Tweets, Tweetups, and Tweeps

Twitter is one of the fastest growing websites out there right now. Whether you have taken the plunge or not, I am sure you have heard all the flutter about Twitter through your traditional outlets. This series of posts is for those that have not started tweeting or who want to know a few more basics. In this post I will define what Twitter is and provide a list of Twitter vocabulary. Other posts in this series will talk about Twitter’s value for you and your company, best practices, and techniques to manage your account. First, let’s turn to Wikipedia for a brief definition of...

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Rise Of The Millennials

I myself am a Millennial, part of a new generation poised to seize the reins of history. It’s a generation unique in history. Born between 1978 and 2000, the Millennials currently include 95 million young people up to 30 years of age. We are a powerful political and social force…smart, well-educated, open-minded, and independent (politically, socially, and philosophically). We are also a caring generation, one that is ready to put the greater good ahead of individual rewards, and we are already spearheading a period of sweeping change. We are eager for political, social, and economic...

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Turn Your Company Green

Start a “Green Team” in your company (if there isn’t one already). Once the team is formed, start with a few small projects. Adding a few recycling bins for office paper, magazines, plastic bottles and aluminum cans is a good place to start; the bins serve as visual reminders to think about the environment and the materials collected are easily recycled in most communities. Other Short-Term Projects Encourage people to use less paper Use office paper with some recycled content (ideally 100% post-consumer) Turn off lights when you leave a room Recycle toner...

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