6.30.2013

Sunday Surf: Take control of your to-do list & inbox, plus the truth about blogging conferences & safe FB sharing

Links to share, from Writing Tidbits:

BlogHer Tells WSJ the Rest of the Story About Blogging Business Trips - Elisa Camahort Page - Voices - AllThingsD

The answer is that the Journal has published the umpteenth article dismissing women who blog — even as we are using our expertise across social media not just to develop our own brands and businesses, but to symbiotically develop some of the hottest new companies in the startup economy (Pinterest, anyone?). MilitaryMoneyChica nails it in her post, “If Mom Bloggers Lean In Any More, They’ll Just Walk All Over Us. Thanks a Lot WSJ.”:
Let’s be honest. Do I have fun when I go to a blogging conference? Uh, yes. But I had fun when I went to conferences and professional development opportunities when I guess, according to this article, I had a “real job”…. Thanks for portraying my profession as a bunch of opportunistic, burnt-out moms who have to dress a vacation in business casual to get out of doing the laundry.
1 MONTH AGO
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Brilliant article on How to Make Your To-Do List Doable:

When you’re wearing your Boss hat, it’s up to you to write down the instructions in such a way that your Assistant self can just do them without having to think - or stress. Taking the thinking out of the acting is one of the best ways to make your to-do list a cinch to finish off.
Brilliant article on 
When you’re wearing your Boss hat, it’s up to you to write down the instructions in such a way that your Assistant self can just do them without having to think - or stress. Taking the thinking out of the acting is one of the best ways to make your to-do list a cinch to finish off.
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Empty Your Inbox with the Trusted Trio

Similar to Inbox Zero, a way to manage overflowing email:
Since then I’ve slimmed down my email buckets to just three: what I call the Trusted Trio. Using just a few, simple action-based folders, it takes very little thought to keep on top of my email and a consistently empty inbox.
1 MONTH AGO
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What Every Facebook User Needs to Know | i am baker

The link contains interesting examples of copyright violations on Facebook you might not have realized you were committing.
Here’s a summary of Facebook copyright guidelines via Code Name: Mama:
“A quick tutorial for sharing pictures on Facebook:

1) Unless you have permission from the picture’s creator, NEVER download a picture and then upload it to FB as your own. That is considered copyright infringement. If you are sharing a picture from a site, please just check with the author of the article first.

2) When you do click ‘Share’ to share a photo from another page, please make sure you are tagging the page that created the photo (it may not be the page you shared it from). You should not have to ‘like’ a page to tag them in a post. If FB is giving you grief, you can always simply link to the FB page instead of tagging.

3) If you are using any language from someone else in your post, please quote and attribute the source.”
(And, yes, I got permission to share her text!) :)
2 MONTHS AGO
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