Make money from the internet! Earn fast dollars at home! Grab money by selling your neighbor’s pets! Yeah, Twitter can be a really uplifting place some days. But it gets even worse when you realize those spammy tweets are coming from you. That really sucks. Sadly, changing your password will almost never fix the problem. […]
Getting started on Twitter: 7 steps for following & being followed back.
I remember reading a book when I was way, way younger, about a puppy that wandered around meeting all sorts of other animals, and plaintively asked them, “Will you be my friend?” The other animals always seemed too busy, and so he kept going from page to page, asking the same question over and over. I just […]
Getting started on Twitter: Your very, very first steps.
You’ve been hearing about Twitter for a long time now, and you’re thinking it’s finally time to make the leap. Maybe someone has suggested you should be there for business. Maybe you want to become good buddies with Ashton Kutcher. Or maybe you’re just curious. But it all seems like a bit too much to […]
Getting started on Twitter: The basic terms.
You’ve been hearing about social media. You’ve caught on to Facebook, but Twitter is still a mystery. Is it really worth checking out? You may have even gone to Twitter.com and poked around. Looked pretty dumb. Nothing going on, and no obvious way to make things happen. What is this stuff? While Twitter can indeed […]
Why social media isn’t getting you a job.
Social media is useless for finding work. I’ve spent days and days on Twitter trying to talk to all sorts of people, and they either don’t answer or just don’t want to help. I’ve had my resume up on LinkedIn for months, and not one person has even asked for an interview. Social media can […]
In social media, we’re ALL learning.
For many people, social media is still very much a mystery; a strange new world where the talk is all about building communities and sharing, yet you can’t help but feel alone as you try to figure out what you’re supposed to do.