Posted by Rashanah Baldwin | Posted in How To's, News, Tips | Posted on 31-05-2010
Making it work when college grads move back home is easily said then done. CBS 2 News did a special on the Early Saturday Show with Dr. Janet Taylor, a psychiatrist who gave tips on how to make it work with college graduates.
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Dr. Taylor’s tips appeared to be very helpful and even achievable for both the parent and the college kid. For me moving back home after graduating from undergrad was a bit challenging and at times unbearable. I eventually learned that I would either have to move or I would drive myself crazy, because my mom was being too much of a parent.
I moved out on my own for two years but came back home after I realized I needed to save money and the real world proved to be tougher than I expected. However I was pleasantly surprise to see that some of the tips and advice Dr. Taylor shared on CBS, I was already following.
Posted by Meghan Bower | Posted in How To's | Posted on 31-05-2010
With the Stanley Cup Finals finally upon us, many viewers may have noticed an abundance of fully-bearded hockey players on the ice Saturday, as the playoff beards are making their final appearances before they are either proven successful with a Cup win or an unsuccessful attempt to trick fate.
Posted by John Niederkorn | Posted in How To's | Posted on 30-05-2010
Baseball season is in full swing and Cubs’ fans can follow the action on the radio and television. But fans can also increase their Cubs chatter by joining Twitter.
Posted by Katie Rosebrock | Posted in How To's, Tips | Posted on 26-05-2010
Going green is a huge trend right now as people try to reduce their environmental footprint. There are plenty of books and websites out there offering advice on how to green up your life. But how to weed through all the tips? Try Twitter.
It can be a little overwhelming at first, trying to sort through the many Twitter feeds to find a feed just about green tips. But with a few tricks you can easily find suggestions for greening just about every aspect of your life. The tweets will help you connect with reliable websites and the most popular tips on the web.
Posted by Craig Kanalley | Posted in How To's | Posted on 13-07-2009
The Twitter Search interface is brilliant.
Thousands of tweets are posted per minute. And this tool allows you to search all of them — in real-time. It’s been affectionately called the “Google of Twitter” in the past, and it’s sometimes viewed as a threat to Google itself. Simply put, it’s a tool you can’t miss.
Posted by Craig Kanalley | Posted in How To's | Posted on 07-07-2009
I recently addressed the importance of including hashtags in your tweets. Every tweet, when it comes to news, should have at least one.
Now the tough part: how do you pick your hashtags?
Posted by Craig Kanalley | Posted in How To's | Posted on 30-06-2009
There are two Web sites that make it incredibly easy to find journalists on Twitter: Media on Twitter and Muck Rack.
Both sites offer an easy and quick way to find journalists on Twitter, who you may be interested in following. While Media on Twitter lists more journalists on its site, Muck Rack is particularly useful during breaking news and times you’re interested in real-time information.
Posted by Craig Kanalley | Posted in How To's | Posted on 25-06-2009
Twitter is the great equalizer. It doesn’t matter if you have 100 followers or 10,000, you can break news. That’s because all tweets are recorded and indexed at search.twitter.com. If someone types the right keyword(s), they can find your tweet.
Breaking Tweets prides itself on giving many different types of Twitterers credit for breaking news, whether it be someone in Honduras with a dozen followers recording the first “earthquake” tweet or a news organization providing the first details of a major story.
But how do you know a tweet’s legitimate?
Posted by Craig Kanalley | Posted in How To's | Posted on 19-06-2009
It may seem a trivial place to start, but choosing who you follow is one of the most important parts of the Twitter experience.