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How to Change Your Facebook Timeline Cover Photo

Your Facebook timeline cover photo is the large photo that serves as a background to your Profile. People often choose visually striking photos or images that really speak to who they are and what they love —you’ll see a lot of nature shots. To change your cover photo, follow these steps. [more…]


How to Choose a Good Twitter Username

On Twitter, your username, or handle, is your identity. If you can, sign up for Twitter by using your name or a variation of it as your username (assuming somebody else isn't already using it). For example, if your name is John Ira, you may want to pick a Twitter username such as @johnira or @john_ira. [more…]

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Writing a Good Blog

Blogs, or Web logs, are online journals that are updated frequently, sometimes even daily. An update, (also called an entry or a post) is usually quite short, perhaps just a few sentences, and readers can often respond to an entry online. People who write blogs are commonly called bloggers. Bloggers, tongue in cheek, call themselves and their blogs the blogosphere. [more…]

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What is Yik Yak?

Yik Yak is a social media app that has been very popular among the college-age population. Advertising the app as a way to “find your herd,” the folks at Yik Yak have developed a social app that lets you [more…]


How to Set Your Profile URL and Public View on LinkedIn

After you fully update your LinkedIn profile, your next goal is probably to share it with the entire world, not just your LinkedIn network. The best way to accomplish this is to set up your profile so [more…]


How to Save Your LinkedIn Searches for Future Use

LinkedIn enables you to save your searches so you can run them in the future. Let’s say you are a recruiter who wants to check her network every week for someone who can fill a specific job opening, or [more…]


How to Use the People You May Know Feature on LinkedIn

One of the most common ways for you to increase your network is by using LinkedIn’s functionality and suggestion system that it calls “People You May Know.” Given all the data that LinkedIn imports and [more…]


Understanding How LinkedIn Contacts is Structured

The good news is there is nothing to install or pay for in order to use LinkedIn Contacts. Any LinkedIn member, whether he has a free or paid account, sees the same LinkedIn Contacts screen and has access [more…]

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