Tag: linkedin

Social Network Usage Stats

I was “tweeted” a fantastic article about social network stats released by compete.com. There were a few non-surprises in it, however. First thing, FaceBook has now surpassed MySpace in the U.S.  as the number one social network.  This should surprise nobody.  MySpace had such a terrible reputation that most adults avoided it (I know I …

Social Networking Primer – LinkedIn

I actually joined LinkedIn before FaceBook, in early 2007. I figured as a “professional”, I needed to join the “professional” social network, and leave FaceBook to the teenagers. I am now of the opinion that BOTH can be useful, personally and professionally. My focus this week, however, is LinkedIn. As a long-time lingerer on LinkedIn, …

Social Networking Primer

I spend a great deal of time going to conferences on Search Engine Optimization, Affiliate Marketing, Webmastering and so forth. Not as much as some of my crazy friends, but often enough. For the last few years, the buzz has been “social networking”. For the first few years it was “building your own social networks”. …