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Social Media's Ugly Shadow: When Greater Visibility Hurts

Anne Hill | Posted 11.11.2014 | Technology
Anne Hill

Trolling is bullying, plain and simple. It can happen to anyone who gains a large following, especially in tech. And unfortunately, women are often singled out for the worst abuse.

The Influential In-box

Connie Dieken | Posted 10.27.2014 | Business
Connie Dieken

It's time to think outside the in-box. Email is inefficient. It's bloated and broken.

Parenting In The Time Of Viral

Megan Egbert | Posted 10.08.2014 | Parents
Megan Egbert

I aim to connect with people through sharing stories. But where do my rights as a parent end and my children's rights as digital citizens begin? In a huge gray area of unknown, that is where.

Our Curated Lives: The Insanity of Living Monotonously Happy, Perfect and Successful Lives

Ritu_Sharma | Posted 10.26.2014 | Technology
Ritu_Sharma

At the end of the day, when you step away from your computer and phone, which posts from the day's romp across the social media landscape stick with you?

Creating a Digital Avatar with Heart: Rules of Engagement

Penina Rybak | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business
Penina Rybak

Entrepreneurship today is rife with opportunities to create, communicate, and collaborate with people in different industries and venues. Thanks to social technology, ecosystems are being defined and refined on an almost daily basis.

5 Reasons You Are Not Getting Website Traffic

Tyler Collins | Posted 08.05.2014 | Small Business
Tyler Collins

By keeping these five ideas in mind and implementing one or more of them, you are significantly putting yourself ahead of much of your online competition and greatly increasing your chances of success.

The Fading Lines Between Social Networks And What It Means For Our World

Stephanie Lynch Habib | Posted 06.05.2014 | Impact
Stephanie Lynch Habib

Imagine a world, though, where for every "fun" post there was a post that helped the world's most vulnerable population -- the impact that can have on awareness, fundraising and advocacy is exponential.

To Email or Not to Email: Is Email Marketing Relevant to your Businesses' Bottom-Line?

R. Kay Green | Posted 07.09.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

If you are not building a strong, reliable email list, you are making a big mistake! How do you expect to generate sales for your products or services and achieve sustainable growth in your business?

The Verdict Is in: The Future of Marketing Is Social

R. Kay Green | Posted 05.08.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

We can't deny it. It's everywhere we go, it's everything we see. It's social media and it symbolizes where we are as a society: Interconnected... and it is here to stay.

Risk versus Reward of Using Online Searches to Screen Potential Employees

John Rampton | Posted 05.06.2014 | Business
John Rampton

With everything happening online, you can find thousands of examples of people getting fired because of posts they put up on social media. But how many businesses use online searches before hiring?

REposition, REstrategize, REinvent: 10 Tips for the "New-Age" Professional in 2014

R. Kay Green | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
R. Kay Green

It is certainly a FACT that the world is changing. Every day, new developments in technology and society rewrite the guidelines for how we interact with our families, our colleagues, and our customers.

How Social Media Privacy Settings Could Affect Your Future

Amanda Augustine | Posted 12.30.2013 | College
Amanda Augustine

Whether you're age 14 or 43, think twice before you post something online. Once it's published, it's there forever -- whether or not you delete it.

Go Ahead Millennials, Tweet About Breakfast (and Work)

Jenna Christensen | Posted 11.05.2013 | Business
Jenna Christensen

Despite living in a society where intertwining your work and online personas is often scrutinized, I see an opportunity. Why not use these innate technological skills to our advantage?

The Social Media Effect: Are You Really Who You Portray Online?

R. Kay Green | Posted 10.07.2013 | Small Business
R. Kay Green

Through interaction with the social medium, the real and ideal selves intersect; and the ideal self is at least partially actualized. In essence, our online selves represent our ideals and eliminate many of our other real components.

An Executive's Guide to Reddit

Malcolm Collins | Posted 09.24.2013 | Technology
Malcolm Collins

Reddit is technically the largest social news website. Unfortunately, this designation misses its core significance. Reddit is the central point of interaction between the unique culture of the online community and that of the offline world.

The Truth About Social Media and Admissions

Kat Cohen | Posted 07.23.2013 | College
Kat Cohen

We live in a digital age and many high school students today document much of their lives online. When applying to college, all aspects of an applicant are taken into consideration, and often times this can include his or her online presence.

7 Highly-Effective Ways to Maximize Your Online Brand Presence

R. Kay Green | Posted 06.25.2013 | Small Business
R. Kay Green

Your online brand is what people think of you when you are not available. In fact, your online brand is as important as any of the traditional forms of branding and becoming more important each day.

Should You Hire an Intern?

Women & Co | Posted 04.02.2013 | Small Business
Women & Co

I am a big fan of internships -- having landed my first job after college through one, and later coordinating my employer's own program. There, I saw firsthand how much interns could benefit our business. However, not every company is suited to hire them.

Here's What Could Happen To Your Social Media Presence After You Die

Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology

What happens to your Facebook account when you die? It's a tricky question. Facebook allows only the living user of a registered account to have ac...

4 Ways to Shape Up Your Image in the New Year!

Christie Carmelle Lopez | Posted 02.20.2013 | Style
Christie Carmelle Lopez

Brand yourself early. Identify and reevaluate your strengths often. And, if needed, hire a professional to help you spruce up your profile.

Your Online Identity Matters

Bant Breen | Posted 12.26.2012 | Small Business
Bant Breen

Today, more than ever, people turn to the web to find information about others. It's quite likely that someone you know has Googled you. Do you know what they found? And, does it matter?