I’m no dummy! A book review: Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies by Joshua Waldman

"Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies" by Joshua Waldman

Why am I reviewing this book?
This book’s focus really spoke to me and I just had to read it. My current job search has been connected to social media like never before and my interest in both is at an all-time high at the moment.   And if I am interested in it, surely others will be interested. Heck, that is why I started this blog!

Disclosure: There isn’t anything to disclose ;-). I read this book and am reviewing it just because I feel like it. While I read this book on my Kindle Fire, I have no relationship with Amazon other than being an avid fan and customer.

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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 »