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Twitter

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Social Networks are changing the way we communicate every day. It seems every time I turn on my Macbook there is a new tool that allows me to communicate with my friends, family, and connections.

Twitter has probably been the easiest and most portable social network yet. Allowing only 140 characters twitter asks you to answer the question: "What are you doing?" People can follow your feed and you can follow other twitterers feed. It's the same concept of friending on Facebook and Myspace.

Twitter is simple without the noise that many other social networks have but still allowing many of the same features. Plus it is portable! You don't have to have a fancy phone or a data plan to use it. The only feature necessary for twitter to work on your phone is SMS (text messaging).

Twitter also allows for an almost instant communication. You can choose whose updates you receive, how you receive them, and when. Of course if you want to keep all your tweets private you can do so …

So, you want a job?

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Frustrated with the Economy? Jobless? Can't seem to figure any thing out there? Here are some tips!



I've been job hunting for the past month and I may not have a job yet but I've had several interviews. The main reason I haven't been able to get a job yet is because I am competing with people who have had 5 or more years of experience.

Even though I haven't found a job yet I have figured out how a lot of things work. I'm not an expert on this but I just wanted to share a few pointers on some things I have discovered that seem to work. Here are some tips for those of you job hunting:

1. Lots of jobs get posted on Fridays. For some reason I always have my best luck on Fridays. Don't just use Job search engines go to the company website. Think about companies in your area that you are interested in working for.

2. The Online Resume. IF you don't have a LinkedIn profile get one. Have a resume ready. Sometimes companies give you the option of uploading your resu…

Me Today Vlog! Apple announcemnets made me :) and :(

A Vlog I did today. I've been job hunting all day so at this point I was done! It's been a long process. If you know of any job openings in the Jackson area specifically in the Communication field or PR let me know. :)

And Apple made me happy and sad today. I wish I had more money...