Hash Stash: Get Your Tweets Found with Hashtags

I am obsessed with Twitter. There, I said it. I am over my twitter jitter and my new crush is on hashtags. So, what are hashtags? How should they be used?

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Twitter Jitter | 3 Things You Need to Know as a Twitter Newbie

For a long time, I just didn’t GET Twitter. Yeah, yeah I know … what’s new or interesting in 140 characters or less. The explanation that clicked the most for me was describing the tweet process as microblogging. Blogging, I get. Seeing Twitter as a quick-and-dirty way to blog and connect with an audience made a lot of sense.

Now, I’ve dabbled in Twitter. I’ve tweeted here and there. I’ve followed a few people. But I’ve never really done much more than stick my proverbial big toe in the water. Lately, though, I’ve had a renewed interest in Twitter. Not just Twitter itself but the interaction between it and Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest. And what I have found out is that there is a LOT more to the art of tweeting than just 140 characters. Read the rest of this entry »


Wordled!

Have you heard of Wordle? Wordle is a site that generates word “clouds” based upon the user’s input and displays frequent words more prominently within this cloud. Just for fun, I input my resume text to see what would would happen. Apparently, development, system, teams, technology, clients, project and manager are notable from my resume’s content. That sounds about right to me.

Give it a try and see if the results match what you expected. You might be surprised!

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