2009

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How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect

You Are Not A Social Media Guru, Ninja, Expert, Master, (Enter.

Jason Yormark

Too many unqualified people claim to be social media experts. Here's the real dish on what makes a social media expert

9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | jasonyormark.com

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Twitter directories are a great way to make sure you are found, and to find like minded users to follow as well

9 Ways Twitter Can Actually Be Useful

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

Apple Magic Mouse Review

Jason Yormark

It's no secret I have formed a deep, passionate love for all things Apple over the past 6 months. After a 2 month learning curve getting used to the differences in operating systems, I am fully assimilated. Of course with Windows 7 now

Turning Good Intentions Into Action

Jason Yormark

When I changed focus on my blog towards a professional approach my traffic went up considerably. Makes sense considering most people are more interested in issues and discussion regarding social media rather then my life

Mobelize Your Wordpress Blog! | jasonyormark.com

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Tips and tools to make your Wordpress blog mobile friendly

My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

A review of 9 popular wordpress social media plugins that will help drive traffic and engagement on your blogs

A World Gone Social

Learn how companies must adapt to survive.

How I Increased My Twitter Following by 45% In One Week

Jason Yormark

I've been fascinated by the art and science of building a relevant network of Twitter followers in the past few months. Like I've written before, I didn't really spend a large amount of time with Twitter until May of this year

Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down

Jason Yormark

Because so many of my family, friends, friends of friends, etc. came out in hordes to support my Vanns Community Manager role video application, I felt it was important and appropriate to write a follow up for everyone

Twitter Auto DM: Just Say No!

Jason Yormark

The absolute #1 pain in the neck Twitter nuisance for me these days are the hordes of Twitter auto direct messages I receive after following someone. It has practically made Twitter DM a useless tool for me. If anyone actually sends me

Twitter Auto DM: Just Say No!

Jason Yormark

The absolute #1 pain in the neck Twitter nuisance for me these days are the hordes of Twitter auto direct messages I receive after following someone. It has practically made Twitter DM a useless tool for me. If anyone actually sends me

Socialnomics Book Review | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

I debated whether to post a book review as I experienced flashes of high school busy work, but Socialnomics is certainly relevant to my world, and I enjoyed it thoroughly. Seeing as it is freshly released, I thought it might be useful

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

Twitter Etiquette: Should You Follow Everyone That Follows You.

Jason Yormark

In an earlier post, I talked about the idea of quality vs. quantity when it comes to building out your Twitter following. Since then, I've noticed two

Controlling The Conversation: Strategies To Get People Talking.

Jason Yormark

No matter the time, place, platform, or technology, having people talking about your company, products or services is a good thing period. Of course you want

Making Dough(nuts): A Real World Example of Using Social Media.

Jason Yormark

There aren't many folks who will argue that social networking isn'ta valuable tool for business. However there are very few who are actually taking full advantage of those opportunities. For the past few months I've had the luxury of

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important.

Jason Yormark

When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base. Now of course

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Social Network Quality vs. Quantity: What's More Important?

Jason Yormark

When I peruse the different Twitter followers and followees I often get Twitter envy when I stumble across some users with a large follower base. Now of course I'm not referring to the Ashton Kutchers of the world, but the common users

Vanns Community Manager: A Unique Method To Hiring

Jason Yormark

For those of you on the wrong end of employment, I don't have to tell you that it is a trying time to find a job these days. With unemployment at record highs, it's more competitive then ever out there. Going through the job search

2009 Search Engine Strategies, San Jose Giveaway!!

Jason Yormark

One of things that I was most disappointed with when I got laid off was the fact that I would not be able to attend the industry trade shows that I had grown accustomed to attending over the years. It was always a tremendous opportunity

Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

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Maximizing LinkedIn for Business

Get started on truly maximizing your LinkedIn presence with this informative eBook.

My little baller

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Heading into 2nd base fast! Download now or watch on posterous. IMG_0012.MOV (2473 KB). Sent from my mobile. Posted via email from Jason's posterous. Facebook Twitter Digg linkedin stumbleupon Technorati Favorites Share/Save/Bookmark

Rocky IV Training Montage: Awesomeness That Can't Be Measured

Jason Yormark

Sometimes things you like have no real explanation other then the fact that when you were young, it made an impression on you. For me, one of those impressions was Rocky IV. It came out in 1985 when I would have been roughly 11 years

Laid Off, Inc. – How I Plan To Create Purpose In A Relatively Un.

Jason Yormark

A good friend of mine that was also laid off summed it up best when she said the hardest thing for her was not waking up everyday with a purpose. It's true. Not having that defined job/career to wake up to changes everything

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I'm A PC…And A Mac. A First Impression macbook Pro Review

Jason Yormark

After getting my walking papers from Microsoft, I thought long and hard about what machine I was going to buy now that I was empty handed. I had pretty much used my work machine and didn't have anything at home that I could depend on

9 Things I Learned While Working @ Microsoft

Jason Yormark

Microsoft is certainly a unique place to work in a lot of different ways, some good, msadvertising_v_rgb some not so good. All in all, it was a very rewarding experience, and know that I've had a bit of time to reflect about it

When It Rains, It Pours. Cold Rain In My Case.

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Sometimes I wonder if life is just a series of pranks controlled by some higher being. He's just up there, having fun at our expense. Take my case for instance. Recently laid off, trying to piece things back together, maybe a nice hot

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Job Hunts, Reflections & Bad Daytime Sitcom Reruns

Jason Yormark

The week of being laid-off actually seems easier then the one after so far. Last week a ground swell of support, a few last office visits, and a get together with friends and those fallen, made the sting a little less painful

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The Dust Settles: Day 2 Post Microsoft Layoff

Jason Yormark

It's amazing how much traffic you can drive to your blog by ensuring the term “Microsoft Layoff” is in the title. Yesterday I woke up to the amazement that my previous layoff blog post was referenced in Mary-Jo Foley's layoff article

Confessions of a casualty of the Microsoft layoffs

Jason Yormark

Almost 4 years ago when I made the decision to move from Chicago to Seattle for the incredible opportunity to work for Microsoft, never in a million years did I think I would ever be “laid off” from Microsoft. mean, c'mon

Search Engine Strategies NY Day 3 Video Recap

Jason Yormark

Well, we did it. Despite my concerns of being able to pull it off, we covered SES NY with video coverage every day of the conference. Enjoy Day 3 below: Video: Day 3 Recap – Search Engine Strategies – New York

Search Engine Strategies Day 2 Video Recap

Jason Yormark

The madness continues with our Day 2 video coverage of SES NY: Video: Day 2 Recap – Search Engine Strategies – New York

Day 1 Recap – Search Engine Strategies – New York

Jason Yormark

I'm in the thick of another SES trip in New York, NY and this time around I'm doing the video thing. Have a looksy at my Day one video recap. Video: Day 1 Recap – Search Engine Strategies – New York

Foxmarks Review: Bookmark Synching For IE, Firefox and Safari

Jason Yormark

Every once in awhile I stumble upon a tool that is absolutely invaluable that I feel compelled to blog about (Yes, even when they are not made by Microsoft). Foxmarks fits that bill. Simply put, Foxmarks is a free add-on for your

Cool Sites: Wordle.net

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wordle. friend of mine showed me a cool little site where you can input a group of words or import your blog's RSS feed and it will spit out a word cloud like the above. The words that are larger are the ones that are more prominent