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Project Management on Pinterest

Project Management on Pinterest

Lately I’ve been getting into using Pinterest, a social networking site designed to allow users to collect and share information by “pinning” things that they find useful or interesting onto “boards”; pages within a user’s hierarchy of pages dedicated to a topic of the user’s choice. You can also collaborate on boards; multiple authors can […]

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How and when to use Twitpic

The other day I was involved in a discussion that included talk about Twitpic, the most popular of the real-time media sharing sites on the Internet. The service was started by a fellow in Charleston, South Carolina, the town where I last lived (in fact, the site I just shared was designed by a friend […]

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A cute bluebird

Using Twitter as a business tool

Lately I’ve been using Twitter in an attempt to connect and communicate about relevant, real-time information about some of the things I’m interested in – project management, PMP certification, the cities of Charleston (where I currently live), Ottawa and Toronto (where I’m from), and electronic music, to name a few. It’s a fun and addictive […]

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Gravatar - Globally Recognized Avatars

Get yourself a Gravatar

Contrary to what you might think when you first hear its name, a Gravatar is neither an Autobot nor a Decepticon. Rather, it is a Globally Recognized Avatar, an avatar (or image) that follows you to the WordPress blogs you go to online (Blogger doesn’t currently use Gravatars, but if you’re a Blogger user there […]

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Collecta

Collecta widgets for individual WordPress posts

EDIT: Unfortunately, as of June 1, 2011, Collecta has shut down its real-time search service. But all may not be lost; Collecta has indicated that it plans to work with a variety of organizations (including United Way crisif relief projects) to open source its software. A while back I wrote a post about the new […]

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What is a social network?

Auto-posting to social media sites using aggregators

There are plenty of social media sites out there. The Wikipedia list of social networking websites currently lists 180 social networking sites that exist online – and that number is going to grow. Several sites make an attempt to make sense of all of the chaos surrounding social media by creating aggregators that bring all […]

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Collecta

The Collecta widget: Embedded real-time search

EDIT: Unfortunately, as of June 1, 2011, Collecta has shut down its real-time search service. But all may not be lost; Collecta has indicated that it plans to work with a variety of organizations (including United Way crisif relief projects) to open source its software. Released earlier today, the Collecta widget allows you to embed […]

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