The Facebookization Of Yahoo!

July 24, 2009

 

I love competition… it squeezes the best out of me!

As Facebook threats to surpass Yahoo, the latter is doing a lot work in terms of redesigning their site.  Yahoo developer is creating apps to include on their website.  Have you checked the new Yahoo social platform?

Read the article to find out what are the new things that you may do using Yahoo.

http://www.webguild.org/2009/07/the-facebookization-of-yahoo.php

– DMT

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Twitter for Beginners: 5 Steps for Better Tweeting

July 21, 2009

Twitter for Beginners: 5 Steps for Better Tweeting

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Social Networking Sites play a pivotal role in every business. You will get a lot of benefits like free advertisements, great source of new leads, tapping old clients and many more. One of the most favorite Social Networking Sites (SNS) in the US and around the Globe is Twitter.

This article from mashable will guide you on how to start your own Twitter account. This will also guide you on building your network. Finally, you will get some tips on how to make your TWEETING experience enjoyable and fruitful.

So digg in!

– DMT


Contract VS Permanent: Can I make the switch?

July 20, 2009

Contract VS Permanent: Can I make the switch?

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How to ask open and closed questions for recruiters

July 1, 2009

I found this thru a friend Blade McGunn.  Interesting way how to teach new recruiters how to ask open and closed questions.  Follow the link to watch the video and check other related videos too.  Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oSM79QiCS2w


WARNING: New Facebook Scams Today, Junfunrun and Bulitre by Pete Cashmore

June 30, 2009

http://mashable.com/2009/06/29/junrunfun/

We’ve previously covered a number of Facebook scams, most designed to steal your Facebook login details to spam your friends. Today another such scam popped up: the Mashable() team currently has multiple mails from “Junfunrun [dot] com” and “Bulitre [dot] com” (don’t visit those domains).

We’re not yet sure whether this is a fresh attack designed to steal login details, or whether it’s spam being sent from previously compromised accounts. Either way, the message is simple: if you get a link to one of these domains from a Facebook friend today, don’t click it. The scam is easy to spot because the automatically generated subject lines are in the format “Hi {RAND}”.

You should also check that your Facebook account is not sending these mails, as explained below.

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What To Do

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If you receive one of these Facebook() mails, simply delete it – one of your friends is affected but not you. If you find, however, that your account is sending the mails:

1. As a precaution, go to your browser settings and clear your cookies.

2. Change your Facebook password

3. Make sure your antivirus software is up to date and run a full system scan

4. Never enter your Facebook password on a 3rd party site, and be cautious about downloading untrusted software like a “free video player” – both methods have been used to steal login details in the past


7 Ways Facebook will Change your Life!

June 26, 2009

I enjoyed reading this ebook from my friend Paul Dunay.  His concepts are really interesting and worth sharing.  Paul is a great author and best source of information when it comes to Marketing.

 For those who are new in marketing or seeking for additional source of knowledge in our field, Paul Dunay is an excellent source.

 7 Ways Facebook will Change your Life! by Paul Dunay

So I have just finished co-authoring a book called Facebook Marketing for Dummies (Wiley) due out this summer. It was a very eye opening experience to say the least. But the one thing it taught me was a profound respect for the Facebook platform.

What you are about to see is a number of ideas I have about the future of Facebook. These are not pie in the sky ideas or something I dreamed up – I feel these are very doable. In fact I wondered if I could get this eBook out fast enough to share these ideas with you before they actually happened!

So get ready to enjoy what I think is a sneak peek into the future of social networking.