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Big theme parks have banned them. Museums too. So how's a person supposed to take a good selfie without a selfie stick?
That's easy, actually. And you don't even have to spend any money. Here are some tips for great social media selfies.
Exercise your rights (or your lefts)
You might not be able to …Social Media
Few things are worse than running out of space for photos and videos on your phone. And I'm not just talking about running low on space, I'm talking being so out of space that pressing the camera shutter button does nothing.
I use an iPhone, and many people I know think they're covered because they …Flickr
LinkedIn may not be the most fun social network, but it's important. And while everyone has heard of it, I think it's underrated and underutilized. Here at #SoSocial, we like to treat all social media with dignity and respect, so let's talk about how you can make the most of your place on LinkedIn …LinkedIn
Fast is in. Fast Internet, fast lunches, fast cars. But what can you do fast to make your social media stronger than ever? I'm glad you asked. Here are a few tweaks and changes you can make quickly that will pay off immediately.
DO: On Twitter, treat a tweet like a sentence.
DON'T: Start a tweet with …Social Media
In the months and weeks leading up to the Apple Watch launch, I was very excited about the prospect of a quick, new way to be social. I'm always plugged in, and the prospect of not having to unlock my phone every minute was a very intriguing selling point. I couldn't wait to order one.
Now that I'm …Social Media
Back in February, I wrote a column about 5 engaging ways to share social media content. I provided examples with a straightforward way, an alternative way and a bit of reasoning to tie it all together. I ended it with the promise of more in a future column.
The future is here. Here are 5 more ways …Social Media
I'm often asked for the best place to start after signing up for a social media account. It's a good question, and I have some suggestions for four of the biggest platforms to put you on the road toward success, whether you are signing up for business or pleasure. Keep in mind that these are far …Social Media
Twitter made a big change today to direct messaging, one of its core features. Also known as DMs, now you can opt in to receive direct — or private — messages from anyone. Previously, you needed to establish a mutual connection with the account you wanted to message in order to converse …Twitter
Hitting a home run with your pitches takes practice, but you have to start somewhere. Here are my best tips for pitching journalists, myself included.
Don't send what's called Twitter spam. Some people are unfamiliar with the term and take great offense to being lumped in with spammers. When you …Social Media
“Published caption from 1985: "He's only 18 years old, but John Cusack is poised for stardom. Richard Christiansen (Tribune critic) talks…”John Cusack
“Henry Ives Cobb's Federal Building, built between 1895 and 1905, under demolition in 1965. The new Federal Building is in the background.…”Demolition
“Phyllis Jones enjoys the sun, music and roller skating with her dog, Lugur Ali, near Ohio Street and Lake Michigan in April 1982. Photo by…”Lake Michigan
“More Maxwell Street for you bargain shoppers: A springtime crowd shops at Maxwell and Halsted streets at the market, early 1920s. Note the…”Maxwell
Just when you got used to all that tweeting, liking, +1ing, Instagramming, and pinning, now there's a new thing you should look into: Live streaming.
Let me clarify. Live streaming, which means broadcasting in real time, isn't new. In fact, it has been around since the '90s. But only very recently …Social Media