certification and Institutional accreditation: Accountability you can trust

accreditation More than ever before in our history, we are working within a global, knowledge-based economy. Years ago when you needed something done beyond your expertise, you would have just dealt with someone within your little domain of colleagues, associates, and friends. You dealt with your need in a very “local context.” Right? But in a global, knowledge-based society with professional and social networks within worldwide networks, your ability to leverage talent and skills in a “global context” is limitless.Read More

Getting your comments approved on social media and blog sites

spammer Most social media sites and blogs that allow comments on articles and other content usually use a gatekeeper system to reduce the amount of spam and spurious information on their site. Like clockwork, I spend upwards of two hours each Saturday morning sorting through comments that have been held by the system for review. I like to keep my social media sites and my media professor site clean and simple. I’m probably not alone.Read More