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Business on the Fly With Mobile Tech

Why marketing and customer communication should be mobile

Mobile not social media in my opinion is the biggest shift since the Industrial Revolution.  With mobile technologies (including social media) you are truly never alone.  And since 63.2 million Americans own a smart phone, we can quickly and seamlessly connect with anyone at most any time for business, personal, or family reasons.  Mobile technologies […]

Blogging. The Digital Story Tale.

Your blog  no matter the industry (human resources or not) tells a story where you set the rules sharing strictly business quips or industry tips or even more personal stories giving your consumer a behind the scenes point of view what makes your business different and original from the rest.  Blog’s first made their appearance […]

NLRB Briefing Discusses Social Media Policies & Protected Activity

NLRB Insights into Social Media Policies

**January 25th, 2012 UPDATE.  While the information below is still important, the NLRB provided more insights into social media policies. You can download the second report here.   Employer policies should not be so sweeping that they prohibit the kinds of activity protected by federal labor law, such as the discussion of wages or working […]

Facebook: Your Business’s Online Front Porch

Using Facebook as an Online Business Community

This post was written and published in the August 2011 issue of Edmond Active Magazine.  I’m delighted to be their business and social media columnist.   Social media is a community, a place for friendships, business, and conversations.  Not unlike the small town I grew up in of Mayetta, Kansas.  People shared stories about their […]

From #BlogHer Mind the Gap With Your Blog’s Brand

Performing Gap Analysis for your Brand

You may not know but I also serve as a writer for SmartBrief.  This article I wrote was originally posted at SmartBrief’s Social Media Blog here where I’m covering the female blogger conference, BlogHer.   There is no longer any that doubt that blogging is big business, said branding expert Sandra Miley,who spoke at BlogHer Pathfinder Day on Thursday. There are […]

Part 2 — Is Being Muslim Keeping Me From Getting Job?

Does Religion Affect Your Job Search?

Yesterday, I posed a question from one of my readers.  She’s actively looking for a job in the human resource industry, speaks fluent English and Arabic, and is active in her Woman’s Muslim Association.  She wondered if mentioning these small pieces of information might be hurting her job search. Little did I know that yesterday […]