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LinkedIn + Facebook + Twitter Lead The Social Media Charge For Today's Business (& Business Professional)

Businesses and individuals increasingly see the value in online social media for industry connections or introductions and clearly for employment opportunities. Beyond these are company branding, business reputation management, and professional business networking. It is true that online networking can degenerate into the kind of networking event where you show up and everyone else is there to sell you what they have. But most online social networking can be contained to the important kind, not just a virtual room of vulturous vendors.

SoCon 2009, Twitter hash #socon09

Attended SoCon '09 at Kennesaw State University on 7 February 2009; also the dinner the night before.  Enjoyed the break-out sessions, on “Social Media For Social Change” hosted by Tessa Horehled ( http://atlantanstogether.org/) on “Online Etiquette: How To Balance Your Personal and Professional Image Online” hosted by Amber Rhea.

Tweetup in Alpharetta

Attended the TweetUp in Alpharetta at the 5 Seasons Brew Pub on 5 February 2009.  Heard interesting customer service and sales prospecting examples that involved Twitter.com, especially from the guys at Ipswich.

Comment on "I’m Sorry Robert, But It’s Time For A Friendfeed Intervention"

This question of how best to use one's time is the core issue with social media ... especially as authoritative sources change with technology and innovation.

Marketing Automation & Drupal: Presentation by Jim Caruso to the Atlanta Drupal User Group (ADUG) April, 11, 2013