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December 2008 Blog Posts (14)

Blog Policies for Higher Ed

Has anyone here come up with a decent policy outline for blogging?
We're trying to formulate one here to help regulated our responses, but the sheer variety of content used by other higher education institutions is overwhelming.
Have you ever seen the Harvard policy?

Let me know what you think!

Added by Darin Watkins on December 30, 2008 at 7:30pm — 3 Comments

Happy New Year!!

Welcome 2009! Happy New Year for you all! I am wishing you will have a great year in 2009!





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Added by Alfajri Alwis on December 29, 2008 at 6:37am — 1 Comment

Senior Web Developer position at Lesley University - Cambridge, MA USA

Colleagues,



Lesley University is seeking well-qualified applicants for a Senior Web Developer position opening at its main campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts.



This position is well-suited for a self-starter with a sound technology skillset who can engage with business professionals and university clients.



Many thanks for sharing this within your own networks.



Michael





Full job description and online application:… Continue

Added by Michael Lofstead on December 15, 2008 at 5:46pm — No Comments

Social networks led with four out of the ten top fastest rising queries worldwide

Google's year-end Zeitgeist list is in

And it is global

By Emma Hughes

Wednesday, 10 December 2008, 16:01



GOOGLE'S YEAR-END Zeitgeist listing features for the first time search data from over 30 different countries, and it shows which search queries are globally popular and which are unique to certain cultures.



What the Zeitgeist compliation found was that searchers in this global village had mainly a strong interest in socialising and… Continue

Added by social networking web design on December 10, 2008 at 3:56pm — No Comments

Philly Area Web People?

HI, folks!



Are any of you in Philly? Planning to go to Philly or nearby after graduation?



I've got a "ning" community for Philly area new media people. It might be a way to make connections in the area with working web people and others.



Visit here...and feel free to join!



Website: http://www.phillyinteractivenews.com

Community:… Continue

Added by Ray Katz on December 10, 2008 at 10:53am — 1 Comment

Megastarmedia.com in business for ten years!

No other social networking development company has this honor..being in business since 1999. We are proud of our 95% client retention rate. We still have our first customer!

www.megastarmedia.com

Added by social networking web design on December 9, 2008 at 8:33pm — No Comments

Free social networking software

Nine Ways to Build Your Own Social Network

218 Commentsby Mark Hendrickson on July 24, 2007



The news may overflow with stories about the social networking giants, such as Facebook and MySpace, but a horde of companies are doing their best to reduce the fundamental features of these websites to mere commodities. These up-and-coming companies provide so-called “white label” social networking platforms that enable their customers to build their own social networks (often from… Continue

Added by socialnetworkingsoftware on December 8, 2008 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Mega Star Media, Inc. Develops Social Networking Sites Guaranteed to Give

In today's highly competitive global

economy isn't just about what you know, but who you know. Top website designer

Mega Star Media, Inc. gives businesses, entertainers, retailers and

professionals the tools they need to expand their network exponentially,

developing custom made websites and social networking sites designed to

increase their social networking capabilities and put their company at the top

of Google's list.

"(Our) web design company is all over… Continue

Added by socialnetworkingsoftware on December 4, 2008 at 4:14pm — No Comments

Social Networking Web Design

http://www.megastarmedia.com/social-networking-webdesign.html

Added by social networking web design on December 3, 2008 at 6:40pm — No Comments

What works in Optimization Seminar

Discover What Really Works in Optimization



MarketingExperiments is a research laboratory with a simple (but not easy) seven-word mission statement: To discover what really works in optimization. We focus all of our experimentation on optimizing marketing communications. To that end we test every conceivable approach and we publish the results (at no charge) in the Marketing Experiments Journal (subscribe).



There are three ways to use this site:



1. You can… Continue

Added by social networking web design on December 3, 2008 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Marketing tool Social Networks

Learning to Work with Social Networks

DECEMBER 2, 2008



A developing medium offers new targeting options.



While many marketers want to use social networks as part of their strategies, they still have no clear list of best practices for the medium. Getting friends to spread a marketing message to each other is a great goal, but how is that best done?



A November article in Ad Age detailed efforts to use the connections between social network users. Paul Moore,… Continue

Added by social networking web design on December 3, 2008 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Lunch N Learn

TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008

It's here!! TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008. Completely new and updated presentations!

Here's the latest in our renowned Lunch And Learn Series of presentations. TechRepublic's Lunch and Learn Series 2008 collects 15 new ready-to-deliver presentations along with speaker's notes, handouts, and preformatted e-mail invitations. Use them as-is or customize them to meet your organization's specific needs.

This series helps you… Continue

Added by social networking web design on December 3, 2008 at 5:25pm — No Comments

Megastar Media

Mega Star Media INC founded by Sandy Rowley in 1999. A BBB member, Honorary Judge for the International Academy of the Visual Arts, two time Webby Award Honoree.



"Sandy Rowley is an angel and artist extraordinaire!" declares Joanne Sherif, Director of Deaf Africa Association. "Two minutes into our initial phone conversation, Sandy generously offered to donate the site to Deaf Africa Association. One can clearly see that she put her heart in the design. After seeing the site for the… Continue

Added by social networking web design on December 2, 2008 at 6:38pm — No Comments

Pownce is shutting down...export your data b4 12/15/08

Pownce Acquired by Six Apart



Pownce has been acquired by the blogging company Six Apart, the makers of Movable Type, TypePad and Vox. To find out more about the acquisition please read the announcement by Six Apart CEO Chris Alden, and the announcement by Pownce Founder Leah Culver.

Pownce.com will be Shutting Down



Pownce.com will be shut down by December 15, 2008. If you would like to keep your content, we have created an export tool to assist you under Settings >… Continue

Added by social networking web design on December 1, 2008 at 11:13pm — No Comments

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