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How to Create Outstanding Social Media Pages [Infographic]

How to Create Outstanding Social Media Pages [Infographic] | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it

Each and every social network is different and need to be used in different ways, at different times, promoted differently, etc.

 

This infographic contains guidelines on how to create optimized social media pages for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Linkedin.


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Alexander Abramov's curator insight, November 16, 2013 10:36 PM

This infographic contains guidelines on how to create optimized social media pages for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+ and Linkedin.

Jim Doyle's curator insight, December 6, 2013 1:10 AM

How to Create Outstanding Social Media Pages [Infographic]

Stéphane Hardel's curator insight, December 15, 2013 6:10 AM

Très social media ce matin ... D'ailleurs comment on fait pour bien les utiliser ? Hein ?

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They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets.

They Loved Your G.P.A. Then They Saw Your Tweets. | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
More colleges are finding the social media posts of their applicants — and sometimes denying admission as a result.

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Be careful what you say online. It can make a big difference. 

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5 Ways to Add and Grow your Site Through PINTEREST

5 Ways to Add and Grow your Site Through PINTEREST | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Pinterest is the virtual pinboard to organize and share the things you like. It sends more referred traffic to websites than LinkedIn and Google+ combined
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Some great suggestions. I will be working through them myself! 

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Cools tools to embed in blogs

Cools tools to embed in blogs | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it

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Roxana Marachi, PhD's comment, October 8, 2013 2:02 AM
Excellent/interactive tools for blogging, thank you Sue Walters for the post and Tom D'Amico for curating!
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A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet - Edudemic

A Useful Social Media Cheat Sheet - Edudemic | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
The infographic may be designed for small business owners but it's worthwhile for any teacher, student, parent, or other Edudemic reader looking for the quick bites of the social networks.
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A Must Read Guide Entitled " Facebook for Educators and Community Leaders" ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Must Read Guide Entitled " Facebook for Educators and Community Leaders" ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it

"Facebook Safety team has recently published a very interesting guide entitled " Facebook for Educators and Community Leaders" which is basically a 15-pages PDF document to help inform educators about the educational use of Facebook and also help adults be supportive partners so that teens make safe, smart and responsible choices throughout the online world. "


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How To Create A Twitter List - A Step By Step Guide! - Edudemic

How To Create A Twitter List - A Step By Step Guide! - Edudemic | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
You can start organizing your crazy Twitter stream by figuring out how to create a Twitter List. It's a big time and stress saver!

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Always useful!

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Training in Business's curator insight, September 4, 2013 12:38 PM

How to create a twitter list

 

#marketing #socialmedia http://goo.gl/BRqvr0

 

Library Staff's curator insight, September 4, 2013 6:55 PM

Having sorted Twitter, this is my next step.

BSN's curator insight, September 9, 2013 5:51 PM

Steps on how to create a Twitter list

 

#socialmedia #marketing #twitter

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The Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning

The Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
An Excellent Quick-Start Guide To iPads For Learning While everyone you know has had an iPad since Miley Cyrus was less…sure of herself, for whatever reason, you just got one. Or an entire classroom of...

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25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic

25 Ways Teachers Can Integrate Social Media Into Education - Edudemic | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Some teachers embrace technology and social media. Others lurk. Many ignore. So what does the average teacher do if they're somewhere in the middle?

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, August 20, 2013 1:06 AM

Join in the fun with your students and use social networks to enjoy collaboration and resource sharing.  infographic on ways to integrate social media into your school day.

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Is your school's "digital citizenship" practice a pass or fail?

Is your school's "digital citizenship" practice a pass or fail? | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
cc licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by Walmart Corporate This past week, I worked with a small group of educators on becoming a "Networked Educator", and we had some great conversations about ho...

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Interesting read. We do need to teach how to behave within social networking as much as we teach respect and consideration in life. 

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Ann Ewel's curator insight, August 19, 2013 1:51 PM

Using the analogy of teaching a student to drive, this article makes some great points about the teaching of digital citizenship. I think the inference is also for secondary. 

Lourense Das's curator insight, August 21, 2013 3:28 AM

Is your school's "digital citizenship" practice a pass or fail? Great blog from a school principal

Corinne Hinton's curator insight, August 21, 2013 4:10 PM

Great #digitalcitizenship rubric for schools.

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10 Ways to Learn From Twitter: The eLearning Coach

10 Ways to Learn From Twitter: The eLearning Coach | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Twitter is a powerful platform for personal and professional learning, enrichment and growth. Find out how you can learn from Twitter.

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Very useful!

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GwynethJones's curator insight, August 1, 2013 9:09 AM

Great succinct list!

