LinkedIn to Real Life (Part 2: Managing Connections)

Successful personal branding and job search requires both social media and physical networking. This blog post offers strategic suggestions for organizing and managing your connections on LinkedIn for increased networking convergence.  LinkedIn provides its greatest value as a social media network when grounded in the real world. The concept of networking convergence and making physical […]

Networking Convergence: When Digital Meets Physical

Successful self-marketing requires both social media and physical networking. This blog post addresses the importance of networking convergence for personal branding, job search, and career advancement. Social media networking is a lot like physical networking.  Yet, they are different. Think about it. Everyone from near graduates to CEOs know and understand the importance and necessity […]

A Social Media Thanksgiving 2014 (with PB&J Snacks)

Thanksgiving is a time for thanks. With this blog post I give thanks for the social media platforms and tools that have guided me on the social web.  Social media is now embedded deeply into my life and my career. Since my blog is about using social media marketing for personal branding and job search […]

Daddy, What is Social Media?

My blog posts are typically about the how-to and why-to of using social media marketing for personal branding and job search (PB&J). However, I oft times see things in a humorous way, as illustrated with my most popular blog post to date: A Social Media Enthusiast Walked into a Bar. This blog post presents a […]