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The Future of Hiring New Employees

This post originally appeared on Forbes.com. Technology and data are changing the ways companies do business but perhaps more interestingly is the way they are influencing how companies are hiring, and could be hiring, new employees. In many organizations the human resource department is considered the most important part of the organization. And rightfully so. A company is nothing more than the people within it so it should …

Nice’n Niche

A lot of people recently asked me about internet based businesses. Things like: How to start a blog or website, what is twitter, how to use twitter, how to increase followers and traffic, how to register a domain name, what is a domain, how to create a mailing list, how to use analytics, what is a good number of followers, how to obtain affiliates, how …

MetaBusinesses and the Aggregation of Anything

The Internet and technology makes it so easy to do anything. Want to be a musician? Grab a mic, plug it into your computer, hit record. Want to make a movie? Grab a camera, edit on your computer. Want to be a journalist? Create a blog, start writing. Want to learn a new language? Download language software. Want to be an artist? Draw a picture …

HOW TO: Use twitter to help your organization

Image via CrunchBase People have recently asked me: “How can I use Twitter to help my organization? I know I need to be on there, but how do I use it? What do I do?” Answer (3-parts): Define your organization’s objective Establish your voice Build an audience DEFINE YOUR ORGANIZATION’S OBJECTIVE: Before you do anything, you first need to define what it is exactly you …

Looking for a job?

So is Jamie Varon… “My name is Jamie Varon and I’m living in Danville, CA (if you haven’t heard of it, no worries) right now, hoping to move into San Francisco soonish, rather than laterish. The sole purpose of this site is simple: I want to get hired at Twitter and the only way to stand out in this competitive job market is to do …

Business Cards, Contacts and Services

The saying goes, “It’s not about what you know, but who you know”. While I do not completely agree, there is some truth to this saying. Connectedness and networking matters. It matters a lot. The internet has made it easier than ever to enhance your current network of friends, colleagues, or like-minded individuals. Networking can and will increase your chances of success. The business card, …

It’s amazing how far we’ve come

Think about it. A black man may become president of the United States Google and Apple have created devices that are mini movie theaters, maps, newspapers, cameras and so much more I can have conversations with all of my friends at one time via Facebook, Twitter, and Social Media We have power plants that use wind, sun, and the ocean to create energy People have …

Online Monetization: Beyond Advertising and into Microstransactions

Let me start by saying this: I firmly believe online advertising is and will continue to play an essential role in the economic ecosystem of the internet (so much so, that I am working at Lotame). With that said, is online advertising the only answer? Arguably No. Microtransactions: According to learnthat.com Microtransactions Definition Microtransactions are small transactions, perhaps of the order of a cent. They …