You have a friend suggestion!

Since I joined Facebook in July last year, one of my favorite third party apps has been Introduce Me. With the click of a button, I can introduce two friends who I believe should meet for specific reasons, typically business-related. However, now there’s a new feature from Facebook: Friend Suggestion.   Here’s how it works: How do I suggest a friend to someone? After you confirm a friend request from a new user, you can

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How To Build Your Global Community Using Facebook

By popular demand, I just lead another dynamic Facebook call for the folks at Excellerated Business Schools, home of the world-famous Money & You program. (I’m a grad of May 1999, where I met my hubby). This call is a crash-course in how to optimize your Facebook experience and your Facebook activities to build a truly global network. Perfect for Money & You grads… and all others too! Do you have any gaps in your

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Facebook: Too Many Requests? Click Ignore All

I recently created a screencast showing how to use the Ignore All bookmarklet. And wouldn’t you know, I just saw that Facebook have now added their own discreet button that does the same thing!! Must’ve been by popular demand. Or maybe because Bill Gates was sick of the 8,000 Friend Requests a day? I understand many people stop using Facebook (like the droves of my fellow Brits) because they simply get overwhelmed with the app

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Online Tools for Personal Relationship Management

A few months back, Jason Alba, owner of JibberJobber.com approached me about my experience and knowledge of Facebook. He and his compadre, Jesse Stay, are co-authors of I’m on Facebook – Now What??? (also, I’m on LinkedIn – Now What???). The book is out now and I give it 5 stars! I also recommend Jason and Jesse’s blog for tons of valuable Facebook tips: FacebookAdvice.com. Jason is the creator of Jibber Jobber, a career-related service.

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Friend Requests: Make yourself Visible on Facebook!

I recently saw a comment go by from one of my Twitter friends about how annoyed she gets when people invite her to connect on Facebook, yet they limit her view of their profile. I’m paraphrasing, because the language was a bit stronger! In my experience, most Facebook members don’t know how to properly adjust their privacy settings. Or they don’t understand the implications of all the settings. For me, I choose to have most

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Facebook: Personal, Professional… and Private!

It’s true the lines between personal and professional get real blurry in the online world with all the blogs and social networking sites. Especially for us self-employed peeps, when who we are as a person is also our business. I’m all for revealing information about my personal life, my personal thoughts and opinions. I think it does my business good; my community gets to see (most) all of me. They get to know me on

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Free Royalty-Free Music for Audios & Podcasts

I was just putting the finishing touches to a welcome audio earlier today for a big marketing campaign I’m working on, and I needed to find a snippet of royalty-free music for the intro/outro. “Who ya gonna call?!” Twitter, of course. Thanks heaps to these fine folks on Twitter for the suggestions – I thought I’d share the love on my blog too. I feel like a kid in a candy store! Now I’ll add

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