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The Institute for Social Media at Cincinnati State Announces Their Course Offerings Beginning in September

on Thu, 09/06/2012 - 18:27


The Institute for Social Media at Cincinnati State

Announces Their Course Offerings Beginning in September





Need Assistance with Social Media?  Let us help YOU!


The Institute for Social Media at Cincinnati State has a wide variety of courses to help beginners and others develop and fine tune knowledge in social media.


Fall 2012 Classes begin in September


Learn the most important aspects of social media in three hour, information-packed sessions.


Introduction to Social Media and Social Media Tools

Gain a foundation for using social media. Learn the concepts,

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Etiquette in Social Media

on Fri, 07/06/2012 - 19:30

Etiquette has always and will always be a code of conduct and behavior amongst individuals. The goal of etiquette has been for interactions to run smoothly focusing on a mutual respect for one another.

In Social Media – Etiquette Still Matters

Social media is becoming an integral part of business life. Businesses use it for a variety of different functions such as building brand/image, customer interaction and also using it for connecting individuals within its own organization. What is at the heart of these interactions in social media is conduct and behavior amongst individuals.


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Facebook Changes You May Not Have Noticed

on Sat, 06/23/2012 - 00:14

Perhaps you may not have noticed, but over the last few weeks, Facebook has made several functionality changes.  These changes increase ease of use for social media marketers managing Facebook pages for their businesses.  While not as earthshattering as the March conversion to Timeline, the changes are a Community Managers dream.

Recent Facebook Changes

Comment Editing.  How many times have you posted a comment on Facebook and hit “Enter” only to see the published version with a typo?  If you noticed immediately, it’s easy to delete the comment and re-publish.

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How Often are You Changing Your Passwords?

on Fri, 06/08/2012 - 19:03


This week saw one large website -eHarmony and one large social media site -LinkedIn take hits by hackers. More importantly the hits are at the heart of our personal security – the password.

Passwords are supposed to be personal and secret.  We consider them to be an authentication, a personal part of our online identity, and protection to areas that we access.  The major concerns from this week’s hack focus on the easy access to these personal protections we’ve created.

Some things to consider about password protection:

  • Change passwords on a regular basis.
  • Don’t use the same password for
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Social Media Usage : Is Your Company Safe?

on Thu, 05/10/2012 - 16:09

As a business, it is important that you look at the “big picture” prior to integrating social media marketing into your marketing strategy.

While often seen as “glamorous” and fun, social media marketing has a very serious side – Internet Security.  When deciding to harness the power of social media to increase your company’s word of mouth marketing (WOMM) have you considered and taken precautions to mitigate the inherent risks?

Four Social Media Risks

  1. Increased exposure to Malware.  The Internet is plagued with malicious software (Malware) that comes in the form of viruses, Trojan horses,