Tips to Define And Manage Your Social Networks

I ran across some great tips that will help define and manage social networks from Makeuseof.com. Here are the top 10 tips…

1. Visualize Your Social Map (figure out what you’ve got, how you use it, and what it should be used for)
2. Define Your Target Audience
3. Use a Password Manager
4. Separate Private & Public Photo-Sharing
5. Use One Social Bookmarking Site
6. Use a Gravatar
7. Use Social Surfing
8. Integrate IM, Email, and Social Networking (actually, consolidate them)
9. Use a Consistent Username
10. Track Your Comments (comments you leave on web sites, blogs, etc.)

Read original source (part 1 & part 2)

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About repplinger

John has served as a Reference Librarian at Willamette University since 2002. He is the liaison to the Science Departments, and is responsible for maintaining the collections related to the life & physical sciences. His research interests range over the entire spectrum of libraries and information sciences, but includes: - Google and its influence on information & society - The Internet's influence on information seeking & sharing behaviors - Trends of scholarly communication - Electronic learning environments - Traditional pedagogy - GIS use in academic libraries

Posted on July 21, 2009, in Social Networks, Tech Toys and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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