Category Archives: Social Media

Successfully Selling Art: A Panel of Experts. Recap Part One – What was the best advice you were ever given?

Six artists Keith Allen, Cathie Bleck, Hilary Gent, Mike Guyot, Jess Sheeran, Salli S. Swindell shared their best advice during a lively panel discussion held at the beautiful Keith Berr Productions studio. Just to see the studio alone was worth the trip. Bonus to hear nuggets of wisdom from these dynamic talented artists. Moderator Linda Barberic kept the conversation moving… Read more »

New Media Secrets: Marketing and your message with Rosh Sillars

New Media Secrets: Marketing and your message with Rosh Sillars This program is about sharing the rules in the continuously changing landscape of digital communication. Internet tools and applications are developed almost daily to help individuals and organizations better tell their story through digital marketing and personal branding. Rosh Shares how to create an effective social media and digital marketing… Read more »

Faked Linkedin profiles are a growing cyber threat

And some ways to avoid linking up with scam artists By Dan Yurman djysrv@gmail.com Dan is CDPUG’s Blogmiester. The views expressed here are his own. According to Forbes, Linkedin is disrupting the corporate recruiting model with over 150 million members and estimated revenues of over $800 million. That’s a huge online presence so it should come as no surprise that… Read more »

Stuart Smith promotes Cleveland Tech and Social Media meetings

Providing updates on technical user group meetings and some entrepreneurial networking events in the greater Cleveland area, Stuart Smith is a one man tour de force when it comes to promoting Cleveland’s burgeoning tech and social media. Did you know? Stuart O. Smith, Jr., is the Website Director at Notre Dame College and holds a Master of Nonprofit Organizations (MNO)… Read more »

"Take Control of Safari 6" reveals Safari's finer details

“Take Control of Safari 6” reveals Safari’s finer details Sure, nearly anyone can get around well enough on the Web in Safari. But Apple has been improving Safari for years, and it has a treasure trove of features that most people never notice. No one ferrets out those features – and their shortcuts, where available – better than Sharon Zardetto,… Read more »

Blogging in the age of Facebook

Blogging isn’t going away, but new channels open new opportunities for customer engagement USA Today reports that a survey conducted by the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth found that top ranked corporations are replacing their blogs with more nuanced and targeted social media investments in specific channels including Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin.  In a survey conducted in 2011 of Fortune 500… Read more »

A good blog post tells a good story

Story telling is an important part of blogging By: Dan Yurman This blog post contains the text of my presentation to the CDPUG monthly meeting held February 23, 2012. Blogs tell stories A good blog, indeed an extraordinary blog, must address the fundamental question of why the reader should spend time with its story. A good story, a satisfying story,… Read more »

CDPUG Meeting Videos Now Posted On-line and Available to iTunes!!!

CDPUG Meeting Videos have now been posted on-line. Richard Sandy, CDPUG Multimedia Director has been hard at work recording, editing, and posting content from recent meetings. Way to go Richard. The videos can be viewed on-line at http://www.podbean.com/podcast-detail?pid=103450 . The content can be viewed at the Podbean site, but you can also subscribe in i-Tunes. To do so, you need… Read more »

LinkedIn. The Power of the 2nd Degree. It's not who you know… it's who who you know knows!

Fiercely proud to be a native Clevelander, Susie Sharp was raised in her family’s fourth generation reprographics company giving her a deep appreciation and understanding of the entrepreneurial spirit. Always an early adopter, she has worked with what’s now known as ‘social media’ for the past few years, but she also has a ‘frightful’ number of years’ experience in ‘traditional’… Read more »