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Your Weekend Task: Change Your Facebook Photo

We’ve told you in the past how important it is to sharpen your social media persona, and how to use Facebook to do it. We’ve also given you tips on how to create a kick ass Facebook cover photo. But today, on a lazy...

Making LinkedIn a True Reflection of You

We’ve told you in the past that it’s imperative you get on LinkedIn, and we’ve even shown you how to get to the top dogs when it comes to LinkedIn networking. But contrary to popular belief, LinkedIn is not th...

Making Powerful Requests

As you might know, I serve on the Board of Directors for the Chicago chapter of Step Up Women’s Network. And through my work with Step Up, I’ve been privileged to meet, learn from, and be coached by a number of memb...


YouTube Channels That Rock

The Social Times reported last week that Cisco predicts over 90% of all Internet traffic will be from video in the next three years. And whether you agree or disagree with their assessment, it’s no secret that video cont...

What Job Seekers Should — And Shouldn’t — Post on Social Media

When you’re job searching, what you post on social media is more important than ever. Big Brother is watching! Thanks to OnlineClasses.org for their awesome infographic on what you should–and shoudn’t–po...

Is Your Network as Strong as You Think It Is?

It’s been nearly two years since my husband and I left Minneapolis to embark on a new journey in our lives and careers in Chicago. I knew that in leaving Minneapolis, I was leaving a network of friends, colleagues, and co...


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Fashion Loves About.Me and You Should Too!

We told you a while ago about the new social media landing page tool you should all be using, About.me. And at the risk of harping on you a bit about this incredible resource, we want to tell you about some awesome people who a...

Getting to the Top Dogs on LinkedIn

We told you a while back that “Yes, You Have to Get On LinkedIn.” So hopefully you took our advice and got your profile going. But maybe you’re now thinking, “How does this all work?” One of the mo...

Passwords Matter – Get Yours in Order

There’s something about passwords that just annoys you, isn’t there? First you set your password, then 60 days later you’re supposed to change it. Some need a “special character” plus one number an...


Women’s Conferences – How to Know Where to Go

The dread of most networking events, especially those that come with a hefty price tag is the question, “What’s in it for me?” Sure, you want to network. You want to meet new people. But is it worth the price ...