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@TeacherToolkit Here’s my infographic guide on Twitter chats for UK teachers - via @TeamTait

@TeacherToolkit Here’s my infographic guide on Twitter chats for UK teachers  - via @TeamTait | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
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How To Help Your Content Rise Above The Noise [Infographic] — socialmouths

How To Help Your Content Rise Above The Noise [Infographic] — socialmouths | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Your mission is to cut through the noise to get the attention of your audience. Here are a few tips you can implement in your content marketing strategy today
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Helping Educators Get Started With Twitter | The Edublogger

Helping Educators Get Started With Twitter | The Edublogger | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
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Very useful blog!

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LinkedIn Profile Tips: Optimization Guide to Build your Profile

LinkedIn Profile Tips: Optimization Guide to Build your Profile | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it

View these Linkedin Profile Tips to build and optimize your profile on the platform, as well as learn how to use the many features available to users.


Linkedin provides access to a multitude of features, make it the most advanced professional user base in the web, from which you could harness its technical platform to get the best out of it.

Here is a great infographic with facts about Linkedin Profile, followed by the tips to build your profile with optimization techniques.


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Cruise Line Class's curator insight, December 13, 2013 6:09 PM

I confess that I am not leveraging the wonderful tools available on Linkedin.  Great article with easy tips on what you can do today to optimize your profile, and help employers find you.

 

Make it a great day!

Stéphane Hardel's curator insight, December 15, 2013 6:12 AM

Soyez beaux soyez forts soyez convoités

Lori Wilk's curator insight, December 28, 2013 3:21 PM

One of the biggest mistakes I hear about is that people signup to be on a social media site and then they don't complete their profile which reduces their effectiveness. Yes- it's important to fully complete your profile.

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Why Introducing Young Students To Social Media Is So Important ~ Mrs. Wideen's Blog

Why Introducing Young Students To Social Media Is So Important ~ Mrs. Wideen's Blog | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it

"Last year my grade 1 students were uploading videos to their personal blogs and to youtube, tweeting from our classroom Twitter feed, face timing, skyping and participating in Google Hangouts with peers, soon to be teachers, teachers, experts in a certain field, and the class down the hall.  We participated in global projects like the Global Read Aloud and created our own global projects.

 Why?"


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Using social media for learning...absolutely... 

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Teenagers and social networking – it might actually be good for them

Teenagers and social networking – it might actually be good for them | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Is too much online socialising among teenagers really creating a generation who can't relate face to face? Not according to the evidence, says Clive Thompson
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Interesting insight to what social networking can do for our teenagers in a postitive way.

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How To Measure The Success Of Your Blog

How To Measure The Success Of Your Blog | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Use this infographic as a blueprint to measure the success of your blog!
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Time for me to look at my blog again!

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Ask not what's wrong with Twitter... - David Didau: The Learning Spy

Ask not what's wrong with Twitter... - David Didau: The Learning Spy | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
And why beholdest thou the mote that is in thy brother’s eye, but considerest not the beam that is in thine own eye?
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Free Technology for Teachers: 40+ Examples of Classroom & School Blogs

Free Technology for Teachers: 40+ Examples of Classroom & School Blogs | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
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Some great ideas for using blogs in a classroom. Why not have a go? 

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Infographic: Social Networkers Say They're Overwhelmed - Marketing Technology Blog

Infographic: Social Networkers Say They're Overwhelmed - Marketing Technology Blog | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
I know I am. I simply can’t keep up with all the conversations I’m balancing across all of my social networks.
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Manners Matter Netiquette [Infographic]

Manners Matter Netiquette [Infographic] | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Find out more about the do's and don'ts on online manners. For more information about internet issues visit Knowthenet today.

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Charles Newton's curator insight, August 19, 2013 5:17 PM

Could be a very useful discussion starter

Dr Pam Hill's curator insight, August 21, 2013 8:42 AM

Helpful infographic to reinforce net behavior and digital literacy!

Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, August 24, 2013 1:32 PM

A good discussion starter - a reminder that people are important. The internet isn't a humanless void. 

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10 Tips to Create Perfect Tweets for Teachers

10 Tips to Create Perfect Tweets for Teachers | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it

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Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: 10 reasons we need social media in education

Life of an Educator by Justin Tarte: 10 reasons we need social media in education | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
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Time to embrace social media. 

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How to Use Twitter to Become an Expert on Any Topic

How to Use Twitter to Become an Expert on Any Topic | Social media don't be overwhelmed! | Scoop.it
Sometimes you need to quickly immerse yourself in a new field. You might want to gain expertise or quickly gauge what the current issues are around a particular topic. One way of doing this is by c...

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Really useful. Thanks!

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Stephen Dale's comment, July 31, 2013 4:48 AM
Thanks for the kind words :-)
Julia Chandler's curator insight, August 7, 2013 4:35 AM

Title says it all - good intro for those who remain unswayed?

Lucy Wyatt's curator insight, October 10, 2013 9:54 AM

This might be good for students beginning a current research topic.