HOW TO: Maintain Your Social Media Presence after Quitting Your Job

One of the traditional problems that used to face employees back in the days was keeping the contacts they have met with, obtained as customers, managed and built relationships with during their days of service, after they have quit their job.

However, the tables have turned and the times have changed and now, the bigger question is: How do employees keep their social media contacts and presence after quitting their jobs?

Based on our experience in social media, we have a few tips and pointers for you that could answer the above question and further maintain the code of ethics you have towards your company:

Create, Simplify & Connect

1. Quality Vs. Quantity:

If you are a social media addict like me, you will develop a large follower/friend base in a short time. This will be great as long as you are working for your current company but will be confusing when you decide to quit! Look for quality followers: those who retweet your tweets, interact with you, recommend you and show real interest in what you do and who you are. After you have established that, you build strong ties with those chosen ones so they can be with you whichever account you transfer to later on.

Social Media Trends for Businesses [video]

Social media = More power to the people

With the strong presence of social media, every social media user can have a voice and share his/her opinions with the world.

Advertisers now are targeting social media more and more since they understand the major role it plays in attracting customers, building brand loyalty and boosting sales of product and services.

But that’s not all… This video will guide you through the latest trends brought about by social media giants such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn with stats and numbers… Enjoy!

So, after viewing this video, what do you think: Do you believe in the power of social media? And do you think advertisers will truly benefit from social media more than other available channels?

Looking forward to your comments and insights down below…

Colbert Report on Social Media: Control-Self-Delete Your Future!

In one of his latest shows on Comedy Central, Stephen Colbert uses “The Word” section to express a serious yet hilarious view of today’s social media environment. He cunningly points out the dangers of using social media in terms of privacy while showing how big social media giants such as Facebook are selling our information to the “highest bidder”.

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Quirky News of the Web — June 2010

PJ? VJ? TJ? What J are you?

There are always smaller headlines that tend to go unnoticed. They are the headlines that let us know how individualistic and unique some of the interactions on the web can be, and how much social media is shaping our world in ways that we could not have fathomed 20 years ago. Therefore, the Quirky News of the Web section will...

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What’s Next For Social Media? — Future of the Web

What’s Next For Social Media? — Future of the Web

When social networking started to go mainstream it seemed like it will go down the same path that search engine went after their juvenile phase. It seemed that Facebook will be the new Google of social networking and it will define what social media is and which direction it will head in. But the market of social networking sites...

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Fun-List: Top 10 Ways in Which Social Media Can Get You Fired!

Fun-List: Top 10 Ways in Which Social Media Can Get You Fired!

Example of Using SM Excessively

How do you avoid getting fired when using social media? What are the things which will, most probably, get you fired?

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5 Social Media Tools Must Haves for Small Businesses

5 Social Media Tools Must Haves for Small Businesses

With as many social media services as there are fish in the ocean it gets very confusing for anyone to keep up with whats what.While early adopters are raving about which service will be this years darling for small businesses kicking off their social marketing campaign. To get their feet on the ground and establish a presence in...

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Microsoft Takes on Google with Social Outlook

Microsoft Takes on Google with Social Outlook

LinkedIn on Outlook Social Connector

These days, everything feels like it's being drip-fed Social Media. Don't get me wrong, I love Social Media, but companies are over-doing it, with the latest addition to the list of extensive-stitching-together being Outlook Social Connector.

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Liberate Your Web 2.0 Soul with Facebook Suicide!

Liberate Your Web 2.0 Soul with Facebook Suicide!

Making it hard by design?

Do you feel you are missing out on your real life? Do you feel you don't have control over your time? Well then you should consider a web 2.0 suicide! All you have to do is go to Web 2.0 suicide machine and sign out forever.

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