Spring Cleaning Your Social Media

The temperatures are rising, the trees and flowers are starting to bloom, and the rain… the rain has definitely been here. It must be spring! With spring comes the ever popular “spring cleaning”. After cleaning your house and your office, it may be a good idea to think about cleaning up your social media sites, especially if you are in the market for a new job.

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Social Media: It’s Time to Get Connected!

What? You don’t have a Facebook page or a Twitter account? You’re not even LinkedIn? Fear not, the phenomenon of social media is hurdling toward critical mass by way of the wonderful Internet and it is not too late for you to get on the bus. But when you do sign on, do yourself a big favor. Be responsible and know how to use the different social media sites appropriately.

So, what is the difference between social and professional online networking? Great question! Easy answer is Facebook/Twitter equal “social” and LinkedIn equals “professional”. I talk to many business owners and managers who are fearful of getting involved in either for various reasons, but most simply assume that all social media is the same. Not true of course.

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