Effective Online Networking
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LinkedIn Premium Giveaway: Are You “Stuck”?

LinkedIn Groups are becoming powerful ways to connect in your career, and for women in business, Connect: Professional Women’s Group Powered by Citi is the biggest and the best. This week, we’re partnering with Citi...

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The Big Deal About Twitter Chats

In my former life (I call it B.E. – Before Entrepreneurship), I worked in nonprofit fundraising. Recently, though I’m no longer in the nonprofit sector, I’ve been welcomed by a number of organizations to speak to ...

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Why You Need to Scan Your LinkedIn at Least Monthly

  Whether you’re a LinkedIn daily user, or someone who just pressed “accept” when someone you know adds you on the network, there’s one thing on LinkedIn you’re probably not doing enough – a...


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Changes You Should Make Now on Your Computer at Work

Business Insider found some incredible new software, and Career Girls, you need to know about it! Have you ever been the victim of a bad “reply all” situation? Maybe you replied all to an email calling your boss a w...

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Today’s LinkedIn Assignment: No Seriously, DO IT!

Recently, I’ve been adding quite a few awesome folks on LinkedIn, and I’m realizing a HUGE problem a lot of people have. Many, many, many people are committing a cardinal sin of LinkedIn usage, and I want you ALL to...

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Slideshare: What Is It and How Can You Use It?

Every now and again, a new “social network” or “business tool” comes up that we think, “What’s that for?” I had this experience with Instagram a while back and wrote about it, and have ...


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LinkedIn’s Big Ideas of 2013

If you haven’t yet jumped onto the “Follow” option on LinkedIn, 2013 is the time to do it. You can follow everyone from world leaders (yup, Obama’s there) to CEO’s and life gurus (I personally love...

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Should You Have a Personal Website or Professional Online Portfolio?

Generation Y has been creating websites for as long as we can remember. In the 90s, there was GeoCities, Expages, Angelfire, and many more. Gen Y created websites for everything from crushes on Jonathan Taylor Thomas to feuds w...

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Personality vs. Reputation on Social Media

When it comes to social media, there is a delicate balance between showing your personality and protecting your reputation. Great social media profiles do both flawlessly, but it’s not an easy balance beam to walk. Let...


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The App You Need at Every Networking Event

You go to a networking event, and if you’re having a great night, you leave with a stack full of business cards. You have no clue if, in that stack, there might a potential employee, employer, friend, or even a romantic c...