Become a Pinterest Pro in 5 Easy Steps

With the amount of press it’s gotten lately, you’ve most likely already heard about Pinterest, a new – and increasingly popular – social networking site. Pinterest is unique in that you aren’t sharing pictures or status updates about your life — you’re sharing images you find around the web. The Pinterest site describes themselves as […]

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Hooked on Pinterest

I heard about Pinterest in the fall, and my initial reaction was similar to many others: “I don’t have enough energy to start another social media account.” A few months passed, and during the holidays, I overheard two relatives talking about using Pinterest for classroom ideas. Being teachers, they are both sensitive to using social […]

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Cyber-Bullying and Internet Trolls: Is Your Child a Victim?

I have served as a panelist on several school industry advisory councils. One topic frequently raised is social responsibility and the cyber-bullying epidemic, which continues to grow. Cyber-bullying is when a child or teenager is harassed, humiliated, embarrassed, threatened or tormented using digital technology. This is not limited to the Internet; cyber-bullying also encompasses bullying […]

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Join the Google+ Revolution Now

By the end of 2012, analysts predict that Google+ will reach 400 million users.  In its first 88 days the social platform’s growth rate outpaced Facebook and every other social network.  Impressive, but, is it worth a small business owner’s time and energy to learn yet another social network?  While Google+ is still just a […]

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